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#428603 A new standard in robotics

On the wall of Aaron Dollar's office is a poster for R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), the 1920 Czech play that gave us the word "robot." The story ends with the nominal robots seizing control of the factory of their origin and then wiping out nearly all of humanity. Dollar, fortunately, has something more cheerful in mind for the future of human-robot relations. Continue reading

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#428575 Meet BALLU, UCLA’s Humanoid Blimp ...

A hybrid between a blimp and a humanoid robot can do amazing things Continue reading

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#428574 6 Big Ways Tech Is Rewriting Society’s ...

Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We have already begun to see ways in which computing, sensors, artificial intelligence and genomics are reshaping entire industries and our daily lives. As we undergo this rapid change, many of the old assumptions that we have relied on will no longer apply. Technology is creating a new set of rules that will… read more Continue reading

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#428505 This Week’s Awesome Stories From ...

Revisiting the first self-driving car in 1986 gives us an idea of how long this tech has been in the works, paving the way for today's machine learning of books and video games and, perhaps, a jobless future. Plus, the Black Mirror tech that's already here and the first horror movie trailer made by an AI. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: DeepMind and Blizzard to Release StarCraft II as an AI Research Environment Oriol Vinyals | DeepMind "DeepMind is… read more Continue reading

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#428494 Video Friday: Robot Dance Contest, 500 ...

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Continue reading

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