Isaac Asimov's Robot Series


HitchBOT Vandalized After Two Weeks Hitchhiking in US

Hitchhiking Robot HitchBOT Vandalized in US

A hitchhiking robot HitchBOT got vandalized in Phildelphia after its a little over two weeks hitchhiking in the US....

Aug 3 2015, 5:59am CDT

Harvard 3D Prints Soft Robot that Jumps

Harvard 3D Prints Soft Robot that Jumps

Traditional industrial robots are rigid and mostly made from metal. They are fast, precise and powerful. Their speed and precis...

Jul 10 2015, 9:24am CDT

Stanford Develops Tiny Robot with Super Human Strength

Stanford Develops Tiny Robot with Super Human Strength

Tiny robots gain super strength by emulating animals....

Apr 27 2015, 9:16am CDT

Ex Machina director talks about Artificial Intelligence

Ex Machina: Humans are Scarier than Robots

Ex Machina director Garland thinks ‘Humans are scarier’ than robots in the film....

Apr 10 2015, 8:24am CDT

Chappie: A Robot Who Feels Emotions

Chappie: A Robot Who Feels Emotions

So viewers will see that this is a movie about a robot boy "Chappie" which is growing and eventually it becomes an an...

Mar 6 2015, 2:54am CST

World’s First Hotel with Robot Staff will open in Japan on July 17

World’s First Hotel with Robot Staff will open in Japan on July 17

This new hotel in Japan is going to employ robots as its staff rather than human beings....

Feb 6 2015, 8:14am CST

Chappie: Watch First Trailer of Neill Blomkamp's Film Starring Hugh Jackman

Chappie: Watch First Trailer of Neill Blomkamp's Film Starring Hugh Jackman

The first trailer of the Neill Blomkamp’s movie Chappie has been recently released and we have Hugh Jackman as one of the main...

Nov 5 2014, 7:44am CST

Are Child Sex Robots Inevitable in the Future?

Are Child Sex Robots Inevitable in the Future?

With every new technology comes a way to use that technology for sex. Porn dominated the early Internet. Smartphones became the...

Jul 14 2014, 12:14pm CDT

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid

TOKYO (AP) — The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almos...

Jun 24 2014, 4:29am CDT

People Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not The Other Way

People Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not The Other Way

Ever since Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson wrote Race Against the Machine the discussion around robots takin...

Apr 9 2014, 1:32am CDT

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots

One bot can learn how to perform a task and then share the steps on RoboEarth...

Jan 15 2014, 10:18am CST

Google Project: Building Real Robots?

Google Project: Building Real Robots?

When the Android OS founder, Andy Rubin, stepped away from the famous mobile operating system he helped create, some rumors sug...

Dec 9 2013, 3:58am CST

iPhone Maker Foxconn plans to employ 1 million Robots in the next Years

iPhone Maker Foxconn plans to employ 1 million Robots in the next Years

As wages rise in China, robots move in as they already do in other regions of the world....

Aug 1 2011, 2:37am CDT

Cyberdyne Brings HAL Robot Exo-Suit to CES 2011

Cyberdyne Brings HAL Robot Exo-Suit to CES 2011

Plus: More Robots!...

Dec 22 2010, 12:11pm CST

Robot Scientist makes its own Experiments and Discoveries

Robot Scientist makes its own Experiments and Discoveries

Robot Adam does not have a body and a face like the humanoid Japanese robots, but he can plan his own experiments. At Aberystw...

Apr 3 2009, 1:50am CDT

Intel CTO says Robots as smart as us by 2050

Intel CTO says Robots as smart as us by 2050

Intel's CTO Justin Rattner predicts in his keynote at the IDF 2008 that the Gap between Humans, Machines will close by 2050. No...

Aug 22 2008, 1:19pm CDT

Rumor of new Erector Spykee Robots at CES 2008

Rumor of new Erector Spykee Robots at CES 2008

At last year's CES Erector aka Meccano introduced the cool wi-fi enabled robot kit Spykee (first known as Spyke). I was watc...

Jan 3 2008, 2:14am CST

Kobie and Rabie are Korea's first emotional Robots

Kobie and Rabie are Korea's first emotional Robots

Korean research institute ETRI demonstrates two emotional robots they developed. Kobie looks like a plush Koala bear. The rob...

Nov 9 2007, 1:55am CST

Robot learns how it feels to hit Humans

Robot learns how it feels to hit Humans

German engineer Sami Haddadin at the German Aerospace Centre Space Agency has designed a robot that he lets punch him on the he...

Nov 8 2007, 10:40am CST

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships

The world's smallest humanoid robot began shipping yesterday from Amazon.com. The Tomy i-Sobot went on sale at Amazon.com in...

Oct 23 2007, 8:00am CDT

Japan eyes Robots to support older Population

By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - It looks like a washing machine on wheels, but the bulky contraption vacuuming the ha...

Sep 12 2007, 12:47am CDT

Robot Maker Sells Sons To Pay Off Debts

Robot Maker Sells Sons To Pay Off Debts

Don't worry. It's not as bad as it sounds, unless you happen to be named Wu Yulu and refer to robots you created as your "sons...

Jul 10 2006, 10:00am CDT

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October

Korean robot companies are set to release several household robots onto the market this October each selling for around $1,000....

Apr 29 2006, 1:30pm CDT

Self Aware Robot - Even my Cat Cannot Do This

Self Aware Robot - Even my Cat Cannot Do This

Junichi Takeno and a team of researchers at Meiji University, Japan are developing a robot that is able to recognize itself in...

Dec 22 2005, 1:50am EST

Kimono Wearing Robots at International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2005

Kimono Wearing Robots at International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2005

Reporter: Jack Olmsted Yesterday, the world's largest trade show focusing on robotics got underway in Japan. One of the robot...

Dec 1 2005, 11:00am EST

Robot Mania at 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan

Robot Mania at 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan

Expo Mascots: Kiccaro and Morizo The World Exposition 2005 started in Japan in the Aichi prefecture today and will be open unt...

Mar 25 2005, 1:44am EST