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Dancing with robots could help Parkinson's patients' balance

Dancing with robots could help Parkinson's patients' balance We wanted to know whether ballet dancers actually differ from you and me in performing tasks that they didn’t explicitly practice.Dancing can be effective rehabilitation for balance and gait impairments, particularly in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Researchers: Society Must Consider Risks, Potential of Sex Robots

Researchers: Society Must Consider Risks, Potential of Sex Robots Other topics explored in the report include the question of whether sex robots could change perceptions of gender, whether sexbot-staffed bordellos would be considered morally acceptable in ways human sex work generally isn’t, whether robots could be used in sexual healing or therapeutic practice (and yes, this is a real thing), and whether they could be used to reduce recidivism in sex crimes.” I’ll admit to enjoying a certain amount of tongue-in-cheek humor, clever innuendo, and occasional horrified contemplation in stories like this.

The Afghan girls robotics team will now be allowed into the U.S.

The Afghan girls robotics team will now be allowed into the U.S. A team of Afghan girls who were denied entry to the U.to compete in a robotics competition are now going to be allowed in, thanks to.

A security robot just drowned itself, so score one for mankind

A security robot just drowned itself, so score one for mankind What else could explain the July 17 actions of a Knightscope security robot at the Washington Harbour shopping mall?It's an undignified end to a tragic life, but no one ever said being a rent-a-cop was easy.

Anon goes to Ibiza

Anon goes to Ibiza Anonymous 07/ 16/ 17( Sun) 23: 54: 55 No.38416634I am posting this at 22: 45 from a hotelroom in Ibiza, Spain.

Musk Hints That a Machine Could Rule the World from the Shadows

Musk Hints That a Machine Could Rule the World from the Shadows Most frightening though, is the potential that a bot could rule humanity from the shadows.Bleeding-edge research, Musk says, is “the scariest” stuff around, adding that “robots will do everything better than us.

Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy

Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy On July 17, a Knightscope K5 robot appears to have lost all patience for its job as a security guard and flung itself into a water fountain.Either way, this ignores the true tragedy of the situation — the robot for whom stairs proved too difficult a foe to conquer.

This 'temporary tattoo' could totally change health care

This 'temporary tattoo' could totally change health care But soon they could be life-changing.Right now, patients with chronic conditions have to suffer with stiff plastic sensors that don't breathe very well.

Use This Raspberry Pi Kit To Create Your Own Racing Robot

Use This Raspberry Pi Kit To Create Your Own Racing Robot The SunFounder Raspberry Pi Robot Kit is a set that will help you make your own racing robot car by using the Pi himself.The kit offers a Raspberry Pi 3 board, USB webcam, and three circuit boards with which you can create the racer.

Robots Are Delivering Sushi to Hungry Japanese Customers This August

Robots Are Delivering Sushi to Hungry Japanese Customers This August Tokyo robotics company ZMP is partnering up with the Ride On Express food delivery service to bring hungry Japanese residents sushi with CarriRo robots.They can avoid pedestrians and other obstacles thanks to built in sensors, and they can even carry enough food for about 60 people.

Humanity confuses its loyalties and builds a shrine for that drowned security robot

Humanity confuses its loyalties and builds a shrine for that drowned security robot When news broke that a security robot mall-copping its way through the Washington Harbour gave up and drowned itself, we all rightly celebrated the admittedly small victory for mankind.So why am I now finding out that you went and built this thing a shrine?

Celebrity-robot Sophia, the most human robot yet is ming to NZ next month

Celebrity-robot Sophia, the most human robot yet is ming to NZ next month She will be on display at the Morgo convention in the Bay of Islands from August 31 until September 1.These are three distinctively human traits Hanson believes must be developed alongside, and integrated into artificial intelligence.

Ultimate robot showdown: The United States and Japan prepare for battle

Ultimate robot showdown: The United States and Japan prepare for battle Last year US company MegaBots challenged Japan’s Suidobashi Heavy Industries to an epic one-on-one mech brawl.Here are the two combatants:  MegaBots is bringing their latest version of their combat robot the MKIII mech to the arena.

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS The International Space Station (ISS) has a new resident, but it’s not a human—it’s a drone.The small spherical drone was constructed by Japanese space agency JAXA with a special orientation system that allows it to maneuver around the ISS and capture video.

Watch Stanford's Freaky New Soft Robot Grow Itself

Watch Stanford's Freaky New Soft Robot Grow Itself One memorable toy from the collective childhood of my generation is the water wiggler — otherwise known as the water tube toy, water snake, or those weird squidgy jelly tube things.Applied robotics researchers at Stanford have developed a soft-bodied robot that can turn itself inside out, and they hope to use it for disaster relief.

iRobot CEO says the company won't share your Roomba home mapping data without your OK

iRobot CEO says the company won't share your Roomba home mapping data without your OK Colin Angle, iRobot CEO and the father of modern robot vacuums, may have some cleaning up of his own to do.Mashable: I read the Reuters interview you gave regarding selling home mapping info and wanted to get some clarity on a few points.