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1 hr ago | ElmLeaves

Family Friendly: Triton teaches robotics and robot building

Young people from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy's Robotics Team will share their creations with kids at Robotics Show and Tell, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. The robot-building project was created by Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Stevens Institute of Technology, Elmhurst, IL, River Forest, IL

6 hrs ago | Switched

Torah-Writing Robot At Berlin's Jewish Museum Is Four Times Faster Than A Rabbi

The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Religion, Judaism

10 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

The Military Is Funding the Creation of Adorable Robots

A year ago, physicist Daniel Goldman sent me a video of a skeletal creature pushing its way through sand.

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

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Extant' recap: 'Re-Entry' pilot

Astronaut Molly Woods is back on earth with her family after spending 13-months in space on a solo mission.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, Solar Flare

18 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Cognitive assessment provides window into proficiency level of robot-assisted surgeons

What clues might brain metrics hold about the skill levels of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgeries? Looking for better ways to assess the proficiency of surgeons performing these complex procedures, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo determined whether cognitive assessment can effectively measure the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots, Health

19 hrs ago | EETimes

Tackling the Racial Diversity Challenge in Tech

I have a lot in common with many smart and talented inner-city youth. I grew up in the Baruch Housing Projects in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: African-American, Science / Technology, Robots

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Electronics Weekly

Robotics Mission to California part II - Opportunities for start-ups

The Technology Strategy Board has sent some innovative UK start-ups and SMEs that specialise in Robotics and Autonomous Systems on a week-long programme and tour in the US to meet potential investors, customer and supply chain partners, along with networking opportunities to generate contacts, ideas and potential funding for their company.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

WCHS-TV Charleston

Camp Create Encourages Interest In Math, Science & Art By Building Robots

This week--more than three dozen students in southern West Virginia are exploring the fields of science, technology, and art.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Marshall University

EDGE

Halle Berry :: Weightless and Pregnant in 'Extant'

Halle Berry stars as an astronaut who gets impregnated in space, and returns home to a robot child.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Halle Berry, Science / Technology, Robots, Space, Children TV, X-Men, Entertainment, Television

Switched

Robots Are Everywhere! Learning About Technology From Robotics

A quick glance at the weekly news and feature stories from the past couple of weeks has shown, among other things, a starfish shaped robot that cleans your rugs, curtains and floors; a newly-released X-Men movie featuring the giant assassin antagonists who happen to be robots; and a robot who is hitchhiking across Canada.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, University of Southern California, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Hopewell, PA

Switched

Newspaper Publisher Predicted Robot Journalists Almost 50 Years Ago

The new humanoid robot named 'Kodomoroid' is pictured during a press preview at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology in Tokyo on June 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Science / Technology, Robots

New Scientist

Swimming, climbing robots explore the hostile Arctic

The biggest experiment of its kind is camped out on the ocean north of Alaska. The machines could revolutionise our understanding of Arctic sea ice A TIRELESS scientific expedition is currently encamped across a huge stretch of Arctic pack ice.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Wall Street Journal

China's 'Little I Robot' Prevails Over Apple in Patent Case

Apple had sued China's Patent Review Committee and the Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology Co.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, Robots, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

This is Oxfordshire

So tell me, how well do you interact with robots?

Buy this photo Wayne Tubby, an engineer from Rutherford Appleton Space Laboratory, with Bob, a robot used to develop and test software for rover robots sent to explore Mars SPOUTING Shakespeare and acting out a scene from The Terminator, Artie the robot was the star of a science and technology fair in Oxford yesterday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Computer Science, Inventions

Forbes.com

If Apple's iPhone 6 Is To Be Made By Robots Then Those Jobs Are Never Coming Back

To give a bit of context to that statement, Jobs was asked by President Obama about all those manufacturing assembly jobs that Apple had created in China, making the iPods and iPhones.

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Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups

Tue Jul 08, 2014

TheStreet.com

Here's What It Looks Like Inside Tesla's Massive Factory

The company, headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., makes the Model S, while Tesla's Model X is arriving in spring 2015.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Business News

CNET News.com

Tomorrow Daily 014: Robot restaurants, future aircraft, beer vending machines, and more

On today's show: The craziest robot restaurant you'll ever see, what military aircraft may look like in 2040, and beer vending machines at Target Field.

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InformationWeek

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Maybe some bosses worry that they'll be seen as weak by reports, and more committed to their teams than the success of the company by their own bosses, if they advocate too strongly or provide too much flexibility? That's the only reason I can imagine to not treat people like responsible adults with lives outside the office walls.

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CNET News.com

Robots dancing 'Gangnam Style' never gets old

If you've never seen 'bots dancing to Psy's breakout hit, you should. Guaranteed it will make you feel better about the impending robot takeover.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Dance, Pop/Rock, PSY

Salon

In Tyra Banks's future, everyone will have a personal robot companion

In honor of 125 years of publication, the Wall Street Journal asked various celebrities and luminaries to imagine what their industries will look like in the future: Mark Zuckerberg argued that connectivity will change the world, Billy Beane explained how big data is changing in baseball , and In Banks's future, plastic surgery will be all the rage ... (more)

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