Japanese build a giant robot
Published in Transportation
Monday, 27 July 2020 10:54

Japanese build a giant robot


Ready to take on Godzilla

The Japanese have been building a 60 foot tall robot and it has apparently taken its first steps.

Beware the giant robotic earthworms
Published in AI
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 10:41

Beware the giant robotic earthworms


No harm ever came from making giant robotic earthworms

Boffins have emerged from their smoke filled labs having created giant robotic earthworms.

Robot baristas take over following coronavirus
Published in News


I for one welcome our cappucino delivering overlords

Robots could help people observe social distancing in public by taking jobs from humans.

Dogs could be robot's best friend too
Published in News
Friday, 15 May 2020 12:05

Dogs could be robot's best friend too


They will obey the right sort of droid

Boffins have discovered that dogs will obey commands given to them by a robot.

One robot deletes three human jobs
Published in News
Monday, 11 May 2020 10:49

One robot deletes three human jobs


MIT comes up with some numbers

A study co-authored by an MIT professor puts firm numbers on the trend towards robotic workers replacing humans and found that there is a real impact — although one that falls well short of a robot takeover.

Robots go to work in Italian hospitals
Published in AI
Thursday, 02 April 2020 11:09

Robots go to work in Italian hospitals


They can't get sick

The crisis in the Italian health service is proving a good testing ground for robotic medical staff.

Now is the winter of AI's discontent
Published in AI
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 11:14

Now is the winter of AI's discontent


Colder nights draw in for the new tech

While AI has been big news for the last decade, researchers in the field warn that the industry is about to enter a new and much quieter phase.

My brain hertz: Let your fingers do the talking
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 20:32

My brain hertz: Let your fingers do the talking


Does speed kill?


At Huawei's “Innovation Day” in Paris, earlier this week, Francois Barrault, chairman of IDATE Digiworld, made some interesting comparisons between robots and human beings, focusing on the five senses.

Homes to get smarter and smarter
Published in AI
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 15:30

Homes to get smarter and smarter


People talking to robots not people

Sales of devices that talk to you, switch off your lights, lock your door and regulate how hot and cold you get will show increased growth between now and 2023.

Robots to steal 20 million factory jobs by 2030
Published in News


Poor humans will be exterminated

Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while increasing total economic production, a new study shows.