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Published on Dec 23, 2013
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, held a robotics competition in Miami, Fla. over the weekend. At the two-day event, the world’s best robots were put to the test, competing in tasks designed to help humans in natural or man-made disasters, including opening doors or climbing up stairs, by relying on sensors or cameras to understand their environment. A total of 16 teams competed for the $2 million prize. RT’s Nicholas O’Donovan attended the event and brings us more.
from Mashable U.S & World
One of the defining narratives of modern China has been the migration of young workers — often girls in their late teenage years — from the countryside into sprawling cities for jobs in factories. Many found work at Foxconn, which employs nearly 1 million low-wage workers to hand-assemble electronic gadgets for Apple, Nintendo, Intel, Dell, Nokia, Microsoft, Samsung and Sony.
So it was a surprise when Terry Guo, the hard-charging, 61-year-old billionaire CEO of Foxconn, said last July that the Taiwan-based manufacturing giant would add up to 1 million industrial robots to its assembly lines inside of three years. . . . Read Complete Report