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2010-01-19 13:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring.com is delivering on its promise to create the leading online destination in the large and growing eldercare category, by announcing the addition of two new sales executives, David Woods and Jason Carnahan, to its expanding sales team. Both Carnahan and Woods bring significant experience working with traditional and online media and will help to grow the company's portfolio across key consumer product group verticals. (Logo:...

2009-07-29 15:15:14

When the legendary science fiction writer Isaac Asimov penned the "Three Laws of Responsible Robotics," he forever changed the way humans think about artificial intelligence, and inspired generations of engineers to take up robotics.In the current issue of journal IEEE Intelligent Systems, two engineers propose alternative laws to rewrite our future with robots.The future they foresee is at once safer, and more realistic."When you think about it, our cultural view of robots has always been...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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