Humanoid

06.12.14
Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper
06.12.14

Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper

The path to mainstream home robots is strewn with the battery-drained corpses of AIBO and lesser-k...

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03.11.14
Japanese robot gets better at not running into people
03.11.14

Japanese robot gets better at not running into people

Hitachi is taking Asimov's I Robot law about not harming humans more seriously with new tweaks to...

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10.30.13
Nao robot to become even more of a chatterbox with new software (video)
10.30.13

Nao robot to become even more of a chatterbox with new software (video)

You may remember Nao, a charming humanoid robot, for its exploits on the soccer field, dance floor...

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10.04.13
Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks
10.04.13

Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks

Boston Dynamics' sprinting WildCat robot isn't the only autonomous machine it's letting roam the g...

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07.12.13
DARPA's Atlas robot will be taught to save you if the sky falls (video)
07.12.13

DARPA's Atlas robot will be taught to save you if the sky falls (video)

DARPA and Boston Dynamics seem bent on engineering the robot revolution, and it's while wearing a...

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06.11.13
Breakfast Topic: Do you have trouble playing a non-humanoid race?
06.11.13

Breakfast Topic: Do you have trouble playing a non-humanoid race?

When it comes to our avatars, some of us are better than others at handling anthropomorphism. I don...

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06.05.13
Lil' Bad Wolf packs a big punch against Critters
06.05.13

Lil' Bad Wolf packs a big punch against Critters

Real talk time: I've been feeling a bit agitated at the battle pet situation in patch 5.3. Naturall...

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05.07.13
Robotic girl and dog pair up to judge your body odor in Japanese
05.07.13

Robotic girl and dog pair up to judge your body odor in Japanese

"Emergency taking place!" That's quite possibly the last thing you'd want to hear from anyone smel...

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04.05.13
Boston Dynamics' Petman robot successfully wears clothes (video)
04.05.13

Boston Dynamics' Petman robot successfully wears clothes (video)

Boston Dynamics has been releasing video after video of its Petman humanoid robot performing a var...

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