The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.
The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?
The giant technology show in Hannover, Germany, isn't as big as it once was, but it still accommodates a huge range of computing, communication, and high-tech industries.
German Startup E-volo wants to build an 18-rotor personal helicopter by 2015. Here's a look at its smaller VC25 prototype, designed to can carry 25 kilograms.
In an impassioned defense of Net neutrality, the Apple co-founder muses what it would have been like if Apple had charged by the number of bits used.
This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.
At the Tobit Software booth at the CeBit trade show, robotic pole dancers Lexy and Tess twerk it for the crowd.
An animatronic sculpture on display in NY combines film, installation, and performance in the figure of a curvaceous, scantily clad robot woman wearing a witch mask.
Speaking at CeBit in Germany, Apple's co-founder says he understands why some think Edward Snowden is a traitor, but he's not one of them. Moreover, he believes Apple is the purest of all the tech companies.
Pingrid is a password system that aims to increase your online security by changing your password every time by having you enter a pattern on a grid.