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This Is What's Really Powering Google's Ambitious, Long-Shot Projects

Google’s core online advertising business continues to generate gobs of cash, allowing the company’s braniac founders to pursue all manner of futuristic initiatives. From computerized eyewear to self-driving cars to robots and drones, Google continues to push the boundaries of technology in pursuit of “moonshots,” as the company calls its most audacious projects. 832 more words

Writing Ideas - Writing Science Fiction, part 174 Extrapolating Military Technology, Advanced Vehicles

16 April 2014, Writing Ideas – Writing Science Fiction, part 174 Extrapolating Military Technology, Advanced Vehicles

Announcement: There is action on my new novels.  The publisher renamed the series–they are still working on the name.  732 more words

Daemon

Study indicates Robots could replace 80% of Jobs

In a few decades, twenty or thirty years — or sooner – robots and their associated technology will be as ubiquitous as mobile phones are today, at least that is the prediction of Bill Gates; and we would be hard-pressed to find a roboticist, automation expert or economist who could present a strong case against this. 1,082 more words

Machine Economy

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Some of you may have heard the Transmissions Podcast where – among many other things – they discuss Transformers Regeneration One #100. Its always interesting to hear what readers and aficionados make of the work one does. 1,120 more words

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Zombies vs. Robots: No Man's Land by Jeff Conner

(Cover picture courtesy of PREVIEWSworld.)

Book #5 in IDW’s shambling series of original Zombies vs Robots prose collections. Fully illustrated by the fantabulous Fabio Listrani, this new anthology features fresh tales of rotting flesh and rusting metal, undead unrest and mechanical mayhem.

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4-H is doing robotics?

Our family has been involved with 4-H for over 16 years. It is the largest youth development program in the U.S. and from what I understand it reaches more than seven million youth. 671 more words

STEM

Meet MiP: The Cool New Balancing Robot

MiP is a balancing robot with Gesturesense technology. You can control him with a wave of your hand or with an App available for iOS and Android

Read on: MiP

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