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Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.29.2014 | 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...

WATCH: Robotic Insect Flies Like The Real Thing

natureheader | Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

By Ron Cohen A robot as small as a housefly has managed the delicate task of flying and hovering the way the actual insects do. “This is a major e...

How Google Killed Me

Amy Wilentz | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Amy Wilentz

Finding myself offed by the world's greatest search engine, I began to wonder how they'd ended up sending me to an untimely grave.

Robots To Blame For Jobs Shortage, Researchers Explain

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.15.2013 | Technology

On Sunday night, 60 Minutes reporter Steve Kroft investigated a pressing question for the coming decade (and century): Are robots taking our jobs? ...

Yep, That's A Robotic Jellyfish

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An eel undulating through coastal waters, powered by batteries and checking for mines. A jellyfish is actually a surveillance rob...

Jason Gilbert

How To Throw A Party Staffed Entirely By Robots

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.05.2012 | Technology

If you're planning a big party in the near future -- a wedding reception, perhaps, or a Bar Mitzvah, or an inauguration gala -- you're probably spendi...

Natasha Burton

What Totally Pissed Off This Couple's Wedding Guests

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Burton | Posted 09.25.2012 | Weddings

Lisa Rau and Robert Cannon’s August 4 nuptials at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California were more carnival than wedding. Rau, 26, a documentary edit...

Sharks Can't Hide From Floating Robot

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Small Business

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - A floating robot has been deployed to track great white sharks in the Pacific as part of efforts to u...

Movie Review: Robot & Frank

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A caper film whose biggest thief is actually the inexorable flow of time, Robot & Frank is a terrific character study that offers the always-captivating Frank Langella the opportunity to stretch out a little bit.

WATCH: Creepy Crawly Robot Is Coming For You

Posted 10.13.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 08/12/2012 07:54 AM EDT on LiveScience Dubbed the "Meshworm," a new bio-inspired robot stretche...

Lucas Kavner

Should Robots Really Be Just Like Us?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology

Along a winding dirt road, just west of the Lincoln Gap in Bristol, Vt., sit two big yellow houses on a sprawling property featuring ten solar panels,...

WATCH: Leggy Robot (Almost) Moves Like Jagger

| Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

By Larry Greenemeier In popular fiction, humanoid robots have no rhythm—look no further than the “robot dance” for evidence of this. Yet rhyt...