Robohub.org
 

We the Geeks: Whitehouse hangouts celebrate robots, maker culture and more

by
15 November 2013



share this:

Last spring the Whitehouse launched We the Geeks, a series of Google Hangouts meant to highlight the future of American science, technology, and innovation. The latest hangout, playfully titled Don’t be Bored, Make Something was released today and includes among its panelists CEO of MakerBot Bre Pettis. Watch the full video below.

Other We the Geeks hangouts that robot enthusiasts would want to know about are:

We the Geeks: Robots, with Rodney Brooks of Rethink RoboticsDaniela Rus of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MITMatthew Mason from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon, Robin Murphy from the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue at Texas A&M, and Allison Okamura from Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine Lab at Stanford.

We the Geeks: Asteroids, with Lori Garver of NASA, Bill Nye of the Planetary Society, former astronaut Ed Lu and CEO of B612 Foundation, Peter Diamandis form Planetary Resources, and Jose Luis Galache from the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center.

We the Geeks: Grand Challenges, with Matt Grob on the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, IBM Fellow Rob High on Watson and the field of cognitive computing, National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program participant Kathryn Latham, and Sebastian Thrun on Google’s self-driving car and Google X.



tags: ,


Robohub Editors





Related posts :



Robot Talk Episode 64 – Rav Chunilal

In the latest episode of the Robot Talk podcast, Claire chatted to Rav Chunilal from Sellafield all about robotics and AI for nuclear decommissioning.
31 December 2023, by

AI holidays 2023

Thanks to those that sent and suggested AI and robotics-themed holiday videos, images, and stories. Here’s a sample to get you into the spirit this season....
31 December 2023, by and

Faced with dwindling bee colonies, scientists are arming queens with robots and smart hives

By Farshad Arvin, Martin Stefanec, and Tomas Krajnik Be it the news or the dwindling number of creatures hitting your windscreens, it will not have evaded you that the insect world in bad shape. ...
31 December 2023, by

Robot Talk Episode 63 – Ayse Kucukyilmaz

In the latest episode of the Robot Talk podcast, Claire chatted to Ayse Kucukyilmaz from the University of Nottingham about collaboration, conflict and failure in human-robot interactions.
31 December 2023, by

Interview with Dautzenberg Roman: #IROS2023 Best Paper Award on Mobile Manipulation sponsored by OMRON Sinic X Corp.

The award-winning author describe their work on an aerial robot which can exert large forces onto walls.
19 November 2023, by

Robot Talk Episode 62 – Jorvon Moss

In the latest episode of the Robot Talk podcast, Claire chatted to Jorvon (Odd-Jayy) Moss from Digikey about making robots at home, and robot design and aesthetics.
17 November 2023, by





©2024 - Association for the Understanding of Artificial Intelligence


 












©2021 - ROBOTS Association