robots stories

 
Equipped with a somewhat menacing set of arms and a circuit-filled face only a programmer could love, the Care-O-bot has a deceptively cuddly name. Developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) in Stuttgart, the robot is...
 
Defending an oil tanker from pirates is a tricky business. On the one hand, you've got cargo worth upwards of 100 million in black gold; then again, you really don't want bullets and RPGs whizzing around when your vessel is...

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