WALL-E

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Name: WALL-E
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

UTCHitchhiking can be a dangerous way to travel, but one robot is using it to go cross country. Appropriately named HitchBot, the talking droid is attempting to travel across Canada depending only on the kindness of strangers.Hitchbot was created by a ... [Published Mashable - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

This Smart Weather Camera Gives You the Forecast Outside Your Front Door

The Internet of things has promised us unprecedented efficiency and insight from our digital stuff. But there are some things (in the Internet of things) that a person will probably never need. The latest entrant in the latter category comes by way of ... [Published Fast Company - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Real-life Robotic Assistant

The Jetsons had Rosie, Luke had R2-D2, Theodore had Samantha (Her, but you knew that) and soon you can have Jibo.This 30cm-high Wall-E extra is the closest technology has come to offering us our very own robotic personal assistant. Designed by the technological ... [Published ShortList.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cool Illustrations Drawn On Coffee Cups, Left Out For Passers-By To Find

An artist by the name of Jimmy T doodles on disposable cups at coffee houses and leaves them behind for other customers to find.It looks like the artist favors drawing superheroes and science fiction characters like Wall-E and Darth Vader. We wonder what ... [Published TAXI - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Coffee, WALL-E, Tumblr Inc
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Technology & Human Insight working in harmony

by Matt  | Tags: media , opinionLiterature and movies are littered with stories about over-reliance on technology and the long term effects it can have on our lives. One theme that is often displayed is that we become so reliant on technology that the ... [Published EquiMedia - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Say Hello to the Robotic Personal Assistant of Your Dreams

Wall-E, eat your mechanical heart out. A Boston-based entrepreneur has created a real-life, robotic personal assistant. And it looks pretty cool.The device is called Jibo[1]. It was created by Dr. Cynthia Breazeal[2], an associate professor at the Massachusetts ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Just Because This Cute House Robot Is Limbless Doesn’t Mean We’re Safe From The A.I. Revolution

Watch those fingers, girl. ( YouTube ) I’ll be the first to admit that I always wanted Rosie from the Jetsons to be my best friend and confidante — so sassy, and she brings snacks! — but that doesn’t mean I’m afraid we’re living on the cusp of the ... [Published The Consumerist - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: WALL-E, Insider, YouTube LLC
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

WPL summer program wrapping up

The weekly programs at the Winfield Public Library may be over but don’t sweat just yet!There is still time to turn in reading logs for prizes! The last day to do so will be July 25.They also have a few more programs for you and your family to enjoy!MOVIE ... [Published Winfield Courier - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: WALL-E
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Robots enlisted in fight against infections

MILFORD, MA — After beds are stripped and Milford Regional Medical Center employees have wiped down and disinfected all the surfaces they can reach, they turn the job over to Rosie and WALL-E, according to the Boston Globe.Rose and WALL-E are robots, ... [Published CMM Online - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Killer bots in Milford

MILFORD - WALL-E and Rosie, two of the newer members of Milford Regional Medical Center’s cleaning staff, wear a badge and a pager like everyone else – at least they did Friday when the UV light-emitting, pathogen-killing robots were wheeled into a room ... [Published Milford Daily News - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Marcus Calls 'Earth to Echo' Derivative, But Enjoyable Fun

By Despite what he calls Earth to Echo's many blatant rip offs from movies like E.T., Goonies, Wall-E, Super 8 and others, Marcus still found plenty to enjoy with the kids-centric sci-fi flick.recommend this article Page: 1 Related Keywords:Source:KTUU ... [Published AEC News Room - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: WALL-E
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Oblivion's sci-fi stew

Oblivion follows a drone repairman who is sent to an evacuated earth and soon makes a discovery which will have him questioning everything he knows. A movie any sci-fi fan can appreciate, we enjoyed seeing the inspiration Oblivion borrows from the sci-fi ... [Published DSTV.com - Jul 06 2014]

Quotes

"We made an effort to keep the texture of the factory by leaving the original cast concrete walls and columns exposed" Ritchie Yao of Dash Marshall told Dezeen
"I think my trip will lead to conversations about how robots and humans can live inin harmony, and I hope that humans and robots can learn to trust each other as a result of my journey" Hitchbot said in a statement
Writes Braig, "As it turns out, that debut is going to take a while. Jibo's slated arrival isn't until the fall of 2015, more than a year away. Breazeal is trying to get the development and early adopter communities jazzed in advance."
...come into the home, both from a technological price/performance perspective and a consumer readiness perspective," Breazeal tells Entrepreneur.com. "People are already talking to their smartphones and computers. They are anticipating that social robots for the home are coming soon."

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Professor: Modern life setting the stage for ro... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
Dash Marshall converts pencil factory into Make... [Published Dezeen - Jul 29 2014]
Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada? [Published Mashable - Jul 29 2014]
Meet Jibo, the family robot [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
This Smart Weather Camera Gives You the Forecas... [Published Fast Company - Jul 23 2014]
Real-life Robotic Assistant [Published ShortList.com - Jul 22 2014]
Hollywood Takes to the Air [Published Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences - Jul 22 2014]
The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Alien Pals, Ranked [Published KSEN AM 1150 - Jul 21 2014]
'Toy Story That Time Forgot' Poster Released At... [Published International Business Times - Jul 21 2014]
Jibo wants to be your family robot [Published T-Break Tech - Jul 21 2014]
VR, AI & Margaritas: My Insights on the Coolest... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
Cool Illustrations Drawn On Coffee Cups, Left O... [Published TAXI - Jul 21 2014]
Destiny Beta Build Impressions [Published Capsule Computers - Jul 21 2014]
Meet Jibo, the family robot [Published NewsOK.com - Jul 20 2014]
Makeblock Starter Robot Kit Review [Published Linux User - Jul 20 2014]
Technology & Human Insight working in harmony [Published EquiMedia - Jul 18 2014]
JIBO Puts a Friendly Face to the Internet of Th... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 18 2014]
Get Off My Phone? Get Off My Ass! [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Meet Jibo, The World’s First Family Robot! [Video] [Published Inquisitr - Jul 18 2014]
Now Robots Are Playing Angry Birds and the Reas... [Published TakePart - Jul 18 2014]
Mounds View couple entertains all ages while dr... [Published Sun Focus - Jul 17 2014]
Meet JIBO, the world’s first family robot [Published Metro.us - Jul 17 2014]
Say hello to Jibo, the endearing robot that jus... [Published Stuff.tv - Jul 17 2014]
Say Hello to the Robotic Personal Assistant of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
Meet Jibo, the robot that wants to join your fa... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 16 2014]
Meet Jibo, the incredible (and cute) personal r... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 16 2014]
This Friendly Robot Could One Day Be Your Famil... [Published Wired News - Jul 16 2014]
Robot startup Jibo unveils a multi-purpose ‘soc... [Published boston.com - Jul 16 2014]
Just Because This Cute House Robot Is Limbless ... [Published The Consumerist - Jul 16 2014]
Say Hello to the Robotic Personal Assistant of ... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Jul 16 2014]
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Just Because This Cute House Robot Is Limbless ... [Published The Consumerist - Jul 16 2014]
Watch those fingers, girl. ( YouTube ) I’ll be the first to admit that I always wanted Rosie from the Jetsons to be my best friend and confidante — so sassy, and she brings snacks! — but that doesn’t mean I’m afraid we’re living on the cusp of the ...
Jibo Wants to Be the World’s First Family... [Published Mashable! - Jul 16 2014]
Social robots. That's pretty much all Dr. Cynthia Breazeal has thought about for the past 20 years. Not so much how to build a better robot, but how to build one that could work and live alongside humans. It sounds like a simple concept, but ...
How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monst... [Published Autoblog - Jul 01 2014]
Filed under: Etc. , Technology , GM , Earnings/Financials , TV/Movies General Motors came within one week of buying Pixar in 1985, and would have subsumed the then-fledgling computer company to use its technology to help aid car designs. ...
HelloFresh Cooks Up $50 Million Series D From I... [Published TechCrunch - Jun 18 2014]
 As we inch ever closer to a truly Wall-E world, HelloFresh has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investor Phenomen VC.HelloFresh, an on-demand grocery delivery service, currently ...
HelloFresh Cooks Up $50 Million Series D From I... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Jun 18 2014]
 As we inch ever closer to a truly Wall-E world, HelloFresh has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investor Phenomen VC.HelloFresh, an on-demand grocery delivery service, currently ...
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