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Will robots take over our jobs? - The Straits Times

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The Straits Times

Will robots take over our jobs?
The Straits Times
With robots increasingly taking over jobs, including those that require technical skills, it may be the "fuzzy" or soft skills that will save your job. The best workers need not just to be highly skilled, but must also learn to work well in teams and ...

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STEM grants awarded to area schools - Uniontown Herald Standard

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STEM grants awarded to area schools
Uniontown Herald Standard
Chevron Corp. and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation announced Thursday nearly $175,000 in Innovation Grants to 37 classrooms across southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia to expand and support cutting-edge education programs ...

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Teaching by doing - The Hutchinson News

June 16, 2018 - 1:56pm

The Hutchinson News

Teaching by doing
The Hutchinson News
School districts, he said, usually cover the cost for the teachers and a grant through the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation provided each teacher with a second robotics kit. ESSDACK offered the classes last year as well and have plans for a ...

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Education news around Idaho - Idaho EdNews

June 15, 2018 - 1:03pm

Idaho EdNews

Education news around Idaho
Idaho EdNews
Boise State University, in partnership with Taiwanese company NEXCOM, will implement robotics education into its engineering curriculum with the opening of a new robotics innovation space in the College of Engineering. The space will feature four ...

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ROBO Global Adds Esteemed MIT Professor Daniela Rus to Advisory Board - Odessa American

June 15, 2018 - 11:00am

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ROBO Global Adds Esteemed MIT Professor Daniela Rus to Advisory Board
Odessa American
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 15, 2018--ROBO Global, creator of the first benchmark index tracking the global robotics and automation market, has expanded the strength and expertise of its advisory board with the addition of Daniela Rus, Ph.D ...
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Lafayette board delays purchase of robotics equipment - The Daily Advertiser

June 15, 2018 - 10:20am

The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette board delays purchase of robotics equipment
The Daily Advertiser
She noted that the district is advertising for a Career Center principal and a director of career and technical education. Once those people are in place, they will likely have a say in what role robotics can play at the Career Center. In addition ...

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ROBO Global Adds Esteemed MIT Professor Daniela Rus to Advisory Board - Citizentribune

June 15, 2018 - 9:39am

ROBO Global Adds Esteemed MIT Professor Daniela Rus to Advisory Board
Citizentribune
... Rus' leadership in research, innovation, and education has won her the prestigious Engelberger Award. The third ROBO Global advisory board member to obtain the award, Rus' research specifically focuses on mobile computing, robotics and data science.

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ROBO Global Adds Esteemed MIT Professor Daniela Rus to Advisory Board - Watertown Public Opinion

June 15, 2018 - 9:33am

ROBO Global Adds Esteemed MIT Professor Daniela Rus to Advisory Board
Watertown Public Opinion
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 15, 2018--ROBO Global, creator of the first benchmark index tracking the global robotics and automation market, has expanded the strength and expertise of its advisory board with the addition of Daniela Rus, Ph.D ...

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5 Tips for Writing a Great Robotics Engineer Resume - Robotics Tomorrow (press release)

June 15, 2018 - 8:41am

5 Tips for Writing a Great Robotics Engineer Resume
Robotics Tomorrow (press release)
If you have little to no experience in the robotics industry, don't worry, there are ways you can tweak your resume to improve your chances of being hired anyway. One way is to focus on your education section. Look at the job posting and what ...

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Duke Energy awards STEM grants > GSA Business - GSA Business

June 14, 2018 - 12:21pm

Duke Energy awards STEM grants > GSA Business
GSA Business
Emphasizing the importance of workforce development, literacy, and science, technology, engineering and math, Duke Energy has awarded more than ...

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AI, Robotics, and Neural Networks: Revolutionary or Overhyped? - Education Week (blog)

June 14, 2018 - 11:01am

Education Week (blog)

AI, Robotics, and Neural Networks: Revolutionary or Overhyped?
Education Week (blog)
Readers of this blog will recall that, many moons ago, I summarized a couple of papers I wrote for the New South Wales, Australia Department of Education on the implications of advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, neural networks, machine ...

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Polk State, FIRST LEGO League get teachers excited about robotics - Polk State College News

June 14, 2018 - 8:39am

Polk State College News

Polk State, FIRST LEGO League get teachers excited about robotics
Polk State College News
School may be out for the summer, but class was in session last week for teachers and Polk State College Education students who participated in TeacherBot Boot Camp. The program is designed for elementary and middle school teachers to receive ...

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Nexcom pushing robotics education in US - Digitimes

June 14, 2018 - 4:59am

Nexcom pushing robotics education in US
Digitimes
Industrial PC (IPC) maker Nexcom International is currently servicing the US' education and smart manufacturing market via its US-based subsidiary Nexcobot established in March 2018 and the subsidiary has recently obtained orders for MiniBOT, ...

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Nexcom pushing robotics education in US - Digitimes

June 14, 2018 - 4:59am

Nexcom pushing robotics education in US
Digitimes
Industrial PC (IPC) maker Nexcom International is currently servicing the US' education and smart manufacturing market via its US-based subsidiary Nexcobot established in March 2018 and the subsidiary has recently obtained orders for MiniBOT, ...

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RCS brothers show off their STEM robotics skills - Therogersvillereview

June 14, 2018 - 12:07am

Therogersvillereview

RCS brothers show off their STEM robotics skills
Therogersvillereview
ROGERSVILLE — Two Rogersville City School students showed the members of the Rogersville Board of Education during their June 12 meeting how they had programed small robots to draw shapes on command. Brothers Henry and Manning Brooks, who ...

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Sphero raises $12M as it focuses on education | TechCrunch - TechCrunch

June 13, 2018 - 5:50pm

TechCrunch

Sphero raises $12M as it focuses on education | TechCrunch
TechCrunch
This year has been a rough one for Sphero. The Colorado-based toy robotics startup kicked off the year with dozens of layoffs, a result of tepid interest in its line ...

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Universal Robots' Østergaard Discusses Engelberger Award for Robotics Excellence - Robotics Business Review

June 13, 2018 - 4:24pm

Robotics Business Review

Universal Robots' Østergaard Discusses Engelberger Award for Robotics Excellence
Robotics Business Review
Late last month, the Robotics Industry Association announced the 2018 recipients of the Joseph F. Engelberger Awards, which it said recognize “excellence in technology development, application, education, and leadership in the robotics industry.” One ...

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Taiwanese partnership creates robotics curriculum at Boise State - Idaho Business Review

June 13, 2018 - 6:50am

Idaho Business Review

Taiwanese partnership creates robotics curriculum at Boise State
Idaho Business Review
With the minibots, Boise State will start a robotics curriculum in the fall, said Aykut Satici, assistant professor. While the focus will first be on graduate education, it could move to undergraduate and workforce education in the future, he said. In ...

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Boise State gets 4 robots for engineering department - KTVB.com

June 12, 2018 - 6:42pm

KTVB.com

Boise State gets 4 robots for engineering department
KTVB.com
BOISE - A new partnership between Boise State University and a Taiwanese company NEXCOM is bringing robotic engineering to the BSU campus. This is part of Boise State's new push to implement robotics education into its engineering department.

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Robotics education at schools - The Telegraph India

June 12, 2018 - 3:18pm

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Robotics education at schools
The Telegraph India
In a move to "inculcate scientific temper among students and keep them abreast with the happenings in the world of artificial intelligence", robotics education will be introduced in select schools across the state. It will begin with 10 model schools ...
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