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Google's Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Brakes or Steering Wheel
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Google's Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Brakes or Steering Wheel

Humans might be the one problem Google can't solve.

Some Predictions About the Internet of Things and Wearable Tech From Pew Research
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Some Predictions About the Internet of Things and Wearable Tech From Pew Research

Remember the prediction that one day your oven would be connected to the Internet and have the ability to talk to your car?

Americans Predict a Future Like Science Fiction
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Americans Predict a Future Like Science Fiction

Given the fast-paced changes that happen in technology, predicting the future has become more fun than guessing who will win the Super Bowl or "Dancing With the...

When No One Is Just a Face in the Crowd
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When No One Is Just a Face in the Crowd

Hey, big spenders.

Brainlike Computers, Learning From Experience
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Brainlike Computers, Learning From Experience

Computers have entered the age when they are able to learn from their own mistakes, a development that is about to turn the digital world on its head.

Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Generation of Rescue Robots
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Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Generation of Rescue Robots

The Schaft robot developed by Japanese researchers dominated the U.S. Pentagon's Defense Advance Research Projects Agency's Robotics Challenge 2013 Trials. 

Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Rescue Robots
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Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Rescue Robots

An international competition to pave the way for a new generation of rescue robots was dominated by a team of Japanese roboticists who were students in the laboratory...

Google Adds to Its Menagerie of Robots
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Google Adds to Its Menagerie of Robots

BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat, and Atlas have joined Google's growing robot menagerie.

Google Puts Money on Robots, ­sing the Man Behind Android
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Google Puts Money on Robots, ­sing the Man Behind Android

In an out-of-the-way Google office, two life-size humanoid robots hang suspended in a corner.

China Launches Moon Rover Mission
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China Launches Moon Rover Mission

China's latest display of ambition in space involves sending a Jade Rabbit roaming across the Bay of Rainbows.

Already Anticipating 'terminator' Ethics
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Already Anticipating 'terminator' Ethics

What could possibly go wrong?

Ibm to Announce More Powerful Watson via the Internet
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Ibm to Announce More Powerful Watson via the Internet

Welcome to the age of supercomputing for everyone.

Making Robots More Like ­S
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Making Robots More Like ­S

On a recent morning Natanel Dukan walked into the Paris offices of the French robot maker Aldebaran and noticed one of the company's humanoid NAO robots sitting...

The ­mbilical Link of Man to Robot
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The ­mbilical Link of Man to Robot

Atlas doesn't shrug. But he teeters, loses his grip, stutters, and staggers.

The Rapid Advance of Artificial Intelligence
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The Rapid Advance of Artificial Intelligence

The latest work in the realm of artificial intelligence by scientists, roboticists, and others could potentially transform the world within the next five years. ...

The Rapid Advance of Artificial Intelligence
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The Rapid Advance of Artificial Intelligence

A gaggle of Harry Potter fans descended for several days this summer on the Oregon Convention Center in Portland for the Leaky Con gathering, an annual haunt of...

A Google Glass Alternative in Japan
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A Google Glass Alternative in Japan

Foreign tourists visiting this city have long encountered translation help.

The Science Author Clive Thompson Does Not Think Tech Is Ruining Your Mind
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The Science Author Clive Thompson Does Not Think Tech Is Ruining Your Mind

Technology writer Clive Thompson believes technology is improving human intelligence. 

Military Lags in Push For Robotic Ground Vehicles
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Military Lags in Push For Robotic Ground Vehicles

While private companies are moving forward with self-driving vehicles, the U.S. military has been slow to deploy the technology. 

How Robots Can Trick You Into Loving Them
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How Robots Can Trick You Into Loving Them

I like to think of my Roomba as cute and industrious.
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