Archive for February, 2013

Will robots really change everything?

A recent article on the new EU funded “Human Brain Project”
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130222083029.htm

Of course the US recently completed the “Decade of the Brain” with limited results,

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What is the future of robots?

In a speech several years ago, the ‘father of industrial robots,’ Joe Engleberger suggests that much of the current research is headed in the wrong direction. He suggested that the right direction is where we are now – security robots!

http://www.techmatchpro.com/article/2011/12/moving-robotics-forward

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Are robots a disappointment?

Great post by PETER HARTLAUB (the pop culture critic at the San Francisco Chronicle): Lie, Robot: I’m still waiting for my android butler
http://blog.sfgate.com/thebigevent/2013/02/07/lie-robot-im-still-waiting-for-my-android-butler/

All I can say is we’re working on it!

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Are robots the new vampires?

Is this the public perception of robots in everyday life?
http://www.autoevolution.com/news/2014-kia-forte-super-bowl-commercial-sexy-robot-girls-video-54672.html

Robots as attractive, dangerous, inhuman, immortal? Will they be guardians, and if so, of what? Is this Terminator in a black dress?

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