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Robot lawn mover How to improve robotic touch

Robot lawn mover How to improve robotic touch

Human hands are densely covered with touch receptors called mechanoreceptors that provide us the sense of touch. This continuous tactile feedback from objects we touch, and information on hand articulation and movement —called proprioception—enable us to effortlessly handle diverse objects with fine dexterity. Bell’s prescient treatise on the hand, written in 1833, refers to the…

Robot lawn mover The Age of Sex Robots…

Robot lawn mover The Age of Sex Robots…

Sex robots are here. It’s not just a gimmick of science fiction. Granted, the artificially intelligent sex robots of such films as “Ex Machina” and “AI” are not here yet, but it’s only a matter of time. Most sex robots now are little more than slightly animated sex dolls. Perhaps the most advanced sex robot…

Robot lawn mover Robotic surgery gives doctors new savvy

Robot lawn mover Robotic surgery gives doctors new savvy

Jeffrey Gum remembers his early-career surgeries with wonder. “We dissected a lot of muscle off the bone,” says Gum, an adult and pediatric spine surgeon at the Norton Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, Kentucky. That resulted in “more blood loss than we’d prefer and big reconstructive surgeries.” With a traditional, open surgery, a patient could…

Robot lawn mover Robots may replace managers in several industries, according to new study

Robot lawn mover Robots may replace managers in several industries, according to new study

A new Statistics Canada study suggests that since the mid-90s, manager headcounts have decreased more often than not, while non-managerial employee headcounts have increased during the adoption of robots.The latest StatsCan study examining how employment and organizations have changed in response to robot adoption says Canadian companies that automated certain tasks from 1996 to 2017…

Robot lawn mover Montreal’s newest multimillionaire gets her cheque from a Loto-Québec robot

Robot lawn mover Montreal’s newest multimillionaire gets her cheque from a Loto-Québec robot

Talk about beginner’s luck. Shu Ping Li had never bought a lottery ticket before.Author of the article:Brendan Kelly  •  Montreal GazettePublishing date:Nov 06, 2020  •   •  3 minute readShu Ping Li is shown outside the downtown headquarters of Loto-Québec on Nov. 6, 2020. Photo by Alexandre Canac-Marquis /Loto-QuébecArticle contentWe still don’t know much about the…