Robotics

From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans - Sacramento Bee

August 16, 2017 - 12:13am

From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans
Sacramento Bee
Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one. From science fiction written by Isaac Asimov eight decades ago to "Dilbert" cartoons today, the relationship between robots and humans has long ...

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Robotics Education Nonprofit To Expand Footprint In PA - 90.5 WESA

August 15, 2017 - 8:54pm

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Robotics Education Nonprofit To Expand Footprint In PA
90.5 WESA
Thousands of students participate in Best Robotics competitions annually, spending six weeks building robots with real world potential. “Every year there's an industry theme for the competition,” said executive director Rosemary Mendel. “Last year, it ...

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Peggy Dickey talks 5th Day programs at Camp Verde Unified - Verde Independent

August 15, 2017 - 2:49pm

Verde Independent

Peggy Dickey talks 5th Day programs at Camp Verde Unified
Verde Independent
Sheri really enjoys working with the students and is very competent and enthusiastic about robotics. She also works at the elementary school in the special education department. Bugle: Is there anything else you would like to say about the Friday Camps ...

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Peggy Dickey talks 5th Day programs at Camp Verde Unified - Verde Independent

August 15, 2017 - 2:49pm

Verde Independent

Peggy Dickey talks 5th Day programs at Camp Verde Unified
Verde Independent
Sheri really enjoys working with the students and is very competent and enthusiastic about robotics. She also works at the elementary school in the special education department. Bugle: Is there anything else you would like to say about the Friday Camps ...

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As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs - CapitalGazette.com

August 15, 2017 - 1:37pm

As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs
CapitalGazette.com
Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee.".

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Making the Grade: Robotics comes full circle; student becomes teacher - Atlanta Journal Constitution

August 15, 2017 - 1:35pm

Making the Grade: Robotics comes full circle; student becomes teacher
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Instead, Welsch so enjoyed working on the team projects that he earned a degree in career and technical education from UGA in 2012 an immediately went into the classroom. “I knew I wanted to come back and work with the next generation of students,” he ...

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Asian Teams Participate In FIRST Global Robotics Challenge - HuffPost

August 15, 2017 - 10:03am

HuffPost

Asian Teams Participate In FIRST Global Robotics Challenge
HuffPost
... been learning robotics as a part of the school's curriculum since elementary school. The Brunei Team of six students attended the international competition for the first time as well in hopes of inspiring more students in Brunei to take up STEM ...

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High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle - Washington Post

August 15, 2017 - 9:09am

Washington Post

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle
Washington Post
In such countries as Japan and Denmark, robotics and advanced automation have created solid jobs while increasing efficiencies for manufacturers. Trump continues to make promises about adding U.S. manufacturing jobs. ... Festo Didactic, the education ...
As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobsMinneapolis Star Tribune

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New superintendent, new treasurer attend first official Paulding board meeting - Defiance Crescent News (subscription)

August 15, 2017 - 9:05am

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New superintendent, new treasurer attend first official Paulding board meeting
Defiance Crescent News (subscription)
PAULDING — The Paulding Exempted Village Board of Education welcomed new superintendent Ken Amstutz and new treasurer Kim Jones to their first official meeting in their new positions during the regular meeting of the board Monday. The board also ...

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High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle - Washington Post

August 15, 2017 - 1:32am

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle
Washington Post
Choset is chief technology officer for the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, a new public-private partnership to help U.S. companies adopt robot technologies, create and retain jobs in the sector, and help American workers compete with low ...

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Catholic school in Bethel Park partners with CMU to promote technology - The Almanac

August 14, 2017 - 3:45pm

Catholic school in Bethel Park partners with CMU to promote technology
The Almanac
Aiding the cause is the relationship he has developed with Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab – that stands for Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment – by participating in the first year of the lab's Fluency project while ...

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AI, Robotics find way into B-school curriculum - Economic Times

August 14, 2017 - 1:51pm

Economic Times

AI, Robotics find way into B-school curriculum
Economic Times
MUMBAI: Artificial intelligence and robotics are making their way into management curriculum of the country's business schools, including Indian Institutes of Management, even as machine intelligence and Internet of Things increasingly influence ...

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Asia Pacific Robotics Spending to Grow by 25.2% CAGR from 2017-2021 - I-Connect007

August 14, 2017 - 9:05am

CTIMES

Asia Pacific Robotics Spending to Grow by 25.2% CAGR from 2017-2021
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This includes industrial, service and consumer robots and after-market robotic hardware. Meanwhile, services-related spending, which encompasses application management, education and training, hardware deployment, system integration, and consulting, ...
Asia Pacific robotics spending to see 25.2% CAGR from 2017-2021, says IDCDigitimes

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TAL Manufacturing launches educational cell in robotics : The Hindu ... - Hindu Business Line

August 14, 2017 - 3:34am

TAL Manufacturing launches educational cell in robotics : The Hindu ...
Hindu Business Line
After the successful launch of the country's first indigenously developed robot 'BRABO' in April 2017, TAL Manufacturing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata ...

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ECTC makes changes ahead of fall semester - Elizabethtown News Enterprise

August 14, 2017 - 3:29am

Elizabethtown News Enterprise

ECTC makes changes ahead of fall semester
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
In the past few months, the college has started a grant-funded first-year experience program for students and added six academic programs: advanced manufacturing, robotics and automation, advanced automotive manufacturing, hospitality management ...

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Costa Rica Prepares to Host World Robot Olympiad - teleSUR English

August 13, 2017 - 1:44pm

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Costa Rica Prepares to Host World Robot Olympiad
teleSUR English
The WRO is "an event for science, technology and education which brings together young people all over the world to develop their creativity and problem-solving skills through challenging and educational robotics competitions," according to its web site.

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The 'Rowbot' Race: Cambridge challenges Oxford to a new regatta using student built robots - Telegraph.co.uk

August 13, 2017 - 5:50am

Telegraph.co.uk

The 'Rowbot' Race: Cambridge challenges Oxford to a new regatta using student built robots
Telegraph.co.uk
Since 1829, The Boat Race has pitted the best rowers from Oxford and Cambridge against one another in an annual regatta watched by millions. But now a team of Cambridge students have invented a robot they think can better human athletes - and have ...

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What's new this fall at Omaha's non-Catholic private schools - Omaha World-Herald

August 13, 2017 - 1:05am

Omaha World-Herald

What's new this fall at Omaha's non-Catholic private schools
Omaha World-Herald
The Robotics Lab has been doubled to give teams more space to build and practice. » Each grade will have a dedicated time each week for guidance and advisory classes, part of an enhanced guidance program. The school also will offer family events ...

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Atlantic County 4-H highlights STEM offerings at annual fair - Press of Atlantic City

August 12, 2017 - 5:06pm

Press of Atlantic City

Atlantic County 4-H highlights STEM offerings at annual fair
Press of Atlantic City
4-H Robotics Club members John Risley and Dexter Sullivan, both 17, remote-control a robot. 'It could potentially streamline the process of engineering for people who normally wouldn't be interested in it,' Sullivan says of incorporating STEM into 4-H.

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Robot Classes to 4200 Minority students from today - NYOOOZ

August 12, 2017 - 2:01pm

NYOOOZ

Robot Classes to 4200 Minority students from today
NYOOOZ
As many as 4200 students of Telangana Minorities Residential Institutes Education Society (TMRIES) will be getting exposed to new trends in technology and the use of Robotics to ignite them for innovative thinking and creativity. The workshop will be ...

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