August 20, 2018

Learn to Program Self-Driving Cars (and Help Duckies Commute) With Duckietown

Robotics researchers expand their Duckietown autonomous car course to Kickstarter There is a strong and natural relationship between robots and rubber duckies. Seriously. Being small, cheap, colorful, and pleasingly compliant, duckies became a sort of physical Stanford Bunny—when you want to show the scale of a robot, or give a robot something to visually locate or grasp or something, just toss a duckie in there. This relationship was formalized through the 2016 ICRA conference, where duckies inspired a bunch of […]
August 20, 2018

Anticipation Builds for the Largest Packaging Event of 2018

Get a sneak peek at this year’s PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO show floor Source: Robotics Tomorrow
August 20, 2018

The Morning After: The Netflix review purge

Hey, good morning! Over the weekend, we explained how Marvel’s Thanos was made to ‘feel’ alive, a weird-ass looking mouse of the future and why Twitter is reluctant to fight fake news. Source: Reviews –
August 20, 2018

A "GPS for inside your body"

Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swalloing long tubes with built-in cameras. But what if physicians could get a better glimpse in a less expensive, invasive, and time-consuming manner? A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) led by Professor Dina Katabi is working on doing exactly that with an “in-body GPS” system dubbed ReMix. The new method can pinpoint the location of ingestible implants inside the body using low-power wireless signals. These implants […]
August 19, 2018

Jack Ryan review: Amazon's action analyst ain't that interesting – CNET

After numerous big screen attempts to make Tom Clancy’s hero happen, this TV version is all too familiar. Source: Reviews –
August 19, 2018

China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars

Robots that can diagnose diseases, play badminton and wow audiences with their musical skills are among the machines China hopes could revolutionise its economy, with visitors to a Beijing exhibition offered a glimpse of an automated future. Source: Phys Org – Robotics
August 19, 2018

Netflix purges all user reviews like it said it would

If you’re browsing Netflix for a new show to watch, don’t bother looking for reviews on the platform to see if a title is worth your time. The streaming service is done purging user reviews — a decade’s worth of comments praising and excoriating sho… Source: Reviews –
August 18, 2018

Skype previews texting feature for PCs

Skype has given Insiders on Android a sneak peek of an upcoming feature called “SMS Connect.” Windows Blog Italia has spotted an option in the latest version of Skype Preview’s settings that would allow you to send and receive texts using Skype on Ma… Source: Reviews –
August 17, 2018

Mylo Electric Scooter first ride review: The future is unfolding

By Greg Rasa You look like a circus bear.” That’s the kind of snarky assessment only one’s own teenager can deliver, but it summed up my last time on an electric “mobility device,” commuting to work on Autoblog’s Urb-E scooter: Big guy, tiny vehicle… Source: Reviews –
August 17, 2018

Robots as tools and partners in rehabilitation

Why trust should play a crucial part in the development of intelligent machines for medical therapies. Source: Science Daily – Robotics