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Talking robots

When the word came to the robots

Conversational agents (English chatbots) have recently been in the news, including Microsoft's Tay. They take us back to an ancient tradition that, from the golem to science fiction, from Turing to robotic customer service, has generated all kinds of worries and fantasies. Chatbot dialogues with humans

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Robots

Can robots be classified as people?

La commission juridique du Parlement européen cherche à réglementer tout ce qui concerne la vie quotidienne. Les robots sont en train d’y entrer, dans notre quotidien et dans nos vies. Alors pourquoi ne pas les règlementer aussi ? Mais une question préalable se pose. Que sont les robots ? Sont-ils de seuls

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Humanoid robots

Top 10 humanoid robots

The robots are coming. They fascinate us, they worry us, but they don't leave us indifferent. The Innorobo trade fair held last week in Paris for its sixth edition demonstrated just how effervescent this sector is. Two hundred exhibitors from all over the world and

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Robots killed in Fukushima

Fukushima: Even robots melt...

The remote-controlled robots sent into the bowels of Fukushima to try to repair the damage could not withstand the radioactive radiation. Their wiring was destroyed, resulting in immediate cybernetic death. These hyper-specialized robots, which take several years to build, were the last hope of removing the molten nuclear fuel.

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Rob'autisme: When Nao helps young autistic people to communicate

Since November 2014, cultural workshops introducing young autistic people to the manipulation of Nao, the small humanoid robot, have been set up by the Samothrace Psychotherapy Centre (Nantes University Hospital), Stereolux and the Robots! association in partnership with the Ecole Centrale de Nantes. They have initiated an unprecedented scientific experiment.

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Cybathlon

Cybathlon: the first bionic sports competition

A race of exoskeletons, a bionic arm event and a thought-driven avatar challenge. Here is the program of the Cybathlon which fascinates and could make you believe in a science fiction movie. On October 8, 2016, Zurich will host the first sports competition using bionic equipment: the Cybathlon. Reserved

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Fumiya Iida

Robots make little

You'll have to remember this name: Dr. Fumiya Iida. This researcher from the University of Cambridge has created a robot capable of reproducing itself, making babies and improving its offspring by learning. Philosophers readily distinguish between organisms and artifacts. From Bergson or Cangilhem to Miguel Benasayag,

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Henn-na Hotel: when robots greet human tourists

We already knew in China the restaurants of robot savers, the bars with robot bartenders, and the Pengheng Space Capsules hotel inspired by the universe of Space, providing its customers with a fully robotized staff. Here is Japan's turn to open a 72-room hotel almost entirely managed by robots.

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robot algorithms

Would the robots take the place of the journalists?

Le pôle de recherche Département sociétés humaines et responsabilités éducatives du Collège des Bernardins a organisé en avril dernier une conférence sur le thème « Journalisme et bien commun, l’heure des algorithmes », avec comme intervenants Thomas Kent de l’agence de presse Associated Press et Martin Chodron de Courcel, Professeur de philosophie

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Aldebaran goes under Japanese flag

The French nugget Aldebaran, which is well known in the field of robotics, has been bought by the Japanese group SoftBank. This is the end of a beautiful French story that started in 2005. Aldebaran, which immediately established itself in the middle of the robotics giants by giving birth to its

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