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Latest Isaac Asimov's Robot Series Stories

2014-02-03 23:01:54

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have received awards through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Robotics Initiative to investigate and overcome fundamental

Robots In The Cloud: RoboEarth Is Like The World Wide Web For Robots
2014-01-15 04:39:29

Scientists have created a network called RoboEarth for robots to pass on information they learn to one another, essentially creating a collective cloud mind.

Engineers Program Robot To Learn From A Human's Touch
2013-11-06 10:17:58

Industrial robots have no brains and are programmed to move through actions that have been embedded in the memory bank. These robots repeat the exact same action every time an object goes by, making them efficient but limited in capability.

Anthropomorphism On The Battlefield
2013-09-23 04:01:00

Anthropomorphism is what allows humans to attach themselves to non-human objects, and new research indicates that it may affect soldiers on the battlefield.

Build Your Own Robot
2013-09-20 13:53:08

Once solely the stuff of science fiction, a number of online communities and companies are now making it easier for you to build your own robot.

Controlling Robots With Our Minds And Other Methods
2013-05-03 19:20:14

The future of robotics may not be as scary as one would think, especially if we are able to control robots with our minds like one scientist is trying to do.

Swarms Of Tiny Robots May Be The Wave Of The Future
2013-03-28 14:55:21

Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK are currently developing robot swarms that could eventually lead to a better understanding of how a group of machines could work in concert to accomplish a given task.

Helping Robots Understand Their Limitations And Adapt
2013-03-27 19:04:37

According to researchers, if robots are ever going to move around a constantly changing environment effectively, they will need to be more aware of their own limitations.

Print Your Own Robots
2013-03-18 19:33:43

An NSF-funded project has now set about developing a robot which can be designed, customized and brought to life in a matter of hours.

Tiny Robots Can Work Together On Complex Tasks
2012-12-15 06:30:57

Researchers at one US university have developed a team of 20 miniature robots which can work together on complex tasks, and now they are hoping to expand their work to mass-produce the machines and prove their usefulness in a vast array of different scenarios.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.