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Nathan R – Meet Octobot

As I mentioned in class, there are experiments with making robots that are more like animals in composition. This is Octobot, a 3D printed silicone and chemical robot, that has a form of lifelike-ness to it, but does not run on electricity. 49 more words

Robots: Lifesavers or Terminators?

(CNN)Machines are rapidly learning to think on their own, but will the robot revolution lead to a modern utopia or an apocalypse? Government officials say autonomous vehicles will make transportation safer, more accessible, more efficient and cleaner and last week, the Department of Transportation released guidelines for the testing and deployment of automated vehicles, [ ]

War of the Worlds

I wanted to ask you guys to guess what book this was from, but I put it in the title instead. In the past I have done any number of nerdy books (Dune and Enders Game come to mind first) and last year I did a children’s book (The Very Hungry Caterpillar). 342 more words

Nail Art

Evo Is a Little Robot With a Big Mission: Get Girls to Code | WIRED #coding #STEM #tech #women #robots #education #gadgets

WHEN HIS DAUGHTERS were young, Nader Hamda says, they were really into apps and computers. But now that they’re a little older, their interest is waning. 98 more words


Book Review: Salvatore Pane's Mega Man 3

I’ve used the term “armchair academic” to describe Boss Fight Books’ output before. In turn, I guess it was just a matter of time before I got around to reading one by an actual academic. 667 more words

Legislative Overview and Regulatory Matters of Driverless Vehicle Technology

By Danny Restivo, DMGS

Edited by Brett Goldman, DMGS Manager of Special Projects

The popular ride-sharing service Uber introduced a fleet of driverless vehicles to Pittsburgh in September 2016. 1,837 more words