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Video Friday: This NASA Robot Uses "Fishhook Grippers" to Climb Rock Walls

On Jul 12, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Video Friday: This NASA Robot Uses "Fishhook Grippers" to Climb Rock Walls https://t.co/XQ8MidPxVo
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Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

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On Jul 12, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Video Friday: This NASA Robot Uses "Fishhook Grippers" to Climb Rock Walls https://t.co/XQ8MidPxVo
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On Jul 11, 2019
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How High Fives Help Us Get in Touch With Robots https://t.co/5XgyzFwmY6
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How High Fives Help Us Get in Touch With Robots

Social touch is a cornerstone of human interaction, and robots are learning how to do it too

On Jul 15, 2019
@IEEESpectrum shared
It's become a bit of a tradition at RoboCup to have an informal match between robots and humans. https://t.co/MfoqgLNVMg
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On Jul 11, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: Where did the world's most popular robot operating system start? How do you learn it? Here's a great IV with Tully Foote and post from Ricardo Tellez _TheConstruct_ https://t.co/BaJ8T8OemJ https://t.co/H73jC7HFxz
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A History of ROS (Robot Operating System)

Those two guys were worried about the most common problem of robotics at the time: too much time dedicated to reimplement the software infrastructure required to build complex robotics ...

On Jul 13, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Top 10 robotics stories during 1st half of 2019 https://t.co/SpoAjKCbFM @therobotreport #Anki #BostonDynamics https://t.co/l7LpNIwUzZ
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Top 10 robotics stories during 1st half of 2019

We’re more than halfway through 2019, and there’s been a lot to talk about. Here are The Robot Report‘s picks for the top 10 robotics stories during the first half of 2019. Please share ...

On Jul 12, 2019
@Robotiq_Inc shared
What's New In Robotics?  12.07.2019 https://t.co/2Vn5KNF7YX
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What's New In Robotics? 12.07.2019

Good morning.  In this week's news mix: ABB announces pharma cobots project, researchers unveil prototype cobot safety system and India's robotics growth driven by SMEs, says UR.  We also ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@j2bryson shared
@IntuitMachine @rodneyabrooks My “novel” (?) ideas are that we are never going to build apes out of silicon, and morally we shouldn’t want to. And that we already have superhuman AI (cf eg #surveillancecapitalism) but don’t attend enough to it because we’re looking for Schwarzenegger. https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6
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AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

Recently we decided it was worth rewriting and publishing the paper properly, so a radically updated version Just an Artifact: Why Machines are Perceived as Moral Agents, appeared in the ...

On Jul 14, 2019
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20 largest robotics investments during 1st half of 2019 https://t.co/IMlV7mYrZc https://t.co/NshxQBnFIj
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20 largest robotics investments during 1st half of 2019

Robotics investments totaled more than $15.6 billion during the first half of 2019, according to data tracked by The Robot Report.

On Jul 11, 2019
@IEEESpectrum shared
Robotic Animal Agility- Packed with sensory systems and equipped with revolutionary joints, the ANYmal robot is perfectly at ease on even the roughest terrain https://t.co/innS52NHwx [Sponsored] https://t.co/QRQ5IWghfQ
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Robotic Animal Agility

Packed with sensory systems and equipped with revolutionary joints, the ANYmal robot is perfectly at ease on even the roughest terrain

On Jul 15, 2019
@tiffanyshlain shared
RT @RodrigoATCG: Are you into #AI, #future, #robots, and wearing #costumes ? Don't miss this #Robomania party in Boston this Friday to launch @Duncande 's new book #TalkingToRobots w @geochurch @davidasinclair @tiffanyshlain @MarcHodosh + https://t.co/KLfJDMwB9B
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Robomania! Discussion and Party About Our Machine Future

Join us for a mid-summer eve's robo-fete as we launch "Talking to Robots: Tales from Our Human Robot Futures," by David Ewing Duncan (Dutton). We'll start with a reception and a discussion ...

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On Jul 11, 2019
@RoboticBusiness shared
While Exyn's technology is cool enough to explore caves and mines, we are really excited about how it can expand autonomy for all robots. Check out this interview we did with the company's CEO https://t.co/uSRSVFpPDe
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How Exyn Technologies Aims to Improve Robot Autonomy

Exyn Technologies develops autonomy for aerial robots in the mining space, but its plans are much broader for enabling autonomy across the ecosystem.

On Jul 15, 2019
@Robotiq_Inc shared
What is the "#Fear Factor" when it comes to #robotics? ⬆️🎤🎵 Listen to the #Automation #podcast -> https://t.co/8tZ8MeWgP5 [Link in the bio] #Manufacturing #Jobs #LeanRobotics The Knotts Company https://t.co/pcRPaLPNtE
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Focus on Automation Podcast – Lean Robotics Methodology With 2 millions manufacturing jobs predicted to go unfulfilled by 2020 throughout North America, an interest in deploying automation ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@j2bryson shared
@jennifercobbe I'm sorry, I think you're probably only part right about that. A lot of people still say in all seriousness that AI wrote a movie https://t.co/GY08m64bTO, or that a robot was made a citizen of Saudi Arabia https://t.co/fPAkLky7tX (it wasn't, just an "honorary" citizen)
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On Jul 13, 2019
@Robotiq_Inc shared
The Cobot Experience: Changliu Liu & The Difference Between Technology and Fantasy https://t.co/LWXyDCToG6
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The Cobot Experience: Changliu Liu & The Difference Between Technology and Fantasy

Carnegie Mellon's Changliu Liu talks cobot safety, the importance of having realistic expectations of what cobots can and can't do and her vision of a manufacturing world after cobots.

On Jul 12, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Meet #Moxi, a robotic nurse assistant with heart eyes https://t.co/U6PZ8is6a2 @FastCompany #NurseRobot https://t.co/HaXintUDoA
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A hospital introduced a robot to help nurses. They didn’t expect it to be so popular

Moxi is a robot designed to make nurses’ lives easier. But the friendly bot is turning out to be a welcome presence for some patients, too.

On Jul 11, 2019
@Robohub shared
Tiny motor can “walk” to carry out tasks https://t.co/rV0brf3v9H https://t.co/AFvOY0jGwq
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Tiny motor can “walk” to carry out tasks

Tiny motor can “walk” to carry out tasks

On Jul 12, 2019
@FastCompany shared
Would you let an Amazon robot into your house? https://t.co/IMfTI0jooK
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Would you let an Amazon robot into your house?

Report: Amazon is ramping up Alexa robot development alongside a better Echo speaker.

On Jul 15, 2019
@KUKA_Americas shared
Our System Partner, @mwengineered, uses robotic metal 3D printing to create unique parts in a matter of hours versus months. >> https://t.co/ROyhfdV7ii #3DPrinting #metal #molten #robotic #robots #automation #mfg https://t.co/VBHxdM61fH
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On Jul 15, 2019
@RobotShop shared
The future of autonomous vehicles runs off roads and on to farms, construction sites and mines https://t.co/3UZCJ3zYYt #RobotFarming @TechCrunch https://t.co/I4G08eGofE
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The future of autonomous vehicles runs off roads and on to farms, construction sites and mines

Fully self-driving passenger cars are not “just around the corner.” While the well-funded leaders are on more stable financial ground, other AV startups may be looking for the off-ramp.