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Robotics in the Second Machine Age

We are entering an age of robots that are infiltrating many areas of work and life in general – robots are everywhere. This department is following the development of robotics, from the nanorobotics being developed in the health sector to humanoid robots that some hope will evolve to be a new sub-servient species for our comfort, safety and prosperity. There are both huge technical challenges, social and ethical concerns, and even the fear that we may be creating something that will one day supersede us.

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Deep Learning Motion Tracking

Deep Learning Motion Tracking

In the past, motion tracking has often been a meticulous task. Complicated, time consuming systems with large arrays of sensors were needed to have any hope of capturing realistic human movement. Now - according to a research team led by Professor Sungho Jo in...

First Real-Time Physics Engine for Soft Robotics

First Real-Time Physics Engine for Soft Robotics

Scientists have adapted sophisticated computer graphics technology, used to create hair and fabric in animated films, to simulate the movements of soft, limbed robots for the first time. The advance is a major step toward such robots that are autonomous.

A Futurist Examines The Future of Robots

A Futurist Examines The Future of Robots

FROM THE ARCHIVES A Futurist Examines The Future of Robots by Peter Bishop   This new magazine, Age of Robots,contains a clear message: we are entering the age of robots, and we should learn now about what this age might be like. But how do we do that? Do we...