Scenes from the DARPA Robotics Challenge in Florida.
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A Ford prototype and a Volvo user study show how carefully automated driving will be commercialized.
Forget robotic product delivery. I suspect that as usual for Google, it’s all about the data.
Voice controls can help drivers keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, but new research shows they can also divert their attention.
The way humans assist Twitter’s search and advertising algorithms shows that machines still need a helping hand in some important areas.
Don’t expect self-driving cars to take over the roads anytime soon. Here’s what carmakers are really working on.
Economist Simon Johnson says governments will feel the urge to suppress the crypto-currency Bitcoin.
It used to be too dangerous to have a person work alongside a robot. But at a South Carolina BMW plant, next-generation robots are changing that.
The speculation about driverless cars took a few questionable turns this week.
New humanoid robots will compete in a contest designed to test the ability of machines to take on extremely dangerous and high-stakes human jobs.