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by   -   November 9, 2015

In part 2 of the Disruptive: Bioinspired Robotics episode, Wyss Founding Core Faculty Member Robert Wood discusses new manufacturing techniques that are enabling popup and soft robots.

by   -   November 6, 2015
David Mimno, assistant professor of information science (ISP).
David Mimno, assistant professor of information science (ISP).

In episode 23 we talk with David Mimno of Cornell University about his work in the digital humanities, and explore what machine learning can tell us about lady zombie ghosts and huge bodies of literature. Ryan introduces us to probabilistic programming and we take a listener question about knowledge transfer between math and machine learning.

interview by   -   October 31, 2015

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In this interview, Audrow Nash speaks with Davide Scaramuzza, Assistant Professor of Robotics at the University of Zurich and leader of the Robotics and Perception Group, about autonomous unmanned vehicles (UAV) that navigate using only on-board systems—no GPS or motion capture systems.

by ,   -   October 30, 2015

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Robots in Depth is a new video series featuring interviews with researchers, entrepreneurs, VC investors, and policy makers in robotics, hosted by Per Sjöborg. In this interview, Michael Rubenstein describes how he has taken his robotics research from theory into practice by building cheap and small robots — 1024 of them to be exact.

by   -   October 28, 2015

In the Disruptive Podcast series, Terrence McNally speaks directly with Wyss Institute researchers, exploring what motivates them and how they envision our future as might be impacted by their disruptive technologies. In part 1 of the Disruptive: Bioinspired Robotics podcast episode, Wyss Founding Core Faculty Member Radhika Nagpal discusses swarm collectives, as well as the challenges faced by women in the engineering and computer science fields.

In this short video lecture, Ayanna M. Howard, Motorola Foundation Professor and Associate Director of Research at the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (Georgia Institute of Technology), introduces us to the world of healthcare robotics for therapy purposes.

by   -   October 26, 2015

In episode twenty two we talk with Adam Kalai of Microsoft Research New England about his work using crowdsourcing in Machine Learning.

by ,   -   October 23, 2015

Valery-Komissarova-on-Robots-in-Depth---YouTubeRobots in Depth is a new video series featuring interviews with researchers, entrepreneurs, VC investors, and policy makers in robotics, hosted by Per Sjöborg. In this interview, Valery Komissarova — Business Development Director at Grishin Robotics — talks about her work at an investment company focused on consumer robotics.

interview by   -   October 16, 2015

In this episode, Ron Vanderkley speaks with Raymond Sheh, who is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computing at Curtin University and head of the Intelligent Robots Group.

by ,   -   October 14, 2015

Robots in Depth is a new video series featuring interviews with researchers, entrepreneurs, VC investors, and policy makers in robotics, hosted by Per Sjöborg. In this interview, Tully Foote -- ROS Platform Manager at the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) -- explains the benefits of open source in robotics and how ROS came to be an open standard.

by   -   October 9, 2015

In episode twenty one we talk with Quaid Morris of the University of Toronto, who is using machine learning to find a better way to treat cancers.

by ,   -   October 6, 2015

Robots in Depth is a new video series featuring interviews with researchers, entrepreneurs, VC investors, and policy makers in robotics, hosted by Per Sjöborg. In this interview, Per talks to Melonee Wise, lifelong robot builder and developer, and CEO of Fetch Robotics.

interview by   -   October 2, 2015

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Brad Nelson, Professor at ETH Zurich, about his research regarding micro and nano robotics. They discuss many of Nelson’s projects: retinal and heart surgery, crystal harvesting, and robots with simulated flagella for mobility.

by ,   -   September 24, 2015

Robots in Depth is a new video series featuring interviews with researchers, entrepreneurs, VC investors, and policy makers in robotics, hosted by Per Sjöborg. In this first episode, Per speaks to Gregory Dudek, Research Director of the McGill Mobile Robotics Lab, about field robotics.

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