Monday, May 22, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS
Robots

New technology could lead humans to relinquish control over decisions to use lethal force. As artificial intelligence advances, the possibility that machines could independently select and fire on targets is fast approaching. Fully autonomous weapons,...

by Chritty Watts, Referred to as a companion for space dwellers, at 13.4 inches and 2.2 pounds, Kirobo has a twitter account, will document activity through a built-in camera system for earthlings.   Kirobo is will travel to...

The Girls of Steel, a team of teen-aged girls from the Pittsburgh area, won the Chairman’s Award at the Buckeye Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Cleveland March 28, qualifying the team for its...

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....

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Researchers have made a robot that learns like a young child. At least, that's the idea. The machine starts with nothing -- it has to learn...

Robots from Republic of Korea and United States take home $3.5 million in prizes To see full article: DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015. To view 2015 Teams Thank you, TiA.  

From the first stone ax to the latest assembly-line robots, technology has long played an essential role in work. As technology has advanced, machines are increasingly working alongside employees, as they do at Amazon’s...
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When early terrestrial animals began moving about on mud and sand 360 million years ago, the powerful tails they used as fish may have been more important than scientists previously realized. That's one conclusion...

In this first of three posts, we dislike the 2010 Aliens vs. Predator remake. by Lee Hutchinson (courtesy arstechnica) In this video, Senior Reviews Editor Lee Hutchinson tells us what works and what fails in the...

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...

courtesy ScienceDaily - Aug. 19, 2013 — The quadcopter, which was developed at TU Vienna, can negotiate its way through a room completely on its own. It does not need any human interference, and in...

Plants to teach robots how to work together courtesy nanowerk news John Innes Centre scientists will participate in new €2 million EU-funded research to programme more "intelligent" and adaptable robot swarms. The collaborative research will also be...