humanoids

12.20.17

Watch This Humanoid Robot Doing Pushups and Crunches and Reckon with Your Own Mortality

Researchers say the robots will help with the development of prostheses.

3.11.17

[Premiere] 3D Constructed Humanoids Imagine The Social Makeup of An Ancient War Ridden Civilization

The textured 3D humanoids by musician and visual artist, No Death, star in the 23rd issue of FELT Zine.

11.1.16

Why Humanoid Robots Are Invading Our Movies and TV

Between 'Westworld', 'Humans' and last year's 'Ex Machina', the influx of androids is undeniable. But it's not them we fear—it's something about us.

6.1.16

A Woman's Personal Demons Get Exorcised via Vampires, Babes, and Goo

Sculptor and illustrator Grace Lang replaces her ugliest thoughts with scantily-clad vampires and heavy metal demons.

12.25.15

I Went to a ‘Forget the Year’ Party With a Japanese Robotics Lab

Hiroshi Ishiguro and his humanoids saw out 2015 with a bōnenkai party.

5.1.15

This Is Yangyang, a Ridiculously Human-Like Lady Android

Stuck for gift ideas? How about a painfully realistic robotic replica?

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4.15.15

The Man Building Robots to Better Understand Humans

"We’re not so serious about the differences between humans and robots.”

3.16.15

​The Robot That Steals Your Face

Artists highlight the oddity of humanoid robots with one that uses facial recognition to mimic your face.

10.29.14

Stronger Artificial Muscles Will Make Robots Seem More Human

Motors are so 20th century.

12.23.13

The DARPA Cyborg Showdown Looked Like a Golf Game Between Giant Babies

Real progress in humanoid robots isn’t going to come from DARPA's comparatively puny million-dollar awards. This is now Google's game to lose.

8.2.13

Humanoid Robots Are Getting Really Good at Making Art

Social 'bots can dance, draw, act, and make music with humans. In other words, we’re getting really good at engineering art.

10.30.12

Rescue Robots Activate! The Pentagon Calls for Disaster-Ready Bot Squad

A robot would need to be able, for example, to break down a door or climb a staircase, to recognize human objects like “levers and valves,” and to do human stuff like drive a car or use a power tool, according to the contest announcement.

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