Robots rise: sneak preview of 18 clever ones

Robots rise: sneak preview of 18 clever ones
Romotive – As a child approaches “Romo,” a small robot that combines a body on wheels with an iPhone for brains, the eyes of an animated face follow the child's face, a smile turning to an expression of alarm when the child gets “too close,” and then …
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Demand Grows for Global Ban on 'Killer Robots'
LONDON — United Nations' special rapporteur on executions has joined calls for a moratorium on so-called 'killer robots' – automated weapons systems which critics fear may one day operate independently from human commanders. It may sound like …
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Students build robots, compete at Kennedy Space Center
NASA is looking for new ideas for robots light, strong and clever enough to extract resources from the moon. The agency that put men on the moon is also looking to inspire a new generation of explorers. They even got to meet an astronaut. “You have to …
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