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medium.com - Pradyut Das - Robots can never rule the world - Why?
Robots can never rule the world - Why?
Medium

What would the world be like if intelligent robots ruled it? The human race has been defeated and is now working for robots without pay. The human resistance to robots still persists in a few pockets all over the world, but these pockets are…

hackaday.com - Dan Maloney - Soft Robotics Hack Chat
Soft Robotics Hack Chat
Hackaday

Join us on Wednesday, October 27 at noon Pacific for the Soft Robotics Hack Chat with Ali Shtarbanov ! By this point in technological history, we've all been pretty well trained in how to think about robots. Designs vary wildly, but to achieve…

hackaday.com - Robin Kearey - Drawing Robot Creates Portraits Using Pen, Paper And Algorithms
Drawing Robot Creates Portraits Using Pen, Paper And Algorithms
Hackaday

Although the market for hand-drawn portraits largely collapsed following the invention of photography, there's something magical about watching an artist create a lifelike image using nothing but a pencil, some paper, and their fine motor skills.

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Omron to invest in Techman Robot, a unit of Taiwan's Quanta
Omron to invest in Techman Robot, a unit of Taiwan's Quanta
日本経済新聞

TOKYO -- Japanese electronics manufacturer Omron is investing in Techman Robot, a manufacturer of collaborative robots in Taiwan and a subsidiary of Quanta Computer. Omron will acquire a 10% stake in Techman, a leader in the field of collaborative…

techcrunch.com - Ingrid Lunden - Fabric raises $200M at an$1B+ valuation for robotics-based fulfillment tech to help e-commerce players compete with Amazon
Fabric raises $200M at an$1B+ valuation for robotics-based fulfillment tech to help e-commerce players compete with Amazon
TechCrunch

Amazon continues to be the 800-pound gorilla in the room for companies in the retail sector. Today, a startup called Fabric, which is building technology to help those other retailers — big and small — compete more squarely against…

nerdist.com - Posture-Fixing Robot Uses Tiny Helping Hand as a Reminder
Posture-Fixing Robot Uses Tiny Helping Hand as a Reminder
Nerdist

For the legions of us who work at desks day in and day out posture problems can be a real pain in the derrière. Various gadgets out there address this issue by constantly reminding their users to sit up right, but they too can be a pain…

qz.com - The key to AI supremacy might be banning killer robots
The key to AI supremacy might be banning killer robots
Quartz

Your membership supports a team of global Quartz journalists reporting on the forces shaping our world. We make sense of accelerating change and help you get ahead of it with business news for the next era, not just the next hour. Subscribe to…

pocket-lint.com - Victoria Woollaston - Here are some of the cutest robots ever created
Here are some of the cutest robots ever created
Pocket-lint

(Pocket-lint) - We've come a long way since the mechanical bots of Batteries Not Included, Short Circuit and other classic 80s science fiction. Possibly to make them more palatable for a home audience, especially if they're designed to live…

slashgear.com - Satsuki Then - NASA announces Lunabotics Junior Contest to design moon robots
NASA announces Lunabotics Junior Contest to design moon robots
SlashGear

NASA has announced a new contest open to students in grades K-12 in public and private schools around the country, as well as homeschooled children. The contest is called the Lunabotics Junior Contest and seeks input from students to design a robot…

etonline.com - Zach Seemayer‍   - Tom Hanks on Having Only a Dog and a Robot as Co-Stars in 'Finch
Tom Hanks on Having Only a Dog and a Robot as Co-Stars in 'Finch
Entertainment Tonight

Tom Hanks is heading into the post-apocalyptic future in his new sci-fi drama, Finch. As a lone scientist in a desolate world, Hanks' titular character has very few options when it comes to comrades. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette…

indiatimes.com - {'@type':'Thing','name':'ET Retail','url':'https:////retail.economictimes.indiatimes.com'} - Desperate for workers, restaurants turn to robots - ET Retail
Desperate for workers, restaurants turn to robots - ET Retail
India Times

When Florida gave restaurants the green light to reopen indoor dining earlier this year, restaurateurs like Carlos Gazitua were euphoric. They hoped it would resuscitate their businesses, many of which were on life-support after the shutdown. But…

wraltechwire.com - Robots are coming to deliver food on campus at NC A&T
Robots are coming to deliver food on campus at NC A&T
WRAL TechWire

GREENSBORO – Don't look now but in the near future a fleet of 20 autonomous robots will be making food deliveries across the NC A&T campus. In a deal announced Monday with Starship Technologies – founded by two of Skype's early…

deadline.com - Nellie Andreeva - 'Hacks' Co-Creators Lucia Aniello & Paul W. Downs Team With Genevieve Aniello For 'Hot Robot' AI Comedy
'Hacks' Co-Creators Lucia Aniello & Paul W. Downs Team With Genevieve Aniello For 'Hot Robot' AI Comedy
Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Hacks co-creators Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello are taking to market the first project following their multiple Emmy wins for the HBO Max comedy series. Hot Robot, a half-hour genre comedy written by Genevieve Aniello (The Other Two…

nytimes.com - Sabrina Imbler - Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin
Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin
The New York Times

In the wild, a worm blob looks like any other mud ball lolling around the bottom of a pond. But if you poke an unassuming worm blob, it will respond in a way a mud ball never would, wriggling out into a noodly shape that a Pastafarian might mistake…

prnewswire.com - Technavio - USD 7.07 Bn growth in Logistics Robots Market 2021-2025 | Driven by Good ROI offered by Logistics Robots | Technavio
USD 7.07 Bn growth in Logistics Robots Market 2021-2025 | Driven by Good ROI offered by Logistics Robots | Technavio
PR Newswire

The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. ABB Ltd., Alstef Group, Clearpath Robotics Inc., Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., KION GROUP AG, MIDEA GROUP, OMRON Corp., Teradyne Inc., Toshiba…

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