robots

robot overlords
robot overlords

Children Are Easily Peer Pressured by Robots, Study Finds

Experiments reveal that kids were significantly influenced by Nao robots who fed them the wrong answers to visual problems.
Becky Ferreira
8.15.18
robots
robots

Watch a Mesmerizing Robot Bounce a Ping-Pong Ball Using Sound

Four microphones pick up on the sound of the ball striking the platform, and self-adjust accordingly.
Samantha Cole
7.26.18
soccer
soccer

Watch the Final Match of the Robot World Cup

The RoboCup is an annual contest to build and program teams of soccer-playing robots.
Jon Christian
6.25.18
robots
robots

Check Out These Creepy Crawling Insect Robots from Japan

The University of Tokyo's Parametric Move Conference pushes the limits of the ways robots get around.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.18.18
Tedium
Tedium

How Robotic Arms Defined the Industrial Revolution

The evolution of the robotic arm, a product invented in the US that came to define modern factories around the world. It wasn't an easy sell in America.
Ernie Smith
6.18.18
sampling errors
sampling errors

If Rich People Are the Variables in ‘Westworld,’ No Wonder the Experiment Sucks

Scientists have warned that disproportionate sampling of wealthy people impacts research results. Delos Incorporated didn’t get the memo.
Becky Ferreira
6.4.18
video
video

Behold the LEGO Robot That Makes Breakfast

Building a better breakfast brick by brick.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.8.18
anthropunk
anthropunk

Delivery Robots Will Rely on Human Kindness and Labor

If robots are going to invade public spaces, they will be subject to vandalism and pranking.
S.A. Applin
5.8.18
army cyber
army cyber

The US Army Made a Comic Book About Being Attacked by Russian Robo-Tanks

The Army Cyber Institute at West Point made a comic book called 'Silent Ruin.'
David Axe
4.5.18
space trash
space trash

Watch These Scientists Remotely Operate a Space Garbage Robot

Why we need space-based litter police.
Becky Ferreira
4.3.18
robots
robots

Watch This Robot Bat Fly Into Your Nightmares

Festo's latest robotic creature is a semi-autonomous "flying fox."
Samantha Cole
4.2.18
tv
tv

Watch the Trailer for 'Westworld' Season 2

War is coming to Westworld.
Matthew Gault
3.29.18