robots

Science

Watching a Boston Dynamics Robot Malfunction Is Pretty Scary

Boston Dynamics’ Spot malfunctioned during a recent demo in Las Vegas.
Matthew Gault
6.5.19
tech

Boston Dynamics Shows Its SpotMini Robots Have More Power in Numbers

The latest video shows the company's SpotMini pulling a bigass truck.
Sarah Emerson
4.16.19
Late Capitalism

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

"We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work."
Ankita Rao
4.1.19
Internet of Shit

After Being Sold to a VC Firm, this $899 IoT Robot Will Soon Brick Itself

The social robot 'Jibo' announced to people who owned one that it will soon be dying.
Matthew Gault
3.4.19
apple ii

This Programmer Turned the 36-Year-Old Apple IIe into a Robot

Yet again the Apple II community has found something extremely cool to do with the vintage computer.
Jason Koebler
2.20.19
good habits

Life After a Brain Tumor With Simone Giertz, the Queen of Shitty Robots

For years, Giertz’s robo-fails have made us laugh. Now she wants to build something that will actually help people.
Ali Jaffe
1.14.19
Work

How to Not Be Replaced by a Robot at Work

What the future of work looks like and how you can protect your career.
Anne Gaviola
12.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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."
Beckett Mufson
12.12.18
CYBORGS

Cyborg Plant Controls a Robot to Move Itself Towards Light

A plant-robot cyborg developed by researchers at MIT uses electrodes, light detectors, and wheels to save a plant from perishing.
Caroline Haskins
12.4.18
AI

'A Robot Killed a Man': A New Doc Looks at the Terrifying Future of Automation

HBO's 'The Truth About Killer Robots' examines the legal, economic, psychological, and moral implications of our inevitable, AI-run dystopia.
Seth Ferranti
11.28.18
NETFLIX

'Neon Genesis Evangelion' Is Coming to Netflix

You're not ready.
Noel Ransome
11.27.18
modern love

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

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
11.14.18
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