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Robots Race Car Drivers – Yes, It’s Coming

About five years ago, I wrote a very interesting article suggesting that the Google self-driving car would eventually be competing in NASCAR against human drivers. I laughed sometime later when on April 1 Google put out a joke video on YouTube stating that they were going to enter NASCAR and had sponsorship for their self-driving vehicle. I’m glad they liked my joke, and I’m sure everyone thought that was funny being as it was April Fool’s Day, even if a large number of people probably figured it out. Okay so let’s talk shall we?

You see, there was a very interesting article in the Popular Science issue of October 2013. The article was titled “Traffic Patterns – Robots Can Already Outright Humans – Now Everyone Needs to Get out of Their Way,” by Adam Fisher. In the article they took us into this probable future. Perhaps you’ve seen the Google car driving through a parking structure in Silicon Valley dodging concrete barriers, driving at 35 miles an hour, the video I watched had a person in the right seat along for the ride who was scared out of their wits, not knowing if the car could negotiate at that speed. The car was driving faster than a human could probably negotiate, and it was doing it all with sensors and high speed processing.

It makes sense that a car would be able to do this, because the United States Navy has Jets which take off from an aircraft carrier and readjust the elevator pitch 15 times per second, faster than any human pilot could do it and that prevents buffeting on takeoff. The United States Navy now has UAV drones which can land on the ship totally autonomously, as well as do aerial refueling. What I’m saying is we have the technology to build race cars which don’t make mistakes, sense the other cars around them, could prevent crashes, and make the best decisions based on a decision matrix artificially intelligent program with all sorts of parameters.

Can a human being drive that precisely for a 500 lap race? Most likely not. Further, if these computer systems can outperform racecar drivers, surely they can outperform a mom with three kids in the car distracting her all the way to the grocery store, or an old man driving home from the doctor, or someone who’s had too much to drink from a local watering hole, or eventually a taxicab driver, limo driver, bus driver, and well, you are starting to get the point.

I hope you enjoy driving your car now, because in the future you may not be allowed to. Further, once our cars start flying, as in personal flying craft, I’m pretty sure the authorities aren’t going to want you to crash into anyone else while you’re up there flying around. The robots are going to be in the driver seat, and you’ll just be along for the ride. Please consider all this and think on it.

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Email Marketing Campaigns – Robots, Humans And Shoes Slashed Whilst Lions Roared

When you are planning an email marketing campaign, there are two important issues to be addressed. The first issue is ensuring that your email marketing campaign gets delivered and the second is persuading the recipients of the email marketing campaign to open the emails and read them.

Email Marketing Campaigns – Robots

Despite the scare headlines about the death of email marketing, it is alive and well and email marketing campaigns are still fighting a running battle with their arch-enemies – the filterbots. These are the poorly trained robots that filter out legitimate marketing emails and correspondence from your relatives but persistently deliver enormous amounts of rubbish right into your mailbox.

You have probably had the experience of signing up for an email marketing campaign – you know, the sort that offers a useful training course or a series of interesting articles – and then finding that you only get about half or two thirds of the promised emails. Sometimes a ten part email campaign mysteriously disappears after part seven or you receive all of the email marketing campaign except parts 1, 5 and 9. It always seems random but we are told that the filterbots are trained to seize mail containing certain words, symbols or combinations of words and symbols.

The really infuriating thing about the bots is that they seem to be unable to distinguish the difference between a junk email marketing campaign and email from a contact in your personal address book. How dare these bots decide on your behalf that you will not receive email from your excitable friend who uses double and triple exclamation marks in correspondence! Ok, multiple exclamation marks are vulgar but being eaten by robots seems rather a harsh punishment for a mere lapse of taste. The filterbots, although not particularly intelligent, are cunning: they leave no evidence, they devour every scrap of the mail they steal, so you can’t prove they have committed the theft. You can’t fight the bots so you need to weave a cloak of invisibility for your email marketing campaigns.

Anyone doing research in the hope of creating a successful email marketing campaign will come across advice on how to get past the filterbots and will discover in advance that certain words and phrases must be avoided. These dangerous words include “money back”, “100% satisfied”, “money-back guarantee” and “order today”. So whilst the author of an email marketing campaign will have this advance warning, such matters will not have come to the attention of your Granny. Granny will wonder why you didn’t reply to her email asking for your advice on her proposed stair lift purchase even though she told you in her email that the company offers a guarantee and she wanted to send off her order today. If Granny is deaf, she won’t be able to sort this out with you by phone, and the filterbots will have created a terrible rift in your relationship.

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Pick and place robots are amazing

The pick and place robots are very useful things to work with. These are the ones which are known to make the job easier and faster. The main work of the pick and place robots is that these pick up the things from one place and then drop it in some other place. This makes the work organized and it reduces the labor cost as well. The pick and place robots have replaced many laborers as they do the work efficiently. The companies which have high production rates generally go for the pick and place robots. These are known to make the job of the people very easy and the efficiency rate also increases such that the production rate eventually grows high. Hence the people now have switched to the pick and place robots from the laborers. This is also the reason because these robots have many great advantages linked to it. The main aim of the servo motor amplifier is that these take hints from the input signals and then amplify the output signals such that the signal can now be used for some other experimental purposes. This makes the job of the servo motor amplifier all the more essential. These are important because not always is the input signal sufficient for the experiments. One also needs to amplify them for proper results and also for the experimentation purposes. The amplifier has a sensor attached to it. The function of the sensor is to monitor the correct value of the amplification and then it sends back signals to the input ensuring that the work is done properly. An acknowledgement is a must in such cases. This makes the person be assured that the amplification is right and the experiment is going on in the right track. The servo motor circuit is so beautifully designed that it does most of the work of the machines. These handle with a lot of responsibilities and do the work well also. The sensor can be mounted in the motor and the readings can be taken accurately. This is not possible if the motor does not have one. This also is important because this is the one thing which keeps a track of all the happenings of the motor and also the signals and their amplification. So the people now have got used to the very same concept of the servo motor circuits and also the amplification.

Article by Jenny on behalf of servo vo

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The Best Review Of The Currency Trading Robots Available Today

There are more currency trading robots on the market available to automatically trade for you than ever today, the trick is seeing through the hype and getting the best of the best. I’ve put together a review of what I believe to be the best of today’s currency trading robots on the market right now so that you can trade accordingly without a great deal of experience.

FAP Turbo is one of many currency trading robots on the market today vying for your attention and claiming to be the best at automatically placing and ending trades for you in the currency exchange. The obvious question is what makes it difference, and furthermore what makes it the best?

When you first get the program, you’ll have to decide if you want to run it from your computer or have it run from the publisher’s servers for an extra monthly fee. This is because FAP Turbo requires constant 24 hour access to real time market data around the clock so that it’s always in a position to trade accordingly and keep tabs on real time market data, this is how the program operates. So keep this in mind when you first get the program and think about whether or not you can run it from your computer with (reliable) internet access 24 hours a day.

One of the most notable things about FAP Turbo which sets it apart is that it’s the most conservative and reliable of today’s currency trading robots. In other words, it keeps much greater standards which a trend must meet before it will invest any money. This is in direct contrast to more aggressive currency trading robots which I’ve used which oftentimes lose more than they take in because they go after high risk but high reward trading opportunities. It is clear to me that the makers of FAP Turbo kept this in mind when designing their system to be an improvement on the rest.

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Automated Forex Robots – Why Professional Traders Don’t Use Them

I have been a broker, worked in a fund management house and educate traders and I can tell you in my 25 years of trading experience, I have never seen any serious trader use the few hundred buck robots that are supposed to lead you to success – Why? Because they don’t make money…

Of course if you look at there track records of must Forex robots they have better track records than the world’s top traders who are on multi million pound salaries and yet, many robots claim you can double your money every month and all for the price of a night out. The reality of course is they never deliver and the reason is obvious.

They lose money!

The track records are either back tests, (in simple terms this means made up knowing the closing prices) or presented by the vendor themselves with no independent verification, no audit by a third party is ever presented. Hardly inspires confidence does it?

All Hype and No Substance

The hype in the copy is that you can make money in your sleep, while your playing golf or having a beer, simply switch the computer on, leave it and make money – but if this were true, the whole world would be trading and no one would bother to work.

In Forex trading lets make a point clear – you don’t make money easily! 95% of traders lose and in the case of the cheap Forex robots it’s 100%

The robots are all supposed to have been devised by whiz kids, nerds or insiders and one site I know actually took a few of the well known “traders” and showed where they had come from, a site of actors!

The systems present unrealistic gains which even Warren Buffet couldn’t match and traders believe them.

Sensible people suddenly become blinded by greed. Now lets look at how to make money and what you have to do.

How to Make Money In Forex

Serious traders know that like in all areas of life, you have to learn skills and learn to apply them with discipline. They don’t buy into the myth that Forex is a walk in the park – because its not. Of course if you are prepared to get the right Forex education, learn skills and apply them, you can make huge rewards for your efforts.

If you take Forex trading seriously and put in effort you can win, think Forex trading is a walk in the park and you don’t have to make any effort and you will lose, its as simple as that.

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Forex Robots In The Traders Toolbox

Forex robot software also known as Expert Advisers or EAs are taking center stage in currency market trading. These programs give information and advice when to enter and exit a trade. The basic function of these programs is identifying possible profitable trades by interpreting the many signals from the Forex markets.

What do the Forex Robots actually do?

These automated Forex trading systems give you signals or indicators that tell a trader when to enter or exit a trade. This can be performed manually or you can have the Forex Robot do it for you. The variables by which the Forex robot determines these trades is usually pre-programmed, but a trader can in some cases enter his own that suit his trading style or objectives.Important factors that determine success currency trading such as risk management, trailing stops stop loss limits and scaling out of trades can all be programmed into the Forex Robot.
Forex Robots make money management easier. These amounts represent prior to entering any trade. This give the trader more discipline in his trading. Many experts agree that money management ultimately determines the success of a trader.
You can also have a semi-automatic approach were the Forex Robot is in charge of certain parts of a trade, while the trader does the others manually. This gives you more flexibility, especially for experienced traders.

Forex Robots are intended to be of help to both the new and experienced trader. For those just starting out everything can be automated. The experience trader can fine tune the system for the maximum results.

What is the necessary equipment?
This why Forex trading is an optimum business, because you do not need to make a large investment in equipmentThe two items you need are a good computer and a Internet connection you can count on. Since you can trade currencies 24 hours a day, the computer and operating system you choose is important. Even though they are rare, crashes occur, so you need to have a backup system to safeguard your information. Instead of making this investment, you can have a virtual hosting system were the information is stored at a remote location. This reduces the risk of a serious data loss since these locations have redundant backup systems.
A Forex Robot system is a great tool for both the new or experienced trader It can help you make consistant profits or boost your trading to the next level. To obtain the best results, the trader must have the proper mindset to trade.

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My Reviews Of New Forex Robots – Which One Works The Best Today

New forex robots are entering the market each and every day. These programs find trading opportunities, begin and end them, all one your behalf in the forex market. These programs have made me good money in the past, so I always keep watch over the latest robots. If you’re interested in this technology or just better forex trading, let’s take a look at some new forex robots worth knowing about right now in this article.

FAP Turbo is one of the latest in new forex robots. A descendant of the massively popular “Forex Autopilot”, I was already excited to test it once I got it. I found that the major difference made between FAP Turbo and Forex Autopilot as well as the vast majority of robots on the market, new and old, is that it focuses on lower risk/reward trades entirely.

This works very well to this new forex robot’s advantage, giving it easily the best winning rate of a robot which I have ever tested or more specifically 9 out of 10 trades which it enacts I make good money on. The problem with other, more aggressive systems is that they go for the biggest, riskiest trades, and more often than not need someone to watch over their shoulders or they’ll lose more than they take in, at least that’s been my time tested experience, and this easily defeats the basic purpose of using this software in the first place.

On my first trade, I initially gave FAP Turbo $500 to trade with. After a week it came back with $800 ($300 in profit). I reference this first trade because it is very characteristic of the results which I continued to experience in the subsequent weeks and months, or a 60% increase on my trades.

One thing I have to mention is that if you decide to try FAP Turbo you’ve got to have a computer to run it on which you feel computer leaving on and connected to the net 24 hours a day. This is because the program works by analyzing and reacting to real time market data, so in order to effectively trade for you that whole time, it’s got to be able to be connected around the clock. If you can’t do that or don’t feel comfortable leaving your computer on under those conditions the publishers will run the program for you on their servers for a slight up charge, giving you the chance to still check in on the program from home.

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Robots Gain Ground In Demolition Projects

Some science fiction writers envisioned a world overrun with robots by now. Well, thats hardly the case, unless youre talking about specialized areas of industry, including robots that have helped with the safety and overall effectiveness in demolition projects.

For more than three decades, robotic equipment increasingly has been used in demolition and construction projects around the globe. There has been no need for a man vs. machine contest of superiority. Nor has there been fear of a robot rampage as in the science fiction film, I, Robot. Rather, people and machines work together as humans operate remote controlled machines in cutting, breaking, crushing and other demolition tasks.

While the popular image of demolition is the implosion of buildings with explosives, this is hardly what happens in the vast majority of all demolition projects. The National Demolition Association reports implosions account for less than 1 percent of all demolition work.

Demolition mostly involves the step-by-step destruction of an entire building or partial structure in often hazardous conditions, whether the wrecking ball or robotic demolition equipment is used.

Demolition practices today are not only quicker but safer and more cost-effective, according to the National Demolition Association, which represents more than 1,000 U.S. and Canadian companies that offer standard demolition services as well as a full range of demolition-related services and products.

In 2008, BBC reporter Steven McKenzie explained how a small army of robots was deployed in the clean-up of a Scottish nuclear complex. He said like WALL-E, the star of the Pixar animated film set in a waste-covered Earth of the future, the machines in Scotland were tackling manmade waste.

The real-life robots have been working in highly radioactive areas of Dounreay in Caithness in the Highlands, he said.

A spokesperson for the project said: “Using remote tools such as the Brokk 180 can complete some physical decommissioning tasks more quickly than human workers, and without exposing them to the hazards. The Brokk was used in smashing down walls. For a person to do that they would have to wear an airline suit and a sledge hammer.”

Benefits of using robotic demolition machines include:

Remote Controlled: Safer to operate
Electric Power: No Fumes
Compact Size: Accessibility to tight spaces
Light weight: Easy on floors
Multiple tools: Always jobs for machines

In June of 2009, Construction News Portal reported R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services Inc., a specialized demolition contractor, completed an eight-phase, highly technical, demolition and environmental remediation project at Kings County Hospital located in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Demolition crews utilized various hand tools to accomplish the demolition as well as specialized demolition equipment which included skid steers with demolition hammer and bucket attachments and Brokk 90 hydraulic breakers, Construction News Portal said.

Find out more about Brokk robotic demolition equipment at www.brokkinc.com.

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Applied Behavior Analysis Offers Real Results Not Robots

For decades now Applied Behavior Analysis has been the method of choice in treating children with autism spectrum disorder. ABA therapy teaches children to think and learn and helps to foster positive behavior without the ineffective method of punishing negative behavior, which does not work in these cases. When first examining and learning about ABA therapy, however, many parents are turned off by the idea that the therapy appears to simple teach children to produce robot like imitations of words or movements. What parents much understand, however, is that treating autism is a process, and that these seemingly robotic responses are critical to helping a child think critically and independently.

One way to better understand how ABA works is to compare it to learning a foreign language. Before you can learn to put together sentences and utilize grammatical structure, you must spend a significant period of time repeating new words. In the beginning your intonations will be little more than robotic repetitions, but as you commit the words and their meanings to memory, you will slowly begin to understand the language, developing the ability to use it and to create sentences and paragraphs and even compose lyrics with it.

Applied Behavior Analysis works much like learning a foreign language. Repeating words and commands and slowly coming to understand their meanings is crucial to learning to think independently and understand broader concepts. While the words for water and sky may be repeatable, it will take an understanding of both of them for the concept of rain to be understandable. For children with an autism spectrum disorder, this type of understanding comes from first practicing repetition until the basic principles are understood.

While many parents fear at first that they are turning their children into robots or teaching them simply to mimic other people, those who have seen or experienced the end result of ABA therapy understand why such repetition is necessary. ABA is designed to help children reach their maximum potential for learning and functioning in society and the classroom, and many children are able to develop a normal or near normal level of functioning with intensive ABA therapy. These results have been proven time and time again, which is why so many parents are willing to take the chance even when they fear they are merely programming their child’s responses.

At the end of the day, repetition with ABA therapy is not at all a way of programming your children to provide robotic responses, but is instead a method of helping them to understand basic language, commands, and concepts. ABA is the groundwork for higher functioning in children with an autism spectrum disorder and is designed to help them prepare to enter typical schools and to function normally alongside their peers. While the methods associated with ABA may seem strange to parents, when it is understood that these children simply need to learn differently, the difference becomes decidedly worthwhile.

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Forex Trading Robot Why You Should Be Using One

Trading currency isn’t like trading in the stock market, there are no unexpected dips and rises, and all changes are mathematical and can be traced and predicted. Currency isn’t dictated by news and as a result is a hidden gem that can money can be made with, you just have to know what you’re doing, or have someone that knows what they are doing for you.

There is an opportunity to make money trading in the forex industry, no experience is required, no knowledge, you don’t even have to figure anything out. It’s simple as a few clicks. You should use a automated forex trading robot.

What is an automated forex trading robot?

An automated forex trading robot is software that runs on your computer and automatically detects various trends. There are many forex robots available on the market and some are better than others. Generally, you can expect to make your money back immediately that you paid to purchase the software. There aren’t many products that can do the same.

A forex robot is a nice way to incorporate some extra residual income into your daily income. You don’t have to be a professional trader in the stock market or forex markets to make the kind of money the pros make. It is now possible with advanced software technology to reduce risk and make more money.

The beauty of these systems is that you no longer have to have any working knowledge of the industry and you do not have to have any advanced computer skills. It is almost like a lottery ticket, most forex robots even offer money back guarantees. It is quite an opportunity that many people including yourself should try; don’t let it pass you by.

This is in fact a way to make easy money and it actually has worked for many people. Why not give it a shot and see that the possibilities are endless. Trading currency is becoming more and more popular as investors are searching for new places to invest their wealth. It is difficult to invest in real estate and stocks right now, because of the depressed economy.

Currency offers an alternative investment with the chance to gain more cash flow and avoid the pitfalls of the depressed real estate markets and the risk of fluctuations presented in the stock market at this period of time. Don’t miss your chance, it’s easy, the software available on the market has easy to follow instructions. All you have to do is open a forex account with a reputable trading firm, then run the software.

If you are worried about losing some cash, simply try doing a demo run and see how the software would have worked if you had used real money.