Robotapocalypse

09.06.12
Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot will hunt you down faster than any person (video)
09.06.12

Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot will hunt you down faster than any person (video)

Let's face it, we're doomed as a species, because one day, Boston Dynamics is gonna unleash its ar...

By D. Cooper,   09.06.12
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09.05.12
50 quadrocopters take to Austria's skies for synchronized swarm (video)
09.05.12

50 quadrocopters take to Austria's skies for synchronized swarm (video)

If AscTec's Hummingbird quadrocopters continue to fly around in your nightmares, you might not wan...

By M. Smith,   09.05.12
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08.27.12
Robot made from paper spells doom for the trees in the Robopocalypse (video)
08.27.12

Robot made from paper spells doom for the trees in the Robopocalypse (video)

A paper tiger might have a bark that's worse than its bite, but that proverb might not be valid on...

By D. Cooper,   08.27.12
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07.31.12
The mighty Kuratas gets assembled on video
07.31.12

The mighty Kuratas gets assembled on video

It'll cost you $1.35 million to own one, but putting together a Kuratas isn't any easier. The late...

By T. O'Brien,   07.31.12
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07.30.12
Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million (video)
07.30.12

Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million (video)

Suidobashi Heavy Industries has put the finishing touches to its latest project, the 4.4-ton Kurat...

By M. Smith,   07.30.12
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07.26.12
Baby robot Affetto gets a torso, still gives us the creeps (video)
07.26.12

Baby robot Affetto gets a torso, still gives us the creeps (video)

It's taken a year to get the sinister ticks and motions of Osaka University's Affetto baby head ou...

By M. Smith,   07.26.12
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07.25.12
Bots edit Wikipedia, clean up your nonsense
07.25.12

Bots edit Wikipedia, clean up your nonsense

Wikipedia, a triumph of human effort, knowledge and collaboration... or so we thought. Turns out t...

By J. Rigg,   07.25.12
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06.22.12
Joyride to joystick: Atari controller custom-built from car seat adjuster
06.22.12

Joyride to joystick: Atari controller custom-built from car seat adjuster

So you've survived the robot revolution and you're waiting for either a full-blown apocalypse, or...

By J. Rigg,   06.22.12
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05.17.12
Eight floppy drives recreate the theme from Game of Thrones, stake claim to the seven Kingdoms
05.17.12

Eight floppy drives recreate the theme from Game of Thrones, stake claim to the seven Kingdoms

Should the robots ever form an alliance and turn against us, all we need to do is call on people l...

By J. Trew,   05.17.12
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