The future is now.
A newly created, incredibly lifelike robot fish could potentially help scientists protect marine life from climate change.
Researchers in Utah used “chit chat” to get artificial intelligence to cooperate with humans while playing games. The implication is that rather than being a danger to humans, robots might become our allies.
For the first time since the disaster, we have a picture of what happened to Fukushima’s missing uranium.
Robots made for sex might also have the capacity to do something else human partners do: lie and cheat. A cognitive scientist explained this possibility at the International Congress on Love and Sex in London in December.
If robots show no mercy, how much hope is there in a battle between us versus them? Not much, say experts. More than 3,400 artificial intelligence and robotics experts, plus 19,000 other individuals, including Tesla founder Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, signed an open letter in 2015 urging regulation of fully autonomous weapons — or, killer robots.
At a consumer electronics show in Austria, an anatomically correct sex robot is roughed up by attendees, raising many troubling questions.
Walmart has unrolled a fleet of robots to take the place of humans in its stores.
New applications of polymers and algorithms allow robots to heal and adapt when damaged, creating more autonomous machines.
Technology is dramatically changing the retail world, from online shopping to in-store robots and technology that can determine if shoppers are happy or not.