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22 min ago | ABC News

Could weed-zapping Daleks be the new farmer's friend, with robots roaming crops?

If you grew up watching cartoons like the Jetsons, you could be forgive for being disappointed at how slow society has been in developing robots to make our lives easier.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Laser cameras, robots and deli meat measures: 5 UW startups to watch this year

From left, Governor Jay Inslee talks with University of Washington Provost Ana Mari Cauce and Univsersity of Washington President Michael Young at the 2014 UW Start-up celebration.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, US Governors, Jay Inslee, University of Washington, Inventions, Index, WA

6 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

Conan O'Brien Shows Off the Office Robots That Help Make the Show on 'Conan'

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Blog News

6 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor

Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

9 hrs ago | Defense Tech

Israel Deploys Robots to Clear Hamas Tunnels

Israel's Iron Dome missile-defense system isn't the only high-tech hardware the country's military is deploying in its latest fight against the Islamist militant group Hamas in Gaza.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

12 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Commentary: Will robots get all the good jobs?

By the end of the 21st century, will human beings be supreme beings of leisure? Or will we be irrelevant? That's the discussion people are having more and more lately.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Games, Chess

17 hrs ago | Mashable

Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

Hitchhiking can be a dangerous way to travel, but one robot is using it to go cross country.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014


NASA's Opportunity Rover Breaks Distance Record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA has said.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Pasadena, CA

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Customer Interaction Solutions

Go Behind the Scenes with SIGGRAPH 2014 Dailies

SIGGRAPH 2014 will showcase more than 40 contributor Dailies with presenters ranging from students to industry giants on Wednesday, 13 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University


Damon Albarn performs for robots in Japan

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


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


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.


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

What Google Cars Can Learn From Killer Robots

Robot cars and military robots have more in common than you'd think. Some accidents with self-driving cars will result in fatalities, and this may be troubling in ways that human-caused fatalities are not.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Business Journal

Boeing CEO: More robots will build planes in the future

A project to automate drilling and riveting on the Boeing 777 fuselage is just the beginning, Boeing CEO Jim McNerney said last week during a conference call with investors.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 737, Science / Technology

Robot Investing

As ennui sets in at the stock markets - less Volume, weaker breadth, summer vacations, even decades low viewership of CNBC , maybe traders are looking for a way to compete with the Flash Boys of expensive co-located AI computer-to-computer trading - maybe the answer is to use robots to trade! Dr. Tucker Balch will present on Machine Learning -- the ... (more)


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Golden Gate University, August, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Slate Magazine

Robots Are People, Too

In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby , the Supreme Court recognized that corporations are entitled to religious freedom under the First Amendment, much as actual people are.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

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.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada,

Business Opportunities Weblog

Cool Invention: Robot Lifeguard

That's the plan for one Arizona entrepreneur, Tony Mulligan, who designed a remote-controlled buoy named Emily to help rescue swimmers in distress.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

CBC News

Hitchbot, the hitchhiking robot, bums 1st ride

It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country relying on the kindness of strangers to get its first ride.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Canada,


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