Robots

This bricklaying bot could be the architect of the future

Robots are being used more frequently in fields of design. Archi-Union's manufacturing bot is the latest example - a cyborg helper for architectural designers<p>If you want curves like this, you'll need a robot. Designed by architects Archi-Union, the undulating exterior of the Chi She Gallery in …

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Chronicling the Changing Faces of Artificial Intelligence

Chronicling the Changing Faces of Artificial Intelligence<p>The Daily Beast<p>03.26.17<p>One photographer's new collection documents the ever-evolving facades of humanoids.

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Technology is killing jobs, and only technology can save them

In the recent presidential election, automation and robotics got a slight reprieve from the accusations that it has been the key driver in job losses in the United States. During the campaign, the conversation shifted, thanks largely to then-candidate Trump’s masterful scapegoating of Mexico and …

Robotics

This 6-Axis Robot Arm Can 3D Print Fiberglass Composites

A team of architects and engineers at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy have unveiled Atropos, a six-axis robotic arm capable of printing continuous …

3D Printing

We can now work next to our robot colleagues without getting mauled to death, thanks to an airbag

German researchers at the DLR Robotics and Mechatronics Center are working to create a safer workplace for both man and robot. One solution they’ve come up with: airbags for robots.<p>An inflatable cushion surrounds a heavy or sharp tool (like a claw or a gripper) on a robotic arm; when there’s a …

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Are Robots Killing the American Dream?

It’s an argument that’s being had at the moment all across the US as people continue to fight for and against globalism and all it stands for. …

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Deadly Nuclear Radiation Levels Cause Robot Failures To Mount At Power Plant

Even six years after a nuclear crisis struck Fukushima in Japan, radiation levels at Fukushima continued to reach the extreme levels. While most of …

Nuclear Energy

Bill Gates vs. the Robots

Bill Gates, meet Ned Ludd. Ned, meet Bill.<p>Ludd was the 18th-century folk hero of anti-industrialists. As the possibly apocryphal story goes, in the 1770s he busted up a few stocking frames—knitting machines used to make socks and other clothing—to protest the labor-saving devices. Taking up his …

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Robots of Today That You Might Just Pass in the Street

There’s a lot of hype around robots in our cities at the moment as we begin to slowly integrate more with our artificial intelligence (AI) friends. …

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Tech world debate on robots and jobs heats up

Although technology has long affected the labor force, recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are heightening concerns about …

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Automation has started giving Worry for Jobs for the Near Future

With daily developments in artificial intelligence, the worry of getting a job or not in the future, or continuing doing the same job is rapidly …

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The Next Generation of Explorers Might be Tiny, Folding Robots

We have made significant strides in exploring the universe for potential exoplanets harboring life, while we also made several efforts in …

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Inside the Sex Robot Factory: Where Lust Meets Silicone, and Dreams Come True

<b>WATCH OUR VIDEO ABOVE</b><p>Real Doll has been one of the biggest silicone sex doll manufacturers in the world for the last 20 years. Boasting the Ferrari …

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says job-stealing AI is 'so far in the future' that it's 'not even on my radar screen' — here's why he's wrong

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says artificial intelligence is "so far in the future" that it's "not even on my radar screen." He says we won't have to worry about how it affects the workforce for "50 or 100 more years."<p>Mnuchin made his remarks to Mike Allen of Axios, in a moment caught on video …

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Robots are building “Dance Dance Revolution” levels and we just don’t understand science anymore

It may have been a few years, but no one has forgotten how awesome <i>Dance Dance Revolution</i> is. The innovative game allowed you to dance to some of your …

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Trump's treasury secretary on threat of robots taking jobs: 'It's not even on our radar'

A recent PwC report estimated that AI and robots could take nearly 38% jobs in the US, 30% in the UK.<p>US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on …

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'Socially intelligent' robots with a human touch

One, called Pepper, can hug, dance, and give people high-fives. It has been developed as a customer services robot to help in shopping centres. It …

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Governments are recklessly putting their heads in the sand about automation

Don’t worry, it’s all going to be fine! Automation, A.I., robots… they’re not going to take our jobs and worrying about it is very silly …

Robotics

Not in Our Image

Not in Our Image<p>Roboticists are exploring the possibilities of using animals as models instead of humans.<p>"God created mankind in his own image, in …

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Your chance to walk on a 747 wing, coming soon to … Atlanta?

<b>A Delta 747 becomes a museum piece, with opportunities to look into the innards. Also, Jeff Bezos goes inside a giant robot.</b><p>Seattle’s Museum of …

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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through March 25)

<b>ROBOTICS</b><p><b>NASA's Origami Robots Can Squeeze Into Places Rovers Can't</b> <i><br>Mariella Moon | Engadget</i> <br>“Imagine a Martian rover that can send small robotic …

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Robot 2.0 v/s Baahubali 2: Who won Round 1? Here are details!

There's a huge clash happening this year. No, not literally. Both the films might not be releasing on the same day but Robot 2.0 and Baahubali 2 have …

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Meet Nadia, the scarily ‘human’ chatbot who can read your emotions

Have you ever dreamt of gazing into the eyes of chatbot while explaining your frustration with a service? If so, that would be oddly specific, but you’d also be in luck, thanks to an ambitious New Zealand startup.<p>The company, which has the eerie name of Soul Machines, has created a virtual chatbot …

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“Utterly Shocking”: Silicon Valley Slams White House for Ignoring A.I. Threat

The Trump administration just dismissed the single greatest challenge facing the U.S. economy.<p>If there’s one thing that labor economists and leaders in Silicon Valley generally seem to agree on, it’s that increasingly sophisticated technology is coming to replace American jobs. According to a new …

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Robots could take over 38 percent of U.S. jobs within about 15 years, report says

More than a third of U.S. jobs could be at “high risk” of automation by the early 2030s, a percentage that’s greater than in Britain, Germany and Japan, according to a report released Friday.<p>The analysis by accounting and consulting firm PwC focused primarily on the economic outlook in Britain, but …

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This robot will deliver a burrito to your door

Feeling peckish? DoorDash is using Starship robots to deliver food in Redwood City, California.<p>Your next food order could be delivered by a robot.<p>DoorDash is running a pilot program in Redwood City, California, using Starship robots to deliver food from restaurants to customers. Postmates is …

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Trump's Treas Sec Mnuchin Is Right -- Robots Taking Our Jobs Just Isn't A Worry

Price Waterhouse Coopers has released a report today looking at which jobs might be taken by the robots in the coming years. Their actual findings are rather less bloodcurdling than some of the reporting on it for they’re not, not in the slightest, saying that those whose jobs are automated …

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Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI’s Already Taking Jobs

Today, in 2017, the president’s top economic advisor said he had no worries about robots putting people out of work. “In terms of artificial …

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Here's why U.S. workers face higher risk of being replaced by robots

Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should be particularly worried.<p>Thirty-eight percent …

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We Could Create Robots That Can Feel, Thanks to New Sensor-Laden "Robotic Skin"

Modern consumers crave touchscreens, but the screens’ brittle fragility is their downfall. In order for sensors to cover anything larger — like a …

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