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Are Businesses Preparing For Automation?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

I'm not entirely sure it's wise to be quite so blasé about things, it does only represent one side of the coin. Are employees similarly unimpressed by the potential impact automation could have?

5 Reasons Why Sex Robots Are Years Away

Inverse | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Mike Brown In the future, it's entirely possible that we'll all be having sex with robots. But d...

10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch Gives Young Geeks a Boost when they Need It Most

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Pity the poor student geek. Their classmates are hanging out, messaging friends, or maybe playing on the soccer team. The school aged geeks, however, are driven by coding and tinkering. Although more and more schools are creating robotics or coding clubs, high tech endeavors made by students are often very lonely pursuits.

Top Toys To Bring Out Curiosity In Kids (Part 2)

Laurie Schacht | Posted 07.01.2016 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Kids are always asking questions, and summer gives them the perfect opportunity to explore and learn new things. New York City was still cold just a f...

This Secretive Startup Is Revolutionizing Scientific Research

Jason Choi | Posted 06.15.2016 | Science
Jason Choi

His idea was simple but ambitious: to revolutionize the way basic science research is done by making it cheaper, faster and more accessible.

Robots on the Runway

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Robots speak a universal language. We just returned from Shanghai, China where we created a unique experience for attendees of CES Asia, a growing tra...

Why Special Education Technology Needs to Go Beyond The Screen

Ladislas de Toldi | Posted 06.14.2016 | Education
Ladislas de Toldi

In today's society, one of the most common misconceptions about children with developmental disorders is that they are mentally deficient. This coul...

Self-Directed Learning: 4 Robotics Kits For Curious Kids

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 06.03.2016 | Technology
Sarah Caroline Bell

Most kids these days are fascinated by robots. Thankfully, there are amazing robotics kits available that cater specifically for children who crave a...

Around the World in 30 Days - May 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.30.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report "Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life...

Who Knows If Robots Will Rob Us Of Our Livelihoods, But They May Help Us Live Longer

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 05.26.2016 | Technology
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared on my column in Forbes. Talk of the coming "second machine age" seems to be all the rage. Machines will "man" factories, ...

Python Bites Penis Of Man On Toilet And Doesn't Let Go

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.25.2016 | Weird News

A Thai man's routine visit to the bathroom turned into a terrifying fight with a giant snake. Atthaporn Boonmakchuay was doing his business on a toile...

Fearing the Robot Rebellion

Leona Foxx | Posted 05.24.2016 | Science
Leona Foxx

Are storm clouds fomenting on the horizon of Artificial Intelligence? Are the likes of physicist Stephen Hawking or Tesla engineer Elon Musk only call...

Robot Butler's Creativity Surprises Its Own Makers

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.18.2016 | Technology

A robot designed to clear clutter has learned how to cradle items in its arms, the same way a human might hold a baby, Carnegie Mellon University said...

It May Surprise You Which Countries Are Replacing Workers With Robots the Fastest

Hal Sirkin | Posted 05.21.2016 | World
Hal Sirkin

"Industry 4.0," a global economy transformed by automation, is revolutionizing work in some countries more than others. Here's why.

The Global Search for Education: Play it Again Spirio

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

Play it Again Spirio Many experts say it could be as soon as 30 years when machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can. Glo...

Bridge not Wall US and Canada: A Customs Union for Tech Should Replace NAFTA

Diane M. Francis | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Diane M. Francis

Trump wants to build a wall on the Mexico border but Canada and the US need to build bridges and revamp their NAFTA deal into a customs union to allow...

Hair-Washing Robot Is Head And Shoulders Above The Routine

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.06.2016 | Comedy

Robotics enthusiast and funny person Simone Giertz returns so we can once again laugh at the takeover of the machines. This time, Giertz has built a h...

The 15 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2025

Brett King | Posted 05.05.2016 | Technology
Brett King

The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts and changes that are unparalleled.

Building Future Inventors, Disruptors and Technologists Is Exciting and Fun!

Matt Grob | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology
Matt Grob

It's easy to assume that technology will always march on, and that our devices will always get better, faster and cheaper. But without inventors, disruptors, scientists and engineers, our culture of creative innovation would not exist.

The Future of Work: The Co-Evolution of Humans and Robots OR I Heart My Robo-Assistant.

Sophie Wade | Posted 04.25.2016 | Technology
Sophie Wade

"I'm sitting at the kitchen table sipping my coffee and reading the paper in my apartment. It's a lazy Saturday. My 'bot, Bob, took the dogs for an ea...

This Self-Healing, Muscle-Like Material Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.22.2016 | Science

An international team of scientists has created a super-stretchy, never-before-seen material that could revolutionize how prosthetics and even robots ...

The Rise of Cloud Robotics

Adi Gaskell | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

The most intriguing however has to be the changing nature of robot usage in our factories. Now, of course you will say, we have had robots in our factories for ages, and whilst the number is increasing dramatically, this is undoubtedly true.

While Automation Continues to Drive Manufacturing, Human Elements will Reign Supreme

Vicki Holt | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology
Vicki Holt

It's no secret that robotics help manufacturers drive efficiency, productivity and quality, particularly for large volume operations. In fact, in the ...

5 Robot Animals You Need to Know About

Inverse | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Kastalia Medrano Lifelike robots are kind of a gamble. When they're human-shaped, they're perpet...

We Get Aroused By Touching Robots' Private Parts, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.06.2016 | Technology

You may never feel the same about C-3P0 again. It turns out we humans get aroused when we touch robots' "intimate" areas, a new study says. A Stanford...