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Google have improved their self-driving cars, the exoskeleton is “the Maserati of the rehab world” and other reads

Google have improved their self-driving cars – “we’ve improved our software so it can detect hundreds of distinct objects simultaneously—pedestrians, buses, a stop sign held up by a crossing guard, or a cyclist making gestures that indicate a possible turn. A self-driving vehicle can pay attention to all of these things in a way that a human physically can’t—and it never gets tired or distracted.”

The Open Robotics Initiative asks: “Will consumers buy the notion of a car that drives itself?” (Camilla Bassani).

What do Robots have in common with the British? It’s more upsetting to lose certain kinds of work to them. (Psychologists at Northwestern University and Harvard Business School). The research paper is here.

The exoskeleton is “the Maserati of the rehab world.” (San Antonio Express-News).


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  1. […] Bionic Legs Let Patients Walk Again — The Ekso costs about $100,000 and was purchased with a grant from Baptist Health Foundation. Chara Rodriguez, a physical therapist and neurologic clinical specialist at University Health System, called the machine “the Maserati of the rehab world.” (via Robot Economics) […]

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