Here’s what it’s like to be at TC Sessions: Robotics

Robots, TechCrunch folk, and good times happened at TC Sessions Robotics this past Friday from Zellerbach hall at UC Berkeley. Come along on Tito Hamze’s journey as he takes you on his experience of the event. From Boston Dynamics Spot mini robot to SuitX presenting their exoskeleton it’s fun the whole family can enjoy.

Boston Dynamics will start selling its dog-like SpotMini robot in 2019

After 26 years, Boston Dynamics is finally getting ready to start selling some robots. Founder Marc Raibert says that the company’s dog-like SpotMini robot is in pre-production and preparing for commercial availability in 2019. The announcement came onstage at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics event today at UC Berkeley. Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/11/boston-dynamics-will-start-selling-its-dog-like-spotmini-robot-in-2019/

Teaching robots through trial and error

UC Berkeley professor Pieter Abbeel discusses BRETT, a robot designed to learn from its own mistakes. Read more: https://techcrunch.com/video/teaching-robots-through-trial-and-error/ TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Subscribe to TechCrunch today: http://bit.ly/18J0X2e

Judge Rules CRISPR-Cas9 Belongs to Broad Institute | Crunch Report

Verizon is reportedly getting a $250 million discount on its Yahoo deal, judge rules CRISPR-Cas9 belongs to the Broad Institute and not UC Berkeley, Pixar teaches the art of storytelling on Khan Academy and MakerBot cuts 30% of its workforce. All this on Crunch Report.