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robot : a mechanism guided by automatic controls — Webster

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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

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Robot Gallery (Boston.com)
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Robots Exhibit (Science Museum, UK)

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

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Engineering Humans for War (Annie Jacobsen, The Atlantic)

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Origin and Develoopment of Robotic Art (Eduardo Kac)
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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.

  • Swarming robots avoid collisions, traffic jams
    on February 24, 2020 at 8:27 pm

    Researchers have developed the first decentralized algorithm with a collision-free, deadlock-free guarantee and validated it on a swarm of 100 autonomous robots in the lab.

  • Soft robot fingers gently grasp deep-sea jellyfish
    on February 24, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    Marine biologists have adopted ''soft robotic linguine fingers'' as tools to conduct their undersea research. Scientists found that jellyfish held by ultra-soft robotic fingers expressed significantly fewer stress-related genes than when braced by traditional submersible grippers. Shaped like the famous noodles, this new robotic technology allows for the collection of ecological data in a gentler, less invasive manner.

  • Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using...
    on February 21, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    A robot was used to treat brain aneurysms for the first time. The robotic system could eventually allow remote surgery, enabling surgeons to treat strokes from afar.

  • New artificial intelligence algorithm better...
    on February 20, 2020 at 6:05 pm

    With some reports predicting the precision agriculture market will reach $12.9 billion by 2027, there is an increasing need to develop sophisticated data-analysis solutions that can guide management decisions in real time. A new study offers a promising approach to efficiently and accurately process precision agricultural data.

  • 'Flapping wings' powered by the sun
    on February 19, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    In ancient Greek mythology, Icarus' wax wings melted when he dared to fly too close to the sun. Now, researchers have made artificial wings that are actually powered by the sun. The tiny wings, which can flap even faster than those of butterflies, could someday be used in robots or devices for solar energy harvesting, the researchers say.