Military Robots

Google promises ethical principles to guide development of military AI

Google reportedly leaving Project Maven military AI program after 2019

Google won’t renew its military AI contract

Flying Robots

UK puts legal limits on drone flight heights and airport no-fly zones

This Aerial Robot Can Change Its Shape Mid-Flight

Vanuatu will use drones to deliver vaccines across its remote chain of tiny islands

Sailing Robots

Forget Robo-Cars and Hit the Water on an Autonomous Boat

Driving Robots

Yes, Autonomous Cars Are Going To Kill People Before They Save Lives, Expert Says

Waymo and GM just made big moves in the great self-driving-car race

Waymo’s fleet of self-driving minivans is about to get 100 times bigger

SoftBank Fund Puts $2.25 Billion in G.M.’s Driverless Unit

False Positives: Self-Driving Cars and the Agony of Knowing What Matters

Robot Roads

Smart Roads Could Soon Call An Ambulance, Connect You to the Internet

Facial Recognition Robots

Facial Recognition Experts Perform The Best With An AI Sidekick

Facebook’s Robots

Facebook Will Start Making Its Own AI Chips To Stop Violent Livestreams

Facebook wants AI-powered chips to stop people from streaming suicides and murders

Amazon’s Robots

Amazon’s Alexa: Not Yet as Smart as a 5-Year-Old Child

Robot Teachers

China’s schools are quietly using AI to mark students’ essays … but do the robots make the grade?

How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child

Robot Birds

Why Scientists Turned This Taxidermy Bird Into a Robot

Robot Fingers

The Cyborgs Are Here: Researchers Put Living Cells In A Robotic Finger

Practicing Robots

Watch a hard-working robot improvise to climb drawers and cross gaps

A Virtual Playground Lets AI Practice Complex Tasks And Chores

Robots Are Coming for Your Jobs

Automation is hitting small US businesses, and – surprise! – it’s not all bad

How to Get a Robot to (One Day) Do Your Chores

Las Vegas Food Service Workers Are Going on Strike So They Don’t Lose Their Jobs to Robots

Robots Are Coming for Elon Musk

The existential paranoia fueling Elon Musk’s fear of AI

Audrey Watters


The History of the Future of Intelligent Machines

A Hack Education Project

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