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Consumer and Education: Lego robotics brings mining to the classroom | Robotics Trends

Consumer and Education: Lego robotics brings mining to the classroom | Robotics Trends | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The program will introduce children to an industry which is facing an increasing skills shortage...

 

However, the Australian mining industry is now facing reduced demand from Asia, which may upset some planned expansions in robotics.

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Sebastian Thrun: What's Next for Silicon Valley?

Sebastian Thrun: What's Next for Silicon Valley? | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Andy Kessler interviews computer scientist and inventor Sebastian Thrun, who says that our digital future isn't all Facebook and iPhone apps but driverless cars and other wizardry.
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MIT and others launch a tech education revolution - Computerworld

MIT and others launch a tech education revolution - Computerworld | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
MIT and others launch a tech education revolutionComputerworldThis online course is no different than the circuits and electronics course taught to undergrads on campus, said Anant Agarwal, director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial...
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Robots: Robotics Festival « Robots – The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Robotics Festival « Robots – The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

In today’s episode we speak with Francesco Mondada, organizer of the Robotics Festival at EPFL that gathers over 15’000 visitors for hands-on workshops and demonstrations. We also walk you through the many exhibits showcasing multi-robot systems, flying robots, rehabilitation robots and robotic salamanders.

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Lego Robotics Day at Rucker presented by IBM

Lego Robotics Day at Rucker presented by IBM | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Fourth grade teacher Kurt Hentschke watches his students play with their Lego Mindstorm robots Friday at Rucker Elementary School during the Lego Robotics Day presented by IBM.

I love STEM initiatives but I can't help but notice that the girls are in background at computers not in foreground with robots.
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