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“All the news that’s fit to assimilate”

Lots of interesting news in this week’s roundup!

  • If you have a lot of hobby robot experience combined with business experience, New Jersey tool-making company Micro Mark might be looking for you. Check out their job opening for details (PDF format).
  • John Olesen sent a link to some video of Boston Dynamics LS3 robot that you might not have seen yet. For more, see our last story on the DARPA Big Dog / Mule
  • The Bristol Robotics Lab has started a new program to make robots more “trustworthy” – in this context, “trustier” means “safer”.
  • A Ruhr-Universität Bochum news release describes a new theory of emotion developed by their philosophers.
  • A Robot builder in India sent a link to the DROYO smart phone robot, built as a University project.
  • Hack a Day posted a great summary of robot demos from the 2013 IEEE International Conference of Robotics and Automation
  • Gizmodo has a great video of a robot that can gently handle Tofo – a nice change from killer robots.
  • And finally, how about a three-piece robot rock band that plays with Japanese pop singers.

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