robots

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

Watch These Scientists Remotely Operate a Space Garbage Robot

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

Watch the Trailer for 'Westworld' Season 2

War is coming to Westworld.
Matthew Gault
3.29.18
robots

Watch a Herd of Boston Dynamics’ Dog Robots Take Over the World

Hundreds of SpotMinis is too many, in this 'Planet Earth' style video.
Samantha Cole
3.9.18
videos

Watch a Robot Solve a Rubik's Cube in Less Than Half a Second

The builders say the robot wasn't even working at full capacity.
Mack DeGeurin
3.8.18
space bots

Astronauts Will Welcome a Free-Floating Robot Head to the ISS This Summer

It’s like the HAL-9000, but with less homicidal mania and more interest in Rubik’s Cubes.
Becky Ferreira
2.28.18
fight me

I Could Kick That Boston Dynamics Robot's Ass, No Problem

I asked a MMA coach to help me defend myself against SpotMini.
Samantha Cole
2.21.18
robots

Forget Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dogs: Purdue’s Microbots Are the Real Nightmare

The microTUMs are coming.
Becky Ferreira
2.15.18
Revenge of the Robots

'Humans Not Invited' Is a CAPTCHA Test That Welcomes Bots, Filters Out Humans

FINALLY, A PLACE WHERE FELLOW ROBOTS CAN CONVENE WITHOUT SENTIENT MEAT BAGS.
Mack DeGeurin
2.7.18
Empathy

How AI Can Help Us Understand Pain and Suffering

Pixar technical director Alonso Martinez sees AI as a tool for empathy.
Michael Byrne
1.29.18
physical AI

How Funny Robots Can Help Stall Dementia

What the uncanny valley offers that VR doesn't.
Michael Byrne
1.26.18