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Fans de Pokémon salen a protestar a la calle porque Nintendo le cambió el nombre a Pikachu

Decenas de fans de Pokémon se manifestaron este lunes frente al consulado de Japón en Hong Kong. Cargaban contra Nintendo por cambiarle el nombre a …

Cinco secretos sobre Pikachu revelados por la actriz japonesa que le da voz

Es posible que sepas un montón de datos absurdos sobre Pikachu. Quizá sepas que el personaje original era un poco distinto, o su exacerbada pasión …

Hugh Herr, el hombre biónico, premio Princesa Asturias de Investigación

El investigador del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachussetts recibe el galardón por el desarrollo de prótesis para personas amputadas<p>El estadounidense …

Xian'er, un monje robot que une tecnología y budismo

Un templo budista a las afueras de Pekín han decidido abandonar el estilo de vida tradicional y abrazar la tecnología para conseguir más seguidores.<p>“El monje robot del templo de Longquan”: http://www.thebeijinger.com/blog/2015/10/09/longquan-temple-develops-robo-monk-interact-visitors es capaz de …

Os presentamos el juego de cartas de robots independentistas catalanes gigantes

Las guerras ya no existen. El control del planeta se debate a partir de peleas entre robots gigantes. Cada país participa. Cataluña también.<p>Uno sale de casa con ilusión, joder, es sábado por la noche y apetecen unas cervezas. Incluso llevas preservativos en la cartera. Incluso hoy te has duchado. …

Un robot fue profesor en una universidad durante medio año y nadie se dio cuenta

La profesora asistente Jill Watson ayudaba a los estudiantes con sus proyectos de diseño de programas informáticos.<p>Jill Watson, un sistema de …

Robots humanoides pioneros en la exploración de Marte

Valquiria es el nuevo robot humanoide de la NASA creado en la Universidad de Massachusetts Lowell.<p>¿Serán los robots humanoides los pioneros en la colonización de Marte?<p>No es ciencia ficción, sino algo que realmente podría ocurrir en un futuro próximo. Este robot bípedo podría ser un precursor en la …

What is China going to do about sex robots and VR porn?

Porn is illegal in China, but sex dolls aren't. As VR, robotics, and porn converge, how is China going to regulate the future of sex tech?

Virtual Reality

An Infantry Squad for the 21st Century

Since the firearm’s creation, firepower has aggregated at increasingly lower echelons in armies with each century, allowing smaller number of …

Military

Robot-themed café debuts in Shanghai[1]

Artificial intelligence is making its way into every aspect of people’s life. Recently a robot-themed café opened its doors in trial operation in …

Café

How is Pepper, SoftBank’s emotional robot, doing?

Pepper is a child-height human-shaped robot described as having been designed to be a genuine companion that perceives and acts upon a range of human …

Will a Robot Be Your Next Boss?

To win today, and deep into the future, your humanity becomes your most powerful tech tool.<p>Daniel Kahneman thinks a robot will be your next boss, and he's no slouch. Kahneman won a Nobel Prize for his work in behavioral economics and is a NY Times bestselling author. His position is that advanced …

Leadership

Would You Let A Robot Book Your Next Vacation?

Computers are becoming an ever-important part of our daily lives. I can’t imagine going somewhere without my iPhone nowadays and I imagine our kids …

Artificial Intelligence

Can We Trust Robots?

Robots will soon have the power of life and death over human beings. Are they ready? Are we?

Robots

There's finally a home robot like Rosie from 'The Jetsons,' but it looks awful

When I was a kid, I begged my parents for a dog, promising to walk it and feed it every day.<p>My parents, being generally sensible people, figured that it was unlikely their elementary school-aged son would actually take full responsibility for a live canine. So, given that they're also major nerds, …

ASUS

This Adorable Robot Could Save Your Grandma's Life

For the price of an iPhone, you'll soon be able to buy a robot to help around the house.<p>Computer manufacturer Asus on Monday introduced a walking, talking machine that can read stories to your kids, watch out for emergencies and remind you to take your medicine. The achingly cute Zenbo bot looks …

3D Printing Pancake Robots Invade Home Kitchens

The 3D printing pancake robot of your dreams is now on the market. PancakeBot retails for a cool $299.98 on Amazon which, admittedly, is a lot pricier than a skillet — but can a traditional skillet cook up a pancake breakfast in the shape of Steve Wozniak's head?<p>The device works by dispensing …

Darth Vader

ConCiencia, La robótica y la inteligencia artificial

Harvard-made robot can teach kids how to code

If you want to get kids' full undivided attention, you'll have to think of a fun way to do things. That's why a group of roboticists from Harvard's Wyss Institute created Root: a small hexagonal robot designed to ignite their interest in coding. Root was designed to crawl on a white board, using …

Scientists in Spain make giant leap in accuracy with industrial robots

The world’s purportedly biggest robot has been constructed in a research centre near Zaragoza, Spain.<p>Engineers have used lasers to make a record-breaking industrial robot – with amazing levels of accuracy.<p>The robotic platform measures 20-metres long, six metres wide and five metres high and is …

Target is testing robot employees in store

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Don't be surprised if you bump into a robot next time you shop at Target.<p>The retail giant is testing robots for a week at one of its San Francisco stores to help stock …

Internet of Things

New technique controls autonomous vehicles on a dirt track - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A Georgia Institute of Technology research team has devised a novel way to help keep a driverless vehicle under control as it maneuvers at the edge …

A new Bot-ticelli? Robot painters show off works at competition

Rembrandt, da Vinci… C-3PO?<p>While the world's great artists have all been humans so far, robots may soon give the old masters a run for their money. Participants in the first annual Robot Art competition showed just how far our silicon counterparts have come in creating great artwork.<p>The robots took …

Art

These Cute Robots Fix Problems In Nuclear Reactors

Unsurprisingly, humans and nuclear reactors don’t mix well. So what do you do when you have to maintain the inside of an experimental fusion reactor? …

These robots replicate enemy forces

Millions of rounds can be unleashed at these robots and they’ll keep going on going. In part because they have state of the art armor, but also …

Los astrónomos han resuelto por fin una de las mayores incógnitas sobre los agujeros negros

Los descubrimientos científicos de los últimos años, el de las ondas gravitacionales entre ellos, ayudan a que cada vez consigamos descifrar un poco …