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Be Polite to Machines!

Machines won't be receptive to emotional, snide, impetuous, plaintive, vague or rambling communication. The algorithms will gently correct our moods and keep inquiring, relentlessly reasonable – or push the matter off to be dealt with later because they're not getting a us

Teaching Drones How To Crash Safely

Simon Parkin for MIT Technology Review: Drone delivery won’t happen until the unmanned vehicle can master the emergency landing.

Autonomous Driving Technology

We believe three components are critical for turning self-driving cars into a mass product: power-efficient hardware, optimized algorithms and a solid regulatory environment. While none of these components are fully ready at this stage, competition and advances in technology

RPA – The Small and Medium Businesses Challenge

RPA does have impactful potential for SMB companies but the analysis and application needs to a lot more granular and explicit about avenues of costs savings beyond head-count reductions.

Waymo Is Officially Testing Self-Driving Trucks

Recent research by companies like Waymo are paving the way for others and their own work, and it won’t be long before self-driving trucks are on the road once and for all.

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As California's labor shortage grows, farmers race to replace workers with robots

Geoffrey Mohan for LA Times: Now, the $47-billion agriculture industry is trying to bring technological innovation up to warp speed before it runs out of low-wage immigrant workers.

Robotics experts dismiss Musk's call for AI regulation

Steve LeVine for AXIOS: Musk, along with Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking, has been one of the leading voices warning of a dystopian, machine-led future if humans are not careful.

Elon Musk: 'Robots will be able to do everything better than us'

Catherine Clifford for CNBC: "There certainly will be job disruption. Because what's going to happen is robots will be able to do everything better than us. ... I mean all of us,"

The Drone Racing League (DRL) Builds The Fastest Racing Drone

DRL Sets the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDSTM Title for the Fastest Ground Speed by a Battery-powered Remote-controlled Quadcopter

Unmanned & Other Topics - News Headlines

Clearpath Robotics Launches Online Store

Clearpath Robotics partners with industry suppliers to provide robotics sensors and components.

NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence confirmed for the Commercial UAV Show

Now in its 4th year The Commercial UAV Show has released the full conference agenda which includes contributions from NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence.

Flirtey Continues to Lead Drone Delivery Industry

July Marks The Anniversary of The First FAA-Approved Drone Delivery in the U.S. and The First Autonomous Drone Delivery to a Customer's Home

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