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Robots apply for janitor jobs, and are hired!

Walmart announced the hiring of 360 janitors for its stores in US. This makes the news because the janitors are not human beings, rather robots endowed with artificial intelligence. Indeed, these will be smart robots. They will sweep the floor and will also collect data as they move along the …

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Cooperative 3D printing

3D printing is able to manufacture (additive manufacturing) from tiny parts to big turbine fan and even be able to print a whole house. Whatever is printed, however, has be be “smaller” than the printer. This has been an accepted fact so far. Now, however, a research team at Nanyang …

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Robots Swarm inspecting your airplane engines

Today, inspecting an airplane engine is a complicated endeavour. Before any take off engines are inspected on the outside, looking for tell tale signs of problems. It is not possible, however, to look inside. This is done when a major check is scheduled. To look inside several parts of the …

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