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MOOCs Teach IT Lessons Before Summer Ends

As full-time students’ thoughts return to classrooms and lesson plans, IT professionals will find a slew of new online educational offerings designed to augment and expand their skills. An ...Full Article

Robots Showcase Skills at DRC

A month ago, the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials (DRC) commenced. The main goal of the event was to aid in the development of robots that will someday respond to ...Full Article

CMU Hands Curiosity Rover Its Autonomy

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/pia14175_2.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="51" border="0" />Back in July, Curiosity, NASA’s Mars rover, began a 5.3 mile journey to Mount Sharp, a 3.4 mile-high mountain in the ...Full Article

LIAA Project to Assist Assembly Systems with Robotics

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/LIAA.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="43" border="0" />On September 2, 2013, the EU project titled “LIAA” was set in motion. With the project, scientists will help to develop ...Full Article

Robots Come to Aid of Australian Manufacturers

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/stock-footage-robots-weld-car-parts-in-production-line-at-factory.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="53" border="0" />In many industries like automotive manufacturing, robots have assisted in the manufacturing process to fill what has become a vital role ...Full Article

Robots Tack New Possibilities Onto Timber Fabrication

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/dezeen_ICD-ITKE-Research-Pavilion-at-the-University-of-Stuttgart-4.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="95" border="0" />Timber fabrication has almost always relied on the work of manual laborers or the mass production of single elements. While this ...Full Article

Are Robots Really a Threat to Jobs?

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/robotarms.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="53" border="0" />For those concerned with bringing home manufacturing jobs that have moved from the United States to China, robots and other industrial ...Full Article

Robots Lend an Arm to Automotive Workers

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/bmw.robotsx299.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="95" border="0" />Although we all interact with automation systems daily, the age of interacting with full-fledged robots is upon us. While this idea ...Full Article

DARPA to Create Underwater Drone Nests

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/800px-Sea_floor_sea_depth.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="71" border="0" />DARPA, the Pentagon’s research agency, plans on creating underwater platforms that can be deployed at a moment’s notice. Known as “Hydra,” ...Full Article

Robots to Flex New-found Muscles

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/490px-Arm_muscles_front_superficial.png" alt="" width="78" height="95" border="0" />The thought of robots interacting with humans is no longer a blurry vision of the future. While the lighthearted portrayal of ...Full Article