While robot boxing might be best left to the professionals, gaming with robots is coming to the masses thanks to iOS and a brand new startup.
A 19-year-old created a way to get rid of Google's high resolution 3-D radar system.
And direct it. Because everyone wants to direct. Even cardboard robots.
Scientists programmed this robot to play this classic game.
Filmmakers often use real companies and organizations for their research, but sometimes science fiction and science fact don't quite agree.
Just days after we told you about an organization working to prevent robot drones from becoming autonomous death machines, a new organization has been announced along a similar theme: Ensuring the survival of humanity in the face or newly intelligent machines.
The Republican National Convention will do more than showcase politicians. It will showcase "behavior recognition" surveillance cameras, which the Tampa Police will use to search for potential threats.
The techno-wizards over at Google X, the company's R&D laboratory working on its self-driving cars and Project Glass, linked 16,000 processors together to form a neural network and then had it go forth and try to learn on its own. Turns out, massive digital networks are a lot like bored humans poking at iPads.
Hey everyone, meet Angelina. She's probably going to be the leader of the global machine uprising à la The Matrix, but for now she's a bit of artificial intelligence that runs on a Mac server and spends her time making video games from scratch for us lowly humans.
The vast majority of car accidents occur because a human driver failed to see and react to something like a traffic light or another car. Let's face it, we kind of suck like that. It's a good thing that computers are so much smarter than we are, and by setting up cars to talk to each other, accidents could (mostly) be a thing of the past.