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1 hr ago |

Futurist warns robots may one day kill us all as an act of kindness

Our robotic future , so full of promise, could be our undoing. So says futurist and CEO of Poikos, Nell Watson, who recently spoke at The Conference in Sweden about all things robots.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

1 hr ago | Greendale

Wisconsin Police Received $28 Million Dollars in Military Equipment

Local Wisconsin Police agencies have received more than $28 million worth of military gear through the 1033 program since post 9/11 .


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI, Science / Technology, Rock County, WI, Brown County, WI

1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

New Cancer-Hunting 'Nano-Robots' To Seek And Destroy Tumors

It sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel - an army of tiny weaponized robots traveling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumours and destroying them from within.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, UC Davis, Nanotechnology

5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Robot to join Gov. Snyder for Mackinac Bridge Walk

Thousands of walkers cross the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, during the annual Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Governors, Rick Snyder, Robots, Michigan

8 hrs ago | Engadget

Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat

How does a famous-rapper-slash-business-tycoon and a tech titan launch a collaborative project? Apparently, by throwing a fancy soire graced by the presence of a robotic Picasso .


Related Topix: DLP Mobile, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

12 hrs ago | AME Info

Private school in Abu Dhabi hires robots to teach pupils

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Kids, Family, Marketing

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Why Do Robots Rebel? The Labor History of a Cultural Icon

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Tweets As Tips: Robot Butler Delivers Room Service

Having once been called the tech Hemingway of Paris, named one of the top 100 women in technology in Europe in 2012, short-listed for best tech journalist by the TechCrunch Europas, I like to fix problems with my own special brand of strategy, storytelling and writing.


Related Topix: Robots, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

ABC News

How Robots Could Soon Learn to Teach Themselves

Robots that can learn how to do just about anything, including anticipating what their human owners are about to do, may be lurking around the corner if scientists at four leading research universities and several high tech companies achieve their goal.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Cloud Computing

The Indianapolis Star

Susan Hendrich helped develop the digital assistant for Windows Phone 8.1.

Developer gives Cortana digital assistant a dash of Hoosier Microsoft developer Susan Hendrich from Harrison County Check out this story on When Susan Hendrich was helping to develop the digital assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 - the virtual "person" who can answer your every need - the southern Indiana native ... (more)


Related Topix: Harrison County, IN, Robots, Science / Technology, Purdue University


World's first 'smart' cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a "fire and burn hazard."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

USA Today

Robot toy invasion: Tech fuels the latest toys

Forget dollhouses, footballs and jigsaw puzzles - kids today want tech in their toys.


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

Sydney Morning Herald

Japan develops robot wheelchairs to read minds

Hiromichi Takeuchi helps his 93-year-old mother Iyo. Japan is to look at robotics to assist look after its ageing population.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Fujifilm vs Ebola: Japan giants turn...

When Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged -- it would be made by Fujifilm.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Science / Technology

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SciFi Japan

Godzilla and Mothra on Sony Movie Channel in September

Several Godzilla and Mothra movies will be airing in September on the Sony Movie Channel.


Related Topix: Media, Sony Pictures Television, Television, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Robots, Science / Technology

Russia Taday

a Seek and destroy: New 'nanobots' may become revolutionary in treating cancer

Miniscule robots are set to start hunting down cancerous cells in the human body and destroy them with their nanoweapons, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Laughing Squid

An Upcoming Documentary About Animatronic Robot Band Captured! by Robots

Captured! by Robots , the animatronic robot band fronted by human Jay Vance , will be the subject of an upcoming documentary by artist Dawn Miceli .


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Punk


Forget 3D printing, this robot printer could be the future

Whoever said printers are boring clearly hasn't laid their eyes on this, a new robotic printer from the folks at Fuji Xerox.


Related Topix: Printers, Robots, Science / Technology

Obama Says He Wants to Help Workers. He Might Just Be Helping Robots Find New Jobs

It's Labor Day weekend, and President Barack Obama chose to celebrate the holiday by flogging one of his favorite issues: the minimum wage.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Politics, Barack Obama

First robot astronaut 'lonely' in space

Being an astronaut can be an overwhelming experience, so Japanese researchers created a robot to see if an artificial friend could help lonely spacemen bear the solitude of the cosmos.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space


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