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UC Berkeley's Salto Is the Most Agile Jumping Robot Ever

UC Berkeley
Ron Fearing's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab at UC Berkeley is famous for its stable of bite-sized bio-inspired robots, and Duncan Haldane is responsible for a whole bunch of them. He's worked on running robots, robots with wings, robots with tails, and even robots with hairs, in case that's your thing. What Haldane and the other members of the lab are especially good at is looking to some of the most talented and capable animals for inspiration in their robotic designs. One o…
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Video Friday: Kengoro the Sweaty Robot, Camera Drone on a Leash, and the Next Frontier in AI

Video Friday: Kengoro the Sweaty Robot, Camera Drone on a Leash, and the Next Frontier in AI
Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next two months; here’s what we have so far (send us your events!): Humans, Machines, and the Future of Work – December 05, 2016 – Houston, Texas, USA RiTA 2016 – December 11-14, 2016 – Beijing, China SIMPAR 2016 – December 13-16, 2016 – San Francisco, Calif., USA WAFR 2016 – December 18-20, 20…
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Deep Learning Startup Maluuba's AI Wants to Talk to You

Deep Learning Startup Maluuba
Apple’s personal assistant Siri is more of a glorified voice recognition feature of your iPhone than a deep conversation partner. A personal assistant that could truly understand human conversations and written texts might actually represent an artificial intelligence capable of matching or exceeding human intelligence. The Canadian startup Maluuba hopes to help the tech industry achieve such a breakthrough by training AI to become better at understanding languages. The key,…
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Robot Gift Guide 2016

Robot Gift Guide 2016
Welcome to the fifth edition of our annual Robot Gift Guide! This year, we bring you a dozen robots that we think will make fantastic holiday gifts. Just as we’ve done in the past (for a quick trip through recent robotics history, check out the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions), this year’s selection includes mostly new products released in 2016 but also some items from previous years that we still like. We tested many of these bots ourselves, and you might have seen our …
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How Root Wants to Bring Coding to Every Classroom

How Root Wants to Bring Coding to Every Classroom
This is a guest post. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not represent positions of IEEE Spectrum or the IEEE. The push to teach coding in U.S. schools has been growing: Thanks to initiatives like the White House’s CS for All program, computer science is now recognized as a core skill for today’s students. A new study by Gallup and Google revealed that 90 percent of parents want their child to learn CS, yet only 40 percent of K-12 school distric…
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