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2 hrs ago | Switched

Are Killer Robots on the Rise?

A recent New York Times article warned of the future dangers robots could pose to the humans who work alongside them.

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3 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

A Robotic Printer With Wheels That Can Travel To People Delivering Their Printed Documents

Fuji Xerox has been testing out a new Robot Printer in Tokyo that has built-in wheels, allowing it to travel around as it prints documents.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots

7 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Tomorrow Daily 042: Robot uses human blood to make art, all hail BabyX, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a man giving his own blood as a medium for a robot-printed selfie, a translucent sphere that shows interactive 3D imagery, and the creepiest artificial intelligence experiment you've ever seen .

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD splendor, but wires aren't erased to stay true to original

At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.

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12 hrs ago | BioSpace

BioPharm Executive: Attack Of The Job-Stealing Robots

August 27, 2014 By Karl Thiel for BioSpace.com These have been good times for the biotech industry.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Startups, BioSpace.com

13 hrs ago | Northern Life

Teenage wiz-kids build algae-cleaning robot

Alex Bertrand, chief financial officer of Northern Ontario Robotic Solutions and Equipment , puts the company's new robot ODIN into position for a live demonstration.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Surveillance robots an eye in the sky to detect weeds and pests

Researchers say surveillance robots that can detect weeds and pest insects could be crucial to the development of agriculture in northern Australia.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science

Gizmag

VALERI Project is making robots to make airplanes

In the automotive industry, life is pretty easy for the car-assembling robots ... they just sit in the same place performing the same task, day after day.

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MLive.com

Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Nuclear Energy, Inventions, Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

CNET News.com

Robots, virtual balconies set sail on tech-filled cruise ship

Royal Caribbean says it's hitting the high seas with "the world's first smart ship" this November.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, RFID News

SFGate

Robotics Researchers Are Turning The Internet Into A Giant Robot Brain

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, UC Berkeley

The Indian Express

Six reasons why you should sack your maid, and embrace robots

We are slowly, but surely, coming to a situation where robots can replace humans.

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Engadget

Laser-equipped robot printer will hunt you down and print your expenses

Let's be real here for a sec: printers are almost always a snoozefest. But when it's a Roomba-like robotic printer at your beck and call -- spitting print-outs while following you around -- then things get a lot more exciting.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Forbes.com

In The Future, Will Only Robots Celebrate Labor Day?

I'm CEO of Digital Power Group, a tech and investment advisory, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute, on the board of the Marshall Institute, a think tank focused on space and missile defense, and Notre Dame's Reilly Center for Science, Technology & Ethics.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Strategic Defense Initiative, Space, CPU, Rutgers University

Wired

The Plan to Build a Massive Online Brain for All The World's Robots

If you walk into the computer science building at Stanford University, Mobi is standing in the lobby, encased in glass.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Computer Science, Stanford University, Cornell University, Brown University

Government Executive

People Like Being Bossed Around By Robots, Study Finds

If science fiction has taught us anything, it's that once humans start taking commands from robot overseers, we're in trouble.

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ComputerWorld

Humans want autonomous robots that take control

If a company wants humans and robots to work more seamlessly together, they need to give the robots more freedom to work on their own.

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The Mississippi Press

Researchers enlisting help of robots in hopes of better forecasting strength of hurricanes

Researchers are hoping the use of unmanned robots in the Gulf of Mexico will provide them with the data needed to better forecast the strength of hurricanes and tropical storms as they approach the Gulf Coast.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Boing Boing

Pesco on the softer side of robots

Over at Businessweek, I wrote a feature about soft robots , from inflatable robot arms to an exoskeleton worn like a jacket.

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International Business Times

First Robotic Butler Set to Take Over California Hotel Starwood

The butler is said to be put to work in 100 hotels across the world. The Botl,r which is a short for robotic butler, is 3 feet tall and dressed in a vinyl-collared butler uniform.

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