Two new consumer robots have been built to respond to human body odors. They may be the worst products ever created.
Articles tagged "robots"
This is what the early dawn of robot warfare looks like.
Its name is RoboBee.
The final for a university course in Mechatronics is a dodgeball tournament that may or may not herald the beginning of the robot apocalypse.
Such are the crazy times we live in, where a single rumor can cause the entire system to crash, even momentarily.
The Syrian Electronic Army launched a single faux tweet and wiped away $150 billion in about 5 minutes.
Paris had better lock up its soda supply, IodureMetallique and his robot arm are coming.
SuperUber's Makr Shakr won't make bored small talk, but it does know exactly when to cut you off.
And most think they still won't in the year 2030. Except, you know, robots already do all of those things.
The 2013 RoboCup Iran Open just wrapped up in Tehran.
The day's 10 best headlines about robots.
It's going to save America!
It was a slightly chilling and totally titillating narrative, and it played directly into our science fiction-fed imaginations—the ones still avidly populated by increasingly sentient and sure-to-short-circuit robots. It was also a complete hoax.
There's an absurdist irony in bots answering queries about the actions of bots taking down videos whose view counts were allegedly inflated by a third party of bots.
Japan has baseball-playing bots, mechwarriors, and a quarter million industrial robots. But it didn't have anything that could help with a nuclear meltdown.
Timmy fell down a well? Don't send Lassie, Lassie doesn't exist. Send the robotic cheetah which does exist.
Ever try to grandma to pick up the old joystick? (Not that joystick sicko.)
And so the era of human vs. robot domestic combat begins.
Big Dog didn't get a gun or a laser or anything like that, though. It got a really strong arm, and somehow that's more startling.
Based on what we've seen this week at TED and the hotly anticipated release of Roboy, the idea of a robotic personal assitant is not so far-fetched.
When a right-wing politician yells "they're taking our jobs" he's really talking about robots.
To model how an animal tracks scents, a team from the University of Tokyo developed a tiny robot and gave it to a silkmoth to drive.
Behold the rise of the shrub-bot.