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Starship Delivery Robots to Start Bringing Food to US Homes

Starship Technologies has announced its first US partnerships, teaming with DoorDash on food delivery tests in Redwood City, Calif. and with Postmates to augment its on-demand courier service in Washington D.C.
Robot Fun

2017: A Banner Year for Delivery Robots

2016 was a good year for delivery robots, but 2017 will be even better. From Starship Technologies' ground robot and Savioke's Relay robot and CyPhy Works' drones, delivery robots are coming sooner than you think.
Robot Fun

Meet Ardu McDuino: The Bagpipe-Playing Robot

Popular Instructables maker XenonJohn built a bagpipe-playing robot called Ardu McDuino that uses an Arduino Mega 2560 board and a pair of 3D-printed prosthetic hands to autonomously play a bagpipe’s chanter.
Education

Kubo Robot Uses Puzzle Pieces to Teach Kids to Code

Kubo is an educational robot that accelerates learning in coding, mathematics, language, and music through its TagTile programming language, which helps pre-school and primary school children explore and understand new concepts in a screen-free environment.


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New $27M Initiative Focuses on AI Ethics & Governance

The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund’s mission is to catalyze global research that advances AI for the public interest, with an emphasis on applied research and education.
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LG Bets Big on Robots at CES

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Starship Delivery Robots to Start Bringing Food to US Homes
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2017: A Banner Year for Delivery Robots
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