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Makerclub Helps You Learn 3D-Printed Robotics

Makerclub Helps You Learn 3D-Printed Robotics | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
 Want to make a giant 3D-printed spider robot? A humanoid help-mate? A robotic scorpion with a powerful, electrified tail? Makerclub can probably help.
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Researchers Teach A Robot To Catch Flying Objects Like Yogi Berra

Researchers Teach A Robot To Catch Flying Objects Like Yogi Berra | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

When the robot uprising begins, don't try to take on our new overlords by throwing assorted household items at them.


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Lego Robot With a Smartphone Brain Shatters Rubik's Cube World Record

Cubestormer 3 is a robot with just one job—to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube as swiftly as possible. Today, at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, UK, it did the task in an astounding 3.253 seconds, faster than any human or robot in the world.
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SpaceFab: 3D printing and robotic assembly in space

SpaceFab: 3D printing and robotic assembly in space | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

SpiderFab, a series of technologies under development by Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI), combines 3D printing and robotic assembly to build and create spaceship components and structures in orbit. The groundbreaking systems are being designed to enable on-orbit construction of antennas, booms, solar arrays, trusses and other multifunctional components, ten to hundreds of times larger than currently possible with existing technology.


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U.S. military wants to teach robots how to make moral and ethical decisions

U.S. military wants to teach robots how to make moral and ethical decisions | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
How do you code something as abstract as moral logic into a bunch of transistors? Are robots capable of moral or ethical reasoning, knowing right from wrong? Not yet. But the U.S.
Carlos Fosca's insight:

"The Office of Naval Research will award $7.5 million in grant money over five years to university researchers from Tufts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Brown, Yale and Georgetown to explore how to build a sense of right and wrong and moral consequence into autonomous robotic systems."

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These bionic arms look just like Doc Ock's

Designed by German engineering firm Festo, these claw-tipped, artificially intelligent arms were designed to mimic the utility and movement of an elephant's trunk – but the resemblance to Dock Ock's writhing limbs is just uncanny.
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“Los coches robot no beben”

“Los coches robot no beben” | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Pregunta. ¿Por qué vamos a tener que dejar en manos de robots el placer de conducir?
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Google's expansion into robotics : the beginning of a new era ?

Google's expansion into robotics : the beginning of a new era ? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The company's expansion into robotics was developed in tandem with the US military. Where will its power play stop?
You may not have noticed it, but over the past year Google has bought eight robotics companies.
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