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The many uses of robot snakes

Mar 27, 2013
A robot snake -- just like the name suggests -- is a long, segmented metal rig. When you toss it, it automatically wraps around whatever it hits.
Posted In: robots, spying, Tech

Your own personal drone

Mar 7, 2013
Ready for your personal drone? A look at what a world of civilian drones with CEO of 3D Robotics, Chris Anderson.
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A robot for every job

Feb 18, 2013
How one little robot named Baxter could take over the last of America's manufacturing jobs.
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Robots that play like Monk, and growth in the online job market

Jan 4, 2013
Elance, a company that uses the web to fix up freelancers, forecasts that one out of four college students in 2013 will earn money through online jobs. Researchers at Georgie Tech are working to create a robot that will improvise music along with humans.
Posted In: working online, robots, Music

Paul Krugman on tech's great divergence

Jan 1, 2013
Economist Paul Krugman talks about a new direction in 'the technology universe' that has taken shape over the last decade.
Posted In: Paul Krugman, Robots Ate My Job, wages, robots

Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn on surviving the rise of the machines

Dec 26, 2012
One of the co-creators of Skype thinks we may be in trouble if we don't start planning for a possible real life "Terminator" plot.
Posted In: skype, Terminator, robots

The robot in the garden -- coming soon

Dec 4, 2012
Nurseries spend a lot of effort moving potted plants and trees from one place to another. Robots may replace low-paying, seasonal, grueling work.
Posted In: robots, Agriculture

Using radio frequency identification tags to track school kids

Sep 10, 2012
Some schools are testing out RFID tags as a way to keep track of kids and bring in extra money.
Posted In: RFID, technology, privacy, robots

Hacking into a domestic drone at the request of the government

Jul 3, 2012
University of Texas finds success in taking over unmanned plane.
Posted In: drones, robots

The future of robotics

Jun 28, 2012
Researchers in Japan have developed a robot that's function is to beat humans at "Rock, Paper, Scissors." It does so every single time.
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