Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly are masters of outrage — not just the emotion, but a genre of political theater — just as Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart are masters of ironic satire. They’re poles apart, and yet — ironically or outrageously — they’re profoundly similar, both in how they’re impacting their audiences, and why [www.rawstory.com
Swiss engineering firm ABB said on Thursday it had upheld international sanctions on North Korea but its machinery may have been sold to the country without its permission, after photos emerged purporting to show ABB robots in a factory.U.S.
Swiss engineering firm ABB said on Thursday it had upheld international sanctions on North Korea but its machinery may have been sold to the country without its permission, after photos emerged purporting to show ABB robots in a factory.in.reuters.com
Turns out robots can shade humans, and when they do, it makes us sad and unproductive. So say researchers from Carnegie Mellon University who have released the results of a student-led study from its Robotics Institute. The whole thing worked like this: Each of the study's 40 subjects played a game called "Guards and Treasures" against the robot, Pepper, 35 times. The game, classified as a Stackleberg game, pits "leaders" against "followers," where a designated leader moves first based on a...Mashable
While Trump seemed confident after Wednesday's impeachment hearings, Judge Andrew Napolitano said the Democrats still have a case.Newsweek
Created by Akara Robotics, Stevie works in assisted living and retirement homes with carers so they may focus on patients more. Read moreMashable
Two USC researchers argue that in order to empathize with humans, robots must care about their own health. This includes a fear of mortality. Read moreMashable