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Archive for the ‘Robotics’ Category

Editor's Blog

March 27, 2014

Will Romance Be Revolutionized in the Future?

March 12, 2014

Self replicating machines organized into networks of distributed autonomous corporations generate autopoietic social structures.

March 7, 2014

Hod Lipson demonstrates a few of his cool little robots, which have the ability to learn, understand themselves and even self-replicate.

March 5, 2014

Ever since I was a kid I have been interested in an episode of Batman The Animated series, in which a fight scene takes place between a robotic version of Bruce Wayne, AKA Batman, called a "duplicant", basically a robot that duplicates a human.

February 6, 2014

This is a super panel discussion from last year featuring David Brin, Phil Osborn, Vernor Vinge, and Mitch Wagner. The panel discusses the technological singularity with a live audience at LOSCON 39. The panel drop some pretty interesting ideas and facts along the way, so this is one to listen to in its entirety rather […]

January 23, 2014

The Hollywood cliché is that artificial intelligence will take over the world. Could this cliché soon become scientific reality, as AI matches then surpasses human intelligence?

December 13, 2013

The first Stanford-Berkeley Robotics Symposium brought together roboticists from Stanford, UC Berkeley, and the Bay Area robotics industry.

November 5, 2013

The convergence of robotics and advanced weaponry took another inevitable step forward with a successful live fire demonstration of several armed robots at Fort Benning Georgia that was covered by Computerworld last week and a demonstration of the TrackingPoint "smart gun".

October 26, 2013

Freerange Vol.8 is looking for articles, ideas, images, stories, illustrations, inventions, or anything else that might contribute to the theme: animals, humans, robots and the borders and boundaries between them.

August 22, 2013

Einstein famously said that imagination is more important than knowledge – but there’s more to it.

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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