Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Half of the students in Stats 60 were assigned a robot TA as part of a three-week study.
Stanford researchers in the Computational Vision and Geometry Lab have designed an autonomously navigating robot prototype that they say understands implicit social conventions and human behavior.
A final project for CS 225A: “Experimental Robotics,” Kuka succeeded in another return, and the four students who had programmed Kuka succeeded in their project: teaching a robot to play ping pong.
The chance to declare as a robotics major could be just around the corner for interested students, as a proposal led by Eric Smalls ’16 continues to gain traction among undergraduates and faculty alike.