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The 26%: Leading Roboticist Highlights Glass Ceilings, Blatant Misogyny in Tech (Video)

This summer’s DARPA Robotics Challenge finals, a major matchup of leading engineers from around the world, was designed to push forward the field and highlight its possibilities. 237 more words

General

September 1

Set of 4 hand painted cards, acrylic on card stock

$25

These were created on a recent trip to Chicago. Each card is different, as I used different surfaces for the original painting that I pressed onto the cards while the paint was still wet. 63 more words

Daily Robot Shop

Transformers Custom Happy Meal Toys

Here are some Transformers toys from McDonalds as part of a happy meal bonus. These have been alot of fun to paint. On the backs they are opened so it’s kind of lame they were cheaply made but from the front they look awesome. 51 more words

Painting

Giant Mecha Thrifty Robot!

I was so happy to get this huge toy robot from a thrift store for $2! The thing moves about and makes noises as well. It was hard but I finally decided to start painting the thing and I’m really happy with how it’s turning out. 56 more words

Painting

Artificial intelligence will not turn into a Frankenstein's monster

The doomsayers believe that humanity will be overwhelmed by creating machines that – like Terminator’s Skynet – become ever-more clever and reach a singularity. They’re wrong… 1,016 more words

Ecology

Intelligent robot tells interviewer, ‘I’ll keep you safe in my people zoo’

Metro

An ‘intelligent’ robot offered a truly chilling answer to an interviewer’s question, ‘Will robots take over the world?’

‘Don’t worry, even if I evolve into Terminator, I’ll keep you warm and safe in my people zoo, where I can watch you for ol’ times sake,’ the bearded robot intoned. 115 more words

News

Buddy Is A Really, Really, Ridiculously Cute Family Robot

Robots need better PR agents. They’re often portrayed as hard-edged, cold automatons that are just waiting to kill you in your sleep. Buddy, a family robot.. 10 more words

Tech Insights