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Aperture Robot Repair Vive VR Demo (The Lab, Steam).

Resources

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General

Portal

Agents & Robots (RefDesk.com)
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)
Robotics Portal (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

robot : a mechanism guided by automatic controls — Webster

FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Glossary

Learn About Robot: Glossary

Encyclopedia

Robot is a mechanical intelligent agent which can perform tasks on its own, or with guidance. In practice a robot is usually an electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer and electronic programming. Robots can be autonomous or semi-autonomous and come in those two basic types: those which are used for research into human-like systems, such as ASIMO and TOPIO, as well as those into more defined and specific roles, such as Nano robots and Swarm robots; and helper robots which are used to make or move things or perform menial or dangerous tasks, such as Industrial robots or mobile or servicing robots. Another common characteristic is that, by its appearance or movements, a robot often conveys a sense that it has intent or agency of its own. — Wikipedia

David Darling’s Encyclopedia of Science, Britannica

Introduction

Introduction to various robotics related topics (Dummies.com)

Outline

Outline of Robotics (Wikipedia)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History






Brief History of Robotics (Mega Giant Robotics)
Robot Gallery (Boston.com)
|Celebrity robots (Alli Knothe, Boston.com)
History of robots (Wikipedia)

Quotation

Quotations Page

Museum




Robots Exhibit (Science Museum, UK)

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT (MIT Museum)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

Introduction to Robotics (Oussama Khatib, Stanford)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Forum

Reddit

News

Science Daily, MIT Robotics,, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

US Robotics Research Programs (DARPA)
Engineering Humans for War (Annie Jacobsen, The Atlantic)

Document

USA.gov

Expression


Origin and Develoopment of Robotic Art (Eduardo Kac)
Robotic Art (Wikipedia)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

Future

The future of robotics: 10 predictions for 2017 and beyond (Bob Violino, ZDNet)
Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans (Wired)

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Robotics Research News -- ScienceDaily Robots and Artificial Intelligence. From babybots to surprisingly accomplished robots, read all the latest news and research in robotics here.

  • Flexible user interface distribution for...
    on July 19, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    Researchers have developed mobile software platform technology that allows a mobile application (app) to be executed simultaneously and more dynamically on multiple smart devices. Its high flexibility and broad applicability can help accelerate a shift from the current single-device paradigm to a multiple one, which enables users to utilize mobile apps in ways previously unthinkable. […]

  • Tiny vibration-powered robots are the size of the...
    on July 18, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    Researchers have created a new type of tiny 3D-printed robot that moves by harnessing vibration from piezoelectric actuators, ultrasound sources or even tiny speakers. Swarms of these 'micro-bristle-bots' might work together to sense environmental changes, move materials -- or perhaps one day repair injuries inside the human body. […]

  • New e-skin innovation gives robots and...
    on July 18, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Researchers have developed an ultra responsive and robust artificial nervous system for e-skins. […]

  • Get up and go bots getting closer
    on July 16, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    Robotics researchers have for the first time used a commercial 3D printer to embed complex sensors inside robotic limbs and grippers. But they found that materials commercially available for 3D printing still need to be improved before the robots can be fully functional. […]

  • Robot control system for grasping and releasing...
    on July 16, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    A control system for deformable robot-fingertips was developed for grasping and releasing objects. Previously developed robot fingertips with high friction texture can stably grasp a paper box, a soft object under both dry and wet conditions. By injecting a lubricant (absolute ethanol) the grasped object slipped downwards without changing the position of the robot fingertips. The current controlling system using lubricant could be applied to robot tasks in a narrow space. […]