The modern technological age is truly remarkable, especially when you consider how accessible programming and robotics are for young children these days. When I was playing Jeopardy! on an old DOS computer or building spaceships out of Legos, I never would have dreamed how far we would come. Flash forward to today, children can […]
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The robot makers at Boston Dynamics have long had a knack for setting the Internet on fire with videos of their creations in action. You might remember their galloping WildCat (seen below) from back in 2013. The WildCat was developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Defense, and is capable of running up to […]
This is the kind of stuff that makes Elon Musk declare that A.I. is the most serious existential threat to the human race.
Google just rented a NASA airbase so they so they can work on robots — why?
2.6 miles per hour. That’s how fast the latest humanoid robot of Japan can run. With its legs measuring at just over 5.5 inches, this new prototype robot is fresh out of the oven at University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory. While fast, ACHIRES, short for “Actively Coordinated High-speed Image-processing Running Experiment System,” is not […]
Robots have the potential to make all of our lives a lot better. Not only can robotic technology extend our physical and mental capabilities, it also allows us to perform tasks we otherwise wouldn’t be capable of. This is especially true if we have a disability that limits the way our body and brain can […]
I don’t consider myself a great writer. I don’t even consider myself a good writer. But I do take pride in knowing that I work hard on all my blog posts and that I always do my best to provide you, the reader, with interesting topics and some sort of personal insight. When you read […]
Aldebaran, a robotics company founded in 2005, produces and sells autonomous humanoid robots with a goal of contributing to the well-being of humans. Their first product, a 22-inch tall robot known as NAO, has sold over 5,000 units and is utilized throughout the world as a research and educational platform in 70 countries. NAO is […]