Robotics

Monthly report: November 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 144 influencers like WIRED and Engadget, discussing hashtags such as #robots , #healthcare and #Robotics.
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Within 10 Years, We’ll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars

On Nov 17, 2019
@singularityu shared
Can you imagine using Rocket Travel to get from New York to Shanghai in 39 minutes? https://t.co/HIyEjtEqtz
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There are now ten major Hyperloop One projects—in various stages of development—spread across the globe. Hyperloop is targeting certification in 2023.

singularityhub.com
On Nov 17, 2019
@singularityu shared
Can you imagine using Rocket Travel to get from New York to Shanghai in 39 minutes? https://t.co/HIyEjtEqtz
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Within 10 Years, We’ll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars

There are now ten major Hyperloop One projects—in various stages of development—spread across the globe. Hyperloop is targeting certification in 2023.

Alphabet's Dream of an 'Everyday Robot' Is Just Out of Reach

On Nov 21, 2019
@WIRED shared
Google's parent company is using artificial intelligence software to make robots that learn complex tasks through on-the-job experience - like sorting trash. The hope is to make robots less reliant on human coding for their skills. https://t.co/tbMqBHLcl3
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Google's parent is infusing robots with artificial intelligence so they can help with tasks like lending a supporting arm to the elderly, or sorting trash.

www.wired.com
On Nov 21, 2019
@WIRED shared
Google's parent company is using artificial intelligence software to make robots that learn complex tasks through on-the-job experience - like sorting trash. The hope is to make robots less reliant on human coding for their skills. https://t.co/tbMqBHLcl3
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Alphabet's Dream of an 'Everyday Robot' Is Just Out of Reach

Google's parent is infusing robots with artificial intelligence so they can help with tasks like lending a supporting arm to the elderly, or sorting trash.

15 Practical Gift Ideas for New Parents

On Nov 17, 2019
@WIRED shared
You probably know someone who could use a little extra help. Here are some practical gift ideas for the new parents in your life. https://t.co/Ql9LH7sDYw
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From a poppable pacifier to a monitor that teaches a newborn to sleep, here are 15 gifts to make this amazing job just a little easier.

www.wired.com
On Nov 17, 2019
@WIRED shared
You probably know someone who could use a little extra help. Here are some practical gift ideas for the new parents in your life. https://t.co/Ql9LH7sDYw
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15 Practical Gift Ideas for New Parents

From a poppable pacifier to a monitor that teaches a newborn to sleep, here are 15 gifts to make this amazing job just a little easier.

How Selfish Are You? It Matters for MIT’s New Self-Driving Algorithm

On Nov 21, 2019
@singularityu shared
This new model could help self-driving vehicles predict human driving behaviors, such as cutting someone off or zooming through a yellow light. 🚦 https://t.co/NM7Zzgvnx5
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For greater success on roads that are still dominated by us mercurial humans, self-driving cars should take our personalities into account.

singularityhub.com
On Nov 21, 2019
@singularityu shared
This new model could help self-driving vehicles predict human driving behaviors, such as cutting someone off or zooming through a yellow light. 🚦 https://t.co/NM7Zzgvnx5
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How Selfish Are You? It Matters for MIT’s New Self-Driving Algorithm

For greater success on roads that are still dominated by us mercurial humans, self-driving cars should take our personalities into account.

Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell

On Nov 17, 2019
@WIRED shared
Scientists trying to gain a better understanding of how organisms process chemical information have uncovered coding strategies that seem especially relevant to problems in AI. https://t.co/4lUBAtwAJX
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The brain's way of processing smells is inspiring scientists to rethink how we design machine learning algorithms.

www.wired.com
On Nov 17, 2019
@WIRED shared
Scientists trying to gain a better understanding of how organisms process chemical information have uncovered coding strategies that seem especially relevant to problems in AI. https://t.co/4lUBAtwAJX
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Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell

The brain's way of processing smells is inspiring scientists to rethink how we design machine learning algorithms.

Robot bees can crash into walls without taking damage

On Nov 5, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Robot bees can crash into walls without taking damage https://t.co/FVgJboVS8S @engadget #robobee https://t.co/YNnQ4ga22z
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Soft muscles prevent the bots from taking a bruising.

www.engadget.com
On Nov 5, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Robot bees can crash into walls without taking damage https://t.co/FVgJboVS8S @engadget #robobee https://t.co/YNnQ4ga22z
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Robot bees can crash into walls without taking damage

Soft muscles prevent the bots from taking a bruising.

Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves

On Nov 10, 2019
@engadget shared
Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves https://t.co/9Bl6OZR9Bp https://t.co/Ac3z96ozNB
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Backflips, soccer and creepy dances are part of the fun.

www.engadget.com
On Nov 10, 2019
@engadget shared
Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves https://t.co/9Bl6OZR9Bp https://t.co/Ac3z96ozNB
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Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves

Backflips, soccer and creepy dances are part of the fun.

History’s message about regulating AI

On Nov 3, 2019
@ylecun shared
Excellent piece by Tom Wheeler from the Brookings Institution about the fear of AI, with a historical perspective on the societal effects of previous technological revolutions. Punchlines: 1. Don't... https://t.co/bceQirFL5Y
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How lessons from the past can help us regulate the technologies of today.

www.brookings.edu
On Nov 3, 2019
@ylecun shared
Excellent piece by Tom Wheeler from the Brookings Institution about the fear of AI, with a historical perspective on the societal effects of previous technological revolutions. Punchlines: 1. Don't... https://t.co/bceQirFL5Y
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History’s message about regulating AI

How lessons from the past can help us regulate the technologies of today.

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Engadget is the original home for technology news and reviews. https://t.co/6NnXn9BWso

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Together, towards a world full of robots.

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Singularity University’s global community empowers leaders to leverage exponential technologies to solve global grand challenges. For tech news: @SingularityHub

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Chronicling technological progress in AI, robotics, health, & exponential tech. By @singularityu.

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Artificial & Natural Intelligence; Cognition, Culture, & Society; AI Ethics, Safety, & Policy. Vaguely professional tweets—for more: @j2blather; fewer: @j2breve

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I write about mechanical brains for MIT Tech Review. Email: [email protected]

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AI Policy Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford. PhD candidate, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, ASU. Views my own.

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@XPRIZE, @SingularityU, @PlanetaryRsrcs, @HumanLongevity, Bold Capital, Author of Abundance & BOLD. Passionate about space, Abundance & Longevity.

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MIT's largest lab: the Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab https://t.co/oEBFg67jYJ #ai #cs #robotics #ml #nlp #bigdata #iot #datascience

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Market Intelligence for the Global Robotics Industry. Breaking News, Research, Analysis, Financial Transactions, and more!

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Robotiq frees human hands from repetitive tasks. Our tools and know-how simplify collaborative robot applications, so factories can start production faster.

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Robot builder

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Crafting #AI to transform #robots from simple drones into intelligent teammates. #HumanRobotInteraction.

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Postdoc, @BiDlab/@UCBerkeley EECS. Fellow, @UCBIDS. EECS PhD, @MIT_CSAIL. Past and future pug owner.

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Official tweets by https://t.co/XyGsGk67aO. Ideas worth spreading.

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Official Twitter account of KUKA Robotics Corporation, the North American headquarters for one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots.

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The official Twitter Feed for all the latest open-access peer-reviewed articles in Frontiers in Robotics & AI.

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Mother. Wife. Filmmaker. Red lipstick. Hats. Emmy-Nominated & Sundance filmmaker & founder The Webby Awards, co-founder 50/50 Day & Character Day.

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