MIT’s Mini Cheetah Backflipping Robots Pop Out of Leaves and Play Soccer

The Biomimetic Robotics Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M. I. T.) has built what it calls mini cheetahs.  These little dog-like robots can run, backflip, “play” soccer and hide under piles of leaves. For more information on your future pets, please click here and here.  

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Global Robot Revolution: EVERY Job Is At Risk?

by Dr. Iris Marie Mack, PhD, EMBA   The algorithms of a robot are progressively advancing, making the automation of more tasks possible, and, eventually, many occupations are likely to become obsolete (Mack, 2017). Robots can perform repetitive tasks, which are tiresome and prone to mistakes when done by humans, faster and without errors. Because of that advantage, they are taking over many tasks in many industries, lowering wage costs, and improving efficiency. Let’s look at some examples.     The manufacturing sector was the first one to introduce robots to perform…

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Medicine Man vs Robots

by Aubin Duchier   Medicine is growing rapidly these last decades and this is particularly due to improvement in science, research and the appearance of high technology, and robots. Robots had, have, and will have a big impact in the near and long-term future. They are growing and helping people all over the world directly in developed countries — because high technologies are easier to find — or indirectly in developing countries.   Robots may seem very expensive at first sight but the reality is different. Firstly, the prices for…

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