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DARPA Robotics Challenge

Welcome to the Dawn of the Age of Robots

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 06.23.2016 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

After watching the DARPA Challenge and observing the rapid advances of computing, artificial intelligence and sensor technologies, I see Rosie from The Jetsons being very close to reality. These technologies are all advancing at exponential rates. And exponential technologies can be deceptive. Things move very slowly at first, but then disappointment turns into amazement.

When It Comes To Robots, Slow And Clumsy Can Still Be Captivating

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 06.15.2015 | World

For fans of flesh-and-blood feats of strength and agility, last weekend was heaven. Added to the NHL playoffs and NBA finals, race horse American Phar...

WATCH: NASA's New Robot Shows Its Versatility

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released video of the latest addition to its growing line-up of robots, RoboSimian! Nicknamed "Clyde," the odd...

WATCH: NASA Unveils Big New Space Bot

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 12.12.2013 | Science

The newest humanoid robot from NASA just might be mistaken for a superhero. The space agency's new Valkyrie — a 6 foot 2 inch tall (1.9 meters) rob...