Robotics

Why Is Andrew Yang So Afraid of Automation?

Why Is Andrew Yang So Afraid of Automation?

6 hours ago   |   Politico

Andrew Yang, the tech entrepreneur and gadfly, has definitely cleared the bar for a successful cause candidate. Not only has he exceeded expectations for his polling and...
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Where to Start With Futurama 's Galaxy of Aliens, Robots, and Reanimated President Heads

13 hours ago   |   Slate

The animated sci-fi satire is refreshingly accessible to newcomers.
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Tech company will pay $130K to put your face on a line of robots

Tech company will pay $130K to put your face on a line of robots

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

Here's your chance to be the literal face of a robotics company. A tech firm is looking for the right person to lend their likeness to a new line of robot assistants for the...
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Assembler robots make large structures from little pieces

14 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Systems of tiny robots may someday build high-performance structures, from airplanes to space settlements.
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NASA Wants to Send a Water-Sniffing Rover to the Moon's South Pole in 2022

NASA Wants to Send a Water-Sniffing Rover to the Moon's South Pole in 2022

14 hours ago   |   Space

NASA is already pulling together plans for what could become its first long-lived robotic rover on the moon's surface, designed to sniff out water and targeting a landing date...
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Eyewitness This: Robot-powered food trucks expected to hit L.A. streets

15 hours ago   |   ABC

A fleet of food trucks powered by robots could be serving food in Los Angeles soon.
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Robot hand teaches itself how to solve a Rubik's cube

Robot hand teaches itself how to solve a Rubik's cube

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

There are a number of very impressive examples of how artificial intelligence can accomplish things that humans simply can't, but nothing is cooler than seeing AI married to...
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If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik's Cube, Does It Prove Something?

1 day ago   |   NY Times

A five-fingered feat could show important progress in A.I. research. It is also a stunt.
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How autopilot on an airplane works

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Autopilot is a flight-control system that allows a pilot to fly an airplane without continuous hands-on control. But this feature isn't as automatic as you might think. There's...
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Gita is a $3,250 personal cargo robot that follows you around

Gita is a $3,250 personal cargo robot that follows you around

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Vespa maker Piaggio has officially launched Gita, a $3,250 personal cargo robot that follows you around with all your stuff.
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This Day in History: 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake hits California

This Day in History: 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake hits California

On this day in 1989, the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 63 people, injuring more than 3,700 and causing more than $6 billion in... Read more ...

House of Representatives votes 354-60 against Trump's withdrawal of US...

House of Representatives votes 354-60 against Trump's withdrawal of US troops from Syria

Democrats and 129 of the Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to pass a non-binding resolution disapproving of President Donald Trump's pullout of US troops from... Read more ...

Sheriff: Son of 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely allegedly killed his mother before...

Sheriff: Son of 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely allegedly killed his mother before being shot by deputies

The son of "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely killed his mother before he was shot and killed by deputies on Tuesday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. Read more ...

Yahoo could pay you $358 for its massive data breach settlement. Here's how...

Yahoo could pay you $358 for its massive data breach settlement. Here's how to claim it

Was your Yahoo account among the 3 billion struck by multiple data breaches between 2013 and 2016? You might be eligible for a $358 payout. Read more ...

General Motors, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal to end 31-day strike

General Motors, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal to end 31-day strike

General Motors and the United Auto Workers on Wednesday reached a tentative settlement to end a strike that has dragged on for 31 days, Read more ...

GM and the UAW have a tentative contract to end what has been its longest...

GM and the UAW have a tentative contract to end what has been its longest strike in decades

The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative agreement for a new, four-year contract. GM's nearly 50,000 hourly workers have been on strike for almost... Read more ...

4th man arrested in campaign finance case involving Rudy Giuliani associates

4th man arrested in campaign finance case involving Rudy Giuliani associates

Federal authorities say they took David Correia into custody Wednesday at Kennedy Airport in New York City. Read more ...

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in a...

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in a loveless marriage

Can I get a D-I-V-O-R-C-E? Read more ...

Tanev lifts Penguins over Avalanche 3-2

Tanev lifts Penguins over Avalanche 3-2

PITTSBURGH - Brandon Tanev scored a short-handed goal in overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Colorado Avalanche their first loss of the season with a 3-2 victory... Read more ...

'Our family is devastated': 2 teens dead after fiery crash sends SUV...

'Our family is devastated': 2 teens dead after fiery crash sends SUV tumbling from overpass

The 15-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy were both killed when a collision sent their SUV plunging 50 feet off a New York overpass onto train tracks below. Read more ...