robotics

apple ii

This Programmer Turned the 36-Year-Old Apple IIe into a Robot

Yet again the Apple II community has found something extremely cool to do with the vintage computer.
Jason Koebler
2.20.19
makers

This Cyborg Suit Reacts to Sexual Arousal with Spinning Nipple Propellers and Whispering Vagina Speakers

Sarah Petkus is rethinking how we use technology to communicate sexuality.
Samantha Cole
10.29.18
robots

This Robotic Hand Can Shift Gears to Catch a Beer Can and Crush It

By creating a lightweight, 3D-printed “transmission,” engineers were able to build a hand that is strong when it needs to be and fast when it needs to be.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.17.18
Artificial Intelligence

The All-Girl Afghan Robotics Team Was Banned from Entering the US. Now It's Inspiring a Revolution

This weekend, the Afghan Dreamers won the Rookie Inspiration Award at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit.
Virginia Vigliar
5.1.18
AI

Watch This Toyota Robot Get Nothing But Net

A robot beat some Tokyo ballers in a shootout last month.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.12.18
Moveable

Will Exoskeletons Give Us Superpowers?

All the strength of a body builder, with none of the body oil. We test out the latest bionic enhancements in the first episode of FLUX.
Theo Gibson
1.18.18
floaties

Harvard Made a RoboBee That Can Fly Out of Water

Watch this autonomous flying microbot with bee-like wings.
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
giant robot battle

The ‘Live’ Giant Robot Battle Was Edited and ‘Filmed Over a Number of Days’

"We aimed to create the most entertaining fight possible."
Samantha Cole
10.18.17
naturally

Germany Has Created the World’s First Ethical Guidelines for Driverless Cars

These robots are going to have to make some tough choices.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.24.17
Eelbots

Let Loose the Pollution-Sniffing Robot Eels

The robot uses luminous bacteria and plankton to detect freshwater contaminants.
Becky Ferreira
7.26.17
frankly offensive

This Creepy Soft Robot Can Wiggle Inside Your Body

It "grows" like a vine, up to 72 metres.
Jordan Pearson
7.19.17
rules of the road

Self-Driving Cars Mean Cops Won't Have Excuses to Pull People Over

It also means cops will have a lot more data for their investigations.
Joseph Cox
6.30.17
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