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Wonderful: Robots Develop Own Language

Researchers at The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology have taught robots how to develop their own language. That way, when they're about to deal...
May 18, 2011

You Know What Aren't Cute?: Robotic Babies

Osaka University, which is notorious for undertaking creepy robotic projects, just moved up my shit list, leap-frogging past the guy at my local Subway who can't make...
May 10, 2011

NO: Bionic Cockroach Controlled By Remote

Hacking a toy's remote-control mechanism to open your blinds when you wake up in the morning: cool. Hacking a toy's remote-control mechanism directly into a cockroach's nervous...
March 9, 2011

Evolutionary Robots Learn How To Hunt

So a bunch of jerky scientists who should all be hung (like outlaws, not horses) for treason against humanity have created robots that evolve. And, get this:...
February 1, 2010