Michelle King has largely stayed out of the spotlight-- until she became the first African-American woman to be named superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Jan. 11.
Developers of disaster recovery robots gathered in California this weekend to compete for a $2 million prize. Some robots shone. Many got stuck, moved at a snail's pace or fell down on the course.
Attendees at the annual We Robot conference are peering into the future, pondering questions like, do robots have rights? What kinds of laws do we need to regulate unmanned drones?