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Humans Rights Watch officially announces campaign to stop killer robots
If you’ve ever felt some kind of emotion towards a robot, it’s possibly because your brain treats them similarly to how it treats humans.
A health care robot developed by iRobot and InTouch Health allows doctors who may be thousands of miles away to interact with patients at their bedsides.
The Blabdroid Project lets adorable robots interview and record humans with pointed philosophical questions.
We run through some of the highlights from the recent Robot Block Party at Stanford University.
If you suffer from a fear of cockroaches, you may want to look away from Dash Robotics' creation.
Thymio robots from Switzerland feature a graphics programming language that can help children engage with robotics, and also offer them the chance to get their hands dirty with code
Looking for all the world like the vanguard of a robot invasion, this massive mechanical monster will either inspire love or dread.
Touch Bionics creates the first robotic hand controlled by an iPhone app.
If spelling isn’t your strong suit, be wary of this robot that can write out any word.
The Turtlebot II robot is a robotics development platform running the ROS open source robot OS. Within minutes, users can get the robot to move, follow them around and map their homes, the makers say.
Last week, I told you to go and call a loved one. This week I want you to send an email to a friend. After all, Gmail recently celebrated its ninth birthday. Once you’ve done that, come back to read your mid-week GeekBytes roundup, featuring thieves, eyeballs, and the BeeGees. Yup.
Liquid Robotics’s newest future human nemesis is 114 inches long, and it looks like a small submarine attached to a surface-floating solar array. And really, that’s what it is.
If you’re not allowed to keep Lego any more because you have to act like a typical grown up and stuff (pffh), I’ve just found the perfect excuse to grab yourself a few bricks—to build a Lego bicycle!
If you want your robot to replicate a spider perfectly, take a few tips from the six-legged hexapod named Charlotte.