News tagged with robot

The potential for robots to perform human jobs

Here's a game to play over dinner. One person names a profession that they believe can't be taken over by a machine, and another person has to make a case why it's not so future-proof. We played this game ...

dateApr 20, 2015 in Robotics
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A robot to help improve wine production

A European research consortium comprising Spanish, French, Italian and German universities and companies is working on the development of an unmanned robot, equipped with non-invasive advanced sensors and ...

dateJan 29, 2015 in Robotics
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Robots put to work on e-waste

UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.

dateNov 18, 2014 in Robotics
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Can we teach robots right from wrong?

From performing surgery and flying planes to babysitting kids and driving cars, today's robots can do it all. With chatbots such as Eugene Goostman recently being hailed as "passing" the Turing test, it appears robots are ...

dateOct 14, 2014 in Robotics
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