robotics

Sound Art

Massive Robotic Instrument Turns Smartphone Data into Sounds

Using hardware and software, artist Andrius Šarapovas created a massive musical composer.
DJ Pangburn
7.19.17
Artificial Intelligence

An Artist Built an Exact Replica of Artificial Intelligence's Birthplace

Robotics artist Daniel Pillis recreated AI founders’ Allen Newell and Herbert Simon’s workspace in his own Carnegie Mellon office.
Sean Neumann
6.10.17
robots

Watch a Robotic Arm Keep a Toy Train on an Infinite Loop

Ever feel like your life is going in circles?
Beckett Mufson
4.24.17
Motherboard

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

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
robotics

You Can Make Pretty Much Anything an Instrument Using This DIY Robotics Kit

With dadamachines, creative technologist Johannes Lohbihler hopes to make robotic music production accessible and open-source.
DJ Pangburn
4.3.17
robots

These Intimate Photos Will Make You Rethink Your Fear of Robots

Veteran photographer and non-practicing MD Max Aguilera-Hellweg set out capture the creepiness of humanoid robots. Instead, he discovered an intimacy with the animate machines.
Dyllan Furness
3.24.17
robots

This Robot Rock Band Makes Music Using a Bunch of...Rocks

Neil Mendoza has created yet another standalone musical ensemble. This time, it's with rock-flinging robots.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.16.17
Design

A Robot Challenged a Sword Master to a Battle of Blades

The Yaskawa Bushido Project gives new meaning to the term "samurai code."
Beckett Mufson
2.20.17
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
Artificial Intelligence

[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