Slashdot Items Tagged "robot"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @02:50PM Robots Are Trying To Pick Strawberries. So Far, They're Not Very Good At It
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @02:47PM African Manufacturing Jobs Could be Threatened by US Based Robots, Report Says
Monday March 19, 2018 @12:18PM FedEx Embraces More Robots Without Firing Humans
Friday March 09, 2018 @11:57PM Flippy the Robot is Already Taking an 'Extended Break'
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:27PM 'Flippy,' the Fast Food Robot, Turned Off For Being Too Slow
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @02:10PM Robot Delivery Vans Are Arriving Before Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @01:11PM The Next Time You Order Room Service, It May Come by Robot
Friday January 26, 2018 @03:30PM Bill Gates Thinks AI Taking Everyone's Jobs Could be a Good Thing
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:11AM Ford Has An Idea For An Autonomous Police Car That Could Find A Hiding Spot
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @01:03PM French Train Engineering Giant Alstom Testing Automated Freight Train
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:55AM The Mystery of the Cars Abandoned in a Robot Car Park
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @10:53AM Now Hiring For a Fascinating New Kind of Job That Only a Human Can Do: Babysit a Robot
Sunday January 14, 2018 @08:38PM 'Don't Fear the Robopocalypse': the Case for Autonomous Weapons
Sunday December 10, 2017 @08:26PM After Automating Order-Taking, Fast Food Chains Had to Hire More Workers
Saturday November 25, 2017 @10:58PM Famous Robot from 1956 Movie Auctioned For $5.3 Million
Saturday November 25, 2017 @01:27AM Is Sharp's Robot Vacuum Cleaner Vulnerable To Remote Take-over?
Thursday November 23, 2017 @01:23PM Google's Eric Schmidt Says People Want Dish-Washing Robots To Clean Up the Kitchen More Than Any Other Kind
Sunday November 19, 2017 @05:16PM Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Its Reactors' Melted Uranium Fuel
Saturday November 18, 2017 @08:20PM Musk-Backed 'Slaughterbots' Video Will Warn the UN About Killer Microdrones
Saturday November 11, 2017 @04:49PM Study Finds Robot Surgeons Are Actually Slower and More Expensive
Monday October 23, 2017 @12:42AM The Factory Where Robots Build Robots
Saturday October 21, 2017 @04:37PM See Giant Robots Fight. US vs Japan Match On YouTube
Monday September 25, 2017 @01:52AM Ray Kurzweil Explains Why Technology Won't Eliminate Human Jobs
Friday September 22, 2017 @08:57PM Inside Amazon's Warehouses: Thousands of Senior Citizens and the Occasional Robot Mishap
Sunday September 17, 2017 @12:07PM 'Bodega' CEO Apologizes, Insists They'll Create More Jobs
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:33PM You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
Sunday September 10, 2017 @11:02PM As Robots Move Into Amazon's Warehouses, What's Happening To Its Human Workers?
Sunday September 10, 2017 @09:03AM Swarms Of Flying Robot Bees Could Monitor Weather, Collect Data
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @09:27PM Domino's Market Tests A Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Car
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @08:29PM South Korea Moves Towards The World's First 'Robot Tax'
Monday August 21, 2017 @12:35AM Elon Musk Backs Call For A Global Ban On Killer Robots
Monday July 31, 2017 @12:56AM Football-Playing Robots Compete At RoboCup 2017
Sunday July 30, 2017 @08:11PM A Robot At DEFCON Cracked A Safe Within 30 Minutes
Saturday July 22, 2017 @10:02PM Top US General Warns Against Rogue Killer Robots
Sunday July 16, 2017 @06:37PM Y Combinator Announces Funding For UBI-Supporting Political Candidates
Saturday July 08, 2017 @03:39PM Google Funds A Team Of Robot Journalists
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @10:03PM 'Call For a Ban On Child Sex Robots'
Saturday July 01, 2017 @06:41PM Central Bankers Warned Of Possible Economic 'Robocalypse'
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:17PM Just 14 People Make 500,000 Tons of Steel a Year in Austria
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @11:40AM Jack Ma: In 30 Years People Will Work Four Hours a Day and Maybe Four Days a Week
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:47AM Amazon Says It Won't Replace Whole Foods Cashiers With Computers... Yet
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:01PM How Lego Clicked: The Super Brand That Reinvented Itself
Friday June 09, 2017 @10:41AM Google Has Finally Found a Buyer For Its Scary Robot Companies Boston Dynamics and Schaft: SoftBank
Friday June 02, 2017 @11:58AM EU Commissioner Says No to Bill Gates' Robot Tax Idea
Sunday May 28, 2017 @09:28PM Walt Mossberg's Last Column Calls For Privacy and Security Laws
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:21PM Consumers Trust Robots For Surgery Over Savings, Research Finds
Sunday May 14, 2017 @01:29PM WSJ Columnist: Robots Aren't Destroying Enough Jobs
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @09:08AM Credit Suisse Deploys 20 Robots Within Bank
Sunday April 30, 2017 @06:30PM VC Founder Predicts AI Will Take 50% Of All Human Jobs Within 10 Years
Saturday April 29, 2017 @09:12PM Humans Are Already Harassing Security Robots
Saturday April 29, 2017 @07:21PM Wired Founding Editor Now Challenges 'The Myth of A Superhuman AI'
Monday April 24, 2017 @10:22AM Billionaire Jack Ma Says CEOs Could Be Robots in 30 Years, Warns of Decades of 'Pain' From AI
Sunday April 16, 2017 @10:47PM Russia Wants To Send A Gun-Shooting Robot To The ISS
Friday April 14, 2017 @03:48PM A New Survey Shows Consumers Are Not That Freaked Out By Tech
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @11:06AM Japan Automakers Look To Robots To Keep Elderly On the Move
Sunday April 02, 2017 @02:58PM Can Robots Help Children With Autism?
Sunday April 02, 2017 @10:49AM Robots Could Solve the Lionfish Ecological Disaster
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Fear of Robots Taking Jobs in the Short Term is Overblown, Says General Electric CEO
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:25PM New UBI Program Launches In Canada To 'Define Our Future'
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @11:32AM Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs
Saturday March 25, 2017 @09:43PM US Workers Face A Higher Risk Of Being Replaced By Robots
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:14PM Steve Wozniak Invests In Robot-Powered Paper-Digitizing Startup
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:13PM BMW Says Self-Driving Car To Be Level 5 Capable In Five Years
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @02:29PM If American Robots Had Their Own Economy, It'd Be Bigger Than Switzerland
Saturday March 11, 2017 @09:56PM Backlash Builds Against Bill Gates' Call For A Robot Tax
Saturday March 11, 2017 @02:32PM Report: Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Bots
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @09:14AM Robots in Warehouses To Jump 15X Over Next 4 Years
Sunday March 05, 2017 @06:41PM What Happens When Robots Can Deliver Your Groceries?
Saturday March 04, 2017 @11:44PM More Fast Food Restaurants Are Now Automating
Thursday March 02, 2017 @11:16AM Skin deep? Robots To Wear Real Human Tissue
Thursday March 02, 2017 @11:00AM 'Robots Won't Just Take Our Jobs -- They'll Make the Rich Even Richer'
Monday February 27, 2017 @11:05AM Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:00AM Uber's Self-Driving Cars Are Now Picking Up Passengers in Arizona
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:58AM New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm
Monday February 13, 2017 @11:46AM Elon Musk: Humans Need To Merge With Machines Else They Will Become Irrelevant in AI Age
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:36PM 'We Need Robots To Take Our Jobs,' Veteran Tech Reporter John Markoff Explains Why
Monday February 06, 2017 @09:00AM Are Robots Coming To Take Investor Jobs on Wall Street?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @03:19PM Are Gates, Musk Being 'Too Aggressive' With AI Concerns?
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @02:23PM Leaked Video Shows New 'Nightmare-Inducing' Wheeled Robot From Boston Dynamics
Saturday January 28, 2017 @03:26PM Can A Robot Fool 'I Am Not A Robot' Captchas?
Sunday January 22, 2017 @01:46PM Tiny New Robots Perform Eye Surgery
Friday January 13, 2017 @10:57AM Half the Work People Do Can Be Automated, Says McKinsey
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @03:30PM Amazon's Robot Workforce Grows By 50 Percent In Just One Year
Monday January 02, 2017 @10:03AM Japanese White-Collar Workers Are Already Being Replaced by Artificial Intelligence
Friday December 30, 2016 @02:14PM Foxconn Boosting Automated Production in China
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:17AM Humans Marrying Robots? Experts Say It's Really Coming
Saturday December 17, 2016 @02:51PM The UN Will Consider Banning Killer Robots
Sunday December 11, 2016 @06:15PM Robots Are Already Replacing Fast-Food Workers
Monday December 05, 2016 @12:19PM Many CEOs Believe Technology Will Make People Largely Irrelevant
Sunday November 27, 2016 @05:36PM Self-Driving Trucks Begin Real-World Tests on Ohio's Highways
Thursday November 24, 2016 @11:23PM Slashdot Asks: Will Farming Be Fully Automated in the Future?
Friday November 18, 2016 @11:45PM Why Automation Won't Displace Human Workers
Sunday November 06, 2016 @11:52PM Elon Musk Predicts Automation Will Lead To A Universal Basic Income
Monday October 31, 2016 @01:37PM China's New Policing Computer Is Frontend Cattle Prod, Backend Supercomputer
Sunday October 30, 2016 @05:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Saturday October 29, 2016 @06:01PM Mines May Eliminate More Than Half Their Human Workers Within 10 Years
Sunday October 23, 2016 @07:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:36PM Slashdot Asks: Do We Need To Plan For a Future Without Jobs And Should We Resort To Universal Basic Income?
Friday October 14, 2016 @09:17PM Proud Cyborg Athletes Compete In The World's First Cybathlon
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:27PM Talking 'Sofia' Robot Tells 60 Minutes That It's Sentient And Has A Soul
Thursday October 06, 2016 @12:38PM Google Canceled the Launch of a Robotic Arm After it Failed the 'Toothbrush Test'
Sunday September 25, 2016 @06:24PM 'Transformer' BMW Turns Into A Giant Robot
Sunday September 18, 2016 @05:33PM Robot Handcuffed and Arrested At Moscow Rally
Saturday September 17, 2016 @08:31PM Robot Snatches Rifle From Barricaded Suspect, Ends Standoff
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @02:34PM An Algorithm May Soon Cover Your Local Sports Team
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @10:31AM Pentagon Chiefs Fear Advanced Robot Weapons Wiping Out Humanity
Sunday August 28, 2016 @05:34PM Recent College Grads Aim To Land A Robot On The Moon
Saturday August 27, 2016 @04:41PM Domino's Will Deliver Pizza By Drone and By Robot
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:28AM Robot Babies Not Effective Birth Control, Australian Study Finds
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:57AM Robot Babies Not Effective Birth Control, Australian Study Finds
Sunday August 21, 2016 @10:32AM Intel Demos A New Robotics Controller Running Ubuntu
Sunday August 21, 2016 @10:31AM Colorado Teen Designs Robotic Arm With 3D Printing
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:16PM 'We're Just Rentals': Uber Drivers Ask Where They Fit In a Self-Driving Future
Friday August 05, 2016 @01:33PM The Pill Robot Is Coming
Saturday July 30, 2016 @02:56PM Open Source Gardening Robot 'FarmBot' Raises $560,000
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:32PM China Wants To Be a Top 10 Nation For Automation By Putting More Robots In Its Factories
Saturday July 16, 2016 @12:41PM Robotic Exoskeletons May Become Skintight Suits
Sunday July 10, 2016 @12:59PM Hostess Saves Twinkies By Automating, Fires 94% Of Their Workforce
Friday July 08, 2016 @01:52PM Using a Bomb Robot to Kill a Suspect Is an Unprecedented Shift in Policing
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @01:14PM Uber Hires a Robot To Patrol Its Parking Lot and It's Way Cheaper Than a Security Guard
Sunday July 03, 2016 @04:48AM Rolling Drone Delivery Robots Have Arrived
Friday July 01, 2016 @11:44PM Facebook Messenger Now Has 11,000 Bots
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @02:55AM Satya Nadella Explores How Humans and AI Can Work Together To Solve Society's Greatest Challenges
Saturday June 25, 2016 @10:11AM Artificially Intelligent Russian Robot Escapes...Again
Friday June 17, 2016 @12:47PM It's Happening: A Robot Escaped a Lab In Russia and Made a Dash For Freedom
Monday June 13, 2016 @04:21PM Programmer Automates His Job For 6 Years, Gets Fired, Realizes He Has Forgotten How To Code
Sunday June 12, 2016 @06:48PM Autonomous Robot Intentionally Hurts People To Make Them Bleed
Sunday June 05, 2016 @06:36PM Siemens Now Commands An Army Of Spider Robots
Saturday June 04, 2016 @07:40PM New Swiss Robot Assists Travelers with Luggage
Saturday May 28, 2016 @05:37PM Ray Kurzeil's Google Team Is Building Intelligent Chatbots
Thursday May 26, 2016 @10:03AM Adidas To Sell Robot-Made Shoes In Germany
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @04:06PM Former McDonald's USA CEO: $35K Robots Cheaper Than Hiring at $15 Per Hour
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @11:15AM Foxconn Cuts 60,000 Jobs, Replaces With Robots
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:42AM Ingestible Medical Robots Could Remove Batteries From Stomachs
Monday May 09, 2016 @12:10PM Creators Of Siri Demo Their Next AI Assistant Viv, It's Far More Open Platform
Sunday May 08, 2016 @08:12PM Lego Robots Crack Gesture-Based Security
Sunday May 01, 2016 @05:48PM Elon Musk Open Sources New 'AI Gym'
Sunday May 01, 2016 @04:45PM Robots Battle In 25th Annual FIRST Competition
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @12:34PM Chinese Security Robot Draws Dalek, Terminator Comparisons
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @09:30PM Zero Zero's Camera Drone Could Be A Robot Command Center In The Future
Saturday April 23, 2016 @07:18PM Drone Fire-Fighting Tested in Nebraska
Monday April 18, 2016 @10:08AM MIT Reveals AI Platform Which Detects 85 Percent of Cyberattacks
Saturday April 16, 2016 @06:21PM Autonomous Robots Begin Testing For New Delivery Service
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:36PM DARPA's Latest Chip Is Designed To Be Bad At Arithmetic
Sunday April 10, 2016 @11:47AM New Bipedal Robot Demoed by Google X Company
Saturday April 09, 2016 @06:42PM IBM's Watson AI Implanted Into a Robot, Evolves, Can Now Sense Emotions
Sunday March 27, 2016 @02:22AM Sony Fixes Flubbed Dash Download
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:29PM How Uber Turned Carnegie Mellon Into a Minor Nursery For Its Research Division
Saturday March 19, 2016 @01:43PM Workers In China, India, USA Believe AI and Robots Will Replace Them
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:15PM Fast-Food CEO Invests In Machines Because Regulation Makes Them Cheaper Than Employees
Monday March 14, 2016 @11:59AM 6 Tiny Robotic Ants, Weighing 3.5 Oz. In Total, Pull a 3900-lb. Car
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:47PM FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:57AM Contradictory Understandings of "Robot" Sow Confusion In US Law
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:55PM BMW Showcases Self-Driving Concept Car
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @12:57PM Stretchy Squid-Inspired Skin Glows In Different Colors
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:29PM People Will Follow a Robot In an Emergency - Even If It's Wrong
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:44AM Mercedes-Benz Swaps Robots For People On Assembly Lines
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:48PM Linguistics Could Help Future Driverless Cars Cooperate Better
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:49PM Boston Dynamics' Next-Gen ATLAS Sheds the Tether
Monday February 22, 2016 @01:58PM A 19-Year-Old Made A Free Robot Lawyer That Has Appealed $3M In Parking Tickets
Friday February 19, 2016 @12:37PM Wearable Third Arm Gives Drummers Extra Robotic Rhythm
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:12PM Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @02:28PM World's First Robotic Farm To Produce 11 Million Heads of Lettuce Per Year
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:28PM Let's Tear Down a Kiva Bot!
Monday January 25, 2016 @01:42AM To Solve a Rubik's Cube In 1 Second, It Takes a Robot
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:35AM Making a Birdhouse is Like 'Hello World' for a Versatile Factory Robot (2 Videos)
Thursday December 17, 2015 @02:59PM More From Tim O'Reilly about the 'WTF?!' Economy (Videos)
Friday December 04, 2015 @10:06PM Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery
Saturday November 28, 2015 @07:15PM Swarm Robotics Breakthrough Brings Pheromone Communication To AI
Thursday November 19, 2015 @03:34PM NASA Selects Universities To Develop Humanoid Robot Astronauts
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @10:28AM US Navy Is Planning To Launch a Squadron of Underwater Drones By 2020
Sunday November 15, 2015 @11:47PM Louis Friedman Says Humans Will Never Venture Beyond Mars
Friday November 13, 2015 @11:47AM Bank of England's Andy Haldane Warns Smart Machines Could Take 15M UK Jobs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:10PM Ocean-Mapping Robots Could Help Uncover Mysteries of the Deep Blue
Saturday October 31, 2015 @12:15AM Farmer Coalition Offers $250K Prize For Blueberry Picking Robot
Saturday October 17, 2015 @12:42PM China Looks To Deep Space Missions, Including More Lunar Landings and Robot Ants
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:43PM Robots' Next Big Job: Trash Pickup
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 20, 2015 @02:08PM HooperFly is an Open Source, Modular Drone (Video)
Thursday August 13, 2015 @05:49PM Robotic Lawn Mower Gets Regulatory Approval
Sunday August 09, 2015 @07:19PM MIT Researchers Develop 'Real Steel' Robot With Human-Like Reflexes
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:05PM Answering Elon Musk On the Dangers of Artificial Intelligence
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @04:24PM Learning Simple Robot Programming With a 'Non-Threatening' Robot Ball (Video)
Friday July 03, 2015 @08:27PM How To Design Robot Overlords For "Robot Overlords"
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:51PM Volkswagen Factory Worker Killed By a Robot
Friday June 26, 2015 @10:26AM Foxconn CEO Backpedals On Planned Robot Takeover
Sunday June 21, 2015 @08:25AM Robot Swarm Behavior Suggests Forgetting May Be Important To Cultural Evolution
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:52PM The Death of Aibo, the Birth of Softbank's Child-Robot
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:28PM Do Robots Need Passports? Should They?
Saturday May 30, 2015 @02:09AM Untethered Miniature Origami Robot That Self-Folds, Walks, Swims, and Degrades
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:18AM Cute Or Creepy? Google's Plan For a Sci-Fi Teddy Bear
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @03:50PM Mark and Joel Make Autonomous Drones in Their Spare Time (Video)
Saturday May 02, 2015 @06:38PM Robots In 2020: Lending a Helping Hand To Humans (And Each Other)
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @04:14PM Learn About FIRST's New Embedded Linux Controller (Video)
Friday April 17, 2015 @07:45PM Drought and Desertification: How Robots Might Help
Friday April 17, 2015 @05:10PM John Hawley Talks About UAV Controls (Video)
Thursday April 16, 2015 @04:09PM Embedded Linux Takes to the Skies (Video)
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:39PM eBay Sales Patterns Show That the Maker Movement is Still Growing (Video)
Saturday March 21, 2015 @12:47PM ATRIAS Bipedal Robot Can Take a Beating and Keep Walking