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NPR TED Radio Hour on Robotics

    NPR TED Radio Hour on Robotics

There are many cool programs broadcasted by the National Public Radio (NPR). One among our favorites is the TED Radio Hour. Every episode discusses a specific topic and provides excerpts

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Yes to Robotics! No to Killer Robots!

    Yes to Robotics! No to Killer Robots!

Most TED talks if not all are thought provoking. The one given by moral philosopher Peter Singer on effective altruism (see Video 1) at TED 2013 Longbeach (CA) is no

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A Robotic Dock for Your Smartphone

    A Robotic Dock for Your Smartphone

The idea of using a robotic dock for iPhone and iPod is not new. Back in 2009, a robot hobbyist has developed a humanoid robot named Robochan which head was

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ROS and TED Ribbons

    ROS and TED Ribbons

Our friends from Cause Ribbon were kind enough to make us two new ribbons: one for ROS the robotic middleware under a free software license, and the second for TED,

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BigDog to Handle Heavy Objects

    BigDog to Handle Heavy Objects

Boston Dynamics make awesome robots! And this new version of BigDog is no exception. As shown in Video 1 below, the new BigDog has what can be considered as a

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Robots: a New Hope for a New Society?

    Robots: a New Hope for a New Society?

Robots are tightly connected to our society. The word robot itself was introduced in Karel Čapek’s seminal play R.U.R. to raise societal issues. This topic was addressed several time in

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Best Robots Videos, Pictures and Stories

    Best Robots Videos, Pictures and Stories

Every day, there are plenty of stories and videos about new robots, recent experiments, and many interesting news on robotic parts and projects. We provide you here as a gift

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Ten Top Roboticists at Collège de France, Paris

    Ten Top Roboticists at Collège de France, Paris

As we announced in a former post, the Collège de France hosted in Paris a two days seminar with 10 among the world’s most prominent roboticists. For those who couldn’t

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We Say No to ACTA!

  We Say No to ACTA!

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is currently discussed at the parliament of the European Union (EU). This treaty can seriously

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RoboCup 2012

  RoboCup 2012

One of the interesting aspects of robotics is that it mixes fun with science and technology. This is exactly what

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7 Days of Robotics: 18-24 June 2012

  7 Days of Robotics: 18-24 June 2012

Few weeks ago, we reported on Harvard’s Takktile pressure sensor. This week we highlight a tactile sensor that does contain

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7 days of Robotics: 11-17 June 2012

  7 days of Robotics: 11-17 June 2012

We love projects taking different paths than mainstream. It often pays off to think outside the box. This week we

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7 Days of Robotics: 4-10 June 2012

  7 Days of Robotics: 4-10 June 2012

Among the news we highlight this week there is InMoov, a robotic hand with 5 fingers. It’s not stronger nor

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7 Days of Robotics: 28 May – 3 June

  7 Days of Robotics: 28 May – 3 June

So many novelties this week! Harvard’s Biorobotics Lab made TakkTile, a new tactile sensor, which will for sure have deep

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7 Days of Robotics: 21-27 May 2012

  7 Days of Robotics: 21-27 May 2012

This week, ICRA 2012 is still discussed as well as ROSCon 2012, the first conference on ROS. Among the many

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Leap: the Kinect Killer?

  Leap: the Kinect Killer?

When the Kinect came out, the community quickly found out that it can be used for robotics applications. One approach

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Robotics News & Trends: 14-20 May 2012

  Robotics News & Trends: 14-20 May 2012

This week we highlight the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) that was held 14-18 May at St. Paul,

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Robotics News & Trends: 7-13 May 2012

  Robotics News & Trends: 7-13 May 2012

One of the hottest topics this week is funding programs in Europe. In the UK, £1.65 million (approx. $2.6 million)

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Robotics Trends: 30 April – 6 May 2012

  Robotics Trends: 30 April – 6 May 2012

This week, we highlight two news. On the area of service robotics Panasonic demoed its “shampoo-bot”. This head care robot

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Robotics Trends: 22-29 April 2012

  Robotics Trends: 22-29 April 2012

We don’t hear often about Russians in the robotics field. But, when they show up, they are impressive. About two

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