Bay Area Boy Makes a "Wish," Gets Robotic Tour

Bay Area Boy Makes a "Wish," Gets Robotic Tour
Today, Peter gets to take a special tour of Anybots, a maker of robots in Silicon Valley. Anybots makes them, and is eager to show them off to a young person who says it would be great to have a robot, so "whnever I break something, I can blame it on …
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This Robot Will Beat You at Air Hockey
If you fancy yourself a good air hockey player, this robot may have a thing or two to teach you. It comes from Japanese researchers at Chiba University's Namiki Lab. It is pretty good at competing against human players because the robot changes its …
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Robots teaching social skills to kids with autism
… Dr. Warren said. Robbie's parents say his interaction skills are improving. In a study published this year, researchers found that children with autism paid more attention to the robot than the human therapist and followed its instructions almost …

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