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A Wikipedia for robots | KurzweilAI

A Wikipedia for robots | KurzweilAI | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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European scientists from six institutes and two universities have developed an online platform where robots can learn new skills from each other worldwide — a kind of “Wikipedia for robots.”

The objective is to help develop robots better at helping elders with caring and household tasks.

“The problem right now is that robots are often developed specifically for one task”, says René van de Molengraft, TU/e researcher and RoboEarth project leader.

“RoboEarth simply lets robots learn new tasks and situations from each other. All their knowledge and experience are shared worldwide on a central, online database.”

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Allows robots to share knowledge and experience in caring for elders worldwide using a central online database

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Some crazy person just gave robots their own Internet

Some crazy person just gave robots their own Internet | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Scientists have just given robots their first Internet-based hive mind. Yeah, this'll work out fine.

 

Well, they've finally gone and done it, folks. Scientists have doomed us all. In one fell swoop, a small team of think-for-yourselfers based in the European Union (EU) has given robots all the tools they need to rise up and crush humanity. The project is called RoboEarth, and if we're not careful, that's exactly what it will end up creating.

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Robot Serves Up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour

Robot Serves Up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour | Education Technology | Scoop.it
No longer will they say, “He’s going to end up flipping burgers.” Because now, robots are taking even these ignobly esteemed jobs. Alpha machine from Momentum Machines cooks up a tasty burger with all the fixins.
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