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6 min ago | Boing Boing

When all the jobs belong to robots, do we still need jobs?

Zeynep Tufekci's scathing response to the establishment consensus that tech will create new jobs to replace the ones we've automated away makes a lot of good points.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

4 hrs ago | Science Daily

Electronic nose could aid in rescue missions

Researchers have developed a device that allows multiple robotic platforms to follow the path of certain odors.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees .

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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

McNerney: More robots will build more Boeing aircraft in future

Boeing and Kuka, a German robot builder, have been developing a new approach to robot use in an Anacortes facility.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Science / Technology, Anacortes, WA

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

RoboCup 2014: A World Cup for Robots Kicks Off

Members of the Rhoban project's team check functions of a humanoid robot at the LaBRI workshop in Talence, France.

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12 hrs ago | AskMen

Will Our Future Be Filled With Twerking Robots?

Well, Weird Al did it. He crushed Jason Mraz and landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album charts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | The Carroll News

Watch out for the robots11:36 am | 0

Hey, aren't robots great? Just watch any science fiction movie or TV show, or, better yet, read a book, and you will find robots can do just about anything.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science Fiction TV, Lost in Space, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Opinion

16 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Glyndwr University to unveil 2015 robotics postgraduate

The girl's mother admitted to neglecting her daughter when she left her home alone while she visited clients and ran errands Two years ago the full-back was riding the crest of a wave on the club's pre-season tour of America under new boss Brendan Rodgers Baxter Research Robot who Glyndwr University's computing department hope will be ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Get ready to robot RUMBLE

AND HOPEFULLY CAN GET A CAUSE ON THAT HOUSE FIRE AND EXPLOSION. MEANWHILE, KIDS THESE DAYS ARE JUST A LOT MORE TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED THAN WE WERE AT THAT AGE.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ComputerWorld

Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun

It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.

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

Washington Times

Fed's polygraph experts expect future security clearance interviews to be conducted by robots

American citizens vying for national security clearances in the future can expect a barrage of questions, but not from humans.

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GPB.org

What's Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

Any eclipse is worth seeing. A total eclipse where the moon completely blots out the sun, where day turns to night, where solar flares ring the moon's shadow like a crown of flame that's the eclipse everybody wants to see, the alpha eclipse that eclipses all the other eclipses.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

ComputerWorld

NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software, in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

The Washington Evening Journal

Raising the robots

Instructor Paige Dieleman, left, shows students Matthew Collett, son of Brandon and Marti Collett, and Myles Jones, son of Emily and Greg Jones, a modification on a robot being built during the 4-H Clover University Robotics Camp this week.

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Gazette.net

Students design, program robots for lunar simulation

Siraj Khan, 13, of Glenn Dale and Alexis Manful, 14, of Bowie program their robot Monday during a robotics summer camp at the Howard B. Owens Science Center in Lanham.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Glenn Dale, MD

Wireless Design & Development

Astronauts to Test Free-Flying 'Housekeeper' Robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Computers, NASA, Space

Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: NASA's Free-Flying Robots Move in Synch

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Suria

Chinese army shows off dancing robots

To the sound of Shakira's Waka Waka robots demonstrated their dance steps, screaming recruits drilled with bayonets and tanks rolled as China's military offered a rare moment of openness Tuesday.

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InformationWeek

10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare

I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords. Still, as they infiltrate everything from our assembly lines to our living rooms, robots can be just a little disconcerting.

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Billboard

Basement Jaxx Unveil Twerking Robots in 'Never Say Never' Video

Imagine a dystopian future where 98% of humans no longer dance. Basement Jaxx couldn't bear to envision such a planet, so they set out to fix that problem in their latest music video for "Never Say Never," off their forthcoming album "Junto," which drops Aug. 25. "Without dance there is no love.

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Related Topix: Dance, Basement Jaxx, Science / Technology, Robots

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