Autonomous cars to solve everything

May 23, 2011
This according to Google scientist and Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun, in a speech delivered on Saturday at a conference. Thrun says that...
Posted In: cars, Google, robots, Transportation


May 3, 2011
Why do we have technology? Because robot pirates is why. Recon Robotics, in collaboration with the US Navy, has developed a robot that can be shot...
Posted In: pirates, robots, you guys

The Xbox 360 helps clean up nuclear mess in Japan

Apr 1, 2011
QinetiQ has sent unmanned robots to Japan to help at the Fukushima plant. The robots have Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive...
Posted In: earthquake, Japan, Microsoft, robots, Science, tsunami, world, xbox

Poker bots are getting better at gaming

Mar 14, 2011
While the country is poised to re-consider current laws making online gaming illegal, online companies are pouring a lot of money into developing...
Posted In: business, gambling, games, poker, robots

Robots will try to solve mystery of plane crash

Feb 25, 2011
Air France flight 447 left Rio May 31, 2009. It was headed for Paris. But, just a few hours after the plane took off, as it was flying over the...
Posted In: gadgets, robots, world

Robots get their own internet

Feb 10, 2011
In a decision that will not come back to haunt us in any way whatsoever, some genius has decided to give robots their own version of the internet...
Posted In: cylons, robots

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