What Robots and AI Learned in 2015 – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review What Robots and AI Learned in 2015MIT Technology ReviewIt was the year that self-driving cars became a commercial reality; robots gained all sorts of new abilities; and some people worried about the existential threat posed by super-intelligent future AI. By Will Knight on December 29, 2015. 13 comments … Read more at ...

Bedford robotics teams to vie in super regionals – Toledo Blade

Bedford robotics teams to vie in super regionalsToledo BladeTwo Bedford teams advanced to super regionals after the Michigan State FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition. The Bionic Broncos ranked third in their division in state competition and were awarded the CONNECT Award, given to the team that most …and more » Read more at http://bit.ly/1mmldE6

Campers maneuver creations underwater during robotics camp – Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily Tribune Campers maneuver creations underwater during robotics campColumbia Daily TribuneFrom left, Stanley Thorpe, 12, Yogev Angelovici, 10, Sophia Eaton, 12, Isaiah Davis-Stober, 13, and Parker Monning, 13, participate in an underwater robotics competition Wednesday at Macher Swim School. The competition was held at the end of a camp put … Read more at http://bit.ly/1SoFLYz

Robotics, 3-D Printing, Drones Lead 2015 Tech Innovations – Voice of America

Voice of America Robotics, 3-D Printing, Drones Lead 2015 Tech InnovationsVoice of AmericaDecember 31, 2015 2:20 PM. The waning year's advances in computer hardware and software, mechanical devices, sensors and artificial intelligence brought the world another step closer to the robotic future. Electric cars were a big hit in 2015. Most … Read more at ...

Space Bots & Android Waste Collectors: What’s Ahead for Robotics – Live Science

Live Science Space Bots & Android Waste Collectors: What's Ahead for RoboticsLive ScienceIn 2015, researchers in Korea unveiled a robotic exoskeleton that users can control with their minds, a four-legged bot in China set a new world record by walking 83.28 miles (134.03 km) without stopping and 3D-printing robots in Amsterdam started work … Read ...

Hospitals criticized for misuse of robotics-assisted ‘da Vinci’ surgery – China Post

Hospitals criticized for misuse of robotics-assisted 'da Vinci' surgeryChina PostTAIPEI, Taiwan–National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH, 台大醫院) officials criticized dubious uses of robotics-assisted surgeries within the nation during the hospital's presentation of its latest results in dual console surgical robots surgery on … Read more at http://bit.ly/1mlvwIx

Robotics team wins championship – Livingston Daily

Livingston Daily Robotics team wins championshipLivingston DailyStanding from left, assistant coach Brian Prokuda, Julie Heslip, Alyssa Shelton, Zac Heslip, head coach Steve Majors and Nicole Majors. Kneeling from left, Steven Majors, Mathew Prokuda and Jacob Cortichiato (Photo: submitted). Read more at http://bit.ly/1mlvwrZ

Bermudian robotics team places second – The Evening Sun

The Evening Sun Bermudian robotics team places secondThe Evening SunPictured in the first row are: Chris Gastan, Dominick Karras, Eli Thorton, and Trenton Squires. Pictured in the top row are: Sam Fletcher, Dakota Shupp, Albert Bowling, Issac Avery, and Andrew Phillippi. (Photo: Submitted). Read more at http://bit.ly/1IGmnEn

Will Mazor Robotics Ltd. (NASDAQ:MZOR) Surprise This Quarter? – Investor Newswire

Will Mazor Robotics Ltd. (NASDAQ:MZOR) Surprise This Quarter?Investor NewswireAn Earnings surprise occurs when a company reports earnings that differ from what analysts had expected. An earnings surprise in either a positive or negative direction can often result in significant stock price movement immediately after the earnings … Read more at http://bit.ly/1Tsat1d

St. John Neumann students head to state competition in robotics – STLtoday.com

STLtoday.com St. John Neumann students head to state competition in roboticsSTLtoday.comStudents from the Robo Waffles robotics team at St. John Neumann Catholic School, in Maryville, competed in the Southern Illinois O'Fallon FIRST Lego League Qualifier at Amelia Carriel Junior High School, in O'Fallon, according to a press release. Read more at http://bit.ly/1MIEioS

[Best of 2015] The Year in Robotics – The Creators Project (blog)

The Creators Project (blog) [Best of 2015] The Year in RoboticsThe Creators Project (blog)When future peoples look back at 2015, they might see this as the year that humans started to take seriously the rise of artificially-intelligent robots. It was a year when Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, and … ...

KWJH robotics team advances to state competition – Monitor

Monitor KWJH robotics team advances to state competitionMonitorPictured are members of the MetalHawks after they received their certificates advancing them to state competitions. Front row, from left, are Iris Sustaita, Victoria Molina, Alan Castellanos, Lisa Garza, Yazmin Cortes and Joseph Wyant. Back row, from …and more » Read more at http://bit.ly/1IG6Jce

Bedford robotics teams to vie in super regionals – Toledo Blade

Bedford robotics teams to vie in super regionalsToledo BladeTwo Bedford teams advanced to super regionals after the Michigan State FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition. The Bionic Broncos ranked third in their division in state competition and were awarded the CONNECT Award, given to the team that most …and more » Read more at http://bit.ly/1IG6IoH

Seattle robotics club wants to be a national model for making STEM accessible … – GeekWire

GeekWire Seattle robotics club wants to be a national model for making STEM accessible …GeekWireDelaney Foster, far right, a student at Kings High School in Shoreline, founded the Unified Robotics Club to give students of all abilities the chance to build robots. Photo: Lisa Stiffler. The push for STEM education is evident in schools, clubs ...

Students get exposure to robotics – Pickens Sentinel

Pickens Sentinel Students get exposure to roboticsPickens SentinelPalmetto Elementary School third-grader Ella Moore, Jaylen Thorton and Ashlyn Allen were introduced to Computer Science and Robotics. Using the Lego WeDo kits, they built and then used coding software to animate. Courtesy photos. × … Read more at http://bit.ly/1OyWysn

KWJH robotics team advances to state competition – Monitor

Monitor KWJH robotics team advances to state competitionMonitorPictured are members of the MetalHawks after they received their certificates advancing them to state competitions. Front row, from left, are Iris Sustaita, Victoria Molina, Alan Castellanos, Lisa Garza, Yazmin Cortes and Joseph Wyant. Back row, from …and more » Read more at http://bit.ly/1IFGWRh

Robotics team wins championship – Livingston Daily

Livingston Daily Robotics team wins championshipLivingston DailyStanding from left, assistant coach Brian Prokuda, Julie Heslip, Alyssa Shelton, Zac Heslip, head coach Steve Majors and Nicole Majors. Kneeling from left, Steven Majors, Mathew Prokuda and Jacob Cortichiato (Photo: submitted). Read more at http://bit.ly/1IFGWAT

Ontario team places 2nd at robotics competition – Ontario Argus Observer

Ontario Argus Observer Ontario team places 2nd at robotics competitionOntario Argus ObserverThe CuatroBots, an Ontario robotics team recently took second place at a regional competition. Pictured are, front row from left, Patricia Orozco, Leslie Huerta, Kyle Meyer, Lissette Huerta and Alexis Cuna, and back row from left, coach Rachel Romans, … Read more at http://bit.ly/1P1zo8i

Wayne based JDRoids robotics team wins Inspire Award, spot in championship – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.com Wayne based JDRoids robotics team wins Inspire Award, spot in championshipNorthJersey.comWAYNE – The pace, and ultimately, success, continues at a fluid tempo for the thriving JDRoids, a robotics team based in Wayne. Head coach Eugene Tazzetto had some exciting news to report for his high school-aged team, which recently won a prestigious … Read more ...

Mercy robotics event builds STEM excitement among girls – Hometownlife.com

Mercy robotics event builds STEM excitement among girlsHometownlife.comRobogirls competitors Maddison Jennett and Sophie Moten get some advice from Mercy High School mentor Marie Camp (right). (Photo: Courtesy Mercy High School). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. The idea was twofold: Get … Read more at http://bit.ly/1NTeome