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# robotics - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues
# Robot Workmates
# Robot Workmates

'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues

Oct 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,978 Views 6 Comments

Robotic colleagues of the future? Think Wall-E or Johnny 5 and not C3PO and Terminator.

# robotics - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Are robots going to take all of our jobs?
# Automatic For The People
# Automatic For The People

Are robots going to take all of our jobs?

Apr 23rd 2017, 10:30 AM 11,799 Views 87 Comments

Maybe.

# robotics - Thursday 25 August, 2016

This tiny robot octopus is powered by its own gas
# Softly Does It
# Softly Does It

This tiny robot octopus is powered by its own gas

Aug 25th 2016, 1:32 PM 12,029 Views 9 Comments

The robot is the first of its kind and could lead to future soft robots that could perform tasks traditional robots can’t access.

# robotics - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Without the budget of Google, these Waterford students created a self-driving car
# Look No Hands
# Look No Hands

Without the budget of Google, these Waterford students created a self-driving car

Jun 1st 2016, 2:48 PM 21,870 Views 17 Comments

Instead, it required a lot of imagination to complete it in 12 weeks.

# robotics - Friday 18 March, 2016

In the future, robots like this will deliver pizza to your door
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

In the future, robots like this will deliver pizza to your door

Mar 18th 2016, 10:13 AM 9,059 Views 18 Comments

Bad news for delivery people everywhere.

# robotics - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

This robot can grab items with as much care and attention as you
# Easy Does It
# Easy Does It

This robot can grab items with as much care and attention as you

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:08 AM 7,402 Views 11 Comments

The gripper is made out of rubber and can pick up objects that are 80 times its own weight.

# robotics - Monday 6 April, 2015

Someone has invented the world's first robotic pancake printer
# The Future Is Bright
# The Future Is Bright

Someone has invented the world's first robotic pancake printer

Apr 6th 2015, 8:10 PM 16,334 Views 10 Comments

To be fair, an Eiffel Tower made out of batter probably tastes better than the real one.

# robotics - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

This Google-owned robot reenacts crane kick scene from Karate Kid
# Wax On Wax Off
# Wax On Wax Off

This Google-owned robot reenacts crane kick scene from Karate Kid

Nov 11th 2014, 2:30 PM 6,213 Views 18 Comments

The robot from Boston Dynamics, the robotics company owned by Google, used the scene to show off its balancing capabilities

Space exploration has a new major player in town...Google
# Secret Plans
# Secret Plans

Space exploration has a new major player in town...Google

Nov 11th 2014, 10:27 AM 9,471 Views 11 Comments

The giant web company is spending nearly €1 billion on a San Francisco air base.

# robotics - Monday 10 November, 2014

Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics
# Development
# Development

Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics

Nov 10th 2014, 10:39 AM 7,449 Views 10 Comments

Jay Bregman left his role as co-CEO of Hailo to start focusing on robotics and drones

# robotics - Friday 31 October, 2014

Google's robot chief and Android co-founder is calling it a day
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Google's robot chief and Android co-founder is calling it a day

Oct 31st 2014, 10:44 AM 7,899 Views 4 Comments

Andy Rubin was responsible for turning Android into one of the biggest mobile platforms globally as well as for Google’s recent push into robotics.

# robotics - Sunday 17 August, 2014

These jobs are most likely to be replaced by robots
# Automatic For The People
# Automatic For The People

These jobs are most likely to be replaced by robots

Aug 17th 2014, 10:44 PM 34,355 Views 58 Comments

Bad news for proof readers, projectionists and butchers.

# robotics - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed
# Hope
# Hope

Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed

Jun 18th 2014, 6:46 PM 11,188 Views 13 Comments

Mark Pollock said he was told to accept his situation but since his accident he has delved into the world of robotics and is looking at finding a possible cure for spinal injury

# robotics - Monday 12 May, 2014

This ultra-fast robot arm is better at catching stuff than you are
# Catch Me If You Can
# Catch Me If You Can

This ultra-fast robot arm is better at catching stuff than you are

May 12th 2014, 9:00 PM 6,639 Views 12 Comments

Just look at it catch everything in sight.

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm approved by US medical authorities
# Robotics
# Robotics

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm approved by US medical authorities

May 12th 2014, 12:52 PM 6,730 Views 11 Comments

The prosthetic arm allows users to perform basic tasks such as using keys and locks, feeding oneself, using zippers and preparing food.

# robotics - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Here are the crazy military robots Google bought this week
# Humanoids
# Humanoids

Here are the crazy military robots Google bought this week

Dec 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 14,367 Views 26 Comments

Amazing creations – but also a tad creepy.

# robotics - Monday 16 December, 2013

Google buys military robotics firm Boston Dynamics
# Robots
# Robots

Google buys military robotics firm Boston Dynamics

Dec 16th 2013, 10:50 AM 8,553 Views 22 Comments

Boston Dynamics is known for developing animalistic robots that are both balanced and quick.

# robotics - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Students develop robotic arm that could make you stronger
# Rehabilitation
# Rehabilitation

Students develop robotic arm that could make you stronger

Dec 10th 2013, 4:33 PM 8,071 Views 11 Comments

The robotic arm, developed by students at the University of Pennsylvania, is designed to help both the elderly and those who need physical rehabilitation.

# robotics - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Google challenges Amazon drones with its own robots
# Robots
# Robots

Google challenges Amazon drones with its own robots

Dec 4th 2013, 4:18 PM 11,658 Views 35 Comments

Google has bought seven companies over the last six months to help develops its robotics business.

# robotics - Friday 18 October, 2013

This robot petting zoo is terrifying
# Zootopia
From The Daily Edge
# Zootopia

This robot petting zoo is terrifying

Oct 18th 2013, 4:18 PM 1,285 Views 0 Comments

Who wants to pet a goat when you can pet a neon plastic tube?

# robotics - Monday 30 September, 2013

College students build robotic arm for disabled teenager
# Roboarm
From The Daily Edge
# Roboarm

College students build robotic arm for disabled teenager

Sep 30th 2013, 3:08 PM 1,403 Views 0 Comments

Here he is using it for the first time.

# robotics - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Dublin boys win Lego award for robot reminding people to take medicines
# Appy Days
# Appy Days

Dublin boys win Lego award for robot reminding people to take medicines

May 18th 2013, 9:30 AM 9,016 Views 7 Comments

The winning boys from Jobstown built a robot and app reminding older people to take their vital medicines.

# robotics - Sunday 10 February, 2013

A year in robotic legs: paralysed adventurer hits new milestone
# Science
# Science

A year in robotic legs: paralysed adventurer hits new milestone

Feb 10th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,995 Views 6 Comments

Mark Pollock has spent a year gathering data on how robotic exoskeleton is working on his body – and he hopes scientists might get on board for formal study.

# robotics - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
# WALLPAPER
# WALLPAPER

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

Jan 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 13,468 Views 18 Comments

The 12,000 sq ft ‘house’ would take around 18 months to build (and you might even be able to build it on the moon).

# robotics - Monday 17 December, 2012

VIDEO: Quadriplegic woman powers a robotic arm with her mind
# One Giant Bite
# One Giant Bite

VIDEO: Quadriplegic woman powers a robotic arm with her mind

Dec 17th 2012, 1:10 PM 5,574 Views 7 Comments

Jan Scheuermann developed a degenerative condition that left her virtually paralysed – unable to move an arm for a decade.

# robotics - Friday 14 September, 2012

Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away
# I Robot
# I Robot

Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away

Sep 14th 2012, 12:45 PM 3,168 Views 18 Comments

A new EU-wide survey reveals that Irish people are also among the least interested in scientific and technological discovery.

# robotics - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm
# Brain Power
# Brain Power

VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm

May 16th 2012, 9:03 PM 3,644 Views 11 Comments

Cathy Hutchinson was able to use the arm to sip coffee, 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke.

# robotics - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day
# Prometheus
From The Daily Edge
# Prometheus

Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day

Apr 18th 2012, 10:52 AM 3,564 Views 11 Comments

No comment.

# robotics - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

VIDEO: Blind and paralysed Irish adventurer 'walks' with robotic legs
# Bionic Legs
# Bionic Legs

VIDEO: Blind and paralysed Irish adventurer 'walks' with robotic legs

Feb 1st 2012, 5:07 PM 5,162 Views 17 Comments

Mark Pollock, injured in an accident a year and a half ago, tests new technology that helps mobility for paralysed.

# robotics - Monday 9 August, 2010

Secrets of Egypt's Great Pyramid may soon be revealed
# Egypt
From The Daily Edge
# Egypt

Secrets of Egypt's Great Pyramid may soon be revealed

Aug 9th 2010, 5:15 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

An English robotics team is organising an expedition to reveal the mysteries of Giza.