A robot designed to dispose of bombs in war zones has been used to deliver a bomb to a suspected shooting spree perpetrator.

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Weaponised robots with AI capabilities should be banned The Future Of Life Institute is hosting an open letter, unveiled at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. It is signed by pretty much all leading scientists – including such luminaries as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and The Woz. It urges parties to think carefully about the usage of lethal AI, asking governments to ban weaponised robots with […]

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This apple-bagging robot was spotted in the supermarket of the future at Expo 2015.

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Growing up I was taught that human life has an immeasurable value and is always greater than anything else. How and why should we compare human life to that of robots?

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WebUrbanist has news of a fake town set up to test driverless cars inspired by non other than local town Gravesend, better known as the place Pocahontas died.

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The Guardian brings us a story about a man receiving an implant that converts light into signals received by electrodes on his retina. Although it’s only outlines of shapes at the moment, this kind of technology is almost certain to gain clarity in leaps and bounds … and the more we add to our knowledge […]

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