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robots

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Robot roadkill: Adorable hitchhiking Hitchbot found mutilated

Hitchbot was trying to make its way across the US, relying on the kindness of strangers. This weekend it was found beheaded. This is why we can't have nice things, America!

By August 3, 2015

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These robot bugs don't just walk on water, they jump on it

An international team has developed robot water-striders. Is this more evidence of a coming awesome robot apocalypse?

By July 31, 2015

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What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By August 4, 2015

Editors' Take

iRobot Create 2

iRobot's programmable Create 2 gives tech enthusiasts the chance to experiment with robotics.

By December 9, 2014

MSRP: $199.99

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I, robot, take this other robot to be my wedded wife

Here comes the robot bride, all dressed in white. The first ever robot wedding takes place in Japan between humanoid robot Yukirin and slightly-less-humanoid bot Frois.

By July 5, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: How Silicon Valley's cash is making grocery stores and cookbooks obsolete

Record-level investments are flowing into food delivery startups.

By July 31, 2015

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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking join petition to ban autonomous weapons (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Many scientists and technology experts agree that artificial intelligence development should not involve military weaponry, as the decision to kill humans may fall exclusively into the hands of robots. It sounds like science fiction, but it's a real concern among the scientific community.

By July 28, 2015

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.

By May 26, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.

By July 24, 2015

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Prominent tech and science experts call for killer robot ban (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Ashley and Khail discuss a petition to ban autonomous weapons, one man's silly idea to load Half-Life 2 on his Android Wear smartwatch and Stanford University's AI program to teach robots to play games. #TDNewAI

By July 28, 2015