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Robohub: Baidu loses A.I. star Andrew Ng - In a surprise move which shook Baidu’s stock, Andrew Ng, Baidu’s Chief Scientist and partner with Baidu’s founder Robin Li Yanhong in expanding Baidu’s AI activities into machine learning, driverless vehicles, and to power AI usage in advertising, maps, takeout delivery, and voice-activated search, resigned. Baidu’s AI group has expanded to over 1,300 people in China and Silicon Valley. Ng, who has been with Baidu since 2014 oversaw most of that ch...

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Robohub: Classroom robotics: Training teachers to code - *All images credit: ROBBO 30 teachers arrived, excited to learn. They rolled up their sleeves and placed laptops and Robot kits on the floor. The room filled with excitement (and laughter!) as everyone tried to come up with different solutions on how to create different programs. The results were hilarious; a robot inspired by Darth Vader, a robot that asked everyone to turn the lights off when it was too bright in the room, and a rob...

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Robohub: Engineers design “tree-on-a-chip” - Engineers have designed a microfluidic device they call a “tree-on-a-chip,” which mimics the pumping mechanism of trees and other plants. Trees and other plants, from towering redwoods to diminutive daisies, are nature’s hydraulic pumps. They are constantly pulling water up from their roots to the topmost leaves, and pumping sugars produced by their leaves back down to the roots. This constant stream of nutrients is shuttled through a system of t...

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Robohub: Worm-inspired material strengthens, changes shape in response to its environment

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Robohub: Living and working with robots: European Robotics Forum to focus on robotics markets and future of work

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Robohub: The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 3/20/17 - The U.S. Army deployed a company of MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones to Kunsan Air Base in South Korea. Credit: Staff Sgt. Christopher Calvert/U.S. Army March 13, 2017 – March 19, 2017 At the Center for the Study of the Drone We spoke to Rolling Stone about the implications of recent advances in swarming drone technology for the future of warfare. News A U.S. airstrike in Syria involving U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drones may have resulted in the deaths of ...

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Robohub: Field Robot Event 2017, Harper Adams University, June 13-16

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Robohub: Fury road: Did Uber steal the driverless future from Google? | BloomburgBusinessweek

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"Who codes matters, how we code matters and why we code matters." Joy Buolamwini http://ow.ly/F9nl30a27A7

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Great article from Melinda Gates, but it's not just a gender problem. Ultimately it's a tech problem. http://ow.ly/T1dv30a23ke
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