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The challenge: take a humanoid robot named Valkyrie and make it as autonomous and dexterous as possible. NASA has chosen two university groups to compete in developing the prototype robot, also called Robonaut 5 or R5, with the ultimate goal of getting it ready for missions to Mars.
A shocking new report from a futurologist reveals predictions about the future of sex and robots
Can you imagine having sex with a humanoid robot? Apparently, this will be the norm in a few short decades. 847 more words
Autobiographical memory for robot Nao enables it to pass on knowledge learnt from humans to others
Peter Ford Dominey and the robot Nao, study of developmental robotic cognition.233 more words
This is an interesting article by EurActiv citing recent survey results. It’s worth a read. Check it out!
Danny Benedettelli has added a new dimension to remote manipulators by building a robotic exoskeleton out of LEGO.
A remote manipulator, also known as a “waldo” thanks to the 1942 short story by Robert Heinlein, is an electronic telemetric input device that enables a mechanism to be controlled by a human operator. 265 more words