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Monday, February 14, 2011

Robotics Blog Merger 2011

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IEEE Automation and robot blog BotJunkie are merging to form "the best robotics blog on the Net".

Automaton is the IEEE Spectrum's robotics blog, featuring news, articles, and videos on robots, humanoids, automation, mechatronics, artificial intelligence, robot kits, robot toys, and other silicon-brained contraptions.
IEEE Spectrum is the flagship publication of the the IEEE, the world's largest technology society with 400,000 members in over 150 countries.
Robot blog BotJunkie was started in 2007 by Evan Ackerman with the help of OhGizmo’s David Ponce.  Evan has done a great job editing almost 2000 robotics posts and gained a high ranking among robotics blogs. Blog search directory Technorati / ranks Botjunkie # 606 in authority (*) and # 899 among bloggs. Automaton ranks # 116 in authority and # 1.252 among science blogs.
Alexa  ranks BotJunkie # 211,099 in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings, and the fraction of visits to this site referred by search engines is roughly 11%. Traffic Rank in US is " 64,789.

Evan will collaborate with the Automaton team as a senior writer and looks now forward heading to places like China, Japan, and Europe to bring live coverage and breaking news from robotics conferences and events worldwide. Congratulations and good luck!

(*) Technorati Authority measures a site's standing & influence in the blogosphere.

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