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8 min ago | Examiner.com

Will Rosie the riveter be replaced by Rowzee the robot?

Rosie the Riveter is now an assistance robot, thanks to Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4 hrs ago | PC World

Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

A global hardware hackathon is asking entrants to "Build the Future," without placing restraints on what that means apart from a short list of qualifying rules.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Printers, Computers

5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

How Robots Will Change the Future of Marketing

According to my buddy and fellow author, the marketing cyborgs are coming. Some are already here.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Marketing

9 hrs ago | CIO

What the Robot Apocalypse Will Mean for IT, Jobs and Work

Robots are coming, and they will eventually take many of our jobs. Before you break out the torches and pitchforks, though, think about how your skills can be applied to work that machines will never be able to do.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Cameras

13 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Robots Are Invading the News Business, and It's Great for Journalists

Earlier this week, one of my business-beat colleagues got assigned to recap the quarterly earnings of Alcoa, the giant metals company, for the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Mining, Alcoa, Durham, NC, Science, Computer Science

17 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn

I'm the baby, gotta love me: A Tyrannosaurus Rex and her baby share a tender moment while the show's protagonist looks on.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Brooklyn, NY, Robots, Science / Technology, New York, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

DefenceTalk News

3D Google smartphones to help NASA robots navigate in space

NASA plans to send Google smartphones with state of the art 3D sensing technology into orbit to use them as eyes and brains for its newest sci-fi inspired machinery.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, WebMD, NASA, Space

Wall Street Journal

In Defense of Killer Robots

Weapons systems are getting smarter, and people are getting nervous. In May, Human Rights Watch called for the outlawing of autonomous military machines with lethal capabilities.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Autoblog

Opinion: Why Elon Musk is right about batteries being the future of automobiles

Recently, I visited the China International Battery Fair in Shenzhen. This is perhaps the largest battery show in the world, with over 980 exhibitors covering three-quarter of a million square feet.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Robots, Science / Technology, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Opinion

Switched

Could Robots Aide in Future Military Operations? U.S. Marines Think So

This sounds like something straight out of "Battle Star Galactica," but I assure you this is actual technology the Marine Corps are testing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Henderson Hall, Science / Technology

Monterey County Herald

Forbes announces upcoming summit in Salinas

Forbes Media COO Mike Federle announces at Monterey Plaza Hotel his company's plan to host a summit in Salinas next summer on technology use in agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science / Technology, Robots

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: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Paleontology

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, Robots, Science / Technology, Health

MLive.com

Free Learning Fair for Jackson County kids

The 21st annual Learning Fair, which encourages kids of all ages to discover technology, industry and the arts, runs from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday July 11, at the Jackson Area Career Center, 6800 Browns Lake Road.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jackson County, MI, Jackson, MI, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Maureen Dowd / Silicon Valley sharknado, a cyclone full of robots

But Syfy's "Sharknado 2" trailer, this one about a shark storm hitting Manhattan, just went up and features chain saws buzzing, the Statue of Liberty's severed head whizzing, Tara Reid kvetching and Robert Klein barking "This is the Big Apple! Something bites us; we bite back!" In a recent interview with CNBC, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Tesla Motors, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Inventions, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Opinion

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Violet the robot attacks germs at UPMC Passavant

Bright purple lights pulsed through an empty hospital room as UPMC Passavant's new robot, Violet, completed its work.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

UPMC puts on demonstration of germ-zapping UV robot

Studies from other hospitals indicate the robots can decrease contamination in hospital rooms by 95 percent and decrease hospital-associated infections by more than 50 percent.

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

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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