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[VIDEO] Owners Must Agree Not to Have Sex with 'Emotional Robot' Pepper 

There is a robot on sale in Japan billed as the first humanoid robot designed to live with humans. It has proved to be very popular — however, before you bring Pepper home, you must sign a contract promising not to have sex with it. 16 more words


NASA sets the challenge: Get this android Valkyrie ready for Mars

The challenge: take a humanoid robot named Valkyrie and make it as autonomous and dexterous as possible. NASA has chosen two university groups to compete in developing the prototype robot, also called Robonaut 5 or R5, with the ultimate goal of getting it ready for missions to Mars.

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By 2050, human-on-robot sex will be more common than human-on-human sex, says report

A shocking new report from a futurologist reveals predictions about the future of sex and robots

Can you imagine having sex with a humanoid robot? Apparently, this will be the norm in a few short decades. 847 more words


Autobiographical memory" for robot Nao enables it to pass on knowledge learnt from humans to others

Autobiographical memory for robot Nao enables it to pass on knowledge learnt from humans to others

Peter Ford Dominey and the robot Nao, study of developmental robotic cognition.

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Google's humanoid robot takes a test walk

Atlas, the two-legged robot built by Boston Dynamics, a company now owned by Google, just took a walk in the wild. Well, sort of.

As the video below shows, Boston Dynamics put… 88 more words


Watch this Maker remotely control a robot with his LEGO exoskeleton

Danny Benedettelli has added a new dimension to remote manipulators by building a robotic exoskeleton out of LEGO.

A remote manipulator, also known as a “waldo” thanks to the 1942 short story by Robert Heinlein, is an electronic telemetric input device that enables a mechanism to be controlled by a human operator. 265 more words

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