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Meet EMILY, the Rugged Robotic Lifeguard

Meet EMILY, the Rugged Robotic Lifeguard

It may look like a huge duffel bag, but EMILY will surprise you. This Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard is a state-of-the-art, tough-as-nails robotic lifeguard, with...
China will Phase in Mass Automation by 2020

China will Phase in Mass Automation by 2020

In 2014 alone the sales of robots spiked to 229,261 units, up 29%. It was a record jump from year-to-year, and much the same is expected...
The world’s first cyborg Olympics are happening in Zurich this Fall

The world’s first cyborg Olympics are happening in Zurich this Fall

A group of scientists in Europe want to know if electronically enhanced humans have an unfair advantage over regular people - beyond night...
This robot waiter works 8-hour shifts and doesn't expect a tip

This robot waiter works 8-hour shifts and doesn’t expect a tip

How would you feel about being served food by a robot ? One restaurant in China has done exactly that - swapping a human waiter...
South Korean Government to invest 1 trillion won in artificial intelligence

South Korean Government to invest 1 trillion won in artificial intelligence

The South Korean government announced Thursday it would spend 1 trillion won by 2020 to boost the artificial intelligence industry. "Once the private companies set...
Eatsa fully automated restaurant chain

Eatsa fully automated restaurant chain

A new restaurant chain called Eatsa is unlike any fast-food chain we've seen before. The restaurant is almost fully automated, functioning like a vending machine...
Monkeys taught to control robotic wheelchair

Monkeys taught to control robotic wheelchair

A pair of monkeys have learned to control a robotic wheelchair by thought alone, using electrodes implanted into their brains. Scientists were able to decode...
AI Won't Leave Half the World Unemployed

AI Won’t Leave Half the World Unemployed

These headlines-and there were several-stem from comments by Rice University's computer scientist Moshe Vardi who at the weekend asked what society would do when,...
Drones recognise and follow forest trails in search of lost people

Drones recognise and follow forest trails in search of lost people

A team of Swiss researchers have taught drones to recognise and follow forest trails. Drones are an efficient complement to human rescuers and can be...
Your Kid's Boss Will be a Robot

Your Kid’s Boss Will be a Robot

Automation in processes is the name of the game.  With each passing day, robots get better and smarter than ever before. This is not surprising given the rate...
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