At Ford factories, Boston Dynamics’s robot dog Spot is teaming up with a new robotic friend

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Through its new robotic collaborations, the infamously creepy dog-shaped robots could soon ride on wheels and launch their own drones. A couple years ago, the internet had a mild freakout when the robotics company Boston Dynamics showed off a dog-like robot opening the door for one of its pals. Twitter commentators called the demonstration “ terrifying ,” “ the end of us all ,” and a sign that “ we’re all dead .” Read Full Story

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If you’re in the hospital with COVID-19, this robot dog might come take your vital signs

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Dr. Spot will see you now. A study found the robots were good at gathering information from patients—and the patients like them too. If you had a COVID-19 test at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston earlier this year, you might have been approached by a dog-like robot mounted with cameras. In an attempt to find ways to lower exposure to the virus for medical professionals, researchers from the hospital and MIT were testing new ways to monitor patients’ vital signs without needing face-to-face contact. Read Full Story

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Dog, Stars, Cash Cows and Question Marks

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You might ask what we’re talking about with this article. What do dogs, stars, cash cows, and question marks have to do with my business? Don’t worry, we haven’t lost our collective minds, and all will be revealed. What we’re talking about is a portfolio planning model developed by Bruce Henderson of the Boston Consulting […] The post Dog, Stars, Cash Cows and Question Marks first appeared on Cemoh and is written by Dina Bolz .

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This robotic kitchen startup is coming for Sweetgreen’s lunch

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Spyce, which is reopening its two Boston-area locations today after technological problems, offers contactless cooking on automated woks—which could help it thrive during the pandemic. The first thing you do at Boston fast-casual eatery Spyce is line up at a digital kiosk. There, you select a salad or bowl like The Bungalow, a brown basmati rice bowl with coconut curry sauce, brussels sprouts, carrots, and chili lime cashews designed by Spyce’s culinary director, the world-famous chef Daniel Boulud. If that doesn’t appeal, you can also order take-out online. Read Full Story

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