Tom Green

Tom Green was editor in chief of Robotics Business Review from 2012 to 2016. He is an award-winning writer, with two Emmy Award nominations and 25 years of experience writing and producing video on technology subjects. For 10 years, Green was an online journalist and video producer for the Mitre Corp. Previously, he was writer/producer of broadcast and cablecast TV programming at Boston ABC affiliate WCVB-TV. Green's Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology 1938-1958 (Taylor & Francis) has been an nonfiction bestseller on Amazon since 2010.

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Critical Meetups at the RoboBusiness Expo

Critical Meetups at the RoboBusiness Expo

RoboBusiness 2016, September 28-29, San Jose, CA Where are you in the mix? Why does every exhibitor at this year’s RoboBusiness conference want to come? After all, it’s a helluva lot of work. Each company purchases exhibit space; schleps in...

Is Time Growing Short for Human Surgeons?

Is Time Growing Short for Human Surgeons?

Reuters reports that "within five years, one in three U.S. surgeries - more than double current levels - is expected to be performed with robotic systems, with surgeons sitting at computer consoles guiding mechanical arms.

Why Is Congress Still So Clueless About Robotics?

Why Is Congress Still So Clueless About Robotics?

Senator Dan Coates (R-Ind) chaired a Congressional hearing on May 25 of this year titled: The Transformative Impact of Robots and Automation, which must have left everyone within earshot of room 106 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building scratching their...

Webcast: Job-safe Cobots: Liability & Safety Issues

Webcast: Job-safe Cobots: Liability & Safety Issues

“While useful, robots also represent a potential hazard. They can move their arms or bodies forcefully and very rapidly, and often manipulate dangerous and sharp tools. This represents a threat to all living agents that are surrounding robots. If humans...

Networking@RoboBusiness 2016

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“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” -Woody Allen, Collider interview, 2008 Two straight days of networking As you step through the front door of RoboBusiness 2016 in San Jose, start counting. Out of the first ten people you count,...