Tag Archives: robots

Look at this robo-dog: so lively, so scary

Boston Dynamics, the company which has build some robo-dogs throughout the years and which was bought by Google at a given time has a new robo-dog called SpotMini. The way it moves is a bit scary: it moves as cloas as possible to a natural being and the way it looks at the cameraman at […]

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The world just had the first giant robot fight between Japan and the USA

Megabots Inc. published the video from above a while ago in preparation for the big fight between their giant robot and Japan’s Suidobashi Heavy Industry robot. They have already done the fight and it lasted several days, but we will be able to see the recording only on October 17th at 7PM PT on Twitch. […]

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In a true world Asimov’s Laws of Robotics fail

Rob Miles, from the University of Nottingham, AI researcher, explains why Asimov’s Law of Robotics are nothing else than good writing material. When it comes to the true nature of computers and robots Rob Miles tells us that AI doesn’t work like that and the hardest part is to teach machines what a “person” is. […]

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Drones and music: awesome art

Ever wanted to see drones sing? Now you can! KMel Robotics has programmed a group of hexrotors and those tiny robotic critters are making a cute music show. Drones are good for a ton of uses, but mostly people are using them for fun. And fun it is! Such ahex rotor can cost even $1100 […]

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A short history of robots

Hank Green, from SciShow, presents a short history of robots, from the industrial robots to the humanoid robots we have today. DARPA is hosting a robot contest in this summer and humanoid robots will fight each other to win the trophy the best human robots ever. Also, see some humanoid robots running:

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Get yourself a Jibo

Jibo is a robotic assistant that will help you around the house with being… neat, nothing more. Well, it can take pictures and can change its position to face you all the time, it has a neat voice and can read messages to you. Other than that, it may be used as a platform for […]

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Robots built to mimic cockroaches are the most robust machines ever built- TED talk

Robert Full explains why nature is the ultimate robot designer when we look at the cockroaches. researchers have tried to mimic a cockroach when they’ve built a small robot and they were stunned to find out how fast and robust those cockroaches are. Some details about cockroaches: – they are darn fast – they stabilize […]

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Incredible lifelike flying robot bird from Festo [video]

I wrote about Festo frist in 2010 when I heard about the fact that they want to create lifelike robots, from four legged robots to flying birds and then even something that could mimic a human muscle in detail. What you see above is a slow motion video created by the good guys from Earth […]

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Awesome things from tech and science in the newest Mind Blow

Vsauce2 has yet another collection of science and tech news. among them the smartphone holograms and the fact that scientists were able to freeze light for a minute. Some other interesting things he gathered are robots that can fly and crawl, strechable conductors and 3D printing skin. It is hard to choose which one of […]

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Meet real-life Wall-E

Tested, a You/Tube channel created by Adam and Jamie, from Mythbusters, featured recently a video abotu a life-size Wall-E robot. It is not an autonomous robot, but it looks pretty good. The creators, geeks that love robots and are part of the Wall-E Club, led by Mike McMaster, have worked tirelesly to shape the robot […]

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