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The Swarmbots Project

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  • Toward a More Human Robot (BusinessWeek article) - Interview with Takeo Kanade. As director of Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute from 1992 to 2001, Takeo Kanade has been one of the pioneers in the field of robotics. On the future of robotics, the US research situation and playfulness.
  • Japanese robot to chat lonely elderly out of senility (Yahoo News) - Japan's growing elderly population from will be able to buy companionship in the form of a 45-centimeter (18-inch) robot, programmed to provide just enough small talk to keep them from going senile.
  • Army to deploy robots that shoot ( article) - Next year, the U.S. Army will give robots machine guns, although humans will firmly be in control of them.

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