An important incursion into bot sociology.
After a factory in Dongguan, China, replaced most of its workers with robots, it witnessed a spectacular rise in productivity.
Robots are getting smarter and smarter.
“Cold enough to shatter robots” is pretty cold in my book.
Sawyer can do just about anything, even ‘wink’.
To be fair, students will do insane things for food.
The ’60s were very creative.
A stingray created from living rat cells blurs the line between technology and nature.
Inspired by ants, researchers mimicked the insects’ individual super strength and collective hive mind in tiny robots. Each weighs only 0.2 pounds, but six were enough to tow a 3,900 pound-car, with one of the researchers seated as well.
The world of robotics is extremely exciting. Everyday we come closer to building R2-D2, Terminators, and the Iron Giant. The days of having a Betamax, our “personal healthcare assistant” are even closer still, thanks to robotics in healthcare.