Archimedes pointed out that with a lever he could move the world. He most likely would have been surprised to learn that a team of six microrobots, weighing just 3.5 ounces in total, could pull a car weighing 3,900 pounds.
Stanford Center for Design Research project looking at how people interact with an everyday robot in the wild.
A Google computer's stunning 3-0 victory in a Man-vs-Machine face-off over the ultimate board game highlights the need to keep Artificial Intelligence under human control, experts said Saturday.
Power walking into the future
After more than four hours of tight play and a rapid-fire endgame, Google's artificially intelligent Go-playing computer system has won a second contest against grandmaster Lee Sedol, taking a two-games-to-none lead in their historic best-of-five m
After an extraordinarily close contest, Google's artificially intelligent Go-playing computer system has beaten Lee Sedol, one of the world's top players, in the first game of their historic five-game match at Seoul's Four Seasons hotel.
Amid a lot of trial and error
The company shows off its data analysis with a nifty little video
Today, inside the towering glass and steel Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Google will put the future of artificial intelligence to the test.
With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or care provider for the elderly.
Welcome to robot nursery school," Pieter Abbeel says as he opens the door to the Robot Learning Lab on the seventh floor of a sleek new building on the northern edge of the UC-Berkeley campus.
On tracks for 2017
And finally adds support for Bluetooth speakers
New paper is a primer in future's past
To be perfectly frank, we have very mixed emotions about the video you're about to watch. Is this how it begins?
Will robots take over the world one day in your opinion?
In both an impressive display of innovative technology and a glimpse of a future in which humans could be redundant, Volvo has shown off its Robot-based Autonomous Refuse handling (ROAR) project.
Boston Dynamics' new "Atlas" robot is a game changer, not just for companies, but for society, Insider.com CEO Jason Calacanis said Wednesday.
In December 2013, Google bought Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that creates mind-blowing mobile research robots for the military. At the time, the company featured nine robots on its website.
Everyone has that one fact they tell people when they want to blow their minds. Some of the best mind-blowing facts come from scientists, and artificial-intelligence researchers have some amazing ones.
How very interesting it all is… the gamemakers are claiming dominion over our perceptions, our thoughts, our experiences, emotions, etc. Are we still operating within the bounds of reality?
In response to Humanoid Robots to Manufacture Planes, reader "XBE", a 37-year ex-Boeing employee, pinged me with a few comments on robots and trends in the number of people it takes to build a plane.
Scientist Wendel Wallach calls for ethical committees to monitor research Yale University ethicist believes the machines should not go uncontrolled Need to keep technology 'a good servant, not a dangerous master'
Half of Brits could be unemployed by 2050 - because jobs will be done by robots , a top scientist predicts.
Computer scientist says humans will form close relationships with robots.
Uncrewed among the waves
As Marvel's Deadpool hits screens we ask: with three out of five fictional superheroes owing their powers to science, will we ever have real superpowers?
Rock 'em, sock 'em, cross examine 'em
There are now more than 260,000 robots working in U.S. factories.
The NHTSA says autonomous cars will be considered human, for legal purposes