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A Google self-driving Lexus SUV was rear-ended in Mountain View, Calif. All passengers complained of whiplash, while Google's SUV had slight damage to its rear bumper, while the vehicle that struck it lost its front bumper. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationRobot Passes Self-Awareness Test
Uh-oh, a robot for the first time has passed a self-awareness test. The test might seem simple, but it's extremely difficult for a robot. Future Tech · Humanoid Robots · Science & TechnologyInside the Henn na Robot Hotel
The Henn na Hotel in Japan is set to open where guests check in with robots, which also deliver luggage to rooms, act as concierges and much more. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsOn the Road Again: hitchBOT Hitchhikes Across America
“There’s this issue of trust in popular media where we see a lot of dystopian visions of a future with robots that have gone rogue or out of control. In this case, we’ve designed something that actually needs human empathy to accomplish its goals.” Household · Personal Robots · Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsMicro-Drones Crash 90th Paris Air Show
The thought of a single, very inexpensive $1500 micro-drone going after a $60 million Russian Su-35 had Le Bourget Field abuzz with speculation. Future Tech · Science & TechnologyElon Musk Donates Millions to Protect Humans from Artificial Intelligence
The Future of Life Institute has donated $7 million to help keep artificial intelligence beneficial to humans. Most of that funding came from Elon Musk, who is one of the group's top donors. Future Tech · Science & TechnologyHere’s What it’s Like Driving Behind a Google Self-Driving Car
Watch a Google self-driving car safely navigate the streets of Mountain View, Calif. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationControversy Ensues as Google Self-Driving Cars Hit California Roads
Google's self-driving cars have officially taken to the roads of California, but the controversy the controversy begin as two self-driving cars reportedly had a near-collision in Silicon Valley. Or did they? Future Tech · Driverless TransportationWill Robot Bullying Trigger the Robot Uprising?
A new study finds that children lacked empathy for a humanoid robot inside a shopping mall. The children admitted the robots human-likeness, yet they continued to kick, punch and beat the android. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsCan Self-Driving Cars Redefine Old Age?
A new study finds that poor public transportation curtails lives of almost 1.5 million elderly people in England. Here's how the advent of self-driving cars could revolutionize old age. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationWhy Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Will be Here Sooner Than you Think
The California Labor Commission ruled that an Uber driver should be classified as an employee, giving the startup some incentive to focus even more on self-driving cars. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationDARPA Team’s Goal: Build Robot with Capabilities of 2-Year-Old
Lockheed Martin's Team TROOPER says "one of our goals was to work toward a robot with the capabilities of a two-year old ... but like a two-year old, there's definitely some misbehavior in these robots. They don't always do what we tell them to." Future Tech · Humanoid Robots5 Things You Might Not Know About Google’s Self-Driving Cars
By now you've heard Google's self-driving cars are coming. But here's a roundup of some facts you just might not know about the robot cars. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationOrigami Robot Self-folds, Walks, Completes Tasks
MIT's Untethered Miniature Origami Robot could have a variety of medical uses when introduced inside of a human body, potentially zapping cancer cells or unclogging arteries. Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Science & TechnologyMIT’s Cutting-Edge Approach to Robot Control for DARPA Finals
MIT didn't win the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, but the team still feels victorious after developing and testing its cutting-edge algorithm to control robots. Future Tech · Humanoid Robots
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Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics
In January 2018, Jing Xiao will become the new director of the Robotics...
Disney: Focus on the Robot Experience
The robot experience included in a business strategy is important not only...
Flirtey Wants Drones to Deliver Defibrillators in Nevada
Flirtey and REMSA have partnered to use drones to delivery automated external...