Inspired by the group behaviors of simple animals, a team of roboticists has developed a new way for swarm robots to maneuver on land.
Thanks to a couple of rovers, we know Mars was once blue.
"It can truly allow you to see the physical world in ways that were not possible before."
The most technically impressive feats of animation often strike us as eerie instead of impressive, and it’s all thanks to the uncanny valley.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?
Mars, the red planet, was a world we knew almost nothing about until our first spacecraft visited it. In just ~50 years, how far we've come!
From forgotten Hollywood movies to Frank Herbert’s "Dune," science fiction illustrates some of our deepest fears about technology.
Living is about staying busy.
Video games matter. Their continued technological and artistic development is reshaping the way we satisfy our ancient need to tell stories.
When ancient humans stared into the darkness, they imagined monsters. Today, staring into the future, AI is the monster.
Drones have a lot to learn from the landing abilities of birds.
In a state of "hyperwar," accidents or unexpected AI decisions could lead to widespread devastation before humans could intervene.
Bend it. Stretch it. Use it to conduct electricity.
The idea that consciousness emerges naturally alongside intelligence could be an anthropocentric distortion.
Until robots understand jokes and sarcasm, artificial general intelligence will remain in the realm of science fiction.
It’s far less likely to wander into bizarre lies, emotional rants, and manipulative tangents.
Jules Verne wrote about gasoline-powered vehicles, weapons of mass destruction, and global warming more than a century ago.
A century ago, electric cars were common. The fact that they were almost entirely replaced due to the internal combustion engine is a testament to the glacial pace of battery breakthroughs.
It uses radio waves to pinpoint items, even when they're hidden from view.
Even lifelong technologists and AI researchers like myself were genuinely surprised by the speed and impact of generative AI.
The so-called "court painter of Silicon Valley" was shaped by her youth in communist Poland but looks forward to a future ruled by celebrity robots.
Unfortunately, the Lunar Ark project is an idea more at home in science fiction than science fact.
Can electrical stimulation meaningfully substitute for natural touch during a complex task in the real world? We think so.