Category: Robotics

What If We Merge Human and Machine ?

What If We Merge Human and Machine ?

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said on Monday that humans need to merge with machines to become a sort of cyborg. Musk explained what he meant by saying that computers can communicate at “a trillion bits...

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

The automation is going to take over those jobs too, and pretty much every unskilled AND skilled job that exists.

Why You Shouldn’t Fear AI

Why You Shouldn’t Fear AI

Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have warned us of the dangers of Artificial Intelligence, but is AI really going to be the downfall of humanity?

Will Robots Make Us More Human?

Will Robots Make Us More Human?

In ten years’ time Rossum’s Universal Robots will be making so much wheat, so much material, so much of everything that nothing will cost anything. Everyone will be able to just take as much...

How Cassini Managed to Live Such a Long and Useful Life at Saturn

How Cassini Managed to Live Such a Long and Useful Life at Saturn

Mission scientists gathered at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on Sept. 15 to say goodbye to the probe and watch its final plunge. JPL was the lead institute on designing and building Cassini, and the probe...

Rehab Exoskeletons: A Comic Book Idea Come to Life

Rehab Exoskeletons: A Comic Book Idea Come to Life

A mechanical exoskeleton like the Ekso GT gives patients with a spinal cord injury just enough support to help them walk.

The Boats That Fly

The Boats That Fly

Calling 17 a sailboat is like calling the stealth bomber a plane. It’s not inaccurate, but the picture it makes is incomplete. Waning are the days of billowing spinnakers and yachtsmen in striped ties and blue...

Microsoft’s Cortana Personal Assistant Transformed Into a Halo-Style Hologram

Microsoft’s Cortana Personal Assistant Transformed Into a Halo-Style Hologram

An engineer and artist has adapted the Microsoft AI personal assistant Cortana to resemble the hologram sidekick from Halo with the same name. The project is quite extensive, using a custom-designed mirrored glass pyramid...