#439710 Video Friday: Robotic Gaze

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!):DARPA SubT Finals – September 21-23, 2021 – Louisville, KY, USAWeRobot 2021 – September 23-25, 2021 – [Online Event]IROS 2021 – September 27-1, 2021 – [Online Event]Robo Boston – October 1-2, 2021 – Boston, MA, USAROSCon […] Continue Reading…

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#439708 Soft components for the next generation ...

Soft robots driven by pressurized fluids could explore new frontiers and interact with delicate objects in ways that traditional rigid robots can't. But building entirely soft robots remains a challenge because many of the components required to power these devices are, themselves, rigid.[Read more…]

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#439704 This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From ...

COMPUTING
The $150 Million Machine Keeping Moore’s Law AliveWill Knight | Wired“The technology will be crucial for making more advanced smartphones and cloud computers, and also for key areas of emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and robotics. ‘The death of Moore’s law has been greatly exaggerated,’ del Alamos says. ‘I think it’s going to go on for quite some time.’i”
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
These Super-Efficient, Artificial Neurons Do Not Use ElectronsPayal Dhar | IEEE Spectrum“[Though] artificial intelligence has come a long […] Continue Reading…

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#439700 Video Friday: Robot Gecko Smashes Face ...

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videosVideo Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!):DARPA SubT Finals – September 21-23, 2021 – Louisville, KY, USAWeRobot 2021 – September 23-25, 2021 – [Online Event]IROS 2021 – September 27-1, 2021 – [Online Event]ROSCon 2021 – October […] Continue Reading…

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#439698 Artificial fiber spun from liquid ...

A team of researchers at the University of California has developed a way to create an artificial fiber that performs very much like human muscle fibers. In their paper published in the journal Science Robotics, the researchers describe their process and how well the fiber worked when tested.[Read more…]

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