machine

chaff bricks

This Guy Built an Elaborate Lego Sorting Machine

An inspiring entrepreneurial story.
Samantha Cole
5.1.17
don't look at me

Anti-Social 'Shybot' Rolls Around the Sonoran Desert, Running Away From Humans

We’re all afraid of our future robot overlords, but what if those robots were afraid of us, too?
Daniel Oberhaus
3.8.17
Butts

A Brief History of Butt-Kicking Machines

There have been several over the past century.
Jordan Pearson
2.27.17
brain

This Futuristic Cap Lets People With Paralysis Communicate

By measuring blood oxygen levels in the brain, researchers have discovered a way to let paralyzed patients ‘speak’ again.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.31.17
crime

Lawsuit Accuses Bitcoin ATM Owner of Smashing Competing Machines With Hammers

They’re allegedly threatening to kill owners and take their machines hostage.
Samantha Cole
1.14.17
Judge

This AI Can Accurately Predict the Outcome of Human Rights Trials

But replacing human judges is “impossible” right now, researchers say.
Jordan Pearson
10.24.16
uk

The UK's 'Dronecode' Is the Simplest Guide Yet for Drone Pilots

Drones for dummies.
Emiko Jozuka
7.22.15
MILITARY

The Air Force Wants to Replace the U-2 with a Drone Program It Tried to Kill

Make way for the Global Hawk.
Ben Richmond
3.19.14
Motherboard Blog

New Study: The Internet Is Not Entirely Assholes

A new indexing method hunts the web's anti-trolls.
Michael Byrne
11.30.12
Motherboard Blog

Inside the Empathy Machine: Going Face-in-Face with Megan May Daalder and Her Mirrorbox

Even after the machine had turned off and the illusion had ended, people still saw themselves in each other.
Claire L. Evans
8.29.12