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3 hrs ago | TechCrunch

This Robot Butler Tried To Get Me Drunk

The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Swiss startup that makes lab assistant robots opens Boston office

"Andrew" is a 20-pound robot that sits on the lab bench and can be programmed using easy-to-use, drag-and-drop software.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Celebrities, Robin Williams

8 hrs ago | I programmer

Robots That Can See Through Walls

Using WiFi signals a pair of robots can detect unseen features behind thick solid walls and can differentiate between materials, giving the ability to detect the presence of humans.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Wi-Fi, UC Santa Barbara

12 hrs ago | The Columbian

Tiny robots that think like the hive

A huge group of self-organizing robots has emerged from Harvard. But don't worry, they're pretty tiny and harmless.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Computer Science

16 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

Worldwide robotics markets are increasingly diversified, poised to achieve significant growth as every industry segment adopts mobile automated process new companies get more businesses test for substance abuse.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Behind-the-scenes: Reconstruction of Nam June Paik's 'Metrobot'

The original installation of Nam June Paik's "Metrobot" on Fifth Street, from October 1988.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Cincinnati, OH, Entertainment

SC man takes decontamination device to west Africa

Multiple media outlets reported the device invented by Dr. Jeff Deal and his brother looks like a vertical fluorescent light fixture.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Aerotech News And Review

Robots moving robots: Lockheed Martin conducts first fully autonomous mission

MAX unmanned helicopter delivers an SMSS unmanned ground vehicle during a fully autonomous mission demonstration at Fort Benning, Ga.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps


AUTOMATA Trailer: Antonio Banderas Faces a Robot Uprising in Sci-Fi Thriller

Millennium Entertainment has released the first Automata trailer for director Gabe IbA A ez 's upcoming sci-fi thriller.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots


The Robots Are Coming and 'Humans Need Not Apply'

It has been about five years since the publication of my 2009 book The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future , which argued that we were on the brink of a revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence that would put millions of jobs at risk -- and quite possibly threaten our overall economic ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Computer Science

Business Journal

Bellhops, valets - Robots fill travel jobs

The Aloft brand, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide , is perhaps best known for modern architecture and design style.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Travel/Tourism, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA


Self-Assembling Robots Assembling Human Selves: No Dissembly Required

Watching Rob Wood and Sam Felton from the Wyss Institute at Harvard explain the power and the glory of origami robots brings on some serious chord changes in one's lyrical thinking.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Entomology, Science, Printers, US News, Liberal Political News

Korea Herald

Wearable robots coming soon

In the blockbuster sleeper hit "Edge of Tomorrow," soldiers wear full-body robotic armor to defend their world against alien invaders.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Medical News

Researchers made important step towards creating medical nanorobots

Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biology, Science / Technology, Robots, Medicine, Health

Sunday Herald

Scots prostate cancer patients win battle for robotic surgery

PROSTATE cancer patients will undergo robotic surgery for the first time after 1 million was given to finally bring the devices to Scotland.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel, Science / Technology, Robots

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Voice of America

Family Robots - The Next Big Thing?

Robots that can help us with daily chores like cooking and cleaning are a long way off, but automatons that serve as family companions may be much closer.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

In El Dorado County

10 reasons why robot journalism can't top the real thing

Automated news writing programs have begun gaining popularity in newsroom settings mainly because such programs are able to write breaking news stories at an incredibly fast pace.


Related Topix: Journalism, Science / Technology, Robots


Flying drone arranges rendezvous with ground bot, lands on it

Fictional super robots like Megazord, Voltron and Voltes V can assemble themselves, because their smaller components can coordinate with each other while docking.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets


VC investors hot for the cloud, mobile, and robots

Venture capital fundraising has picked up steam in the U.S., with cloud computing, mobile technology, and robotics getting solid backing.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Robots, Cloud Computing

The Fresno Bee

Drones, robots to help Laramie students learn math

The school got a state grant of nearly $69,000 to use robots, software and 3-D printers to teach science, technology, engineering and math, the Laramie Boomerang reported Tuesday .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Laramie, WY, Mathematics, Science