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Lots of very stupid robots fighting in Afghanistan

Feb 8, 2011
Wired reports there are over 2,000 robots fighting in Afghanistan with real people forces - that's 1 robot for every 50 U.S. troops in the country....
Posted In: afghanistan, military, robots

Google: Honeycomb big. Yeah yeah yeah. It's not small: No no no.

Feb 2, 2011
Google showed off its new Honeycomb operating system on Wednesday. It's for all those new tablet computers running on Android. They also announced...
Posted In: android, Google, robots

Robot sports reporter

Nov 29, 2010
But how does he get grotesquely overweight and suck up to spoiled athletes if he's a robot? I'm sure they're working on that....
Posted In: business, robots, sorrow, Sports, Web Culture

Chatbot takes on critics of climate change

Nov 3, 2010
Nigel Leck was sick of all the people on Twitter arguing that global warming isn't real. So, he made a program that would scan Twitter every five...
Posted In: climate change, robots, Science, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

ROBONAUT TO THE MOON!

Nov 2, 2010
The plan to send a man back to the moon has been scrapped since at 150 billion dollars, that's just too expensive. But there's a rogue program...
Posted In: ROBONAUTS, robots, space

Watch the next Mars rover being built

Oct 27, 2010
It's on UStream....
Posted In: NASA, robots, Science, Web Culture

Guy gets robot to punch people a whole lot in the name of science

Oct 14, 2010
This. This I love. In Slovenia(!), a scientist has somehow persuaded six male colleagues to let a robot punch them repeatedly in order to build up...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, punching, robots, slovenia

People who can't walk will be able to walk with E-Legs

Oct 8, 2010
Gadget stories can sometimes be tedious but not when the gadget allows people to walk. Berkeley Bionics unveiled E-legs at an event yesterday. It's...
Posted In: gadgets, Health, robots

Robots programmed to deceive

Sep 10, 2010
Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology* have created a robot capable of deception. They set up two bots in a game of hide and seek. Robot...
Posted In: domo arigato, robots

Oil-eating swarm of robots

Aug 27, 2010
It's an MIT project called Seaswarm. Little robots drag around nano-fabric that can asborb 20 times their weight in oil.  These robots dragging...
Posted In: oil spill, robots

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