Tuesday, August 22, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS
robotic arm

The final approach to an asteroid has been practised for ESA's proposed Asteroid Impact Mission using a real spacecraft camera mounted on a robot arm. The 2020 AIM mission would find its way across deep...

The ExtrusionBot is the worlds fastest home built automatic filament extrusion Bot that can make color in ABS and PLA @ up to 4ft / min 3D Printing You know what it is, you know...

New human-machine interface keeps robot balanced, with human reflexes. Deep in the basement of MIT’s Building 3, a two-legged robot named HERMES is wreaking controlled havoc: punching through drywall, smashing soda cans, kicking over trash...
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,...

Multi-year research project aims to give a measure of independence to paralyzed people - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne For someone suffering from paralysis or limited mobility, visiting with other people is extremely difficult. Scientists have...

Tony Prescott, University of Sheffield How closely will we live with the technology we use in the future? How will it change us? And how close is “close”? Ghost in the Shell imagines a futuristic,...
robots takin our jobs

If you put water on the stove and heat it up, it will at first just get hotter and hotter. You may then conclude that heating water results only in hotter water. But at...
Robots

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...
Nadine

Say hello to Nadine, a "receptionist" at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore). She is friendly, and will greet you back. Next time you meet her, she will remember your name and your previous conversation...

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...
video

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...

Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: Recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major ethical concerns. In a new review, KIT...