Future advantage: Cruser funds FY21 robotics and autonomous systems research


IMAGE: NPS’ CRUSER Seed Research Program provides funding intended to ‘seed’ novel research in robotics and autonomous systems, fostering a rich, relevant research opportunity for faculty and students to advance maritime…
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Credit: U.S. Navy graphic by MC2 Nathan K. Serpico

Key to the nation’s future advantage in autonomous systems, the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Consortium of Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) approved FY21 funding for novel research in robotics and autonomous systems through its Seed Research Program. This program provides NPS faculty and researchers with funding intended to “seed” important research projects devoted to advancing autonomous solutions from the NPS campus.

Established in 2011, CRUSER supports the Navy’s goals and objectives in developing maritime applications of robotics, automation and unmanned systems as well as shaping the next generation of naval officers through education, research, concept generation and experimentation. Aiding in these goals, the CRUSER Seed

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New Report – The Advantage of a Sustainable Future

VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 24, 2020 /CNW/ – A historic opportunity has been identified for British Columbia’s economic future. AdvantageBC has released a new report written by KPMG titled The Advantage of a Sustainable Future which outlines the case for government to focus on two sectors of the economy to leverage strong growth in the coming years: sustainable finance and clean technology.

These sectors were selected after a rigorous review of competing markets and an analysis of British Columbia’s competitive advantages. AdvantageBC believes that with the right mix of policies, and the support of government and business, these sectors can drive British Columbia’s growth over the next decade and into the future.

“This report continues the work that AdvantageBC has been undertaking over the past several years to work toward a sustainable future for our province,” said Clark Roberts, President & CEO of AdvantageBC, “British Columbia is already

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The ‘real advantage’ Elon Musk and Bill Gates have

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio has spent years studying the habits and personalities of successful, wealthy leaders. 

In fact, the hedge fund billionaire, has interviewed and administered an hour-long personality test to people from Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings and Nobel Prize-winning economist Muhammad Yunus in an effort to understand what sets certain leaders apart from the average person.

And Dalio often sees common threads in these leaders’ personalities, he recently told podcast host Graham Bensinger.

“Quite often, you have people with imagination who are not practical, and people who are practical with not much imagination,” Dailo said. People like Musk and Gates “had both of those things.

“They were passionately, unwaveringly committed — so that it’s a high — to make discoveries,” he said.

With Musk, when Dalio administered the personality test, Dalio was most struck by the Tesla CEO’s

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