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Book Review: ‘Peer Reviews in Software, A Practical Guide,’ by Karl Wiegers

I have been part of many software teams where we desired to do code reviews. In most of those cases the code reviews did not take place, or were pointless and a waste of time. So the question is: how ...
01 June 2016, by

In automation we trust: senior thesis project examines concept of over-trusting robotic systems

By Adam Zewe Hollywood is to be believed, there are two kinds of robots, the friendly and helpful BB-8s, and the sinister and deadly T-1000s. Few would suggest that “Star Wars: the Force Awakens...
26 May 2016, by

Robotics narratives: Here, there, and everywhere

UW-Madison Science Narratives and partners have joined together to create a 5-month video and audio adventure, exploring the work of Dr Bilge Mutlu and colleagues as they craft robots from a human per...

MIT student robots battle it out, revolutionary-style

by Jennifer Chu On Thursday evening, just before nightfall, a revolution was afoot at MIT. The battleground was set, the munitions were stocked, the targets were marked, and the soldiers were … r...
07 May 2016, by

White House launches public workshops on AI issues

The White House today announced a series of public workshops on artificial intelligence (AI) and the creation of an interagency working group to learn more about the benefits and risks of artificial i...
04 May 2016, by and

Robotics narratives: If I only had a brain

UW-Madison Science Narratives and partners have joined together to create a 5-month video and audio adventure, exploring the work of Dr Bilge Mutlu and colleagues as they craft robots from a human per...


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How to benefit from the robotic skill shortage

Robotics is going to be one of the biggest job creators in modern history. But are there enough qualified people to fill those jobs? As various sectors announce skill shortages, we looked at how robot...
22 April 2016, by and

Self-driving cars, meet rubber duckies

MIT has offered courses on everything from pirate training to “street-fighting math,” but a new robotics class is truly one for the birds....
21 April 2016, by

Root: A robot to empower the next generation of coders

Computing is currently the fastest growing segment in the STEM fields, yet education in this area has lagged behind technological progress and demand. In early 2016, President Barack Obama unveiled hi...
18 April 2016, by
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Mecha Monsters, with Silas Adekunle

Transcript below. In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Silas Adekunle, Co-founder and CEO of Reach Robotics. They speak about Reach Robotics’ first product, Mecha Monsters: legged, gaming robo...
17 April 2016, by

Robotics narratives: Look alive

UW-Madison Science Narratives and partners have joined together to create a 5-month video and audio adventure, exploring the work of Dr Bilge Mutlu and colleagues as they craft robots from a human per...

Weekly smiles from the queen of useless robots

Simone Giertz, the 25-year-old Swedish inventor who lives on a houseboat in Stockholm, is called ‘the queen of shitty robots.’ She has attracted thousands of followers with her quirky contraptio...
24 March 2016, by

Robotics narratives: Your move, robot

UW-Madison Science Narratives and partners have joined together to create a 5-month video and audio adventure, exploring the work of Dr Bilge Mutlu and colleagues as they craft robots from a human per...

Book Review: Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming, by Lentin Joseph

Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming is a good book that will help you learn ROS and take advantage of some of the powerful nodes (programs) that are out there. The book covers both a 7 DOF robot ar...
21 March 2016, by

Robotics narratives: Birth of the bots

UW-Madison Science Narratives and partners have joined together to create a 5-month video and audio adventure, exploring the work of Dr Bilge Mutlu and colleagues as they craft robots from a human per...

3 types of robot singularities and how to avoid them

If you are interested in science, "singularity" probably makes you think of a black hole. Black holes are popular in the media right now since the LIGO lab in America proved the existence of gravitat...
02 March 2016, by and

Talking Machines: Robotics and machine learning music videos, with Michael Littman

In episode three of season two, Ryan walks us through the Alpha Go results and answers a listeners' question about using Gaussian processes for classifications. Plus, we talk with Michael Littman of...
17 February 2016, by

Robotic assistants: Science meets fiction, with Carme Torras

In this video lecture Carme Torras, Research Professor at the Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC) looks at the process of working on assistive robots employed as helpers to disabled or elderly...

Vote for your favourite AI video – AAAI Video Competition People’s Choice Award

You get to decide the winner of the People’s Choice Award for the AI Video Competition 2016!...
01 February 2016, by

A brief history of robotic force torque sensors

Force torque sensors are now ubiquitous in robotics, but where did they come from? What series of inventions and discoveries happened for robot force sensors to arrive where they are today? It turns...
28 January 2016, by and

How to fine tune your robot’s payload, and why

Payload, grip force, weight, and reach are all data that are used to describe and differentiate robots from each other. Payload is mostly used to determine the weight that the robot can carry through ...
20 January 2016, by and

Mastering ROS for robotics programming

A new book by Lentin Joseph, Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming, discusses advanced concepts in robotics and how to implement them using ROS. Readers will learn how to build models of complex ...
19 January 2016, by

Survey on your experience with robotics competitions

From Grand Challenges such as the recent DRC, to STEM events such as FIRST, to startup pitches such as Robot Launch, competitions have been used to push the state of the art in the field, inspire the ...
14 January 2016, by

How to design a robotics experiment

The ability to design good scientific experiments is a key skill for any robotic researcher. Without a grasp of experimental design, even the best technological developments may never succeed in being...
08 January 2016, by and

Create a ROS sensor plugin for Gazebo

There are magnificent tutorials about how to create plugins for Gazebo in the GazeboSim webpage. There are even some tutorials about how to create plugins for Gazebo + ROS, which show that there are...
07 January 2016, by

10 essential skills for roboticists

What Type of Person Works in Robotics? Roboticists are a combination of opposites. As specialists, we are skilled in the fine details of our respective specialisms. As generalists, we are able to se...
07 January 2016, by and

Interview with IJARS, with Howie Choset and Seth Hutchinson

The IJARS team sat down at ICRA with two influential academics in robotics: Professor Howie Choset (Carnegie Mellon University) and Professor Seth Hutchinson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig...

The ethical dilemma of self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets today. And while these cars will ultimately be safer and cleaner than their manual counterparts, they can’t completely avoid accidents altogether. ...
30 December 2015, by

From pencil and paper to hands-on making, a brief history of MIT’s legendary MechE 2.007

Alissa Mallinson | Department of Mechanical Engineering It's hard to ignore the fact that a worldwide maker movement is well underway. Over the past 10 or so years, community Maker Faires have beco...
16 December 2015, by

Configuring multiple USB devices: An alternative to udev

Every time I need to add multiple USB devices to a computer I get nervous and dread the architecture. The problem is that when a computer boots it automatically brings up USB devices in whatever order...
16 December 2015, by







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