robot

tech-science

Mysterious Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Robots and Seals

Seals with antennas on their heads helped shed light on the formation of a sea ice hole the size of South Carolina.
Becky Ferreira
6.10.19
Great Barrier Reef

This Underwater Robot Will ‘Squirt’ Coral Larvae onto the Great Barrier Reef to Save It

The LarvalBot is an experimental technology that could revive damaged and dying parts of the Great Barrier Reef.
Sarah Emerson
11.2.18
Work

How to Convince a Robot to Hire You

Ready or not, artificial intelligence in hiring is probably here to stay. Here’s how to prepare.
Melissa Locker
10.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Bizarre YouTube Channel Is Devoted to a Long-Lost Chuck E. Cheese Robot

Watch a few videos of the King, and Kanye's unhinged tirade in the Oval Office will soon be but a distant memory.
Drew Schwartz
10.11.18
Technology

This Googly-Eyed Robot Is the Newest Employee at a Tennessee Grocery Store

Marty the robot wanders around the store, checking prices and alerting staff to spills.
Lauren Rothman
5.11.18
tech

Behold the LEGO Robot That Makes Breakfast

Building a better breakfast brick by brick.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.8.18
Motherboard

I Want to Drive This Real Life Transformer

Japanese companies have unveiled the world’s first functioning car that turns into a robot and back again.
Matthew Gault
4.27.18
Motherboard

Westworld’s Female Hosts Signal a Shift In Our Fear of Robots

Clever fembots are becoming a more popular scare tactic than indestructible Terminators.
Becky Ferreira
4.24.18
tech

This DIY 'Westworld'-Inspired Robot Is Terrifying

Shitty robot expert Simone Giertz creates a host version of herself for the second season of 'Westworld.'
Wajeeh Maaz
4.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Terrifying 'Westworld'-Style Robot Freak Out an Entire Bar

Do these dead robot eyes get you excited for the premiere of season two?
River Donaghey
4.18.18
Thankless jobs

Shelly the Tortoise Is Here to Stop Kids From Beating Up Robots

“When a child started to beat our robot, the others were motivated to follow that child’s action, enjoying hitting the shell together.”
Becky Ferreira
3.15.18
make it stop

Hacked Retail Robots Can Assault Customers With Porn and Demand Bitcoin

IOActive researchers found that ransomware attackers could force SoftBank Robotics robots to demand money, display porn in public places and cuss out customers.
Mack DeGeurin
3.12.18
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