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Google Buys Boston Dynamics, Heralds Apocalypse

Google confirmed on Friday that they purchased Boston Dynamics, the robotic company behind such killers as BigDog, ATLAS and Cheetah. Google plans to harness the power of...
December 16, 2013

Strength In Numbers: Swarming Quadrocopters

Seen here practicing a stealth attack on a mock-up of your bedroom window, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at The University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab swarm their...
February 1, 2012

IBM Creates Brain-Mimicking Computer Chips

So IBM was awarded a (surprise!) DARPA government grant to more or less create Skynet computer chips and, what do you know, they're making progress. BUT NOT...
August 18, 2011

ROBOTS GET THEIR OWN INTERNETS

It's here, it's Skynet, we're all dead. UPDATE: I posted this last week, but since the BBC article came out I've gotten the tip again like a...
February 10, 2011

DO NOT LIKE: Terminator-800 LEGO Bust

Terminators are some of the scariest kind of robots. They shape shift, can look like humans, and are hard as hell to kill. That's way no bueno....
December 17, 2010

Google's CADIE And Gmail's Auto-Pilot

Well folks, the apocalypse is upon us. Google has foolishly unleashed the world's first "artificial intelligence tasked-array system" (death-bot) upon the world. CADIE (Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity)...
April 1, 2009