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28 min ago | 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.


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4 hrs ago | 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,

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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,

13 hrs ago |

Robots Podcast #161: Ekso Bionics

In episode #161 , Audrow Nash speaks with Russ Angold, co-founder and CTO of Ekso Bionics , about the wearable bionic suit, Ekso.


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18 hrs ago |

Natalia Naman Temesgen: Tips for incoming CSU freshmen

We were both new to our respective roles in academia. I'm about to see the new crop of your kind at Columbus State University next week, so I'd love to share three points of observation from Year One.


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22 hrs ago |

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.


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

Sat Jul 26, 2014


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.


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

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Robotic Surgery

Visitors to St. Mary's Hospital on Friday afternoon were able to get up close and personal with da Vinci.


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

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.


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

Brandon Sun

Robot to hitchhike Sunday from Halifax to Victoria in study of trust

Travellers in Canada may have some unusual company on the highway this summer as a Wellie-wearing, social media-savvy robot hits the road on a mission to hitchhike its way from Halifax to Victoria.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News


Robots Have Their Own World Cup

The computer Deep Blue defeating world chess champion Garry Kasparov at his own game in 1997 was one thing but when a team of humanoid robots defeats the world's greatest soccer players it will be something else altogether.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Games, Chess

Free Republic

Robots Could Take Half of Jobs in Germany

More than half of the jobs currently being done in Germany could be taken over by robots in the next 20 years, according to a think-tank.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Cameras

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Fox News

6 smart domestic robots

Over the past few years, technology has advanced in countless ways. There are now higher-quality LIDAR sensors that can detect movement more precisely, better motors that can replicate human expressions on a skin-like face, and software routines that can parse human speech more effectively.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

WTOC-TV Savannah

Middle school girls create robots that bust a move

The Society of Women Engineers showcased the talents of an all female robotics team of middle school students with a synchronized dance robot recital.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Education Etc.

Stars and Stripes

Chinese army deploys dancing robots, Big Macs to burnish image

Chinese People's Liberation Army cadets shout, holding bayonet at the PLA's Armored Forces Engineering Academy Base, on the outskirt of Beijing, China Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


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


Conan O'Brien's office is staffed by robots

It's not just tech companies and factories that employ robots. You'll also find them on the job at "Conan," at least in a new sketch cooked up for the late night show.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

The Daily Caller

Conan's Office Is Full Of Loud, Lazy, Porn-Watching Robots [VIDEO]

Inspired by the recent influx of robots into the economy, Conan O'Brien decided to give viewers a look at his late show office's own autonomous tech team, all of whom have mastered the tasks essential to a productive work environment: Facebooking, watercooler gossiping, long, loud personal calls and copious amounts of porn.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Conservative Political News, US News


Humans Mimic Facial Expressions From Certain Robots

Without thinking, humans tend to mimic the facial expressions of others. When other individuals smile, people smile and feel warmth.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, UC San Diego

ABC News

Robots help people with dementia or autism, say La Trobe University researchers

Edith Waters is 91 years old and lives alone. When she met Bobby, the two danced, sang songs together and Edith found companionship in his presence.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)


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