11 Police Robots Patrolling Around the World

Many of them can kill. The post 11 Police Robots Patrolling Around the World appeared first on WIRED.

The assimilation of robots into the workforce as peers, not replacements

 One might ask why we would ever want to create robots that can do human work when we have so many people who need jobs. The goal of robotics should … Continue Reading →

Dirk, a Life-Like Homeless Robot, Is an Interesting Social Experiment

Wandering through Maker Faire Nantes, Dirk begs for change and plays a tune for the onlookers. At a glance, people think he’s a real person. Read more on MAKE The … Continue Reading →

Let’s start getting excited about robots taking our jobs

 A recent Pew report found that a majority of Americans believe that most human jobs could be automated by 2065. It’s no wonder, then, that talk about technological unemployment is … Continue Reading →

SwagBot will autonomously roll them little dogies along rough Australian ranchlands

 Is nothing sacred? The rugged trails that over history have been trod by cowboys, gauchos, ranch hands, and in Australia, swagmen, are now to be presided over by cold, calculating … Continue Reading →

Volt: A Traveling Companion Robot I Built with my Dad

Volt is a companion robot created by Ray Rumore (with some help from dad). He was inspired by science fiction robots. Read more on MAKE The post Volt: A Traveling … Continue Reading →


GM’s Roboglove Will Turn Workers Into Cyborgs

GM’s building a power-assisted glove that will make spinning a wrench a whole lot easier. The post GM’s Roboglove Will Turn Workers Into Cyborgs appeared first on WIRED.


Why a Killer Robot Was Likely the Only Option For Dallas Police

Just how does a bomb-defusing robot kill a human being? The post Why a Killer Robot Was Likely the Only Option For Dallas Police appeared first on WIRED.

Hacking a Star Wars AT-AT to Actually Walk

This is my remote controlled Vintage AT-AT Walker toy with an Arduino Uno, Adafruit servo shield, and Xbox 360 controller. Read more on MAKE The post Hacking a Star Wars … Continue Reading →

This 4-Foot-Tall Robot Transforms into a Car in Seconds

Did you ever think you would live to see a real life transformer? This robot turns into a car, and its creators want to build one even bigger. Read more … Continue Reading →

The Pleurobot robo-salamander crawls and swims like a real amphibian

 The mad roboticists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have produced another biomimetic mechanoid — this one based on the lithe locomotion of the salamander. “Pleurobot” imitates the amphibian’s … Continue Reading →

Enjoy a video of Boston Dynamics’ new robot doing chores and slipping on banana peels

 Boston Dynamics, the company behind some of the most impressively terrifying and terrifyingly impressive robots of the past decade, is demonstrating its softer side with a video showcasing the Alphabet-owned firm’s … Continue Reading → trains your robot to operate dozens of 3D printers and laser cutters at a time

 If you’ve got more than a handful of 3D printers or other devices running at a time, it’s a full-time job keeping them going — removing and packaging products, tweaking … Continue Reading →

BuddyBot Is an Adorable Robot Programmed Entirely with Swift

“The biggest highlight for me is seeing how excited my daughters are getting about robotics.” Read more on MAKE The post BuddyBot Is an Adorable Robot Programmed Entirely with Swift appeared … Continue Reading →