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Human Robots

Can You Trust Technology?

David DeSteno | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
David DeSteno

Today, technology is encroaching on what had until recently been a solely human domain: social interaction. And with that advance comes an entirely new dilemma.

Humanity in Jeopardy

Max Tegmark | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Max Tegmark

Exactly three years ago, on January 13, 2011, we humans were dethroned by a computer on the quiz show Jeopardy!. A year later, a computer was licensed to drive cars in Nevada after being judged safer than a human. What's next?

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...

The Real Reason Mitt Romney Won't Release His Tax Returns

Andy McDonald | Posted 09.24.2012 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

What if I told you Mitt Romney was claimed? Not as a dependent, or a CEO, but rather... as a construction project.

Robots Swarm the TED Stage

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Each year at TED, there is a theme that emerges in the four day conference in Long Beach. This year -- I came away with a clear picture of a change that is about to burst out of the labs and into our daily lives. Get ready, we're about to arrive in the world of Robots.

7 Ways Robots Are Replacing Humans

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology

I've seen the first thirty minutes of Terminator enough times to know that murderous robots are eventually going to take over the world and enslave us...

Making Robots Human: Are We Ready For Them?

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

In the August issue of National Geographic, writer Chris Carroll examines Actroid androids, a "child-robot" and other "humanoid robots" that closely ...

6 Shocking Ways Robots Are Already Becoming Human

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

We all know the inherent strengths of robots: They do not tire, they do not question and they do not hesitate to crush our babies with their powerful,...

Robots 'Will Demand Rights'

Telegraph | Kate Devlin, Medical Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Society must decide if it is willing to accept relationships between humans and robots before the machines become so sophisticated they start demandin...