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2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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, Robots, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | 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, Robots, Science / Technology, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

20 hrs ago | 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: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Inventions

21 hrs ago | POP City

Machines--They're Just Like Us! Robots take over Wood Street Galleries

How would it feel to see a robot beg? Would you give it a few dollars, or just walk away? These are questions curator Murray Horne hopes to answer in the exhibit "La Cour des Miracles," on view at the Wood Street Galleries July 11 through September 7. The art show features robots in various states of distress, interacting with and soliciting ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

Collisions with robots, without risk of injury

Teamwork between humans and robots will be the motto of the future. But robots may not injure humans at all.

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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

Post Your Own Reply

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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The Motley Fool

Will Robots Boost Profits For Apple, Inc?

A tidbit of information from the recent shareholders event held by contract manufacturer Foxconn got the blogoshere and fanboys of Apple, in a tizzy recently.

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

Mashable

Will Foxconn's Robot Factory Build the iPhone 6?

Despite numerous tantalizing hints and purported leaks , no one really knows what Apple's iPhone 6 will look like, but some now believe they know who - or what - will build the eagerly anticipated phone: a legion of manufacturing robots.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, iPhone, Apple, Startups, IGN Entertainment

Mashable

Hands On With Rotimatic: the World's First Robot Roti Maker

Making roti, a traditional staple food for millions of people worldwide, is equal parts art and science.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

CBS Local

Halle Berry As A Pregnant Astronaut On KPIX 5/CBS' 'Extant'

She's certainly a welcome TV presence this summer as the star of "Extant," a 13-episode thriller on CBS where she plays Molly Woods, an unexpectedly expectant astronaut.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Science / Technology, Space

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Gizmag

Changing instructions to make robot joints more energy efficient

Getting robots to carry out repetitive tasks precisely and untiringly is relatively easy.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Gadgets

ITworld

Wireless could come to more Arduino boards with Atmel buy

In a move that could bring faster wireless capabilities to gadgets and Arduino boards, chip maker Atmel is buying wireless chip maker Newport Media for US$140 million.

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Related Topix: Newport Media, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Bluetooth, Science / Technology, Robots

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