Slashdot Items Tagged "robot"

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Friday August 26, 2016 @04:57AM Robot Babies Not Effective Birth Control, Australian Study Finds
Sunday March 27, 2016 @02:22AM Sony Fixes Flubbed Dash Download
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:29PM How Uber Turned Carnegie Mellon Into a Minor Nursery For Its Research Division
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:15PM Fast-Food CEO Invests In Machines Because Regulation Makes Them Cheaper Than Employees
Monday March 14, 2016 @11:59AM 6 Tiny Robotic Ants, Weighing 3.5 Oz. In Total, Pull a 3900-lb. Car
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:47PM FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:57AM Contradictory Understandings of "Robot" Sow Confusion In US Law
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:55PM BMW Showcases Self-Driving Concept Car
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @12:57PM Stretchy Squid-Inspired Skin Glows In Different Colors
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:29PM People Will Follow a Robot In an Emergency - Even If It's Wrong
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:44AM Mercedes-Benz Swaps Robots For People On Assembly Lines
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:48PM Linguistics Could Help Future Driverless Cars Cooperate Better
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:49PM Boston Dynamics' Next-Gen ATLAS Sheds the Tether
Monday February 22, 2016 @01:58PM A 19-Year-Old Made A Free Robot Lawyer That Has Appealed $3M In Parking Tickets
Friday February 19, 2016 @12:37PM Wearable Third Arm Gives Drummers Extra Robotic Rhythm
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:12PM Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @02:28PM World's First Robotic Farm To Produce 11 Million Heads of Lettuce Per Year
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:28PM Let's Tear Down a Kiva Bot!
Monday January 25, 2016 @01:42AM To Solve a Rubik's Cube In 1 Second, It Takes a Robot
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:35AM Making a Birdhouse is Like 'Hello World' for a Versatile Factory Robot (2 Videos)
Thursday December 17, 2015 @02:59PM More From Tim O'Reilly about the 'WTF?!' Economy (Videos)
Friday December 04, 2015 @10:06PM Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery
Saturday November 28, 2015 @07:15PM Swarm Robotics Breakthrough Brings Pheromone Communication To AI
Thursday November 19, 2015 @03:34PM NASA Selects Universities To Develop Humanoid Robot Astronauts
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @10:28AM US Navy Is Planning To Launch a Squadron of Underwater Drones By 2020
Sunday November 15, 2015 @11:47PM Louis Friedman Says Humans Will Never Venture Beyond Mars
Friday November 13, 2015 @11:47AM Bank of England's Andy Haldane Warns Smart Machines Could Take 15M UK Jobs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:10PM Ocean-Mapping Robots Could Help Uncover Mysteries of the Deep Blue
Saturday October 31, 2015 @12:15AM Farmer Coalition Offers $250K Prize For Blueberry Picking Robot
Saturday October 17, 2015 @12:42PM China Looks To Deep Space Missions, Including More Lunar Landings and Robot Ants
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:43PM Robots' Next Big Job: Trash Pickup
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 20, 2015 @02:08PM HooperFly is an Open Source, Modular Drone (Video)
Thursday August 13, 2015 @05:49PM Robotic Lawn Mower Gets Regulatory Approval
Sunday August 09, 2015 @07:19PM MIT Researchers Develop 'Real Steel' Robot With Human-Like Reflexes
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:05PM Answering Elon Musk On the Dangers of Artificial Intelligence
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @04:24PM Learning Simple Robot Programming With a 'Non-Threatening' Robot Ball (Video)
Friday July 03, 2015 @08:27PM How To Design Robot Overlords For "Robot Overlords"
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:51PM Volkswagen Factory Worker Killed By a Robot
Friday June 26, 2015 @10:26AM Foxconn CEO Backpedals On Planned Robot Takeover
Sunday June 21, 2015 @08:25AM Robot Swarm Behavior Suggests Forgetting May Be Important To Cultural Evolution
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:52PM The Death of Aibo, the Birth of Softbank's Child-Robot
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:28PM Do Robots Need Passports? Should They?
Saturday May 30, 2015 @02:09AM Untethered Miniature Origami Robot That Self-Folds, Walks, Swims, and Degrades
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:18AM Cute Or Creepy? Google's Plan For a Sci-Fi Teddy Bear
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @03:50PM Mark and Joel Make Autonomous Drones in Their Spare Time (Video)
Saturday May 02, 2015 @06:38PM Robots In 2020: Lending a Helping Hand To Humans (And Each Other)
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @04:14PM Learn About FIRST's New Embedded Linux Controller (Video)
Friday April 17, 2015 @07:45PM Drought and Desertification: How Robots Might Help
Friday April 17, 2015 @05:10PM John Hawley Talks About UAV Controls (Video)
Thursday April 16, 2015 @04:09PM Embedded Linux Takes to the Skies (Video)
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:39PM eBay Sales Patterns Show That the Maker Movement is Still Growing (Video)
Saturday March 21, 2015 @12:47PM ATRIAS Bipedal Robot Can Take a Beating and Keep Walking
Monday March 16, 2015 @01:25PM Drones Underwater, Drones on Wheels (Video)
Saturday March 07, 2015 @06:46PM Why It's Almost Impossible To Teach a Robot To Do Your Laundry
Friday February 27, 2015 @07:25PM Machine Intelligence and Religion
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:41PM Delivery Drones: More Feasible If They Come By Truck
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:41AM What To Do After Robots Take Your Job
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @03:37PM Drone, Drone, Everywhere a Drone -- at CES (Video)
Sunday February 08, 2015 @02:35PM Replacing the Turing Test
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:54PM NASA Considers Autonomous Martian Helicopter To Augment Future Rovers
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:34AM Europe and China Will Team Up For a Robotic Space Mission
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:23AM DALER: a Bio-Inspired Robot That Can Both Fly and Walk
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:26AM Microbots Deliver Medical Payload In Living Creature For the First Time
Saturday December 27, 2014 @12:20PM An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @12:25AM Quadcopter Drone Packs First All-Linux Autopilot
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:36PM After 40 Years As a Double Amputee, Man Gains Two Bionic Arms
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:19AM Kiva Systems Co-Founder: Drone Delivery Could Be As Low As 20 Cents Per Package
Monday November 17, 2014 @07:20PM Robots Put To Work On E-Waste
Sunday November 16, 2014 @07:55PM A Worm's Mind In a Lego Body
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:17PM Low Cost Ground Robot Chassis That Can Traverse Challenging Obstacles
Sunday October 19, 2014 @09:46AM Robot SmackDowns Wants To Bring Robot Death Matches To an Arena Near You
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Friday September 12, 2014 @05:56PM Robot Operating System (ROS) to Officially Support ARM Processors
Thursday August 14, 2014 @06:01PM A Thousand Kilobots Self-Assemble Into Complex Shapes
Friday August 01, 2014 @09:49PM Driverless Buses Ruled Out For London, For Now
Friday August 01, 2014 @12:52PM NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:26AM Household Robot Jibo Nets Over $1 Million On Indiegogo
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @12:53PM Autonomous Sea-Robot Survives Massive Typhoon
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @09:52AM Robot With Broken Leg Learns To Walk Again In Under 2 Minutes
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:07AM Foxconn Replacing Workers With Robots
Saturday July 05, 2014 @10:44PM Are Tethers the Answer To the Safety Issues of Follow-Me Drone Technology?
Saturday July 05, 2014 @08:39PM By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem
Friday July 04, 2014 @09:01PM In Düsseldorf, A Robot Valet Will Park Your Car
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:35PM How Disney Built and Programmed an Animatronic President
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @02:56AM Toy Robots Can Guard Your Home
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:11PM Sony Uses DMCA To Shut Down Aibo Hack Site
Thursday June 12, 2014 @03:37PM John Hawley and His Dr. Who-Inspired Robot K-9 (Video)
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:39PM DogeCoin To the Moon Via a Google Lunar X PRIZE Team
Saturday June 07, 2014 @01:39AM Open Source Robot OS Finds Niches From Farms To Space
Sunday June 01, 2014 @04:27PM MIT Researcher Works Toward Robots That Assemble Themselves In an Oven
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @08:51AM Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:41PM Lego Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Puzzle In 3.253 Seconds
Sunday March 09, 2014 @09:27AM iRobot CEO: Humanoid Robots Too Expensive To Be the Norm
Friday March 07, 2014 @05:35PM Why Robots Will Not Be Smarter Than Humans By 2029
Thursday February 06, 2014 @06:18PM Why Robot Trucks Could Be Headed To Afghanistan (And Everywhere Else)
Sunday December 22, 2013 @11:11AM Japanese SCHAFT Takes the Gold at DARPA Robot Challenge
Friday December 20, 2013 @11:58PM How Asimov's Three Laws Ran Out of Steam
Thursday December 19, 2013 @01:18PM One-Armed UBR-1 Points the Way To Cheaper Robots
Monday December 16, 2013 @08:34PM Fully Autonomous Flapping-wing MAV Is As Light As 4 Sheets of A4 Paper
Saturday December 14, 2013 @09:38AM Google Acquires Boston Dynamics
Monday December 09, 2013 @09:12PM Amazon Uses Robots To Speed Up Human 'Pickers' In Fulfillment Centers
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @11:46AM Andy Rubin Is Heading a Secret Robotics Project At Google
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @01:11PM Gift Review: Strandbeest Model Kit
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @01:05PM Gift Review: Strandbeest Model Kit
Sunday November 24, 2013 @09:58AM DARPA's Atlas Walking Over Randomness
Friday November 15, 2013 @09:36PM Anki Is Not a Toy Company; Has iRobot, Others In Its Sights
Saturday November 09, 2013 @04:37PM Construction Firm Balfour Beatty Considers Drone Workers
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @12:38AM Robotic Surgery Complications Going Underreported
Monday November 04, 2013 @10:40PM Japanese Researchers Build Rock-paper-scissors Robot That Wins 100% of the Time
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @10:36AM Insect-Inspired Flying Robot Handles Collisions And Keeps Going
Monday October 21, 2013 @06:35PM Dexterous Mobile Robot Runs Linux and ROS
Saturday October 12, 2013 @02:01PM People Trust Tech Companies Over Automakers For Self-Driving Cars
Friday October 11, 2013 @07:44PM 3D Printing a 'Terminator' Arm ... Or a Whole Body
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @11:30AM Digital Revolution Will Kill Jobs, Inflame Social Unrest, Says Gartner
Monday October 07, 2013 @06:40PM Cyborg Cockroach Sparks Ethics Debate
Sunday October 06, 2013 @10:44AM Boston Dynamics Wildcat Can Gallop — No Strings Attached
Saturday October 05, 2013 @10:51PM The Era of Young Innovators: Looking Beyond Universities To Source Talents
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:25AM Captain Cyborg Is Back! Kevin Warwick Predicts the Future
Saturday September 21, 2013 @01:21AM Robotics Research Lab Willow Garage Shutting Down?
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @01:29PM Robots Join Final Assembly Line At US Auto Plant
Monday September 16, 2013 @08:26PM FEMA Grounds Private Drones That Were Helping To Map Boulder Floods
Sunday September 08, 2013 @02:29PM Unboxing Boston Dynamics' DARPA-Ready Atlas Robot
Friday August 30, 2013 @06:59PM Will Robots Replace Rent-a-Cops?
Friday August 30, 2013 @06:31PM Curiosity Goes Autonomous For the First Time
Friday August 30, 2013 @07:30AM Nissan's Crash-Free R&D: 7 Cute Robots Mimicking Bees and Fish
Thursday August 29, 2013 @02:18PM Technologies Like Google's Self-Driving Car: Destroying Jobs?
Friday August 23, 2013 @09:13PM Will the Headless Ape Robot Win the DARPA Challenge?
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:55AM Report: By 2035, Nearly 100 Million Self-Driving Cars Will Be Sold Per Year
Sunday July 28, 2013 @10:58PM RHex Robot Shows Off Parkour Moves
Sunday July 28, 2013 @04:56PM Robot Produces Paintings With That 'Imperfect' Human Look
Saturday July 27, 2013 @01:09AM Would You Let a Robot Stick You With a Needle?
Thursday July 11, 2013 @10:21AM Interviews: Ask James Gosling About Java and Ocean Exploring Robots
Sunday June 30, 2013 @04:24PM RoboCup 2013: Team Water Is Middle Size League World Champion
Sunday June 30, 2013 @01:42AM Jetstream Retrofit Illustrates How Close Modern Planes Are To UAVs
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:11AM The Plight of Star Wars Droids
Saturday June 15, 2013 @01:19AM Robot Dominates Air Hockey, Adapts To Opponents' Playing Style
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @07:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Sunday June 02, 2013 @11:00PM NASA Launches Second Robot Challenge
Thursday May 30, 2013 @05:27PM UN Debates Rules Surrounding Killer Robots
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @12:17PM Will Robots Take Over the Data Center?
Saturday May 18, 2013 @03:54PM Arduino Branches Out, With a Plug-and-Program Robot
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @12:37PM Meet the Sehome Seamonsters FRC (First Robotics Competition) Team 2605 (Video)
Wednesday April 24, 2013 @08:32AM Teachable Robot Helps Assemble IKEA Furniture
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @09:32AM Noodle Robots Replacing Workers In Chinese Restaurants
Sunday April 21, 2013 @01:28PM Perceiving Robotic Industrial Arm Inches Toward Autonomy
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @10:57AM Ocean Robots Upgraded After Logging 300,000 Miles
Saturday April 06, 2013 @01:43AM Inside Mantis: a 2-Ton Hexapod Robot With a Linux Brain
Saturday March 30, 2013 @12:32AM Iranian Lab's Quadcopters To Rescue Swimmers
Friday March 29, 2013 @01:41PM How Could Swarms of Robots Help Humanity?
Monday March 25, 2013 @08:15PM Drone Swarm Creates Star Trek Logo In London Sky
Sunday March 24, 2013 @07:46AM Drone swarm creates Star Trek logo in London Sky
Tuesday March 05, 2013 @09:26PM Drone came within 200 feet of airliner over New York
Tuesday March 05, 2013 @07:56PM Your plastic pal who's fun to be with - or not
Monday March 04, 2013 @09:16PM Not Quite a T-1000, But On the Right Track
Monday March 04, 2013 @02:09PM Ohio Man Charged With Shooting Robot
Monday March 04, 2013 @11:37AM Not quite a T-100, but on the right track
Friday March 01, 2013 @02:48AM BigDog grabs, lifts, and throws cinder blocks with its new arm
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @10:39AM Future Fighters Won't Need Ejection Seats
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @03:01PM Planetary Resources To 'Claim' Asteroids With Beacons
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @01:03AM A Robot With a Chainsaw!
Sunday January 27, 2013 @12:47PM A Robot With A Chainsaw!
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @02:01PM Robot Serves up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour
Monday January 07, 2013 @09:49PM LEGO Announces GNU/LInux-Powered Mindstorms EV3 Platform
Monday January 07, 2013 @09:15PM Researchers Seek to Use Drones For Brushfire Forecasting
Sunday January 06, 2013 @11:06PM 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off
Wednesday January 02, 2013 @09:28AM Stanford Team Developing Spiked Robots To Explore Phobos
Thursday December 27, 2012 @09:31AM Krugman: Is the Computer Revolution Coming To a Close?
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @01:28PM How Do You Give a Ticket To a Driverless Car?
Monday December 24, 2012 @05:55PM How do you give a ticket to a driverless car?
Saturday December 22, 2012 @04:17PM Arduino and MK802 Robot, Controlled By Phone
Friday December 14, 2012 @08:42PM Ask Slashdot: Setting Up a Summer Camp Tech Center?
Friday December 14, 2012 @01:56AM Schmidt On Why Tax Avoidance is Good, Robot Workers, and Google Fiber
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @02:03AM Australian uni's underground, robot-staffed library
Saturday December 08, 2012 @02:22AM DARPA drone has load placing arm
Friday November 30, 2012 @08:53AM World's First Fully Functioning Missile-Shooting Robotic Transformer
Thursday November 29, 2012 @10:01AM The Secret To Iranian Drone Technology? Just Add Photoshop
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:47AM The Secret to Iranian Drone Technology? Just Add Photoshop
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @10:53AM Activists' Drone Shot Out of the Sky For Fourth Time
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @10:29AM 'Ban Killer Bots,' Urges Human Rights Watch
Monday November 19, 2012 @08:06PM "Ban 'Killer Bots'", urge human rights watch
Monday November 19, 2012 @06:43AM Roaming robot may explore mysterious Moon caverns
Saturday November 17, 2012 @07:39PM Teaching Robots New Tricks Without Programming
Thursday November 15, 2012 @03:01PM Getting Small UAVs To Imitate Human Pilots Flying Through Dense Forests
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @12:30PM Foxconn Begins To Assemble Its Robot Army
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @12:03PM 1 million robots to replace 1 million humans at Foxconn
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @12:51PM Dragonfly spy drone fits in a hand Georgia Tech
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @02:01PM Neuromorphic Algorithms Allow MAVs To Avoid Obstacles With Single Camera
Monday November 05, 2012 @09:48PM Self-Assembling Robots Using Flying Drones
Monday November 05, 2012 @02:18AM Climbing 103 Floors On a 'Bionic' Leg
Sunday November 04, 2012 @10:22AM Robots Get Surveillance Drones Too
Sunday November 04, 2012 @01:17AM Shanghai Hosts Its First Maker Carnival
Friday November 02, 2012 @06:49PM VR Tech Lets People Interact With Rats
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @08:49AM More Drones Set To Use US Air Space
Thursday October 25, 2012 @07:06PM Virginia Tech's RoMeLa Answers DARPA Robotics Challenge With THOR
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @01:09PM US Navy funds 'MacGyver' robot
Thursday October 04, 2012 @04:17PM Will Your Next iPhone Be Built By Robots?
Sunday September 30, 2012 @01:59PM African Robotics Network Challenge Spurs Rash of $10 Robots
Saturday September 29, 2012 @04:25PM Drone duel outwits FAA, but not hackers