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'Automata', A Sci-Fi Film About Evolving Robots and Humanity's Response to Them

Automata is an upcoming sci-fi film by director Gabe IbA A ez about evolving robots and humanity's response to them.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nanodot

Recent cases of 'accessible' high-tech: Open source chips & Origami robots

Nanotech promises more commonplace access to advanced technology as material and fabrication costs fall and traditional barriers to innovation are removed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Laptops/Notebooks, Printers, UC Berkeley

Switched

Here Come the Robots in Retail

Delivery drones are so 2013. The big news in technology in retail in 2014 and beyond is robots replacing humans.

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PSFK

Restaurant in China Uses Robots to Cook, Deliver Food

A rapidly evolving Chinese workforce is being infiltrated with automated machines.

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MarketWatch

Don't blame robots for labor-market ills, expert tells Jackson Hole summit

The rise of China, and the collapse of bubbles in the U.S. economy, are more likely to be the causes of ills in the US.

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Brandon Sun

HitchBOT the hitchhiking robot wraps up cross-country journey in Victoria

Once he gets past the plastic-bucket body, the pool-noodle arms and the complete lack of a soul, Seb Leeson sees a lot of himself in HitchBOT, the ragtag robot that spent several weeks hitchhiking across Canada.

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KFBZ-FM Wichita

Does "Automata" Translate to "I, Robot"?

Antonio Banderas' new movie, Automata , opens in October, but a teaser trailer was released this week.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, I, Robot

Independent.ie

Future robots may 'kill us with kindness'

Robots may "kill us with kindness" if they are not taught the value of human life, claims a leading technologist.

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Brandon Sun

HitchBOT the hitchhiking robot wraps up cross-country journey in Victoria

Once he gets past the plastic-bucket body, the pool-noodle arms and the complete lack of a soul, Seb Leeson sees a lot of himself in HitchBOT, the ragtag robot that spent several weeks hitchhiking across Canada.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada, North America, World News, Wedding

Silicon Alley Insider

One Paragraph Cuts Through The Hype Of Robots Taking Your Job

One very interesting paper comes from MIT professor David Autor , who discusses the potential impact of robots and computers on future employment trends.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Robot restaurant where machines cook and serve food to customers

Futuristic cafe owner Song Jugang shows that the future is here by hiring robots workers to cook and serve customers It may sound like a scene from a sci-fi movie but a new cafe in China is running its restaurant using robots .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Restaurant Management, Weird

TechCrunch

This Robot Butler Tried To Get Me Drunk

The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke .

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Business Journal

Swiss startup that makes lab assistant robots opens Boston office

"Andrew" is a 20-pound robot that sits on the lab bench and can be programmed using easy-to-use, drag-and-drop software.

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I programmer

Robots That Can See Through Walls

Using WiFi signals a pair of robots can detect unseen features behind thick solid walls and can differentiate between materials, giving the ability to detect the presence of humans.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Wi-Fi, UC Santa Barbara

The Columbian

Tiny robots that think like the hive

A huge group of self-organizing robots has emerged from Harvard. But don't worry, they're pretty tiny and harmless.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Computer Science

Sys-Con Media

Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

Worldwide robotics markets are increasingly diversified, poised to achieve significant growth as every industry segment adopts mobile automated process new companies get more businesses test for substance abuse.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Behind-the-scenes: Reconstruction of Nam June Paik's 'Metrobot'

The original installation of Nam June Paik's "Metrobot" on Fifth Street, from October 1988.

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Sunherald.com

SC man takes decontamination device to west Africa

Multiple media outlets reported the device invented by Dr. Jeff Deal and his brother looks like a vertical fluorescent light fixture.

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Aerotech News And Review

Robots moving robots: Lockheed Martin conducts first fully autonomous mission

MAX unmanned helicopter delivers an SMSS unmanned ground vehicle during a fully autonomous mission demonstration at Fort Benning, Ga.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps

Collider

AUTOMATA Trailer: Antonio Banderas Faces a Robot Uprising in Sci-Fi Thriller

Millennium Entertainment has released the first Automata trailer for director Gabe IbA A ez 's upcoming sci-fi thriller.

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