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Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Titanfall "Titanfall" has some mighty, almost unfair expectations to live up to.


Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , They, Halo, 343 Industries, _No Company, Microsoft Game Studios, Science / Technology, West

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

With This Robotics Program Thriving In Public Schools, It's 'Cool To Make Mistakes Again'

Joe Dixon is Chief Learning Officer of Teq, a professional development company for teachers that aims to "champion the continued evolution of the modern classroom."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

WATE-TV Knoxville

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock - the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

San Jose Mercury News

Giant Robot magazine feted in new Oakland exhibit

OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA Eric Nakamura, founder and publisher of Giant Robot, assembles some of the cartoons and other items for a new Oakland Museum of California exhibit on the influential magazine.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, California, Oakland, CA, Home Listing, Home, Scion xB, Wagon, Scion, Entertainment


Scientists find new sponge species off La Jolla

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in the deep waters off San Diego.


Related Topix: La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology


Robot sub resumes hunt for jet after 1st try cut short

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Navy, US News, World News, Malaysia,


Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Bloomberg reports that humans are taking the place of machines in plants across Japan so workers can develop new skills and figure out ways to improve production lines and the car-building process.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, World News, Japan,

Norwalk Citizen News

Deep water thwarts robot sub's 1st search for jet

In this map provided on Saturday, April 12, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News, Malaysia,


WCA's robotics program celebrates one-year milestone

WCA Hospital, the region's leader in healthcare, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its robotics program.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Urology, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Living Lego Sets Create Easy To Build Robots For Kids [Video]

TinkerBots is a building set with easy-to-add robotics that enable children to create an endless number of toy robots by simply snapping them together.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots


Rodent Robot Sex Helps Scientist Study Evolution

One scientist has found a way to study 1,000 generations of animals in a matter of days - using no live creatures and a lot of robot sex.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Inventor Spot

Microsoft's Giving Us A Look At The Future Of Robots In The Office

Coffee in hand, you stagger into your workplace, making for the elevator. Detecting your presence, it automatically opens its doors as you approach, inviting you in.


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


These Drones Will Reportedly Join Google's Robot Army

So remember how Facebook was going to buy those Titan Aerospace drones ? It appears Google has swept in to buy them instead.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science / Technology, Robots

Christian Science Monitor

Five bizarre things heading to the space station Monday

When private spaceflight company SpaceX launches its newest mission to the International Space Station next week it will carry some strange cargo to space.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Life, Food, Vegetables, Robots, UC Davis, Weird

CBC News

6 days, no pings, so robot sub sent down to look for plane

The Bluefin 21, Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle , can create a sonar map of the search area to chart any debris on the seafloor.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Navy, US News, Oil Spill, World News, Malaysia,

Why Robots Are Racing To The Fore In Search For Missing Flight MH370

Cutting edge robotic technology is coming to the fore in the ongoing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Australia, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, Business News

Globe and Mail

Taxes pay for robots, but robots don't pay taxes

When Sergio Marchionne abruptly withdrew Chrysler's request for $700-million from the Ontario and federal governments last month - complaining that his subsidy demand had become a "political football" in the province - it seemed to many that he didst protest too much.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada,

The Press-Enterprise

COACHELLA 2014: Big-time art creates festival's landscape

People check out the large moving art piece called "Escape Velocity" as moves around the grounds of the Empire Polo Club during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday, April 11, 2014 in Indio, Could a towering astronaut with a live-motion screen for a face upstage a 25-foot interactive snail with his own Twitter feed? The Coachella ... (more)


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Robots, Science / Technology, Palm Desert, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Nerve News

Roaches used to test drug-dispensing nanorobots

Cockroaches, those all-pervasive pests, may have some use after all. Bio-engineers have found some use for them in their research.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Robots, Life, Hobbies, Origami

The New Zealand Herald

Flight MH370: Robot to take sea search to new stage

After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia's leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Air Accidents, World News, Malaysia, Cell Phones, Electronics


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