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Susan Fourtané
Member Since: July 31, 2011
Blog Posts: 13
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Sweden's Self-Driving Cars for Sustainable Mobility
10/28/2014   13 comments
Volvo has launched its Drive Me project in normal driving conditions on public roads in Gothenburg, Sweden. The automaker plans to have 100 autonomous vehicles on public roads by 2017.
Engineering Ethics Into A Robot
7/16/2014   14 comments
Researchers are exploring how to engineer ethics into artificially intelligent beings that would interact and help humans as socially assistive robots.
Ethical, Autonomous Robots of the Near Future
7/14/2014   19 comments
Morally competent robots might be perfectly programmed to be "better moral creatures than we are" -- or at least better decision makers with fewer inconsistencies.
Industrial Bots to Awaken Mom-Pop Manufacturing
6/20/2014   14 comments
A consistent increase in sales of industrial robots marks the start of the era of the robotics revolution.
The heart of responsible e-waste recycling
6/19/2013   6 comments
Electronic equipment can represent a serious threat to the environment, and the population, if disposed of incorrectly.
A guide to greener electronics
6/14/2013   Post a comment
When Greenpeace released a global Guide to Greener Electronics last November, it carried a refreshing surprise.
Can Samsung overtake Apple in 2013?
5/16/2013   13 comments
Should we admit that there is in fact "a before and after" Apple's iconic CEO Steve Jobs?
Is iPhone upgrade really necessary?
5/10/2013   4 comments
Upgrades that come too fast with too few new features are pushing consumers away from the every-18-months upgrade treadmill.
Apple in Brazil: Deja vu all over again
4/15/2013   6 comments
A decade ago, a Brazilian telecommunications service firm applied to register the trademark "iPhone." Things didn't get messy for years.
Nokia conquers China
4/5/2013   8 comments
Long-awaited good news reached Nokia far from its Finland headquarters in a mighty big market: China.
iPhone vs. iFone: Apple Loses Appeal in Mexico
4/1/2013   4 comments
The Mexico City-based iFone expects compensation from Apple for the use of its brand name? Really? Can't we all just get along, por favor?
Nokia forges on with low-cost Asha 310
News & Analysis  
3/13/2013   2 comments
Nokia Corp. has recently announced the newest low-end member in the Nokia Asha family: Nokia Asha 310.
Is Apple losing its cool?
3/4/2013   10 comments
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is concerned about Apple not being the "cool" computing system for too much longer.

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Book Review: Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design
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