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52 min ago | WISN-TV

Hitchhiking robot makes its way across Canada

WHAT IS THE PRICE FOR A PEACE OF MIND IN THE WATER? IT COSTS AROUND $600. A HITCHHIKING ROBOT IS ON A 3800 MILE JOURNEY ACROSS CANADA.

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5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

NICTA pushes seL4 microkernel beyond drones

The seL4 microkernel, the "world's most highly assured OS" , has just been released as open source, which will help it evolve beyond its military use, says NICTA.

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9 hrs ago | Inventor Spot

These Robotic Plants Are Going To Be Capable Of Growth - Just Like The Real Thing

A team of scientists in Italy is working on what might well turn out to be the coolest robotics project ever.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Local student a finalist in Google Science Fair for his flying robot, inspired by fruit flies

His unusual interpretation of household pests has served him well. The incoming freshman at Fox Chapel Area High School built a flying robot inspired by the fruit fly's capacity to escape moving objects, which was selected last month by judges of the international Google Science Fair as one of 30 finalists in the Americas.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Fruits, Food, Fox Chapel, PA, Computers, Entomology, Science

BleacherReport

Computer-Controlled Robots at RoboCup Play with Goal of 1 Day Beating Humans

Technology may be so good one day that robots can beat humans at soccer. Whether you want to believe it or not, that's the goal of robotic researchers.

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Salon

Will robot orgasms make actual sex obsolete?

Think sex robots are funny ? Strange? Unnecessary? Well, just wait until you're using one - because that's exactly what sex toy pioneers are aiming to make happen on a large scale.

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NME

Damon Albarn performs for robots in Japan

Damon Albarn performed for a crowd that included robots at a show last week in Japan.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Damon Albarn, Pop/Rock, Blur

Fox News

2020 robot Olympics?

South Korea has robot spectators at their baseball games? Cute. Japan wants to see robot athletes competing against each other at the 2020 Olympics.

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Wired

When Robots Come for Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?

Visitors look at robot arms of Panasonic on display during the China International Robot Show 2013 in Shanghai, China, 2013.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, World News, China, University of Virginia

Xinhuanet

Xinhua Insight: Robots rise in Chinese manufacturing

Industrial robots are assuming more and more prominence in China as the country's manufacturing industry is stymied by a severe worker shortage and soaring labor costs.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, World News, China, Asia, Social Security, Personal Finance,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SavannahNow

Robot dance recital concludes Society of Women Engineers' robotics camp

Zaina Moore, 13, left, and Janieya Houston, 12, prepare their robot to perform a synchronized dance at the DeRenne Middle School gym Friday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County, GA

Detroit Free Press

Maker Faire at the Henry Ford attracts hundreds of inventors

David Kittell and son Elijah welcome the spray of water from a mechanical scarecrow called Robo Crop on Sunday at Maker Faire Detroit at the Henry Ford in Dearborn.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Detroit, MI, Frankenmuth, MI

24 Hours

Thumbs out for robot hitchhiking across Canada

The anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 to begin its 6000 kilometer cross country journey outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 27, 2014.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Robot furniture could be used to help the elderly

CNN) - Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark.

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EETimes

What will you prefer - Jibo or Pet Dog/Cat?

What will you prefer - Jibo or pet dog/cat as your next family member? Dog/Cat have very high lelve of emotions.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Home Automation

Daily Dispatch

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Contributed photo At the advanced manufacturing career day, visitors talk with VGCC applied technologies department chair Wesley Williams while two of his electronics engineering technology students, Christopher Woods of Warrenton and Joshua Williford of Oxford , demonstrate an industrial-style educational robot system.

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Related Topix: Warrenton, NC, Oxford, NC, Science / Technology, Robots, Creedmoor, NC, Glen Raven, NC

Philly.com

Teenage twin sisters teach robotics lessons

Matt Greenwood seemed to hold his breath as he stared at his robot rolling through a maze on the floor Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Startups, Intel, Core Security Technologies

EETimes

Charles.Desassure Yes, I can see this being the first home robot to...

Yes, I can see this being the first home robot to seriously hit the market. One reason is that there's not much major movement.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Joystiq

Pacific Rim and Oculus Rift go together like robots and kaiju

Legendary Pictures has a special treat for Pacific Rim fans visiting San Diego Comic-Con this weekend: the chance to pilot a Jaeger, one of the giant monster-punching robots from Guillermo Del Toro's 2013 action flick.

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Related Topix: Pacific Rim, Science / Technology, Robots, Legendary Pictures

Free Republic

Could Israeli high-tech tackle Hamas’ terror tunnels?

Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system has been highly visible protecting its airspace during Operation Protective Edge.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Robots

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