Alumni build therapeutic bots for autistic children

Alumni build therapeutic bots for autistic children

Robokind aims to change the way humans interact with robots with its latest model, the ZENO R25. The robot sports a variety of social features and is able to carry out a conversation with the user. Robokind stemmed from Hanson Robotics, founded by David Hanson, who received his Ph.D. in...

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Silk Road and the Deep Web

Silk Road, the online black market that generated millions of dollars in drug sale commissions, was shut down by various federal agencies on Oct. 2. Notorious for the ease at which users could buy illegal drugs, the website had been in operation since January 2011.  Silk Road was able to...

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Comet Cupboard off to successful, busy start

UTD’s first food pantry, the Comet Cupboard, has seen significant growth since opening last October and looks to play an even larger role for the community in the coming 2013 semesters. The Comet Cupboard provides food to students in need through donations of money and non-perishable food. All currently enrolled...

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Comet Cruiser offering expanded

Students can now enjoy an expanded Comet Cruiser service on DART Route 883.  A third shuttle was added to the route Aug. 29 in response to an increase in ridership on the system, according to university officials.  The new bus has the same amenities and features as current Comet Cruisers...

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