robots

8.23.19

Russia Just Sent This Robot, Which Can Shoot Guns, Into Space

Meet "Fyodor", which will arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday and definitely won't become self aware.

4.1.19

Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off With Job-Stealing Robots

“We should not be haunted by the spectre of being automated out of work."

12.13.18

This Guy in a Costume Fooled Russian TV into Thinking He Was a ‘High-Tech’ Robot

"Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad."

11.23.18

Why There's Nothing Cool About Lectured By a Robot at Uni

Universities are experimenting with teaching by holograms and robots, but this would probably just screw over actual human academics.

11.15.18

The Story Behind That Guy Who Married an Anime Hologram in Japan

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.

10.26.18

How China’s Food Industry Became a Tech Battleground

Search engine operator Baidu and Tencent, the company behind WeChat, already dominate China’s tech world. Now, they have their sights set on robot restaurants and food delivery.

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10.18.18

The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing

A Ministry of Defence report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?

9.13.18

The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

Experts believe that almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?

6.21.18

Oh Good, Drones Have Flamethrowers Now

Just when you thought this hellscape couldn't get any worse.

5.14.18

Good News: This Terrifying Android Just Learned How to Run

A priceless skill for hunting humans to extinction.

3.7.18

AI Predicted the Future of Porn Searches and We Can't Stop Laughing

Apparently the next big thing in porn has something to do with "doot sex," "tang pong" and "big blomjobs".

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