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Video: Human-carrying robot bear gets cuteness upgrade

The original RI-MAN may have had the whole human-carrying thing down while still managing to be somewhat soft and cuddly, but it looks like the robot-makers behind it have decided to go one step further with their new model, which has been given a complete bear makeover (sans teeth and claws, …

The case against killer robots, from a guy actually working on artificial intelligence

Andrew Ng builds artificial intelligence systems for a living. He taught AI at Stanford, built AI at Google, and then moved to the Chinese search …

Video: President Obama Meets the Robots of Japan

Along with meeting heads of state and talking free trade, President Obama made some new friends at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit last week. Before entering a meeting in Japan, he met a Geminoid F robot and a group of yowling robotic seals.<p>In the video below, Obama bemusedly listens …

The Curiosity robot confirms methane in Mars' atmosphere which may hint that existed life

The tunable laser spectrometer in the SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars) instrument of the Curiosity robot has unequivocally detected an episodic increase …

Methane

Ryanteck Budget Robot Kit Review

Follow @LinuxUserMagWe’ve had some cheap and simple kits in at Linux User over the past few months, each with varying levels of success. Some have …

How two Sri Lankans are building a robotic cloud in Switzerland and Japan

As the robotics industry gains steam, one question is looming large: how do you make and where do you put robot brains? The hardware of robotics is …

Robotics

Google chief economist: Don't fear the robots

Speaking at a Churchill Club forum in San Francisco last night alongside Paul Thomas (Chief Economist, Intel) and Jaana Remes (Partner, McKinsey Global Institute), he mentioned on multiple occasions that he views productivity as the true driving force of the global economy going forward.<p>But we're …

Video Friday: AI Arcade, iCub on One Leg, and Robot Head in Your Kitchen

It’s going to be a long, long time before robots are sophisticated enough that we should worry about them taking over from humans. Having said that, …

Robotics

White Tree Vases

Why Restaurants are Ditching White China for Hand-Made Ceramics

From the potters who are breaking all the rules to the restaurants that worship them, here’s everything you need to know to get in on the wheel to table movement.<p>When the tablecloth disappeared from fine-dining restaurants, antiseptic white china went with it. Nowadays, meals from Noma in …

New technical schools provide job boost for young people

Thousands more places offering specialist, technical education are to be created after proposals for 7 new university technical colleges (<p>UTCs) and 4 …

Tata Zest compact sedan photo gallery

The new Zest compact sedan will be the first of an all-new generation of cars from Tata Motors.<p>The Zest's boot looks well integrated and the …

Touchscreens

Like the Smart car? You’ll love the Tata

Good day all. Today I’m going to discuss automobiles. In this case, the Indian Tata Nano. This is a very cheap car made for the Indian market, and is …

Airbags

Tata commercializing an air-powered car

An air-powered car may not be a pipe dream after all. Tata Motors announced last week that it is beginning phase two of development to bring this technology to market.<p>Lightweight cars powered only by air have made the rounds on the auto show circuit for the past two years. But since 2007, the …

Autos

Tata Mercedes Benz

<Prev | Gallery | Index | Next><p>1954.<br>The first Tata-Mercedes-Benz truck rolls out.<p>Tata Motors (which was TELCO those days) collaborated with …

Information, Insights, and Analysis from the City of Angels | Los Angeles

Learn how to use the data<p>This data portal features a robust API for all the data hosted here. Build apps and then let us know -- we'll choose some to …

Distributed Neural Networks with GPUs in the AWS Cloud

<i>by Alex Chen,</i> <i>Justin Basilico</i><i>, and</i> <i>Xavier Amatriain</i><p>As we have described previously on this blog, at Netflix we are constantly innovating by looking for …

Celebrating James Wong Howe #GoogleDoodle

Going from Raisers Edge to Salesforce - Cloud for Good

Creating transformational value with Salesforce - Cloud for Good

Results Our Customers Love<p>46%<p>OF CUSTOMERS REPORT<p>an increase in fundraising.<p>A Trusted Partner to Over 1,000 of the Best Nonprofits<p>“Cloud for Good …

Arkus - Delivering custom Salesforce solutions since 2010

What can the arkus advantage do for you?<p>Arkus is redefining and reshaping what it means to hire an outside consultant.<br>We provide a diverse set of …

About arkus and our clients

How can we help?<p>Arkus is proud to be a trusted Silver Consulting Partner with Salesforce.com and Premium Consulting Partner with Salesforce.org<p>What …

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Bebo kickstarts revival with 'Blab' video messaging service

Bebo begins its reinvention with the launch of a Snapchat-like video messaging app called Blab<p>Bebo is kickstarting its revival with the launch of a new video chat app called Blab, which allows users to send instant video messages to anyone, for free.<p>Bebo was once the most popular social networking …

The Enterprise of Culture

“This project breaks new ground, using the fashion business to examine how types of cultural encounters stimulated innovation, and created a new, …

One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society (Routledge Classics)

One of the most important texts of modern times, Herbert Marcuse's analysis and image of a one-dimensional man in a one-dimensional society has …