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Autonomous robot evolution: from cradle to grave

A few weeks ago we had the kick-off meeting, in York, of our new 4 year EPSRC funded project Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): cradle to grave. We – Andy Tyrrell and Jon Timmis (York), Emma Hart (Edinburgh Napier), Gusti Eiben (Free University of Amsterdam) and myself – are all super excited. …

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Robots may say NO to war

Robots become every day more ‘intelligent’. What if robots were intelligent enough to say NO to war? This would be a happier future. This short film is a light-hearted comedy that aims to launch an interesting discussion and motivate reflexion on the killer-robots topic. The fictional scenario describes a future …

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Robots in Depth with Sven Schmidt-Rohr

In this episode of Robots in Depth, Per Sjöborg speaks with Sven Schmidt-Rohr about how he always wanted to be a robotics entrepreneur and how ArtiMinds makes programming robots easier. Like so many, Sven got interested in robotics early. He found robots exciting as they could make his programs come …

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Studying aliens of the deep

By Lindsay Brownell The open ocean is the largest and least explored environment on Earth, estimated to hold up to a million species that have yet to be described. However, many of those organisms are soft-bodied – like jellyfish, squid, and octopuses – and are difficult to capture for study …

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