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Elon 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 RobotsWhy So Many Robots Struggled with the DARPA Challenge
The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals highlight some of the potential issues of human-robot collaboration. Future Tech · Humanoid Robots14 Epic Fails from the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
A robot uprising seems like science fiction after seeing these falls and fails from the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsDRC-Hubo Humanoid Dominates DARPA Finals
The DRC-Hubo robot from Team KAIST was much faster than the other robots at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, completing the eight tasks in a time of 44 minutes, 28 seconds to win the $2 million grand prize. Education · Mobile Robots · Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsWatch 4 Robots Conquer a DARPA Finals Test Course
Team WPI-CMU, Team KAIST, Team MIT, and Team IHMC send their humanoid robots through a simulated course to preview what's to come in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals. Education · Mobile Robots · Robot Competitions · Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsDARPA Robotics Challenge: Meet the 24 Finalists
The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals take place June 5-6 in Pomona, California. Meet the 24 robots vying for a $2 million top prize in the ultimate robot competition. Education · Mobile Robots · Robot Competitions · Future Tech · Humanoid Robots
Japanese Startup GROOVE X Goes Viral as Teaser for LOVOT Robot
GROOVE X is teasing its LOVOT companion robots that are scheduled to...
What Humanoid Backflips Mean for Robot Agility
In just 24 months, machine agility has gone from the Keystone Kops, to...
Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots ‘Superpowers’
Researchers have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that allow soft robots to lift...
RoboBusiness Europe 2018 Registration Opens
Registration is now open for RoboBusiness 2018, which takes place Feb. 14-15 in...