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Susan Fourtané
Member Since: July 31, 2011
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Engineering Ethics Into A Robot
7/16/2014   4 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   18 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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