Robotics

Monthly report: June 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like Singularity Hub and SingularityU, discussing hashtags such as #RoboBusiness , #AI and #DeepLearning.
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The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—And Almost Lost His Mind

On Jun 30, 2019
@WIRED shared
“I thought we had damaged him for life.” https://t.co/UHPLfdjMLw
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Neurologist Phil Kennedy set out to build the ultimate brain-computer interface. In the process he almost lost his mind.

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On Jun 30, 2019
@WIRED shared
“I thought we had damaged him for life.” https://t.co/UHPLfdjMLw
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The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—And Almost Lost His Mind

Neurologist Phil Kennedy set out to build the ultimate brain-computer interface. In the process he almost lost his mind.

Neuroscientists Just Found a Way to Image the Brain 1,000 Times Faster Than Ever Before

On Jun 9, 2019
@singularityu shared
Brain-imaging just crossed a new threshold—18 institutions teamed up and imaged entire brains 1,000 faster than has ever been done before. The future is looking bright for unlocking many of the brain’s mysteries. https://t.co/Lg3FgL9p4Y
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Breaking down the brains into 50,000 “cubes” of 3D blocks, the team devised new algorithms that stitched the blocks back together like a puzzle.

singularityhub.com
On Jun 9, 2019
@singularityu shared
Brain-imaging just crossed a new threshold—18 institutions teamed up and imaged entire brains 1,000 faster than has ever been done before. The future is looking bright for unlocking many of the brain’s mysteries. https://t.co/Lg3FgL9p4Y
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Neuroscientists Just Found a Way to Image the Brain 1,000 Times Faster Than Ever Before

Breaking down the brains into 50,000 “cubes” of 3D blocks, the team devised new algorithms that stitched the blocks back together like a puzzle.

Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?”

On Jun 19, 2019
@Padmasree shared
RT @techreview: Isaac Asimov mulled the best ways to unleash creativity in this 1959 essay. https://t.co/DHBhZpSf6A
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A 1959 Essay by Isaac Asimov on Creativity

www.technologyreview.com
On Jun 19, 2019
@Padmasree shared
RT @techreview: Isaac Asimov mulled the best ways to unleash creativity in this 1959 essay. https://t.co/DHBhZpSf6A
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Video Friday: Humanoid Robot Digit Takes a Stroll Downtown

On Jun 7, 2019
@BotJunkie shared
Video Friday: Humanoid Robot Digit Takes a Stroll Downtown https://t.co/wrcORIwpx6 https://t.co/Iga2SIcubx
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Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

spectrum.ieee.org
On Jun 7, 2019
@BotJunkie shared
Video Friday: Humanoid Robot Digit Takes a Stroll Downtown https://t.co/wrcORIwpx6 https://t.co/Iga2SIcubx
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The World’s Most Valuable AI Companies, and What They’re Working On

On Jun 15, 2019
@singularityu shared
ByteDance is the world’s most valuable company, valued at $75 billion. See who else made the list.➡️https://t.co/9weYbdI6tj
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Private companies with a billion-dollar valuation were so uncommon not long ago that they were dubbed unicorns. Now there are 325 of them.

singularityhub.com
On Jun 15, 2019
@singularityu shared
ByteDance is the world’s most valuable company, valued at $75 billion. See who else made the list.➡️https://t.co/9weYbdI6tj
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The World’s Most Valuable AI Companies, and What They’re Working On

Private companies with a billion-dollar valuation were so uncommon not long ago that they were dubbed unicorns. Now there are 325 of them.

This Robot Ostrich Can Ride Around on Hovershoes

On Jun 6, 2019
@ericoguizzo shared
This Robot Ostrich Can Ride Around on Hovershoes https://t.co/zR1W51m4ep
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Cassie gets a speedy new pair of shoes. Wheee!

spectrum.ieee.org
On Jun 6, 2019
@ericoguizzo shared
This Robot Ostrich Can Ride Around on Hovershoes https://t.co/zR1W51m4ep
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This Robot Ostrich Can Ride Around on Hovershoes

Cassie gets a speedy new pair of shoes. Wheee!

A new chip lets robots “imagine” their actions before they make a move

On Jun 24, 2019
@RobotShop shared
A new chip lets robots “imagine” their actions before they make a move https://t.co/frPsVh9uG6 @techreview #RealtimeRobotics https://t.co/dc49QvwFy3
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Robots that can rapidly plan out their movements could accelerate factory automation—and help keep fragile humans safe.

www.technologyreview.com
On Jun 24, 2019
@RobotShop shared
A new chip lets robots “imagine” their actions before they make a move https://t.co/frPsVh9uG6 @techreview #RealtimeRobotics https://t.co/dc49QvwFy3
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A new chip lets robots “imagine” their actions before they make a move

Robots that can rapidly plan out their movements could accelerate factory automation—and help keep fragile humans safe.

Swish! Toyota’s basketball bot earns a Guinness record with 2,020 perfect throws

On Jun 27, 2019
@RobotShop shared
#Toyota Basketball Bot Earns Guinness Record With 2,020 Perfect Throws https://t.co/LfJxTgNea2 @DigitalTrends #CueRobot #GuinnessRecord https://t.co/wboPDPkwkC
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After years of trial and error, a humanoid robot built by Toyota (yes, the car company!) set a Guinness World Record for its impressive basketball shooting abilities. The robot, known as CUE3, earner its record by sinking 2,020 free throws in a row, without ever missing a shot.

www.digitaltrends.com
On Jun 27, 2019
@RobotShop shared
#Toyota Basketball Bot Earns Guinness Record With 2,020 Perfect Throws https://t.co/LfJxTgNea2 @DigitalTrends #CueRobot #GuinnessRecord https://t.co/wboPDPkwkC
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Swish! Toyota’s basketball bot earns a Guinness record with 2,020 perfect throws

After years of trial and error, a humanoid robot built by Toyota (yes, the car company!) set a Guinness World Record for its impressive basketball shooting abilities. The robot, known as ...

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