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Carnegie Mellon Solves 12-Year-Old DARPA Grand Challenge Mystery

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2 mentions2 hours ago
Carnegie Mellon's Red Team went into the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge as the favorite to win. They'd led the pack in the 2004 event, and had been successfully running their ...

It's time for a new C-Suite position: Chief AI Officer

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2 mentions14 hours ago
AI is spreading to the enterprise at a phenomenal rate. According to a global survey of 260 large organizations conducted by market research firm Vanson Bourne on behalf of Teradata,

Why Peak Globalization Is the Path to a Sustainable World Economy

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2 mentions12 hours ago
At some point in the future—and in some ways we are already seeing this—the amount of physical stuff moving around the world will peak and begin to decline. By “stuff,” ...

Robots on the Rise

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2 mentions3 days ago
by Views October 20, 2017 NEDO, Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, is a regular funder of robotic technology, has an office in Silicon Valley, and participates in ...

Andrew Ng: What AI Can and Can’t Do

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2 mentions1 day ago
Many executives ask me what artificial intelligence can do. They want to know how it will disrupt their industry and how they can use it to reinvent their own companies.

Robert Scoble and Me

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2 mentions3 days ago
Foo Camp, the original unconference thrown by O’Reilly every year, is one of my favorite events in the technology world. In many ways, it’s often felt like one of the ...

There's a huge opportunity in robotics for early career computer scientists and serious software engineers

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2 mentions3 days ago
There's a major roadblock to deeper market penetration of enterprise robotics, and a new generation of early career computer scientists and more seasoned software engineers may hold the answer. I ...

A giant insect ecosystem is collapsing due to humans. It's a catastrophe

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2 mentions1 day ago
Thirty-five years ago an American biologist Terry Erwin conducted an experiment to count insect species. Using an insecticide “fog”, he managed to extract all the small living things in the ...

3D printed reinforced concrete bridge opens in the Netherlands

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3 mentions4 days ago
A new bridge that was completely 3D printed has just opened in the Netherlands. Designed and built by engineers from the Technical University of Eindhoven and construction company BAM Infra,

'We're at the onset of an industrial revolution': The rise of robotics in retail

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2 mentions3 days ago
It takes ten steps from start to finish to cut and sew a basic T-shirt. In regard to manual labor, that’s a breeze, considering cutting and sewing a traditional dress ...

Why the World Is (Still) Better Than You Think—New Evidence For Abundance

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3 mentions4 days ago
Your mindset matters — now more than ever. We are in the midst of a drug epidemic. The drug? Negative news. The drug pushers? The media. As I wrote in Abundance: The ...

Engineering meets life sciences in synthetic biology

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2 mentions38 minutes ago
Synthetic biology aims to make biology easier to engineer. The field encompasses “the design and construction of new biological parts, devices and systems and the re-design of existing, natural biological ...

Too much information? The data-driven future of health

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2 mentions5 hours ago
THE AGE of bioinformation did not arrive quietly. Advances in data sciences and life sciences deep in university laboratories and corporate R&D departments were accompanied by profound changes in public ...

Nvidia vs NXP—Whose Robocar Brain Will Win?

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2 mentions6 days ago
NXP and Nvidia have announced computing platforms for smart cars, and each company claims that its platform is the best by far. Which company is right? Or is each right ...

Veo Robotics raises $12 million for its vision of a harmonious human-robot workplace

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2 mentions3 days ago
Since Issac Asimov first laid out the three laws of robotics in 1942, human safety has been the number one concern of the inventors, innovators and futurists that have pondered ...

THE GIANT ROBOT DUEL

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2 mentions3 days ago
BEHOLD, THE WORLD'S FIRST GIANT ROBOT DUEL, BETWEEN MEGABOTS, INC (USA) AND SUIDOBASHI HEAVY INDUSTRY (JAPAN)! Science fiction fantasies become reality as gigantic robots, piloted by their creators, go head-to-head ...

Google's Pixel Buds will change communication forever

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2 mentions3 days ago
After trying out Google's Pixel Buds, I agree with my colleague Karissa Bell when she says the Apple AirPods competitor is the most important gadget the tech company's announced in ...

Better Than Smart Speakers? Japan Is Making Robot and Hologram Companions

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2 mentions5 days ago
While American internet giants are developing speakers, Japanese companies are working on robots and holograms. They all share a common goal: to create the future platform for the Internet of ...

Teleoperating robots with virtual reality

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2 mentions4 days ago
Certain industries have traditionally not had the luxury of telecommuting. Many manufacturing jobs, for example, require a physical presence to operate machinery. But what if such jobs could be done ...

The USA is taking on Japan in a giant robot duel you can watch next Tuesday

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2 mentions1 week ago
We’ve been waiting a long time to see the “world’s first giant robot duel,” and next week we’ll finally get to watch the metal-on-metal action. If you’ve forgotten the background,

This Robotics Startup Wants to Be the Boston Dynamics of China

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4 mentions7 days ago
Of all the legged robots built in labs all over the world, few inspire more awe and reverence than Boston Dynamics’ quadrupeds. Chinese roboticist Xing Wang has long been a ...

While you were doing, whatever, the world's first giant robot duel happened

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3 mentions5 days ago
Where were you on the day of the world's first giant robot duel?Maybe you were working at your desk, brushing your teeth, labouring over your tax return, ironing the perfect ...

THE GIANT ROBOT DUEL

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3 mentions2 days ago
BEHOLD, THE WORLD'S FIRST GIANT ROBOT DUEL, BETWEEN MEGABOTS, INC (USA) AND SUIDOBASHI HEAVY INDUSTRY (JAPAN)! Science fiction fantasies become reality as gigantic robots, piloted by their creators, go head-to-head ...

Welcoming Our New Robot Overlords

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4 mentions2 days ago
When David Stinson finished high school, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1977, the first thing he did was get a job building houses. After a few years, though, the business ...

Robohub Podcast

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2 mentions6 days ago
by News October 16, 2017 I am happy to announce that Robots Podcast will be renamed to “Robohub Podcast“. This name change is to avoid confusion about how the podcast ...

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

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2 mentions18 hours ago
“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” — Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime ...

Making Ice Cream With Heavy Metal

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2 mentions5 days ago
After his last project left him with an eleven-pound block of aluminum, [Jason] got to thinking of what most of us would in that situation: fresh made ice cream. His ...

‘Factories in space’ set the heart beating

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2 mentions3 days ago
Should humanity ever establish colonies in space, it will need the right equipment to survive away from Earth and its resources. The possibility of manufacturing beyond our planet has intrigued ...

This Startup Turns Climate Pollution Into Fish Feed

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2 mentions3 days ago
Off the coast of Senegal, where large Chinese ships now catch as much fish in a week as Senegalese fishing boats can catch in a year, the population of mackerel ...

Google DeepMind: AI becomes more alien

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2 mentions2 days ago
Google's DeepMind says it has made another big advance in artificial intelligence by getting a machine to master the Chinese game of Go without help from human players. The AlphaGo ...

Should We Edit Human Genes? What You Need to Know

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2 mentions6 days ago
There’s a difference between editing genes in a person’s somatic cells and germline cells. Editing somatic cells, which are differentiated (e.g., skin cells) and non-reproductive, impacts them alone. In contrast,

High-Performance Autonomous Vehicles

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3 mentions7 days ago
ep245 interview by Research-Innovation October 14, 2017 In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Chris Gerdes, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, about designing high-performance autonomous vehicles. The idea is ...

The female code-breakers who were left out of history books

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4 mentions7 days ago
Over the last 100 years, women have had significant, high-level roles in breaking secret codes – from Nazi ciphers to the secret messages of Al Capone’s gang – but their ...

Ada Lovelace Day 2017!

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2 mentions7 days ago
Gooood morning, it’s Ada Lovelace Day! This comic started on Ada Lovelace Day 2009 so every year I celebrate/mourn/as myself “what happened there?” with.. gifs! Feel free to share! In ...

Future vision: Plans unveiled for Australia’s first robotics roadmap

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2 mentions6 days ago
Last year the global robotics industry celebrated its 50-year anniversary – and we’ve certainly come a long way in those five decades. Robotics and automation is now driving economic growth ...

NASA's new ion thruster breaks records, could take humans to Mars

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2 mentions7 days ago
In Brief The X3 thruster designed by the University of Michigan for NASA has broken records in recent tests. There are hopes it could be used to send humans to ...

It's on: Giant robot battle to be streamed live this week

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2 mentions6 days ago
A colossal battle two years in the making is about to be joined, with the USA vs Japan giant robot duel to take place on Tuesday, Pacific Time. Sci-fi lovers ...

Scholarships

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5 mentions5 days ago
~200Scholarship Providers $50 MillionIn Available Scholarships FIRST Alumni Alumni and Scholarship Resources Become a FIRST Scholarship Provider Using the FIRST Scholarship Program search bar. (Post three of a series)Understanding the ...

AlphaGo Zero: Learning from scratch

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2 mentions4 days ago
Artificial intelligence research has made rapid progress in a wide variety of domains from speech recognition and image classification to genomics and drug discovery. In many cases, these are specialist ...

Stella McCartney Is Weaving A New Way Forward

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2 mentions4 days ago
Editor’s Note: This story is one of two covers of Fast Company Magazine’s Tech + Culture Issue. Consider your favorite T-shirt. Maybe it’s soft and worn, or fitted and new,

World's first "negative emission" power plant turns CO2 into stone

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2 mentions7 days ago
After opening the world's first commercial Direct Air Capture (DAC) plant designed to pull CO2 out of the air, Swiss company Climeworks is now joining forces with a geothermal power ...

What It Will Take for the World to Keep Getting Better

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2 mentions7 days ago
Compared to life 100 years ago, life these days is pretty good by many measures. You’ve probably heard the statistics: poverty and infant mortality are down, life expectancy is up,

Synthetic Biology Could Allow Bad Actors to Re-Create Smallpox

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2 mentions4 days ago
SynBioBeta, which bills itself as the world’s premier forum for innovators and investors interested in synthetic biology, concluded its sixth annual conference in San Francisco earlier this month. Companies from ...

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

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3 mentions4 days ago
Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach itself how to dominate the ...

Canada is officially testing driverless cars on public streets

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2 mentions4 days ago
In Brief The first test of a self-driving car has taken place in Canada last week. This is a historic step-forward for driverless cars in the country and it signals ...

Robot Taxes Are A Good Idea As Long As The End Goal Is Basic Income

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3 mentions7 days ago
If companies adopt robots (and other artificially intelligent tools) widely in the future, then calls for taxes on robots–to help offset the lack of income for the workers they’ve replaced–are ...

AlphaGo, in context

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3 mentions5 days ago
I had a chance to talk to several people about the recent AlphaGo matches with Ke Jie and others. In particular, most of the coverage was a mix of popular ...

A Tiny New Implant Could Let You Control an Exoskeleton With Your Mind

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2 mentions3 days ago
In Brief Researchers from the University of Melbourne have developed a device that can be inserted into brain blood vessels without cracking open the skull. This "stentrode" would allow paralyzed ...

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own

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2 mentions4 days ago
Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has unveiled the latest incarnation of its Go-playing program, AlphaGo – an AI so powerful that it derived thousands of years of human knowledge of ...

Flexible 'skin' can help robots, prosthetics perform everyday tasks by sensing shear force

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2 mentions5 days ago
Science News from research organizations Date: Source: University of Washington Summary: Engineers have developed a flexible sensor 'skin' that can be stretched over any part of a robot's body or ...
 

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