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Why self-driving cars are designed to look like overgrown toys

Mar 9, 2021
To make customers comfortable with mobile robots, companies are designing in approachability and familiarity.
This Nuro vehicle is built to transport packages, not people.
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Robots can learn, and there's no way this will ever go wrong.

Aug 3, 2011
In a move that has absolutely no downsides, scientists in Japan have built a robot that can think, learn and do things it hasn't been programmed to...

Smart clothes are smart

Jun 3, 2011
Not smart as in hey what a snappy dresser. Smart as in more bulletproof, more fireproof, and capable of capturing sound waves and converting them...

Mozilla labs imagines phone of the future

Sep 24, 2010
Want a peek at a phone that would make all those iPhone carrying hipsters green with envy? Check out the Mozilla Seabird (or at least the animate...