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Founder of Faulhaber Fab Lab Dies at 68

Founder of Faulhaber Fab Lab Dies at 68

Fritz Faulhaber, a pioneer in high-precision micro motor and drive systems, died at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston on Feb. 6, 2017, at the age of 68.

Argo AI: Ford’s $1 Billion Bet on AI

Argo AI: Ford’s $1 Billion Bet on AI

Founded by former Google and Uber leaders, Argo AI will include roboticists and engineers from inside and outside of Ford working to develop a new software platform for Ford's fully autonomous vehicle coming in 2021.

How to Improve Machine Algorithms with Human Intuition

How to Improve Machine Algorithms with Human Intuition

By encoding the strategies of high-performing human planners in a machine-readable form, researchers at MIT CSAIL improved the performance of competition-winning planning algorithms by between 10 -15% on a challenging set of problems.

NASA Space Robotics Challenge Names 20 Finalists

NASA Space Robotics Challenge Names 20 Finalists

The NASA Space Robotics Challenge final will be held in a virtual environment, where teams must program a virtual robot, modeled after NASA's humanoid Robonaut 5 robot, to complete a series of tasks in a simulation that includes periods of...