Robotics

Monthly report: February 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 132 influencers like WIRED and RobotShop, discussing hashtags such as #Robotics , #robots and #moralmachine.
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Crowdsourcing Moral Machines

On Mar 1, 2020
@j2bryson shared
RT @jhimmelreich: The #moralmachine group is doubling down. What's the point of "crowdsourcing ethical opinion"? Oh right, technological change can't come fast enough: the risk is that "societal push-back will drastically slow down the adoption of intelligent machines". 1/n https://t.co/9zvLNH0lKx
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A platform for creating a crowdsourced picture of human opinions on how machines should handle moral dilemmas.

cacm.acm.org
On Mar 1, 2020
@j2bryson shared
RT @jhimmelreich: The #moralmachine group is doubling down. What's the point of "crowdsourcing ethical opinion"? Oh right, technological change can't come fast enough: the risk is that "societal push-back will drastically slow down the adoption of intelligent machines". 1/n https://t.co/9zvLNH0lKx
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Crowdsourcing Moral Machines

Crowdsourcing Moral Machines

A platform for creating a crowdsourced picture of human opinions on how machines should handle moral dilemmas.

The Killer Algorithms Nobody’s Talking About

On Feb 5, 2020
@j2bryson shared
"Lethality-ENABLING autonomous weapons—a dangerously overlooked category in the debate on killer AI." – @WriteArthur in FP https://t.co/hHGzbNzMKm cc @StopTheRobotWar @NoelSharkey
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Activists fret about armies relying on killer robots, but some forms of artificial intelligence that don’t actually pull the trigger could still be a nightmare

foreignpolicy.com
On Feb 5, 2020
@j2bryson shared
"Lethality-ENABLING autonomous weapons—a dangerously overlooked category in the debate on killer AI." – @WriteArthur in FP https://t.co/hHGzbNzMKm cc @StopTheRobotWar @NoelSharkey
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The Killer Algorithms Nobody’s Talking About

The Killer Algorithms Nobody’s Talking About

Activists fret about armies relying on killer robots, but some forms of artificial intelligence that don’t actually pull the trigger could still be a nightmare

10 robotics startups to watch in 2020

On Feb 22, 2020
@RobotShop shared
Top 10 robotics startups to keep an eye on in 2020 https://t.co/1tEaGqmz4N @therobotreport https://t.co/jBrv1do2JJ
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Here are 10 robotics startups The Robot Report will be watching in 2020. What robotics startups are you excited about for 2020?

www.therobotreport.com
On Feb 22, 2020
@RobotShop shared
Top 10 robotics startups to keep an eye on in 2020 https://t.co/1tEaGqmz4N @therobotreport https://t.co/jBrv1do2JJ
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10 robotics startups to watch in 2020

10 robotics startups to watch in 2020

Here are 10 robotics startups The Robot Report will be watching in 2020. What robotics startups are you excited about for 2020?

Iran's Most Advanced Humanoid Robot Rivals Honda's Asimo

On Feb 25, 2020
@PeterDiamandis shared
Iran's Most Advanced Humanoid Robot Rivals Honda's Asimo https://t.co/5zcyxenh2O #futureloop via @FutureloopNews
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Iran has manufactured a humanoid robot that rivals Honda's Asimo, and promises to inspire many to push the envelope in the world of modern robotics.

interestingengineering.com
On Feb 25, 2020
@PeterDiamandis shared
Iran's Most Advanced Humanoid Robot Rivals Honda's Asimo https://t.co/5zcyxenh2O #futureloop via @FutureloopNews
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Iran's Most Advanced Humanoid Robot Rivals Honda's Asimo

Iran's Most Advanced Humanoid Robot Rivals Honda's Asimo

Iran has manufactured a humanoid robot that rivals Honda's Asimo, and promises to inspire many to push the envelope in the world of modern robotics.

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through February 15)

On Feb 15, 2020
@singularityu shared
This week’s best tech news 📰: • 3D Printers Are Finally Starting to Work More Like Star Trek’s Replicators l Gizmodo • Want Unlimited Clean Energy? Just Drill the World’s Hottest Well l Wired & more in Neuroscience & Robotics https://t.co/LupLbJrALG https://t.co/dktukX4rBc
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3D printers edge toward Star Trek replicators and physicists find a recipe for perfect soap bubbles in this week's awesome tech stories from around the web.

singularityhub.com
On Feb 15, 2020
@singularityu shared
This week’s best tech news 📰: • 3D Printers Are Finally Starting to Work More Like Star Trek’s Replicators l Gizmodo • Want Unlimited Clean Energy? Just Drill the World’s Hottest Well l Wired & more in Neuroscience & Robotics https://t.co/LupLbJrALG https://t.co/dktukX4rBc
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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through February 15)

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through February 15)

3D printers edge toward Star Trek replicators and physicists find a recipe for perfect soap bubbles in this week's awesome tech stories from around the web.

Google's new Assistant speaks a second language: Japanese

On Feb 5, 2020
@engadget shared
Google's new Assistant speaks a second language: Japanese https://t.co/KMavJIC5MW https://t.co/B2tG4RhT6C
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Google has announced that the new Assistant for the Pixel 4 now supports the Japanese language.

www.engadget.com
On Feb 5, 2020
@engadget shared
Google's new Assistant speaks a second language: Japanese https://t.co/KMavJIC5MW https://t.co/B2tG4RhT6C
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Google's new Assistant speaks a second language: Japanese

Google's new Assistant speaks a second language: Japanese

Google has announced that the new Assistant for the Pixel 4 now supports the Japanese language.

How do artists make a living? An ongoing, almost impossible quest

On Feb 8, 2020
@TEDTalks shared
Working as an artist shouldn't have to be a pipe dream: https://t.co/gI9WiIPAEj
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Only ten percent of art-school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?

ideas.ted.com
On Feb 8, 2020
@TEDTalks shared
Working as an artist shouldn't have to be a pipe dream: https://t.co/gI9WiIPAEj
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How do artists make a living? An ongoing, almost impossible quest

How do artists make a living? An ongoing, almost impossible quest

Only ten percent of art-school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?

Locus Robotics says its robots have picked 100M+ units for retailers, warehouses

On Feb 11, 2020
@RobotShop shared
Locus Robotics says its robots have picked 100M+ units for retailers, warehouses https://t.co/slgLUMoqef @RoboticBusiness https://t.co/cHmQMNKwCW
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Fresh on the heels of its big holiday season, Locus Robotics reports another milestone for its autonomous mobile robots in the warehouse space.

On Feb 11, 2020
@RobotShop shared
Locus Robotics says its robots have picked 100M+ units for retailers, warehouses https://t.co/slgLUMoqef @RoboticBusiness https://t.co/cHmQMNKwCW
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Locus Robotics says its robots have picked 100M+ units for retailers, warehouses

Locus Robotics says its robots have picked 100M+ units for retailers, warehouses

Fresh on the heels of its big holiday season, Locus Robotics reports another milestone for its autonomous mobile robots in the warehouse space.

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We created the category of smart, collaborative robots with Sawyer and Baxter, the fastest to deploy #robots used worldwide in #manufacturing, research and edu.

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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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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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Based in Boulder, CO, Misty Robotics, Inc. is building the robot for everyone. Misty Robotics’ vision is to put a personal robot in every home and office.

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Director Contextual Robotics Institute, UC San Diego, Professor of Computer Science, Coordinator of Robotics-VO, Photographer, Foodie, Explorer, ...

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

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Designer and author. Works at @Twitter @Design (No, I can't do anything about his tweets). [email protected] @jawbone @smartdesign Doggos: @danpetsdogs

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Planet robotics - all robotics in one place

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