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$15 Minimum Wage Will Accelerate Robot Takeover

It appears the first global test is underway to replace human workers with robots. But maybe its time for all of us, politicians included, to listen to industry experts and save human jobs.
Future Tech

Mini Stunt Car Puts Self-Driving Cars to the Test

Georgia Tech researchers are racing, sliding, and jumping a one-fifth-scale, autonomous rally car at the equivalent of 90 mph. The research will help self-driving cars maintain control in poor driving conditions.
Future Tech

Tesla Model S Autonomously Crashes on Highway

A Tesla Model S on Autopilot driving in Switzerland fails to recognize a stopped van and accelerates into the rear of the van. According to the driver, none of the Autopilot safety features worked properly.
Education

How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe

Robots are proving themselves useful, both as a teaching tool and a technology for kids to study. Here's how Europe is incorporating robots into their education system.


Healthcare Robots Spotlight

Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots

The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies during offseason workouts in an effort to enhance drills and reduce injuries to players.
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Podcast: Robots Revolutionizing Autism Therapy

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Podcast: Teaching Kids About Human-Robot Interaction

Dr. Charles Fritz teaches a high school class about human-robot interaction. Dr. Fritz joined The Robotics Trends Show to discuss the keys to human-robot interaction and some of the parameters his students created for how humans and robots can co-exist.
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$15 Minimum Wage Will Accelerate Robot Takeover
It appears the first global test is underway to replace human workers...

Tesla Model S Autonomously Crashes on Highway
A Tesla Model S on Autopilot driving in Switzerland fails to recognize...

How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe
Robots are proving themselves useful, both as a teaching tool and a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots
The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies...