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Should Santa Deliver by Drone?
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Should Santa Deliver by Drone?

A new routing algorithm anticipates the day trucks and drones cooperate to drop packages at your doorstep quickly and efficiently.

The Rise and Fall of the PlayStation Supercomputers
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The Rise and Fall of the PlayStation Supercomputers

One PlayStation can play a game, but 100 PlayStations can peer into the secrets of the universe.

Trash Talk From a Robot Can Distract Players, Study Says
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Trash Talk From a Robot Can Distract Players, Study Says

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated that critical comments from a robot can impair the performance of human game players.

Predicting People's Driving Personalities
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Predicting People's Driving Personalities

An algorithm developed by MIT CSAIL sizes up drivers as either selfish or selfless, which could help self-driving cars make better predictions and operate more...

Engineering Dean Gets Creative With His LEGO City
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Engineering Dean Gets Creative With His LEGO City

Dennis Livesay, dean of the College of Engineering at Wichita State University, has constructed a 75-square-foot LEGO city in his basement over the last six years...

Researchers to Develop New Robotics for Recycling Centers
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Researchers to Develop New Robotics for Recycling Centers

A team of researchers will use $2.5 million in NSF funding to develop robotics technology that helps recycling center workers sort waste in a safer, cleaner, and...

'Curiosity' Gets the Best of Computer Science Students
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'Curiosity' Gets the Best of Computer Science Students

Southern State Community College computer science students Mary Mundt and Jake Williams recently built a one-quarter scale replica of NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover...

Welcome to Robot University (Only Robots Need Apply)
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Welcome to Robot University (Only Robots Need Apply)

Roboticists are creating a data set of annotated video clips called RoboNet that could be used to train a robot's neural network to perform new tasks.

Armoring Satellites to Survive and Operate Through Attacks
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Armoring Satellites to Survive and Operate Through Attacks

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have launched a seven-year mission campaign to develop the science, technology, and architecture needed to protect satellite...

Handwashing Robot Helps Schoolkids Make a Clean Break with Bad Habits
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Handwashing Robot Helps Schoolkids Make a Clean Break with Bad Habits

A robot which encourages kids to wash their hands has helped pupils at a remote Indian primary school take a fresh approach to hygiene.

Robots Are Catching Up to Humans in the Jobs Race
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Robots Are Catching Up to Humans in the Jobs Race

A study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco states that increased adoption of robotics and automation equipment has been a substantial driver of the...

Using Light to Speed Up Computation
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Using Light to Speed Up Computation

A new type of photonic integrated circuit called a PAXEL, for photonic accelerator, shows promise for high-speed, energy-efficient computing.

Researchers Push to Make Digital Materials Science Vision a Reality
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Researchers Push to Make Digital Materials Science Vision a Reality

"I have a vison of printing an entire robot that would walk off the printer," says Pallavi Dhagat, professor at Oregon State University. She and collaborators at...

Virtual Reality Brings History Class to Life
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Virtual Reality Brings History Class to Life

Students in Gonzaga University Professor Andrew Goldman's History 193 course will be traveling somewhere new, and possibly into the past, most afternoons this fall...

The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot
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The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot

The proliferation of not-yet-autonomous technologies is driving a tiny but growing need for human robot-minders.

Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots
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Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots

Researchers at Georgia Tech leveraged the cockroach's superb scurrying skills to create a simple method to assess and improve locomotion in robots.

Engineers Make Transistors and Electronic Devices Entirely From Thread
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Engineers Make Transistors and Electronic Devices Entirely From Thread

A team of Tufts University engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling them to create electronic devices that could be woven into fabric...

A Psychological Approach to Human-Automation Interaction
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A Psychological Approach to Human-Automation Interaction

Nathan Tenhundfeld established the Advanced Teaming, Technology, Automation, and Computing Lab at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to study human-machine...

U.S. BLS Ranks 22 High-Paying Tech Jobs
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U.S. BLS Ranks 22 High-Paying Tech Jobs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked the wages of 22 occupations that rely heavily on computer science and data analysis.

Apple Confirms $1 Million Reward For Anyone Who Can Hack An iPhone
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Apple Confirms $1 Million Reward For Anyone Who Can Hack An iPhone

Apple will offer hackers up to $1 million for finding vulnerabilities in iPhones and Macs. That's the highest bug bounty on offer from any major tech company.
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