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When Machines Do Your Job - Technology Review

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Researcher Andrew McAfee says advances in computing and artificial intelligence could create a more unequal society.
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Drones seem to be overtaking the skies, Robots the earth. I'll try to keep you posted on developments
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Laser-Fueled Drones May Never Have to Land

Laser-Fueled Drones May Never Have to Land | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Working with wireless power specialists LaserMotive, Lockheed Martin has successfully completed preliminary tests of a new laser refueling system that extended the flight time of its Stalker unmanned aerial drone to over 48 hours.
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Nolan foote's curator insight, November 23, 2013 12:49 AM

From when my parents were kids they did not have any of this. The tech has changed so much that we have these amazing drones that will help you. This is the next step to be spying on other country's haha. 

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Not just for military use, drones turn civilian - CNN.com

Not just for military use, drones turn civilian - CNN.com | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
A familiar presence in war zones, if manufacturers have their way, skies over civilians heads will soon be busy with unmanned vehicles.
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Attack of the Micro-Drones | Via Meadia

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When Machines Do Your Job - Technology Review

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Researcher Andrew McAfee says advances in computing and artificial intelligence could create a more unequal society.
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New technologies spread arrival of robots into our lives

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Robots, it seems, are everywhere, from microbots, which are tiny black dots, to bots that resemble bees and bats, to gigantic models.
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Is that really just a fly? Swarms of cyborg insect drones are the future of military surveillance

Is that really just a fly? Swarms of cyborg insect drones are the future of military surveillance | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Over recent years a range of miniature drones, or micro air vehicles (MAVs), based on the same physics used by flying insects, have been presented to the public.
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The boy, 16, sitting with me in these photos was protesting against deadly US drone strikes... Three days later he was killed – by a US drone, says Jemima Khan

The boy, 16, sitting with me in these photos was protesting against deadly US drone strikes... Three days later he was killed – by a US drone, says Jemima Khan | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Like his cousin, who had died in April 2010 and whose identity card he clutched when he met Jemima Khan, inset left, Tariq Aziz, inset right, was blown to pieces by a drone strike.
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Privacy and Security Fanatic: The Future of Drone Surveillance: Swarms of Cyborg Insect Drones

Privacy and Security Fanatic: The Future of Drone Surveillance: Swarms of Cyborg Insect Drones | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
The future of drone surveillance is coming in a swarm of bug-sized flying spies.
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UN investigator: U.S. dodging questions on drones - CBS News

UN investigator: U.S. dodging questions on drones - CBS News | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Christof Heyns has asked the U.S.to lay out the legal basis and accountability procedures for the use of armed drones...
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Spy-Butterfly: Israel developing insect drone for indoor surveillance — RT

Spy-Butterfly: Israel developing insect drone for indoor surveillance — RT | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
The future is here and this is not a butterfly on your wall, as Israeli drones are getting tiny. Their latest project – a butterfly-shaped drone weighing just 20 grams - the smallest in its range so far – can gather intelligence inside buildings.
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Nepal launches drones to combat poachers - Telegraph

Nepal launches drones to combat poachers  - Telegraph | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Conservationists in Nepal are to send drone aircraft into the skies in the battle to save the Himalayan nation's endangered tigers and rhinos from poachers.
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Freud and the Drone | The American Conservative

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Ban on Arming Domestic Drones: Let’s Draw a Line in the Sand

Ban on Arming Domestic Drones: Let’s Draw a Line in the Sand | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Last week Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) and the House of Representatives drew an important line in the sand....
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U.S. firm sees unarmed Predator drone exports soon | Reuters

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Defense firm General Atomics expects the first sales of an unarmed export version of its Predator drone within months, seeing the Middle East and Latin America as particularly...
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U.S. deploys sea drones to Persian Gulf to clear Iranian mines

U.S. deploys sea drones to Persian Gulf to clear Iranian mines | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — The Navy is rushing tiny underwater drones to the Persian Gulf to help find and destroy sea mines as part of an American military buildup aimed at stopping Iran from closing the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the event of a crisis, U.S.
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Hummingbird: An Educational Robotics Kit Designed To Get Girls Into Engineering

Hummingbird: An Educational Robotics Kit Designed To Get Girls Into Engineering | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Want to make a robot of cardboard wrapped in tin foil that can twirl, flash lights, and even impersonate the Star Wars robot, R2D2? Or a dragon of paper and popsicle sticks that flaps its wings and hisses?
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The Internet of Things: The Robopocalypse starts with your toothbrush | Flamingo Shanghai

The Internet of Things: The Robopocalypse starts with your toothbrush | Flamingo Shanghai | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
On Saturday our friends at co-working community XinDanWei Shanghai  invited us to a talk by Rob Van Kranenberg, founder of ‘Council’, a thinktank on the...
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Flying Robot That Can Crash and Keep Flying

EPFL researchers at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems have created a bio-inspired flying robot that can withstand collisions with obstacles in its enviro...
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Obama Administration’s Drone Death Figures Don’t Add Up

Obama Administration’s Drone Death Figures Don’t Add Up | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Administration officials often claim few or no civilian deaths from drone strikes in Pakistan, but are their own accounts consistent?
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These Expensive Drones Are Actually The Most Accident-Prone Aircraft In The US Air Force

These Expensive Drones Are Actually The Most Accident-Prone Aircraft In The US Air Force | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
More than triple the average....
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Are Drones Obama's Legacy In War On Terrorism? : NPR

One privilege — or burden — of the Oval Office is that each inhabitant gets to decide how dirty to get his hands in wartime.
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DHS drones scout Caribbean for cartel speedboats, submarines

DHS drones scout Caribbean for cartel speedboats, submarines | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
Homeland Security is deploying remotely piloted aircraft to pinpoint stealthy vessels off the coast of Mexico.
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Drones over US to get weaponized – so far, non-lethally — RT

Drones over US to get weaponized – so far, non-lethally — RT | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
American police officers may soon be able to use unmanned aircraft not only for surveillance, but also for offensive action. The drones may be equipped to fire rubber rounds and tear gas.
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Who the Hell Knows How Many Civilians Drones Have Killed? | Motherboard

Who the Hell Knows How Many Civilians Drones Have Killed? | Motherboard | Drones & robots | Scoop.it
We know there have been at least a few hundred drone strikes over the last eight years. We know Obama keeps a kill list and is intimately involved in the ordering of those strikes.
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Scripting News: Facebook drones in the sky?

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