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  1. News - World

    Cornell University robot Kodiak reads your need for a beer

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Robot reads your need for a beer Computer scientists at America's Cornell University have created a robot that can tell if you want a beer and pour it for you. The same robot can also guess whether students are hankering for a cup of coffee instead and pour it for them. Kodiak the robot was as handy with a latte as with a lager, could open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1250846/cornell-university-robot-kodiak-reads-your-need-beer
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Implant may allow patients to control artificial limbs with their thoughts

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... prosthetics have largely been demonstrated as a way to restore a loss of function. Last year, a 58-year-old woman who had become paralysed after a stroke demonstrated that she could use a robotic arm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1153290/implant-may-allow-patients-control-artificial-limbs-their-thoughts
  3. News - China

    China to become world's largest robotics consumer by 2014

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 10:56am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Figures released by International Federation of Robotics Demand for industrial robots is predicted to hit 32,000 units by 2014 making China the world's largest robotics consumer. According to the International Federation of Robotics, the sector's technology and production have gained momentum amid higher labour costs and China's efforts to restructure its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1080540/china-become-worlds-largest-robotics-consumer-2014
  4. Robot out to prove man no match for machine behind the bar

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei Out of ideas to impress your party guests? How about employing a robot bar tender to go around mixing their drinks? American inventor Jamie Price and his wife Julie are visiting Hong Kong with his computerised mobile bar that mixes 20 to 30 different kinds of drinks at a time, and wheels around a party room making robot noises and blinking its neon lights. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734410/robot-out-prove-man-no-match-machine-behind-bar
  5. The snail trail

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The typical robot has a tin-can Terminator quality. Tap it with a hammer and it will ding or clang like a bell. But there is no higher force that decrees robots must be clunky ... SHape-shifting robot. The development of the SquishBot is part of a joint project between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Robotic Mobility Group in the United States and engineering firm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683618/snail-trail
  6. Fembot fetish

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... produced a 38cm-tall robotic girlfriend that kisses on command. It will go on sale in September for US$175. Now what kind of man wants to confess his girlfriend is an animated Barbie doll? Using ... with robots, but we wanted to make something sweet and interactive,' says Minako Sakanoue, spokeswoman for Sega Toys. 'She's lovable and can act like a real girlfriend.' Sega hopes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643433/fembot-fetish
  7. Robots tread thin line between love and hate

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Prepare to be spooked. This week's mysterious piece of jargon sounds like it describes Silicon Valley a century from now, when the robots have finally taken over ... replicants and zombies. Luckily, it is all in the mind. Uncanny valley is perhaps best defined as feelings of disquiet, fear or repulsion triggered by a robotic device that looks almost, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444807/robots-tread-thin-line-between-love-and-hate
  8. Robots tread thin line between love and hate

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... DAVID WILSON Prepare to be spooked. This week's mysterious piece of jargon sounds like it describes Silicon Valley a century from now, when the robots have finally taken over ... replicants and zombies. Luckily, it is all in the mind. Uncanny valley is perhaps best defined as feelings of disquiet, fear or repulsion triggered by a robotic device that looks almost, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444722/robots-tread-thin-line-between-love-and-hate
  9. Evolution of robots unlikely to threaten

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Corporation in Michigan entered a restricted area. Apparently, he planned to clean up some scrap metal from the floor. In the process, he obstructed the machinations of an industrial robot. He ... becoming the first American victim of an industrial robot-related accident and a global focus for feelings of unease towards automatons. Twenty years on, the question is whether that unease ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464363/evolution-robots-unlikely-threaten
  10. Eye Robot

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... Wedged in the vehicle are the minds behind Robot magazine. There's the tall Englishman Jay Forster, the creative director, and T- aka Tereza Tan- the art director who hails from Singapore. ... and performers in 1996, Robot have spent the past eight years bringing the throbbing sounds of techno into Hong Kong's clubs. In May, they launched a free, bi-monthly magazine, featuring fashion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/478724/eye-robot

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