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Japanese scientist unveils 'thinking' robot
In a world first, Osamu Hasegawa, associate professor at the Tokyo Insitute of Technology, has developed a system that allows robots to look around their environment and do research on the Internet, enabling them to "think" how best to solve a problem.
robots  tech 
october 2011 by warrenellis
Technology monitor: Joining the drones club | The Economist
Ravens are now being upgraded to use a communications system that provides enough bandwidth for 40 of them to fly in the same area, instead of the current four. This digital upgrade also turns the drones into networked devices that can communicate with other robots and systems. 
tech  war  comms  robots 
august 2011 by warrenellis
ancient robots (19 Jan., 2011, at Interconnected)
"Around 450 BC, the ancient Greek island of Rhodes was so well known for its robots that the poet Pindar wrote..."
history  tech  robots 
january 2011 by warrenellis

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