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Robots and AI are threatening close to a third of UK jobs, study reveals

The likelihood of automation is highest in sectors including transport, manufacturing, and wholesale and retail

Fri 24 Mar 17 from The Independent

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Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed

The research group of Professor Akio Ishiguro and Assistant Professor Dai Owaki of Tohoku University have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated that by changing only its parameter related ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from

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DIY Lego Robot Brings Lab Automation to Students

Stanford researchers design Lego robot kit so students can automate their chemistry experiments

Wed 22 Mar 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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Unmanned Knifefish mine-hunter put to the test

Underwater mine-hunting is one job you don't mind a robot taking away from you, which is why General Dynamics Mission Systems in developing the Knifefish robotic mine-hunter. The unmanned ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Gizmag

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Geek deals: Get the complete Raspberry Pi 3 training bundle for just $19

Ready to jump in, and start making something cool with the Raspberry Pi? 3 Well, right now, StackSocial has a superb bundle of online courses on offer that will help you get started. […] The ...

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People afraid of robots much more likely to fear losing their jobs, suffer anxiety

"Technophobes"—people who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology that they don't understand—are much more likely to be afraid of losing their jobs to technology and to suffer ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from

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Watch Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Control a Giant Mech Robot

A mysterious mech robot makes its debut for Amazon.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from

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1 in 4 Brits think robots would be better poloticians

A survey found UK citizens believe robots would make better politicians than human officials. Approximately 66% see it happening by 2037, but 16% said it will occur in the next one to two ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

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Seduce Smart Sex Doll Samantha Before Gettin’ Busy

Meet Samantha: She enjoys long rests on the couch, staring unblinkingly into the distance, and bringing you to climax. The smart sex doll, built by Barcelona-based engineer Sergi Santos, listens, ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from

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This robot will deliver a burrito to your door - CNET

Feeling peckish? DoorDash is using Starship robots to deliver food in Redwood City, California.

22 hours ago from CNET

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