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NEWS FROM THE FUTURE (a)

“Consumers are statistics.  Customers are people.”–Stanley Marcus  http://www.andertoons.com The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas.  Considering the 180,000 attendees, perhaps we should be calling it the Statistics Electronics Show, per Stanley Marcus While you’re reading about all … Continue reading

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INTERNET OF THINGS AND SOCIAL ROBOTIC-HUMAN INTERACTIONS (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 11/07/16) DATA COLLECTION ObjectiveWe collected data from observations of real human deictic behavior so we could generate a model enabling a robot to point naturally to people. Since pointing to objects has been explored extensively in other … Continue reading

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INTERNET OF THINGS AND SOCIAL ROBOTIC-HUMAN INTERACTIONS (A)

A Model for Generating Socially-Appropriate Deictic Behaviors towards People ABSTRACTPointing behaviors are essential in enabling social robots to communicate about a particular object, person, or space. Yet, pointing to a person can be considered rude in many cultures, and as … Continue reading

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The Programmable World

Novel materials, 3-D printers and a new way of thinking about design could yield objects capable of assembling themselves and changing shape or function on command The road to self-assembling houses and shape-shifting robots could begin with something as simple … Continue reading

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M – ARES HUMANITY’S NEXT DESTINATION

  This Is Every Place In The Solar System Ever Occupied Entirely By Robots Is Mars really the only planet solely inhabited by robots? Yes, but no. The truth behind this meme is an excellent opportunity to investigate just how … Continue reading

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