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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.

  • The first walking robot that moves without GPS
    on February 13, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    Desert ants are extraordinary solitary navigators. Researchers were inspired by these ants as they designed AntBot, the first walking robot that can explore its environment randomly and go home automatically, without GPS or mapping. This work opens up new strategies for navigation in autonomous vehicles and robotics. […]

  • Getting a grip on human-robot cooperation
    on February 13, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    There is a time when a successful cooperation between humans and robots has decisive importance: it is in the precise moment that one "actor" is required to hand an object to another "actor" and, therefore, to coordinate their actions accordingly. But how can we make this interaction more natural for robots? […]

  • Revealing human antibody secrets
    on February 13, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    Using sophisticated gene sequencing and computing techniques, researchers have achieved a first-of-its-kind glimpse into how the body's immune system gears up to fight off infection. […]

  • Psychology: Robot saved, people take the hit
    on February 8, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    To what extent are people prepared to show consideration for robots? A new study suggests that, under certain circumstances, some people are willing to endanger human lives -- out of concern for robots. […]

  • Gummy-like robots that could help prevent disease
    on February 8, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    Scientists have developed microscopic, hydrogel-based muscles that can manipulate and mechanically stimulate biological tissue. These soft, biocompatible robots could be used for targeted therapy and to help diagnose and prevent disease. […]