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RoboDogs Can Now Open Doors for Friends

Hey Buddy, Can You Give Me a Hand? Boston Dynamics robots can now open doors. (Watch the video below) https://medium.com/media/674dd96704fc834e4979f3cbaf0cea96/href The Robodogs are coming, Boston Dynamics is now Softbank owned. What happens when robot dogs can open doors for their friends? But Spot Mini keeps getting upgrades. Robots are getting smarter, and humans […]

How Misty Plans To Build The Most Personable, Programmable Robot Ever

Spun off from toy-droid kingpin Sphero, this startup wants to sell bots that only get more capable as their owners figure out all the… Continue reading on Fast Company » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for […]

14 Robots Teach Themselves to Walk Into a Bar

© Google Can robots be trained to pick up objects they’ve never seen before? Recent research indicates that the best approach may be to allow robots to experiment on their own, and then share that knowledge with other robots. How To Train Your Robot Until now, robots were programmed to recognize specific objects […]

Dr. Wendy Ju Designs Robots With the ‘Human Factor’

Dr. Ju studies how design affects our interaction with robots so we’re not uncomfortable with that helper android or autonomous car. By Sophia Stuart If we’re going to coexist with our silicon cousins, a deep understanding of how humans interact with machines needs to be explored. This is Dr. Wendy Ju’s […]

Why banning autonomous killer robots wouldn’t solve anything

By Susanne Burri and Michael Robillard Continue reading on Medium » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.com

Introducing the Hardware Robot Information Model (HRIM)

A standard interface for robot modules. This article is a writeup of “An information model for modular robots: the Hardware Robot Information Model (HRIM)” available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.01459. Peer written with Irati Zamalloa Ugarte, Alejandro Hernández, Iñigo Muguruza and Risto Kojcev: Representation of the connection map of an exemplary robot in a workspace. […]

Why banning autonomous killer robots wouldn’t solve anything

By Susanne Burri and Michael Robillard Continue reading on Medium » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.com

How San Francisco turned against robots

‘Unknown assailants kidnapped a machine and smeared barbecue sauce on its sensors’ Continue reading on Financial Times » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. […]

Making Sense of the Bias / Variance Trade-off in (Deep) Reinforcement Learning

What goes into a stable, accurate reinforcement signal? (This post assumes some familiarity with machine learning, and reinforcement learning in particular. If you are new to RL, I’d recommend checking out a series of blog posts I wrote in 2016 on the topic as a primer) Introduction Since the launch of […]

IoT Developer Story: Deeplocal

Posted by Dave Smith, Developer Advocate for IoT Deeplocal is a Pittsburgh-based innovation studio that makes inventions as marketing to help the world’s most loved brands tell their stories. The team at Deeplocal built several fun and engaging robotics projects using Android Things. Leveraging the developer ecosystem surrounding the Android […]