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'To The People Saying I'm A Robot Who Can't Love,' By A Robot

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy

Greetings, I am a robot. Many humans have said that I cannot feel the emotion "love" simply because I am a robot. I have prepared text addressing...

Will Artificial Intelligence Ever Make Great Art?

Antony Micallef | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Antony Micallef

As human beings the one thing that we can rejoice in and take pride in is that no other machine or algorithm in the world would ever understand that it's our very flaws in being human that make us so special and individual.

'BeerBots' Can Fetch Booze For People Too Lazy To Get Up

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology

We all know the struggle: You're vegging out on the couch, eyes on your favorite Netflix show, hand tight around a half-empty craft brew. Th...

Good Job, America. You Killed hitchBOT.

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weird News

Poor hitchBOT. After successfully traveling around Canada, Germany and The Netherlands, the hitch-hiking robot who relied on the goodwill of stranger...

Today's Newsrooms = Robo-Journalism, Games, Apps, Gender Equality

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "see-Ma, no-hands" automated reporting movement has been used by AP, Bloomberg and Thomson-Reuters in crunching numbers -- business figures and sports scores -- as well as turning out formulaic stories.

Cheery Robot Helps Kids Cope With Pain During Hospital Procedures

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.07.2015 | Good News

A delightful-looking robot called "MEDi," or Medicine and Engineering Designing Intelligence, is being used to help make doctor's visits less painful ...

Is a Self-Aware Robot Like Chappie Possible?

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 05.06.2015 | Science
Alejandro Rojas

I was fortunate enough to be invited to a screening and press conference for the movie Chappie. It is a great movie about a police robot named Chappie that is downloaded with a program that makes him self-aware.

This Robot Creates Art, Basically, The Same Way We Do

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts

Imagine this: It's a not so distant future and robots roam the earth. Only, instead of crunching numbers, building structures or following orders, thi...

This Is What An Android Orchestra Might Look Like

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts

If there's one thing classical music needs, it's more robots. Critics have been bemoaning the death of orchestra for some time, and -- judging by ...

In the Time of Ebola, We All Need a Little Robot

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Sidonie Sawyer

In San Antonio, Texas, there is a company whose fortune should be rising. This manufacturer develops and sells a machine that cleans infected spaces spot on -- kills all germs on every surface, on contact.

Machines With Feelings

John Bates | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
John Bates

In Douglas Adam's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy a computer called Deep Thought was asked to provide the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything...

Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

ven if that audience isn't willing to pay directly for content, membership packages allow newspapers to offer something different, an emotional connection with their core readers complemented by special deals and opportunities. Expect memberships to become a more common feature.

WATCH: Amazing Robot Arm Can Catch Just About Anything

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 05.13.2014 | Science

There are some things a robot can't do, but catching a flying object is no longer one of them. With its four-fingered, three-jointed hand, a new ro...

This Robotic Drum And Bass Set Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment

Question: How can music be totally metal without ever shredding a single guitar? Answer: When it happens to be this incredible robotic drum and bass s...

Soldiers Could Soon Be Fighting Alongside Robots

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The few. The proud. The robots. As artificial intelligence rapidly advances, one of the next groups to see their lives altered by robotics could be...

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...

Welcome To The Super Bowl For Robots

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology

PENNSAUKEN, New Jersey (AP) — The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophistic...

These Kids Invented A Robotic Arm That Can Make You Stronger

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer ...

The One Type Of Robot You Should Fear

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.01.2013 | Technology

Ken Goldberg, professor of robotics at UC Berkeley, thinks your fear of robots is unfounded. In the latest episode of "The Future Starts Here," Ti...

WATCH: Umm, You Guys Look A Little Stiff

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.26.2013 | Weird News

Hopefully, if robots do take over the world, they'll be as good at dancing as these guys. Watch Jeppe Long and Nick Nitro of the RobotBoys get mech...

Gymnastics Invaded By Robots

Posted 07.17.2013 | Comedy

Step aside, gymnasts. It is the time of robots now. Check out this little robot's amazing backflip. Damn right it sticks the landing-- it's a robot. ...

WATCH: Amazing Robo-Gymnast Aces Tough Trick

The Huffington Post | Adam Toobin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science

Robots have shown us some pretty amazing athletic feats, from running faster than Usain Bolt to hurling cinder blocks across a room. These robo-tricks...

Man and Machine

Joseph B. Kadane | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Joseph B. Kadane

The recent debate about the use of drones in warfare, and the possible use of armed drones against American citizens, reveals an interesting aspect of our attitudes about manned and unmanned machines.

WATCH: Crazy Mind Controlled Copter Navigates Obstacle Course

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.06.2013 | Science

Imagine being able to control a flying robot with your mind. Sounds like a flight of fancy, but researchers at the University of Minnesota have fa...

Ready To Meet Your Robot Overlords?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/07/2013 03:42 PM EDT on LiveScience Are you prepared to meet your robot overlords? The idea...