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The Robots Are Coming. Welcome Them

The Robots Are Coming. Welcome Them | Robotics | Scoop.it
Andy Kessler says not to believe the hype that machines will put humans out of work. Technology creates more jobs than it destroys.
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Parts-Makers Mobileye, Delphi Team Up on Automated Driving

Parts-Makers Mobileye, Delphi Team Up on Automated Driving | Robotics | Scoop.it
Parts suppliers Mobileye NV and Delphi Automotive Plc are teaming up to develop a self-driving system for carmakers that lack funding to develop the technology on their own.
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How This Hedge Fund Robot Outsmarted Its Human Master

How This Hedge Fund Robot Outsmarted Its Human Master | Robotics | Scoop.it
Yoshinori Nomura felt like weeping. It was the morning of June 24, Brexit day, and markets were moving against him.
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Aging Danes Hope Robots Will Save Their Welfare State

Aging Danes Hope Robots Will Save Their Welfare State | Robotics | Scoop.it
Denmark needs creative solutions to its labor shortages
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Man With Cerebral Palsy Walks For The First Time, Thanks To Robotic Skeleton Device

Man With Cerebral Palsy Walks For The First Time, Thanks To Robotic Skeleton Device | Robotics | Scoop.it
Dakota Privette has a host of medical problems, including cerebral palsy and severe scoliosis.
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Robotics Can Get Girls Into STEM, but Some Still Need Convincing

Robotics Can Get Girls Into STEM, but Some Still Need Convincing | Robotics | Scoop.it

The lack of women leaders in STEM creates “a catch-22 death spiral.” Robotics teams try to change that
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Ford Promises Fleets of Driverless Cars Within Five Years

Ford Promises Fleets of Driverless Cars Within Five Years | Robotics | Scoop.it
The carmaker said it aimed to have self-driving cars available for ride-hailing services by 2021.
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How Rethink Robotics Sees The Future Of Collaborative Robots

How Rethink Robotics Sees The Future Of Collaborative Robots | Robotics | Scoop.it
One thing is clear. Robots will become an increasingly important part of the economy and will drive productivity for decades to come.
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Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship outside North America

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship outside North America | Robotics | Scoop.it
Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as 'the world's first social robot' but since delayed and yet to arrive in the market some..
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Latest to Quit Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit: Top Roboticist

Latest to Quit Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit: Top Roboticist | Robotics | Scoop.it
Chris Urmson is the latest in a string of departures from the team working on the autonomous car project.
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Robotic gait training for kids with CP – it’s cool but does it work? - Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - University of Alberta

Robotic gait training for kids with CP – it’s cool but does it work? - Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - University of Alberta | Robotics | Scoop.it
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The Washington Post will use robots to write stories about the Rio Olympics

The Washington Post will use robots to write stories about the Rio Olympics | Robotics | Scoop.it
Woodward, Bernstein ... and Optimus Prime?
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Welcome to the Cyborg Olympics

Welcome to the Cyborg Olympics | Robotics | Scoop.it
The Cybathlon aims to help disabled people navigate the most difficult course of all: the everyday world.
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Soldiers test robot tech during visit by Army Secretary Fanning

Soldiers test robot tech during visit by Army Secretary Fanning | Robotics | Scoop.it
MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii -- Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning visited the Pacific Manned-Unmanned Initiative training site Tuesday, July 26, as part of his trip to U.S. Pacific Command.
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People favour expressive, communicative robots over efficient and effective ones

People favour expressive, communicative robots over efficient and effective ones | Robotics | Scoop.it
Making an assistive robot partner expressive and communicative is likely to make it more satisfying to work with and lead to users trusting it more, even if it makes mistakes, a new study suggests.
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NASA's asteroid redirect mission completes robotic design milestone

NASA's asteroid redirect mission completes robotic design milestone | Robotics | Scoop.it
Following a key program review, NASA approved the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) to proceed to the next phase of design and development for the mission's robotic segment. ARM is a two-part mission that will integrate roboti
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Uber Debuts Its First Fleet of Driverless Cars in Pittsburgh

Uber Debuts Its First Fleet of Driverless Cars in Pittsburgh | Robotics | Scoop.it
The autonomous cars, launching this summer, are custom Volvo XC90s, supervised by humans in the driver’s seat.
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China’s Factories Count on Robots as Workforce Shrinks

China’s Factories Count on Robots as Workforce Shrinks | Robotics | Scoop.it
China’s appetite for European-made industrial robots is rapidly growing, as rising wages, a shrinking workforce and cultural changes drive more Chinese businesses to automation.
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Toyota funds A.I., robotics research at Michigan campus

Toyota funds A.I., robotics research at Michigan campus | Robotics | Scoop.it
Toyota Research Institute is giving $22 million to advance research on artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous driving at the University of Michigan.
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Can Singapore's labor crunch spark a robot revolution?

Can Singapore's labor crunch spark a robot revolution? | Robotics | Scoop.it
Sherine Toh says her best days at work are when none of the 600-or-so staff at Singapore's Tung Lok Restaurants (TGLK.SI) quits, though such days are rare.
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Think Amazon’s Drone Delivery Idea Is a Gimmick? Think Again

Think Amazon’s Drone Delivery Idea Is a Gimmick? Think Again | Robotics | Scoop.it
Amazon doesn’t reveal much, but a little sleuthing suggests that drones may be central to the online retailer’s long-term strategy.
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Prospector-1—first commercial interplanetary mining mission

Prospector-1—first commercial interplanetary mining mission | Robotics | Scoop.it
Deep Space Industries announced today its plans to fly the world's first commercial interplanetary mining mission. Prospector-1 will fly to and rendezvous with a near-Earth asteroid, and investigate the object to determin
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How will robots shape our future? (infographic)

How will robots shape our future? (infographic) | Robotics | Scoop.it
Fears of a robotic labour revolution have dominated the last century, but are we finally at the tipping point? This infographic answers all
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The Rio Olympics will have some of the smartest sports cameras ever

The Rio Olympics will have some of the smartest sports cameras ever | Robotics | Scoop.it
Getty Images will be using brand-new robotic technology to extend the reach of their photographers at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.
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