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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Robots’

The Next iPhone May Be Made By Robots

Human workers are awful. All they do is write scathing undercover reports on working conditions and instigate riots at the factory. What’s a company like Foxconn to do? A report from the 21st Century Business Herald says that Foxconn may be ramping up its process of replacing human workers with robots. The company reportedly had 10,000 robots last year and …

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This Crying Robot on a Shopping Cart is Not Suitable for Bedtime [NSFB]

Ok, I know that people often make jokes about the robot apocalypse. Virtually every robotic advancement presented to the world elicits at least a couple “oh, great, look what they’ve done now” responses. I’m as guilty of this as the next guy. This robot scares the sh*t out of me. But it’s not because I think it has any thoughts …

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Robocop Remake: Fans Find Robo’s Suit A Little Too Batman-Like

New set photos from the Robocop remake have emerged, showing off the titular character’s new suit. Fans have obviously taken to Twitter to share their reactions, and from what I’ve seen, they tend to lean toward the negative, or at least skeptical. Many are finding a striking similarity to Batman’s suit from the Christopher Nolan Dark Knight films. That may …

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Robot Writers Are Taking Over Your Fantasy Football Recaps

The next time that your flex player makes a last second reception to clinch the victory over your fantasy football nemesis, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to read a write-up of the game constructed by a robot. Machine-generated content is nothing new. Companies have been producing articles churned out by artificial intelligence for years. We’ve told you …

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DARPA Is Back With A New And Improved Robot Mule

DARPA and Boston Dynamics are going to be the heralds of the Robot Apocalypse. The two organizations have done more in the field of powerful robots than anybody else. Just last week, the two revealed their new cheetah robot that can reach land speeds of 28.3 mph. Now they have a new and improved version of a robot that will …

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This Robot Runs Faster than Usain Bolt, Severs All Hope for Humanity

Tonight, I will be chased by this galloping robot in my nightmares. Let me introduce you to the new and improved Cheetah robot, a four-legged machine that used to run a terrifying 18 mph. Now, it’s tacked on some extra get-up and has been clocked at 28.3 mph. If you’re unaware of just how fast that is I have two …

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Kickstart This Android-Inspired Remote Controlled Robot

I absolutely adore the Android mascot. You may call him Andy, Bug Droid, or anything else; but he’ll always be the cute little green guy to me. It’s already been established that Google employees get all the good Android gear including a remote controlled inflatable Android robot. Don’t get depressed as a Kickstarter aims to give us our very own …

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Harvard Has Doomed Us All By Giving Robots Skin

I love the work the scientists at Harvard do. They continually push mankind into the future with research into Iron Man suits and male birth control pills. There are times, however, when I wish Harvard would just keep some things secret. This is one of those times. Harvard scientists have been credited with the creation of a “cyborg” tissue. In …

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Four-Armed Robot Channels Tommy Ramone, Rocks Out on Blitzkrieg Bop

It’s refreshing to see a robot in action and have no immediate fears of a hostile, violent takeover. While scientists and engineers are out there slowly contributing to the inevitable demise of the human race with their thinking, learning, morphing, super-strength robots, this one just wants to rock. And rock it does. It uses all four of its arms to …

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Vote Now For the Robot Hall of Fame’s Next Inductees

Carnegie Mellon University has announced that it will allow the public to vote on the next inductees to the Robot Hall of Fame. The winners will be inducted in a ceremony taking place on October 23 at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh. The ceremony is part of the RoboBusiness Leadership Summit, a conference and trade show for the robotics …

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China Invents Robot Chefs To Replace Lazy Kids

People will take any job they can get in this economy. Pride is no longer an issue as people young and old take up working at restaurants to pay the bills. It appears that the youth in China have much more flexibility and can still refuse to work at restaurants. That’s a problem for China’s restaurants who rely on the …

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3D Printer Made Even More Awesome With Robot Arm

3D printers are about to enter the mainstream. Everybody will be able to afford one from manufacturers like Makerbot and the like. Of course, like with PC enthusiasts, true joy comes from building your own 3D printer. Meet Dane Kouttron, he built a 3D printer with a twist. He repurposed an IBM 7575 SCARA Robot Arm into a 3D printer. …

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