It seems like the only place you might be able to escape robotic scrutiny would be somewhere far off at sea. Turns out: not true.
A new device promises to revolutionize the fast food world while delivering high-quality meals, Rube Goldberg style.
A group at MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms has created a robot that could point the way toward toy robots that can fold into different configurations.
Just when you thought it was finally safe to go back in the water, along comes this robotic snake to creep you out in the pool.
Although the rise of virtual instruments has changed the sound and look of the music landscape, for instrumental purists there is still a way to indulge in tech-powered music advances without losing that old school feel — as long as you're okay with your bass player being a robot.
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.
When the Fukushima nuclear disaster hit last year, many were surprised that Japan had to look to the U.S. for nuclear disaster-ready robots to aid in the stabilization of the plant. Hoping to avoid a similar embarrassment, Toshiba has unveiled a new robot specifically designed for work in nuclear emergencies.
If it seems like we spend so much time here talking about impending robot takeovers, it's precisely because of things like this: a robotic book scanner that could consume the contents of an entire brick-and-mortar library in just one day.
Those who believe in the singularity have been waiting for the time when machines might challenge mankind, but a very real group of humans has decided to deliver a pre-emptive strike against what they call "killer robots," and they make a convincing case.
We're big believers in the good of gaming. Gamers have demonstrated that collective reasoning enables them to crack the code of an Aids-like virus, and display incredible hand-eye coordination. Now, scientists gave game-playing students virtual surgery tools and measured their skills against resident doctors.