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With the possibility of a future world war fought by autonomous robots lacking a human moral compass, a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, urged global leaders to address the threat soon. more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
Humanity is engaged in a high-stakes race with its own growth: Lest our use of energy and materials get out of control, we must constantly innovate to become more efficient. Unfortunately, new research suggests we may be losing. more
Three local robotics teams will advance to the East Super-Regional FIRST competition in Scranton, Pa., next month after beating out 30 other middle and high school teams at a competition last weekend at New England Institute of Technology. more
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
(Updated, 9:20 p.m.) IlluminOss Medical has appointed Manny Avila as its new president and CEO. The developer of a minimally invasive system to repair bone fractures has been looking for a chief executive since former president and CEO Dirk Kuyper left in September 2014. more
A “Tech Nite” open house will be held at New England Institute of Technology’s East Greenwich campus at One New England Tech Blvd on Nov. 3 from 3-7 p.m. more
Brown University’s Humans to Robots Lab won the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge for its video of a robot picking up objects to the tune of AC/DC’s “You Shook Me all Night Long.” more
Industry professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are needed as volunteer chaperones for “STEM in the Middle 2015,” according to Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience industry organization. more
The Top 5 Security System and Service Companies, ranked by number of local IT workers. more
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