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Geosynchronous
Geosynchronous

The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite

One country's orbital mechanic could be another’s saboteur.
David Axe
1.8.18
wish list
wish list

This Personal Space Robot Protects You From Talking to Real Live People

And appears to turn them into anime.
Jordan Pearson
10.3.17
robots
robots

Where Are Robots Affecting American Industry the Most?

Researchers mapped where industrial robots are taking over, and it explains a lot about politics.
Ankita Rao
8.14.17
Eelbots
Eelbots

Let Loose the Pollution-Sniffing Robot Eels

The robot uses luminous bacteria and plankton to detect freshwater contaminants.
Becky Ferreira
7.26.17
I am scared
I am scared

What This Terrifying, Crab-Butchering Robot Can Teach Us About Automation

Robots aren't always the solution to a labour crisis.
Jordan Pearson
7.7.17
It belongs in a museum
It belongs in a museum

These Robots Will Explore Tunnels Dug by Looters

When a job is too dangerous for people, robots take charge.
Jordan Pearson
6.14.17
sick beats
sick beats

This Marimba-Playing Robot Composes Its Own Music

Researchers fed the AI nearly 5,000 songs, from Lady Gaga to Beethoven.
Louise Matsakis
6.13.17
getting into crystals
getting into crystals

Extremely Chill Robot Stacks Rocks, Probably Really Into Enya Now

Watch this and sail away.
Jordan Pearson
5.31.17
AI
AI

This Robot Can Learn a Task After Seeing You Do It Once In VR

One day you'll teach a robot to cook by demonstration.
Jordan Pearson
5.16.17
Seapunk
Seapunk

This Robot Is Livestreaming All the Gnarly Stuff It’s Seeing in the Deep Sea

Ride along with Global Explorer as it films massive carcasses and crabs stuffing their faces.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.17
Robotic Exploration
Robotic Exploration

Would You Let an Autonomous Colonoscopy Robot Inside Your Butt?

Hmmmmm.
Lisa Cumming
5.8.17
chaff bricks
chaff bricks

This Guy Built an Elaborate Lego Sorting Machine

An inspiring entrepreneurial story.
Samantha Cole
5.1.17