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Monthly report: January 2020

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Today in History 1921: The word 'Robot' enters the English language

On Jan 26, 2020
@planetrobotics shared
RT @RobotList: Today in History 1921: The word 'Robot' enters the English language - Boing Boing https://t.co/HakesXDQnc
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On January 25, 1921 the Czech play Rossum’s Universal Robots premiered, entering the word into the Science Fiction vocabulary. Wikipedia: R.U.R. is a 1920 science fiction play by the Czech wr…

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On Jan 26, 2020
@planetrobotics shared
RT @RobotList: Today in History 1921: The word 'Robot' enters the English language - Boing Boing https://t.co/HakesXDQnc
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Today in History 1921: The word 'Robot' enters the English language

Today in History 1921: The word 'Robot' enters the English language

On January 25, 1921 the Czech play Rossum’s Universal Robots premiered, entering the word into the Science Fiction vocabulary. Wikipedia: R.U.R. is a 1920 science fiction play by the Czech ...

Not Bot, Not Beast: Scientists Create First Ever Living, Programmable Organism

On Jan 23, 2020
@singularityu shared
This is what happens when #AI meets #biology—living bots. https://t.co/xIMNemPH6J
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Xenobots are less than 1 millimeter long and are made of 500-1,000 living cells. Using their own cellular energy, they can live up to 10 days.

singularityhub.com
On Jan 23, 2020
@singularityu shared
This is what happens when #AI meets #biology—living bots. https://t.co/xIMNemPH6J
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Not Bot, Not Beast: Scientists Create First Ever Living, Programmable Organism

Not Bot, Not Beast: Scientists Create First Ever Living, Programmable Organism

Xenobots are less than 1 millimeter long and are made of 500-1,000 living cells. Using their own cellular energy, they can live up to 10 days.

Robots are more like novels than children

On Jan 30, 2020
@j2bryson shared
@SurviveThrive2 @David_Gunkel @BoganiRonny @NoelSharkey https://t.co/IsigOokW5C people WANT that to be identical, because they don’t want to acknowledge their ownership by / debt to our shared phylogeny, including their individual genome. We will never construct real peers /equivalents out of other materials. 1/2
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artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

joanna-bryson.blogspot.com
On Jan 30, 2020
@j2bryson shared
@SurviveThrive2 @David_Gunkel @BoganiRonny @NoelSharkey https://t.co/IsigOokW5C people WANT that to be identical, because they don’t want to acknowledge their ownership by / debt to our shared phylogeny, including their individual genome. We will never construct real peers /equivalents out of other materials. 1/2
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Robots are more like novels than children

Robots are more like novels than children

artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

Erik Brynjolfsson Talks Taxes at the World Economic Forum

On Jan 25, 2020
@ylecun shared
RT @erikbryn: Here's my interview with Bloomberg @business about the technology productivity paradox, climate change and carbon taxes. via @mit_ide #2MA #ClimateChange #productivity https://t.co/Ofs7HlygnQ https://t.co/CVB1PRXBiy
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The tech sector’s impact on the global economy was the topic of this interview at Davos

medium.com
On Jan 25, 2020
@ylecun shared
RT @erikbryn: Here's my interview with Bloomberg @business about the technology productivity paradox, climate change and carbon taxes. via @mit_ide #2MA #ClimateChange #productivity https://t.co/Ofs7HlygnQ https://t.co/CVB1PRXBiy
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Erik Brynjolfsson Talks Taxes at the World Economic Forum

Erik Brynjolfsson Talks Taxes at the World Economic Forum

The tech sector’s impact on the global economy was the topic of this interview at Davos

How to design and control robots with stretchy, flexible bodies

On Jan 3, 2020
@RethinkRobotics shared
Do you think "soft robots" will be the next step of friendly #robot design? The @MIT sees this technology as a promise for advanced #robotics: https://t.co/2Nk12vGgJq
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Optimizing soft robots to perform specific tasks is a huge computational problem, but a new model can help.

news.mit.edu
On Jan 3, 2020
@RethinkRobotics shared
Do you think "soft robots" will be the next step of friendly #robot design? The @MIT sees this technology as a promise for advanced #robotics: https://t.co/2Nk12vGgJq
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How to design and control robots with stretchy, flexible bodies

How to design and control robots with stretchy, flexible bodies

Optimizing soft robots to perform specific tasks is a huge computational problem, but a new model can help.

Out of the Way, Human! Delivery Robots Want a Share of Your Sidewalk

On Jan 27, 2020
@sciam shared
RT @sophiebushwick: Several companies are hoping to fill sidewalks with delivery robots. @jeremyhsu wrote about some of them for @sciam last year: https://t.co/TRsCugHJ7Y https://t.co/Ide0Su9yOj
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As automated delivery ramps up, cities must decide how to make the best use of public spaces

www.scientificamerican.com
On Jan 27, 2020
@sciam shared
RT @sophiebushwick: Several companies are hoping to fill sidewalks with delivery robots. @jeremyhsu wrote about some of them for @sciam last year: https://t.co/TRsCugHJ7Y https://t.co/Ide0Su9yOj
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Out of the Way, Human! Delivery Robots Want a Share of Your Sidewalk

Out of the Way, Human! Delivery Robots Want a Share of Your Sidewalk

As automated delivery ramps up, cities must decide how to make the best use of public spaces

How Tech Will Transform The World in 10 Years

On Jan 28, 2020
@PeterDiamandis shared
RT @katiecouric: Today in Wake-Up call, space entrepreneur @PeterDiamandis & peak performance expert @steven_kotler take us through some of the many ways technology is rapidly developing - which is the subject of their new book, "The Future is Faster Than You Think." https://t.co/LpXg1dbi5B
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Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler on everything from flying cars to health care

medium.com
On Jan 28, 2020
@PeterDiamandis shared
RT @katiecouric: Today in Wake-Up call, space entrepreneur @PeterDiamandis & peak performance expert @steven_kotler take us through some of the many ways technology is rapidly developing - which is the subject of their new book, "The Future is Faster Than You Think." https://t.co/LpXg1dbi5B
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How Tech Will Transform The World in 10 Years

How Tech Will Transform The World in 10 Years

Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler on everything from flying cars to health care

How Blockchain and AI Can Help Robotics Technologies

On Jan 28, 2020
@RoboticBusiness shared
Check Out How #Blockchain and #AI Can Help #Robotics Technologies. Learn How Efficiencies Can Be Added With These Innovations - https://t.co/SNlxb056Vm https://t.co/TG6BBEVcbH
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Blockchain, combined with artificial intelligence, can merge to create new opportunities for advanced robotics applications and help secure data.

On Jan 28, 2020
@RoboticBusiness shared
Check Out How #Blockchain and #AI Can Help #Robotics Technologies. Learn How Efficiencies Can Be Added With These Innovations - https://t.co/SNlxb056Vm https://t.co/TG6BBEVcbH
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How Blockchain and AI Can Help Robotics Technologies

How Blockchain and AI Can Help Robotics Technologies

Blockchain, combined with artificial intelligence, can merge to create new opportunities for advanced robotics applications and help secure data.

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

Follow 11.3k Followers

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Together, towards a world full of robots.

Follow 14.1k Followers

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

Follow 10.6M Followers

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

Follow 7.3k Followers

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

Follow 110.1k Followers

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

Follow 107.7k Followers

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

Follow 93.3k Followers

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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.

Follow 25.4k Followers

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Awesome discoveries. Expert insights. Science that shapes the world.

Follow 3.7M Followers

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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.

Follow 4.9k Followers

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

Follow 2.4M Followers

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Planet robotics - all robotics in one place

Follow 10.7k Followers

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Follow 93.2k Followers

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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

Follow 51.4k Followers

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Professor at Berkeley, Founder https://t.co/tUpn7hGJie and https://t.co/tXNm31byIK

Follow 14.8k Followers

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

Follow 9.5k Followers

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Transforming manufacturing with products that incorporate advanced computer vision, 3D sensing, and AI.

Follow 2.8k Followers

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Robohub is an online platform that brings together leading communicators in robotics research, start-ups, business, and education from around the world.

Follow 18.3k Followers

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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.

Follow 19.3k Followers

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Bringing robots into the real world, startup by startup, event by event, deal by deal. @svrobo @robogard @robohub #robotlaunch

Follow 10.4k Followers