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25 women in robotics you need to know about – 2016

Editor's note: In celebration of International Women's Day, we're reposting our latest '25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About' list. Over the last four years, Robohub has featured 100 inspir...

How to hire women

It’s super hard to find skilled people willing to work for robotics companies in Silicon Valley. Even though robotics is awesome and going to change the world. Because big companies with big payche...
18 April 2016, by and

New video shows bionic athletes rehearsing for upcoming Cybathlon competition

In 21 countries across the globe, hundreds of people are preparing for Cybathlon 2016, where cutting edge robotic assistive technologies will help people with disabilities to compete in a series of ra...
19 November 2015, by

25 women in robotics you need to know about – 2015

Ada Lovelace was the world’s first computer programmer, and heralded symbolic logic by demonstrating future applications for the universal computing machine that Charles Babbage proposed. She was e...

Let’s hope that #IStandWithAhmed will help improve diversity in robotics

If you've been following the twittersphere you've heard the story of Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old boy who was arrested after the digital clock he built to impress his highschool teachers was mistak...
22 September 2015, by
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TechBridgeWorld, with M. Bernardine Dias

Transcript below In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews M. Bernardine Dias, Associate Research Professor at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, about TechBridgeWorld. TechBridgeW...
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Diversity matters in robotics #IStandWithAhmed | Silicon Valley Robotics

Sourced through Scoop.it from: svrobo.orgNo wonder we have a growing skills shortage in STEM.See on Scoop.it - The Robot Times...
17 September 2015, by

Robotic assistive devices for independent living

Autonomy is the soul of independent daily living, and a variety of assistive devices already exist to help people with severe physical disabilities achieve this. But many of them are designed to be us...
08 June 2015, by and

Bionic athletes compete in disciplines drawn from everyday life

By: Vanessa Bleich Next year's Cybathlon will host people with physical disabilities equipped with advanced assistive devices including robotic technologies. The goal of this unique competition is to...
21 May 2015, by

Five women robotics experts from Silicon Valley share their stories

Melonee Wise, Erin Rapacki, Katherine Scott, Steffi Paepcke, Dale Bergman. What do these five women have in common? Aside from robotics, not much - they are all role models in robotics in quite dif...
29 April 2015, by

Steffi Paepcke on Robots, women and design: Opportunities abound

This piece was written by Steffi Paepcke as a precursor to the Silicon Valley Robotics panel titled “Women in Robotics: Challenge or Opportunity?”  Let me get the basic statistics out of t...

A bionic model is born

The personalisation of healthcare devices has been a growing trend in the maker-sphere. From gold-plated hearing aids, neon walking sticks, and sparkling blade prosthetics to 3D printed arm casts, peo...
17 March 2015, by

EG Robotics: Building a robotics ecosystem in Egypt

Expanding into emerging markets brings with it a specific set of challenges for designing products and services. Not only do cultural differences play a role in what, how, and why customers behave the...
03 March 2015, by

Talking Machines: Women in Machine Learning (WiML), with Hanna Wallach

In episode four we talk with Hanna Wallach, of Microsoft Research. She's also a professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst and one of the founders of Women ...
12 February 2015, by

Minesweepers 2014: Outdoor robotic competition on humanitarian demining

Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-Free World is an outdoor robotic competition initiated by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society – Egypt Chapter that aims to raise public awareness of the seriousne...
21 November 2014, by

25 women in robotics you need to know about (2014)

Just last week at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella gave women some questionable career advice: "It's not really about asking for the raise, but knowing...
15 October 2014, by , and

Women in engineering at IROS 2014

[tweetquote]Shame that the missing engineering hero on the cover of IEEE Spectrum's July issue looks like superMAN[/tweetquote], because the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) lunch at IROS 2014 was a su...
16 September 2014, by

Minesweepers: Towards a landmine-free world

Minesweepers International Outdoor Robotic Competition on Humanitarian Demining Detection and removal of antipersonnel landmines is, at present, a serious problem of political, economical, environm...
28 April 2014, by

The latest in ultra-affordable robots: AFRON competition announces winners

MIT's printable robot wins first place in Hardware category. In 2012, the African Robotics Network (AFRON) challenged the robotics community to design a $10 educational robot that could inspire kids ...
28 March 2014, by

Introducing the Cybathlon

As we have been enjoying amazing scenes from Sochi, Russia where disabled athletes have been completing in the winter Paralympics, researchers in Switzerland have been considering a new route for athl...
24 March 2014, by

25 women in robotics you need to know about (2013)

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, we've compiled a short list of some women in robotics that everyone should know about. There are so many many more that we're already looking forward to featuring t...
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