robotics

Internet

The Internet Has Spent Three Years Taking Care Of This Guy’s Plants

The subreddit r/takecareofmyplant has 11,300 members, all dedicated to, well, taking care of a plant.
Madeleine Gregory
7.19.19
activists

How Robotics Are Transforming the Lives of Greece's Underprivileged Kids

Eight 18-year-olds are offering kids in their neighbourhood a way out by passing forward the skills they've learned.
Kostas Koukoumakas
12.25.18
beer

GOP Senator Bans Government Spending on Beerbots, Misses Entire Point of Robotics Program

It was never about beer, guys.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
Technology

These Machines Will Teach You to Draw Whether You Like It Or Not

We might not be able to mainline judo like 'The Matrix,' anytime soon, but Saurabh Datta's machines could help you learn to play the piano by hijacking muscle memory.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.16.18
Motherboard

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.24.17
automation

How Long Until the UK Has a Fully Automated Workforce?

A new report says 10 million UK jobs will be lost to machines in the next 15 years.
Ayman Al-Juzi
3.24.17
Design

A Robot Drew Star Charts for the Next 100,000 Years

International design studio Tellart bring their 'Deep Future' maps to The Museum of Tomorrow.
DJ Pangburn
1.26.17
Design

Industrial Robot Reprogrammed to Get Bored and Curious Like a Living Thing

In artist and robotics researcher Madeline Gannon’s ‘Mimus,' an industrial robot behaves like a living creature.
DJ Pangburn
1.5.17
Art

[Exclusive] The Guggenheim's First Robotic Artwork Is Out of Control

Talking to artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, the ghosts inside the machine.
Azura Wannmann
12.28.16
Art

Early Explorers’ Illustrations Inspire Uncanny Robot Paintings

In ‘Robot Life Survey,’ the design group After the Flood creates a series of Audubon-style illustrations of robots in the wild.
DJ Pangburn
12.20.16
Art

This Tiny Satellite Sculpture Is a Solar-Powered Synthesizer

Media artist ::vtol:: imagines a tiny satellite that measures the part of Earth’s atmosphere altered by humans.
DJ Pangburn
11.17.16
Design

The 'Rick and Morty' Butter Robot Can Now Have an Existential Crisis IRL

The most depressingly relatable one-off character is now darkening dinner tables.
Beckett Mufson
11.7.16
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