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Video of MABEL the running robot

Aug 18, 2011
On our Friday show, we talk about MABEL, the robot from the University of Michigan who has learned to run. Here she is in action.
Posted In: featured, mabel, robot

They've made a running robot - who needs people?

Aug 18, 2011
University of Michigan researchers have made a robot that runs. Her name is MABEL. It's the only robot, they say, that can run like a human. From...
Posted In: robot, robuts

The robots are coming! Or, how to spoil a pefectly nice dance party.

Aug 1, 2011
Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones and iPads, is reportedly planning to "hire" 1 million robots to take on the boring,...
Posted In: China, Foxconn, iPad, labor, robot, robots, world

Robot tries to learn to flip pancakes

Jul 23, 2010
I'm not sure why I find this so completely funny but I do. But only when the robot fails at the flipping. When (SPOILER ALERT) it succeeds? Not as...
Posted In: pancakes, robot

"President unveils second Iranian robot man"

Jul 6, 2010
Our pal Xeni Jardin over at Boing Boing offered up a story today that caught our eye. It's all about the new "Iranian robot man". Larissa showed me...
Posted In: boing boing, robot

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