Marco Tempest

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First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese Researchers Building Robots That Sweat and Have Goosebumps

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> In a recent TED talk, Swiss magician Marco Tempest, who's performed tricks using robots, said  that "besides the faces and bodies we give our robots, we cannot read their intentions, and that makes us nervous. ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 20 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Video Friday: 3D-Printing Drones, Telepresence Robots at Home, and Baxter Does Magic

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> This week's Video Friday is going to be a little bit light, probably because a lot of the people who normally post cool stuff (students and research labs) are feverishly working on their PowerPoint presentations ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 09 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Robot TED Talk Will Make You Believe in Magic

Magician's assistants may soon be out of work. Robots are not only ready to take their place, but they're doing it live and on a TED stage After months of development, training and practice, self-styled "techno illusionist" Marco Tempest took ... [Published Mashable! - May 06 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Carefully choreographed robot pretends to do magic, recites Asimov

Who claims science isn't magic? Well, anybody you might ask, really -- but that doesn't stop Techno-illusionist Marco Tempest from trying to meld the two. In a recent TED talk, Tempest used a top hat, a yellow ball and a robot named EDI (no, not th ... [Published Engadget - May 07 2014]
Entities: Marco Tempest
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Marco Tempest: Maybe the best robot demo ever

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJJe8PXEUhk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Marco Tempest: Maybe the best robot demo ever Marco Tempest uses charming stagecraft to demo EDI, the multi-purpose ... [Published TED Talks - YouTube - May 06 2014]
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In a recent TED talk, Swiss magician Marco Tempest, who's performed tricks using robots, said  that "besides the faces and bodies we give our robots, we cannot read their intentions, and that makes us nervous. when someone hands an object to you, you can read intention in their eyes, their face, their body language. that's not true of the robot."

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Japanese Researchers Building Robots That Sweat... [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 20 2014]
Video Friday: 3D-Printing Drones, Telepresence ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 09 2014]
Carefully choreographed robot pretends to do ma... [Published Engadget - May 07 2014]
Robot TED Talk Will Make You Believe in Magic [Published Mashable! - May 06 2014]
Marco Tempest: Maybe the best robot demo ever [Published TED Talks - YouTube - May 06 2014]
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Japanese Researchers Building Robots That Sweat... [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 20 2014]
&lt;?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?&gt; In a recent TED talk, Swiss magician Marco Tempest, who's performed tricks using robots, said  that "besides the faces and bodies we give our robots, we cannot read their intentions, and that makes us nervous. ...
Video Friday: 3D-Printing Drones, Telepresence ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 09 2014]
&lt;?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?&gt; This week's Video Friday is going to be a little bit light, probably because a lot of the people who normally post cool stuff (students and research labs) are feverishly working on their PowerPoint presentations ...
Carefully choreographed robot pretends to do ma... [Published Engadget - May 07 2014]
Who claims science isn't magic? Well, anybody you might ask, really -- but that doesn't stop Techno-illusionist Marco Tempest from trying to meld the two. In a recent TED talk, Tempest used a top hat, a yellow ball and a robot named EDI (no, not th ...
Robot TED Talk Will Make You Believe in Magic [Published Mashable! - May 06 2014]
Magician's assistants may soon be out of work. Robots are not only ready to take their place, but they're doing it live and on a TED stage After months of development, training and practice, self-styled "techno illusionist" Marco Tempest took ...
Marco Tempest: Maybe the best robot demo ever [Published TED Talks - YouTube - May 06 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJJe8PXEUhk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Marco Tempest: Maybe the best robot demo ever Marco Tempest uses charming stagecraft to demo EDI, the multi-purpose ...
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