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#robots

# robots - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge You can finally have the pet dinosaur you've always wanted* En-raptored

You can finally have the pet dinosaur you've always wanted*

*OK, it’s a robot toy. But it’s still VERY cool.

# robots - Monday 10 February, 2014

Hacker turns a 3D printer into an air hockey robot

The robot is programmed to move and return pucks with enough speed and precision to present a challenge.

# robots - Friday 31 January, 2014

Beer 'tasting' robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner

Probably the best robot job in the world.

# robots - Monday 27 January, 2014

Google steps up AI efforts with $500 million purchase of DeepMind

The startup specialises in developing human-like artificial intelligence for simulations, e-commerce and games.

# robots - Monday 16 December, 2013

Google buys military robotics firm Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics is known for developing animalistic robots that are both balanced and quick.

# robots - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Google challenges Amazon drones with its own robots

Google has bought seven companies over the last six months to help develops its robotics business.

# robots - Friday 29 November, 2013

Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant

Robots would be used to build a ‘luna ring’ of solar panels on the surface in an ambitious project.

# robots - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Need a chair? A table? These tiny robots could join together to make you one

The technology, developed by students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, involves small cubes which can move independently of each other.

# robots - Sunday 11 August, 2013

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology

Tablet computers, robotic surgery, voice recognition, video calls — all of these featured in Starship Troopers before the turn of the century.

# robots - Friday 19 July, 2013

Videos: Senator says he's been asked to 'act like a robot' as FF stages walkout Seanad This post contains videos

# robots - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Are humans or robots the future of space travel? Final Frontier This post contains videos

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.

# robots - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# robots - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Disney has a creepy new robot you can play catch with This post contains videos

Disney has a creepy new robot you can play catch with

He even shrugs if he misses the ball.

# robots - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# robots - Friday 27 April, 2012

'Build me a robot': Irish teen's challenge to tech community

Joanne O’Riordan, who has no limbs, told UN conference that “technology is the limb I never had”.

# robots - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot

Scientists have shown how a partially paralyzed person can control a robot by thought alone – a step they hope will eventually allow immobile people to interact with their surroundings via avatars.

# robots - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day Prometheus This post contains videos

# robots - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Old car parts welded into real-life 'Transformers' Robots In Disguise This post contains images

In pictures: Old car parts welded into real-life 'Transformers'

The best use for your old banger you’ll see today.

# robots - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Could that special person in your life be a robot? ROBOT LOVE

Could that special person in your life be a robot?

Love isn’t just for humans.