The Trump Organization's prickly attorney Michael Cohen embodies two of the Trump campaign's core principles—an aversion to both facts and the journalists who deal in them.During an on-air interview Tuesday, Cohen objected when CNN anchor Brianna Keilar referred to the campaign's leadership changes this week as a "shakeup," then childishly refused to acknowledge that Trump is down in the polls (actually it's hard to find a poll that has him up).
The hope being to use that knowledge to help people live longer and healthier lives.
EP Robotics-oriented startups are increasingly attracting the attention—and cash—of venture capitalists, and CB Insights has the list to prove it.
The research firm posted a roundup of more than 80 robotics startups that have raised equity funding since 2013, with companies specializing in everything from humanoid robots to large-scale industrial robots.
A majority of the companies on the list have received VC backing, CB Insights said.
(Thurm starts at about :20 in the below clip.) Alphabet subsidiary Calico, a startup focused on aging research and therapeutics, has hired Daphne Koller as its chief computing officer.
Koller was previous the cofounder of the online education platform Coursera, and made Fast Company's list of the Most Creative People in 2014."Over the past three years, we have focused on building a world-class team of scientists who are studying the biological pathways of aging.With Daphne, we are bringing to Calico not only one of the world's foremost experts in machine learning, but someone with a deep passion for understanding how these new technologies could bring forth insights into the biology of aging and disease," said Arthur D. Calico's aim is to better understand the aging process using technology.Topping the list is Auris Surgical Robots, a company based in San Carlos, California, that makes medical devices.The startup raised 9.6 million from Lux Capital and Mithril Capital Management.Other startups on the list are building house-cleaning robots, social robots, and even robotic arms for your desktop.