Wednesday, August 23, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS
Asimov

Asimov's Laws Of Robotics Aren't The Moral Guidelines They Appear To Be Tom Sorell, University of Warwick Seventy-five years ago, the celebrated science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story called Runaround. Set on Mercury,...

Mark Robert Anderson, Edge Hill University When science fiction author Isaac Asimov devised his Three Laws of Robotics he was thinking about androids. He envisioned a world where these human-like robots would act like servants...
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Veronica Newhart, University of California, Irvine and Mark Warschauer, University of California, Irvine  Over the past century, American schools have integrated an ever-more-diverse group of students. Racial integration is most prominent, but it’s not just...

Researchers at EPFL and UNIL have discovered a faster and more efficient gait, never observed in nature, for six-legged robots walking on flat ground. Bio-inspired gaits – less efficient for robots – are used...
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Roboticists at UC Berkeley have designed a small robot that can leap into the air and then spring off a wall, or perform multiple vertical jumps in a row, resulting in the highest robotic...
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FutureLearn.com offers a variety of free courses in beginner languages, science basics and advanced, plus general education courses.  Subscribers can learn on the go through mobile technology or through standard desktop learning.  The beauty...
Robots teach themselves

The common, and recurring, view of the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence research is that sentient and intelligent machines are just on the horizon. Machines understand verbal commands, distinguish pictures, drive cars and play...

For scientists listening in on the faint whispers of brain neurons, a first-ever robotic technique for cleaning the tiny devices that record the signals could facilitate a new level of automation in neuroscience research....
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How can a drone get from one place to another in a forest, without colliding with any trees? How can a robot pick up a bolt and insert it into a casing, without smashing...
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What would your ideal robot be like? One that can change nappies and tell bedtime stories to your child? Perhaps you’d prefer a butler that can polish silver and mix the perfect cocktail? Or...

The startup LuxAI was created following a research project at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg, funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) under its...
Georgia Tech

What do you give a robot when it takes its first steps like a human? Its first pair of shoes. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created what they say is the most efficient-walking humanoid...