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13 min ago | Globe and Mail

Meet the new middle class: robots

John Van de Vegte, right, Project manager robotics and automation with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, along with Harvest Robotics test an early prototype of a mushroom harvester on March 17, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com

Are Robots Taking Over?

Robots in the work force have created a new era of financial savings for corporate america at the expense of you and I. This is what some people are doing to fight back and provide for their families.

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8 hrs ago | AfterDawn.com

Pew research: Americans are still wary of drones, robots, wearables

According to a new Pew research survey, Americans remain wary of technology that could power the future, including drones, robots and even wearable devices like Google Glass.

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11 hrs ago | CNN

The Problematic Future of Employing Robots in Guangzhou

In mid-April 2014, Guangzhou government issued a document to foster robotic industry.

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15 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Robo-Palooza students made robots toss a ball, learned about engineering

The phrase on the front sign of The Children's Museum of New Hampshire states that it is "taking imagination to new heights."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Dover, NH, Durham, NH, University of New Hampshire, Inventions

Sat Apr 19, 2014

People's Daily Online

Sci & Tech museum opens in SW China's Lushan County

Students look at robots in the science and technology museum of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 19, 2014.

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Film School Rejects

How 'Transcendence' Fails to Communicate a Real Possible Future to Mainstream Audiences

In a misleading article on CNN.com this week, Americans were said to be "excited" and "upbeat" about the way technology will improve our lives in the future.

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Castanet.net

Robonaut is getting legs

For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot - now stuck on a pedestal - is going mobile at the International Space Station.

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The Atlantic

If the Robots Kill Us, It's Because It's Their Job

In the movie Transcendence , which opens in theaters on Friday, a sentient computer program embarks on a relentless quest for power, nearly destroying humanity in the process.

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I4U Future Technology News

Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums

Sir James Dyson has begun thinking about putting his company's vacuum cleaners to use in more humanitarian Blue Angels commandercauses.

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Boston.com

Watch: Video Shows Futility of Robot Ketchup Machines

You'd think that the robots of the future will make life easier, Jetsons style, bringing us cold beverages, cleaning the floor, dispensing condiments.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

SlashGear.com

Morphing DIY robot looks like a Portal 'bot for real

Don't look now if scuttling robots send shivers of dread down your spine: engineer KA re Halvorsen is bringing the sort of transforming 'bot tech you'd expect to see in CGI movies to life, with his new hexapod.

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CBS Local

Boulder Uses Robots To Search For Damage Under Drainage Areas

While crews in Boulder work to prevent more flooding from the spring thaw after last fall's devastating flooding, the city is still trying to figure out just how much damage that rushing water caused underground.

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ComputerWorld

Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA's space station robots

Google said Thursday that its Project Tango team is collaborating with scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center to integrate the company's new 3D technology into a robotic platform that will work inside the space station.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.

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Washington Times

Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots

The Pentagon has come up with a new way to place paranoia in the minds of future enemies: attack drones that can patiently wait on the ocean floor for years.

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USA Today

Honda HR-V small SUV a no-show at NY; Asimo steals stage

Honda HR-V small SUV a no-show; latest version of remarkable Asimo robot jumps, dances, does sign language.

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Related Topix: SUV, Honda CR-V, Honda, Autos

ComputerWorld

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

Unbounded Robotics launched its UBR-1 robot, a US$50,000, one-armed mobile platform designed for research and education.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Courier-News

Duckworth takes controls on local robots at Elgin tech center

That, at least, was the correlation that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had as she maneuvered one of the student team's two robots through an obstacle course, picking up blocks and depositing them in a bin.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Elgin, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Representative Randy Hultgren, Republican

US Tech

Panasonic Parallel Link Robot Makes North American Debut at Ipc Apex 2014

Parallel Link Robot made its first North American appearance in the Panasonic Factory Solutions Company booth at the 2014 IPC APEX show with a resounding level of interest.

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