Robots teach communication to kids with autism

Robots teach communication to kids with autism
Robots teach communication to kids with autism. The learning tools, made by French company Aldebaran Robotics, are being used to teach children with autism about the subtleties of human communication and emotion and to bring them out of their shells in …
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Robots learn a trick or two from squirrels, now know how to deceive you
Georgia Tech's Ron Arkin has been working on teaching robots the finer nuances of deception. According to IEEE Spectrum, Arkin has even co-authored a study "in which robots used algorithms to determine whether deception is a good idea in a given …
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Holy Jumping Robots!
Real water striders are teensy and lightweight, whereas the robot is fifteen times bigger and a thousand times heavier. So why doesn't the force needed to jump just push the robot's legs into the water and sink it? Answer? Five highly-water-repelling …
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