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Robots will have civil rights by 2045, claims creator of 'I will destroy humans' android

Dr David Hanson says robots will be able to vote by 2045 – the same year some predict the singularity will take place

16 hours ago from The Independent

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Stickman: Disney shows off back-flipping robot

The robot uses lasers to perform dramatic stunts

Wed 23 May 18 from The Independent

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Robot see, robot do: Nvidia system lets robots learn by watching humans

If robots are ever going to earn their keep, they'll need to learn on the job. Factory supervisors have better things to do than program complex instructions, so what if they could just ...

Wed 23 May 18 from Gizmag

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An AI can now tell how malnourished a child is just from a photo

A company in Kenya has devised a system that uses artificial intelligence to detect a child’s level of malnutrition from a photo, without bulky equipment or examinations

Fri 18 May 18 from Newscientist

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Researchers develop a fast, low-voltage actuator for soft and wearable robotics

In the world of robotics, soft robots are the new kids on the block. The unique capabilities of these automata are to bend, deform, stretch, twist or squeeze in all the ways that conventional ...

Mon 21 May 18 from TechXplore

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Enrol Now For Udacity Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree

Self-Driving Cars;sounds seriously challenging and not for mere mortals. Could it be otherwise? Yes, and that's what Udacity is trying to change with this nanodegree, to render the topic of ...

Mon 21 May 18 from iProgrammer

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MIT's seafaring robotic glider surfs like a sailboat and soars like an albatross

If you crossed an albatross with a sailboat, what would you get? According to a team of MIT engineers, you'd end up with a hybrid robotic glider that enjoys the best of both the aerial ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Gizmag

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The world’s lightest wireless flying machine lifts off

Where’s the swatter? DRONES are getting ever smaller. The latest is the first insect-sized robot to take to the air without a tether delivering its power. To get their device aloft, Sawyer ...

Thu 17 May 18 from The Economist

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Giving robots goosebumps and spikes to show emotion

A team of researchers at Cornell University has begun exploring the idea of adding tactile sensation as a means for interacting with robots. To that end, they have created a robot skin that ...

Thu 17 May 18 from TechXplore

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