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Doctor Roboto

When someone suffers from a serious medical problem, they generally see an expert. Hopefully, the doctor has extensive experience at a top hospital. A nice bedside manner helps, but doesn’t always happen. 236 more words


Creepy Android Newscasters Are Still Better Than Cable Ones

Japan always seems to be at the forefront of robotics, with robots of every shape and size. Now, Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation has a new exhibit called “Android: What is human?”.   253 more words


What Do You Get When You Cross a Robot with a Comedian?

Robots have been taking over the jobs of humans for years, but now they’re about to take another job, comedian.  KOBIAN is a humanoid robot built by Atsuo Takanishi’s lab in Waseda University in Tokyo, and it’s designed to make humans laugh.   356 more words


Equality for All... Robots? - Colbert Report

Stephen Colbert is once again protecting America’s rights, but this time from a robot? After talking about the robot that passed the Turing Test, The Colbert Report interviewed Martine Rothblatt, the inventor of Sirius XM, about her latest project. 30 more words


Emotional robot set for sale in Japan next year

TOKYO – A cooing, gesturing humanoid on wheels that can decipher emotions has been unveiled in Japan by billionaire Masayoshi Son who says robots should be tender and make people smile. 838 more words