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Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm

Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
The $120-million prosthetic was developed by Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab as part of the DARPA-funded program Revolutionizing Prosthetics.
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Get Ready for Roaming Delivery Robots on Dallas’ Sidewalks

Get Ready for Roaming Delivery Robots on Dallas’ Sidewalks | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based Marble is rolling toward a sidewalk near you.
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Robotic tractor sets world record for autonomous snow removal – DC Velocity

Robotic tractor sets world record for autonomous snow removal – DC Velocity | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Finnish firm unleashes 45 mph driverless snowplow—on a closed road, of course.
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This robot is co-taught a college course at West Point - 

This robot is co-taught a college course at West Point -  | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Two sessions of an introduction to ethics philosophy course.
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Quadrotor Maintains High Speed Flight With Just Three Rotors - IEEE Spectrum

Quadrotor Maintains High Speed Flight With Just Three Rotors - IEEE Spectrum | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
If you don't mind a little spinning, quadrotors can operate just fine as trirotors
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Rise of robots ‘could see workers enjoy four-day weeks’ | Money | The Guardian

Rise of robots ‘could see workers enjoy four-day weeks’ | Money | The Guardian | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Benefits of automation must be passed on to staff, says thinktank
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See Spot dance: Watch a Boston Dynamics robot get a little funky

See Spot dance: Watch a Boston Dynamics robot get a little funky | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
In this fun video the Boston Dynamics Spot dances, wiggles, and shimmies right into our hearts. This little four-legged robot – a smaller sibling to the massive Big Dog – is surprisingly agile and the team at Boston Robotics have taught the little robot to dance to Bruno Mars which mean…
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Could an artificial intelligence be considered a person under the law?

Could an artificial intelligence be considered a person under the law? | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Humans aren't the only people in society – at least according to the law. In the U.S., corporations have been given rights of free speech and religion. Some natural features also have person-like rights. But both of those required changes to the legal system. A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people too – without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
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Watch Boston Dynamics Spot robot inspect construction sites in Japan

Watch Boston Dynamics Spot robot inspect construction sites in Japan | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Boston Dynamics shows its Spot robot inspecting construction sites in Japan, giving a glimpse into real-world applications for the four-legged robot.
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Robots in Photos: SpotMini, iCub, and More from IROS 2018

Robots in Photos: SpotMini, iCub, and More from IROS 2018 | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Couldn't make it to IROS? Check out some pics of what you missed in Madrid
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Watch Shimon the marimba-playing robot play along to jazz, reggae, and hip hop

Watch Shimon the marimba-playing robot play along to jazz, reggae, and hip hop | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Shimon is a marbima-playing robot with some real soul. This crazy little robot, created by Gil Weinberg at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, can listen to the other players around it and play out little ditties in response to the music. In short, it’s the world’s best jazz a…
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AI Could Provide Moment-by-Moment Nursing for a Hospital’s Sickest Patients - IEEE Spectrum

AI Could Provide Moment-by-Moment Nursing for a Hospital’s Sickest Patients - IEEE Spectrum | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
In the intensive care unit, artificial intelligence can keep watch at a patient’s bedside
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Hybrid Robot Walks, Transforms, And Takes Flight

Hybrid Robot Walks, Transforms, And Takes Flight | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
[Project Malaikat] is a 3D printed hybrid bipedal walker and quadcopter robot, but there's much more to it than just sticking some props and a flight controller to a biped and calling it a day. No
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This Robotic Hand Can Shift Gears to Catch a Beer Can and Crush It

This Robotic Hand Can Shift Gears to Catch a Beer Can and Crush It | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
By creating a lightweight, 3D-printed “transmission,” engineers were able to build a hand that is strong when it needs to be and fast when it needs to be.
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MIT is Building a New $1 Billion College Dedicated to All Things A.I.

MIT is Building a New $1 Billion College Dedicated to All Things A.I. | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a new $1 billion college of computing that is designed to offer the best possible education to future machine learning A.I. experts. The college will offer its first program starting in the fall semester of 2019. You'd better get applying!
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Artificial intelligence system uses transparent, human-like reasoning to solve problems

Artificial intelligence system uses transparent, human-like reasoning to solve problems | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence model from the MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Intelligence and Decision Technologies Group sets a new standard for understanding how a neural network makes decisions.
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Army researchers develop novel technique to locate robots and soldiers in GPS-challenged environments

Army researchers develop novel technique to locate robots and soldiers in GPS-challenged environments | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Army scientists have developed a novel algorithm that enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable.
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How General Motors is preparing for an electric, autonomous, connected future

How General Motors is preparing for an electric, autonomous, connected future | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
How does an established automaker like General Motors adapt to new tech trends? By looking for people and solutions outside the mainstream, says Ken Kelzer, GM VP of global vehicle components and subsystems. See how GM is preparing for connected, autonomous, and electric cars.
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A Robot Will Appear Before UK Parliament As a Witness For the First Time •

A Robot Will Appear Before UK Parliament As a Witness For the First Time • | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Pepper will be the first robot questioned by MPs as part of an inquiry into robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the fourth industrial revolution.
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Robotiq’s Insights Now Provides Remote Access to the Robot Cell

Robotiq’s Insights Now Provides Remote Access to the Robot Cell | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Application experts can now access the teach pendant and video streams from the robot cell thanks to Robotiq's Insights monitoring software. They get all the live information needed to troubleshoot the application and (re)start production faster.
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Report: Amazon wants robots that can do the work of warehouse pickers

Report: Amazon wants robots that can do the work of warehouse pickers | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
The report comes less than two weeks after Amazon announced it was raising its minimum wage.
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The US military wants to teach AI some basic common sense

The US military wants to teach AI some basic common sense | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Even the best AI programs still make stupid mistakes. So DARPA is launching a competition to remedy the field’s most glaring flaw.
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Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills - IEEE Spectrum

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills - IEEE Spectrum | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
The agile humanoid is learning to use its whole body to leap higher than ever
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