Posts tagged "robopocalypse"

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Hats off to Science for developing a vast menagerie of robot predators we will one day come to fear. 

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"We’re bouncing now" - New version of MITs robotic Cheetah

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Here’s ATLAS, DARPA’s latest and most badass super robot, dragging around a heavy metal truss. Either scientists are putting the machine through a series of rigorous tests or they are trying to fill its silicon soul with hate for its human masters. 

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Royal Caribbean’s latest cruise ship, the Quantum of the Seas, includes a bunch of hi-tech gadgets, including a robot bartender. Can a RoboJuile and RoboGopher be far behind?

Royal Caribbean’s latest cruise ship, the Quantum of the Seas, includes a bunch of hi-tech gadgets, including a robot bartender. Can a RoboJuile and RoboGopher be far behind?

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Dyson Robo Vacuum Teaser

Dyson’s teaser video hints at a new robo release which looks a lot like a Roomba rival. Product aside, I love the teaser. It has a nice scifi / reality blend. Better than many scifi movies atm.

Dyson project N223: what new technology is ready for launch?
16 years. 200 engineers. £28m investment. The result? Tell us what you think it is.

Vacuum or very stylish killbot? I guess we’ll soon find out. 

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brucesterling:

*Uh-oh.

http://robobrain.me/
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Harvard researchers have programmed a thousand minibots to self-assemble into a variety of different shapes, which doesn’t seem so frightening until it’s the bots deciding what shape to make!

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So yeah, anyone can now buy this iPhone-controlled drone bot that flies and crawls up walls like a bug. THANKS ALOT, SCIENCE!

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Another round for my friends … bleep, blorp. 

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The Coming Robot Apocalypse Looks Like a Bunch of Spreadsheets, Not Killer Drones

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Our Universal Robots