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Researchers are Using Stories to Teach Human Values to Robots

Researchers are Using Stories to Teach Human Values to Robots

Feb 17, 2016 @ 17:22 | The rapid pace of artificial intelligence (AI) has raised fears about whether robots could act unethically or soon choose to harm humans. Some are calling for bans on robotics research; others are calling for more research to understand how AI might be constrained. But how can robots learn ethical […]

Weekly Robotics Video: Atlas, Megacopter, Firefighter Drone, WEF Discussions: Human and Machine in 2030, State of AI and Robo Wars

Weekly Robotics Video: Atlas, Megacopter, Firefighter Drone, WEF Discussions: Human and Machine in 2030, State of AI and Robo Wars

Atlas cleans House (Published on Jan 14, 2016 | IHMC) Atlas robot at IHMC demonstrating whole-body coordinated motions. Robot is built by Boston Dynamics. Control algorithm is by IHMC. Video speed up is 20X real time. Fireproof Aerial RObot System (FAROS) (Published on Jan 3, 2016 | KAIST) KAIST Researchers Developed a Firefighter Drone That Flies […]

ATRIAS: “Spring-Mass” Technology Heralds the Future of Walking Robots

ATRIAS: “Spring-Mass” Technology Heralds the Future of Walking Robots

28 October 2015 |  A study by engineers at Oregon State University suggests that they have achieved the most realistic robotic implementation of human walking dynamics that has ever been done, which may ultimately allow human-like versatility and performance. The system is based on a concept called “spring-mass” walking that was theorized less than a […]

MotoBot: Yamaha Reveals Bike Riding Humanoid Robot

MotoBot: Yamaha Reveals Bike Riding Humanoid Robot

28 October 2015 | Yamaha surprised to visitors at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show today by resealing video of bike riding humanoid robot – MotoBot. In video, Yamaha’s new MotoBot is riding Yamaha’s most sporting motorcycle, the 1000cc R1M. The motorcycle-riding humanoid robot combines Yamaha’s motorcycle and robotics technology in an R&D effort aimed at […]

Boston Dynamics Released Spot Dog with Neck and ATLAS Outdoor Testing Videos

Boston Dynamics Released Spot Dog with Neck and ATLAS Outdoor Testing Videos

17 August 2015 | Boston Dynamics | Boston Dynamics, the Google robotics company presented new version of famous Dog series quadruped robot. The new version Spot Dog has got a manipulator neck which helps manipulating the things in case of robot sticks somewhere. Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert also shown the outdoor testing video of humanoid […]

HERMES: Robot with Reflexes like Human

HERMES: Robot with Reflexes like Human

8 August 2015 – MIT, USA – In general, we deploy humans to solve the problems in disaster situation but if the situation is too dangerous to deploy human (like Fukushima nuclear disaster) we try to deploy something that could do work as human would able to do. The world is made by humans and […]

NYU Professor Honored for Study of Energy Expenditure in Robotic Systems

NYU Professor Honored for Study of Energy Expenditure in Robotic Systems

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Selects Joo H. Kim for the 2015 Freudenstein / General Motors Young Investigator Award. 4 August 2015 – Joo H. Kim, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, will receive the 2015 Freudenstein / General Motors Young Investigator Award for advancing the study of […]

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