Tuesday, September 2, 2014

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
WTOP

Could tiny robots be the answer to the decline in honeybees?
Researchers are building the robots to mimic the movements and behaviors of a bee colony; they envision the RoboBees one day pollinating a field of ...
SlashGear

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 ...
CNBC

'Robot overlords': Coming our way soon?
However, a new study by MIT has found that we are not only are we willing to allowrobots to give commands, but that we prefer robot orders to that of ...
Motherboard

The Future of Robot Labor Is the Future of Capitalism
You've seen the headlines by now: The robots are coming, and they're going to take our jobs. The future really doesn't look so great for the average, ...
ENGINEERING.com

Robots Lend A Helping Hand on Aerospace Production Lines
Car manufacturers have been using stationary robots to help build their products for years, but airplanes are constructed differently, posing challenges ...
China to mass produce industrial robots
SHENYANG, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's first industrial robot production line is expected to start operation in the northeastern city of Shenyang this ...
SoftBank to Sell Robot in U.S. Stores Within 12 Months
Billionaire Masayoshi Son will start selling his humanoid robots named “Pepper” at Sprint Corp. stores in the U.S. by next summer, part of SoftBank ...
University of Tokyo Biped Robot Can Hit Speeds of 4.2 km/h
While many robots are controlled using what is known as “zero moment point” dynamics to balance itself, the new robot uses a combination of a high ...
Robots to replace teachers at school in Abu Dhabi
Robots will replace teachers at a school in Abu Dhabi, after the Merryland International School made an investment of 500,000 Dirhams (£80,000) in ...
Bristol Post

How robots, chefs and dieticians help give Southmead Hospital patients a healthy balanced diet
It's 10.15am and robots based at the bottom of the new £430 million Southmead Hospital are just being called into action. The slim-line machines, ...
OutpatientSurgery.net

The Rise of Robots Brings Change to Prostatectomy
As robot-assisted prostatectomy has become more common, fewer physicians may be performing the surgery and its overall costs may be increasing, ...
BusinessKorea

Korean Robots to Invade America Next Month, Heading Straight for the Elderly
On Oct. 8 of this year, Korean robots will invade the U.S, ruthlessly hunting down delicious meals and then hand-delivering them to elderly Americans ...
Radio Times

Doctor Who series 8: Peter Capaldi's Doctor meets Robin Hood in new Robot of Sherwood photos
Another week, another load of new Doctor Who photos. This time it's for episode three of Peter Capaldi's debut series Robot of Sherwood - otherwise ...
Queensland University of Technology robotics professor Tristan Perez says robotswill help ...
Queensland University of Technology robotics professor Tristan Perez says robots will help agriculture become more productive. Posted September ...
As the global population increases, robots could help feed the world by lowering labour costs and ...
Using agricultural robots will help farmers boost productivity, use inputs more efficiently and slash labour costs, according to a robotics expert.
Young inventors make robots at Romford Baptist Church summer club
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New York Times

Brainy, Yes, But Far From Handy
In factories and warehouses, robots routinely outdo humans in strength and precision. Artificial intelligence software can drive cars, beat grandmasters ...
Doctor Who TV (blog)

Robot of Sherwood Pics
The robot's face looks similar to the Sandminer-robots in Robots of Death, which is yet another thing that makes the current season feel so Classic-y. :).
Wired

You Should Have a Say in Your Robot Car's Code of Ethics
Recently, writing in WIRED, ethicist Patrick Lin argued that building a programmable ethics button into future autonomous cars is not the right ...
Shropshire robotics company in search for investors
An up and coming Shropshire robotics company has appealed for investors to come forward as it embarks upon an expansion plan that it says could ...
RoboCup: Robo Humanoids May Dominate Sports Scene Soon!
Move over Messi, your robo humanoid counterpart is here. When the ground is set and the game is on, therobots will ensure they don't flout rules, ...
Robot toy invasion: Tech fuels the latest toys
Here's a look at a few of the buzzworthy robotic toys available this fall. ... an advanced robotics kit that lets kids build five different robots out of the box ...
Latin Post

NASA rover to get Martian memory wipe
The rover, more formerly known as Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, is one of tworobots that landed on the surface of Mars in 2004. The original ...
Robotics professor's new book examines science behind superheroes
Born in Iwata, Shizuoka Prefecture, Kino grew up watching TV shows such as "Mobile Suit Gundam," a popular giant robot sci-fi anime. He knew what ...
The rise of robotics will thin out the middle class
Robotics. From a labour market perspective it either fills you with wonder or fear. The shift towards greater automation will create new opportunities for ...
Making sense of touch computer
Technology will need to advance robotic touch and motion control if robots are ever to collaborate with humans. Jonathan Edelman/The New York ...
Comic Book Resources

Year of the Artist, Day 244: Jason Copland, Part 3 – Kill All Monsters!
Copland might not seem like the kind of artist you want drawing giant robots, as his rough style doesn't seem to mesh with the sharp lines and edges ...
"Don't Forget Your Jacket!", Mother Robot Shouted
Lukas Fußhöller is a freelance concept artist from Germany. He has some cool ideas on what robots could look like. These "kitbash" designs are one ...
How will robotic surgery help Indians failed by basic healthcare in the country?
Dr Arvind Kumar, director of the Institute of Robotic Surgery sits at a special console, which provides a high resolution three-dimensional image of ...
Risk.net

Robot risk managers excite swap market-makers
Foreign exchange options and government bonds are hedged by robots, and dealers hope to apply the same technique to rates products as the ...
New York Times

We need more of the touchy, feely, technology
Stanford, California: In factories and warehouses, robots routinely outdo humans in strength and precision. Artificial intelligence software can drive ...
SmartCompany.com.au

University explores commercial drone delivery
Flirtey has based its U.S. operation on campus, and will be using the University's indoor flight facilities to test aerial robots. The partnership is the first ...
USA TODAY

Sci-fi author a natural fit for 'Earth 2' turmoil
Robots and world-dominating artificial intelligences are right in the post-apocalyptic wheelhouse of Daniel H. Wilson. The robotics engineer and ...
Mansfield Chad

Brownies pass robot driving test with flying colours!
After passing a 'driving test', they received licenses qualifying them to drive the robotson a track. The tournament took place on 24th August and one ...
iRobot: A Stock With Opportunities (IRBT)
In my article Robotics, A Sector To Watch Going Forward I already mentioned iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) as a worthy investment. iRobot is a company ...
Daily Mail

'There's an asteroid with our name on it': Brian Cox warns a space rock could wipe out humanity (if ...
He famously described the belief that the world is 6,000-years-old as 'b*****ks' and those who think the planet would end because of the Mayan ...

TUESDAY DONALD TRUMP & #TRUMPTALK NEWS


NEWS
Breitbart News
Donald Trump: Americans 'Embarrassed' by President Obama's Lack of Leadership on Border, ISIS
Real estate magnate and reality TV star Donald Trump told Breitbart News that Americans feel “embarrassed” by the lack of leadership from President ...
Celebrity anti-vaxxer Donald Trump warns against celebrity doctors
That quite a warning from Donald Trump. Celebrity doctors may indeed be “the worst,” with the exception of celebrity non-doctors who insist on ...
Super Quiz
Donald Trump. 2. Regis Philbin. 3. Charlie Brown. 4. Ed McMahon. 5. Tattoo. 6. Fred Flintstone. 7. Columbo. 8. George Burns. 9. Steve McGarrett.
Shalom Life
Melissa Rivers is “Keeping Fingers Crossed” For Joan's Recovery
Legendary comedian, Joan Rivers, has been in a medically induced coma since Thursday, after going into cardiac arrest while undergoing throat ...
Haaretz
Sale of Phoenix to Kushner nears deadline
Kushner, the scion of a wealthy Jewish real estate family from New Jersey and the son-in-law of property magnate Donald Trump, has received one ...
BLOGS
Donald Trump: Americans 'Embarrassed' by President Obama's Lack of Leadership on Border, ISIS
The Minority Report Blog  tmradmin
Real estate magnate and reality TV star Donald Trump told Breitbart News that Americans feel “embarrassed” by the lack of leadership from President ...
Donald Trump Scheduled to Visit NH
Trump is scheduled to speak at Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications Inc. for the school's 12th annual First Amendment Awards event on Nov.
NEWS
Herald Scotland
Rough justice
AFTER an encounter with Donald Trump which saw him harassed, arrested and jailed briefly, you'd expect Scottish documentary-maker Anthony ...
Carrick Today
Feast of golf for Ayrshire fans next summer
... heads for Trump Turnberry's Ailsa Course in what will be the first major tournament staged at the resort since it was bought over by Donald Trump.