Category: Robots & Machines

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The Air Force Has Invested $26.3 Million in a High-Energy Laser for Fighter Jets

The Air Force Has Invested $26.3 Million in a High-Energy Laser for Fighter Jets

In Brief The United States Air Force's scientific research wing has invested $26.3 million dollars to d ...
An AT&T Drone Is Connecting Puerto Ricans to Wireless Service

An AT&T Drone Is Connecting Puerto Ricans to Wireless Service

In Brief AT&T has sent the LTE-equipped Flying COW (Cell on Wings) to hover over the city of San Ju ...
The US Plans to Spend $1.2 Trillion on Nuclear Weapons Over the Next 30 Years

The US Plans to Spend $1.2 Trillion on Nuclear Weapons Over the Next 30 Years

In Brief A report by the Congressional Budget Office states that the U.S. will need to spend $1.2 trillion over the next 30 yea ...
A New Chart Conclusively Proves That Automation is a Serious Threat

A New Chart Conclusively Proves That Automation is a Serious Threat

There’s a chart I came across earlier this year, and not only does it tell an extremely important story about automation ...
Meet the Family Building World-Renowned Robots Out of a Renovated School

Meet the Family Building World-Renowned Robots Out of a Renovated School

If you visited the National Science Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2004, you would have seen an exhibit that made t ...
A New Futuristic Robot Lets Your Arms Lift Half a Ton

A New Futuristic Robot Lets Your Arms Lift Half a Ton

In Brief Have you ever lifted half a ton? With the Guardian GT, a set of robotic arms, you could do so with as little as two ki ...
Here’s What a World Powered by Quantum Computers Looks Like

Here’s What a World Powered by Quantum Computers Looks Like

Beyond Science Fiction In 1935, Albert Einstein famously collaborated with physicists Boris Podolsky and Nathan Rosen on ...
Walmart Is Getting New Employees, and They’re Robots

Walmart Is Getting New Employees, and They’re Robots

In Brief Walmart is adding a number of autonomous scanning robots to 50 stores across the U.S. The move is meant to make the sh ...
The Next Most Powerful Supercomputer in the U.S. Is Almost Complete

The Next Most Powerful Supercomputer in the U.S. Is Almost Complete

In Brief At the Oak Ridge National Labs, experts are building what's expected to be the most powerful supercomputer in the worl ...
Robots and Humans Need to Learn How To “Talk” to One Another

Robots and Humans Need to Learn How To “Talk” to One Another

Robots Among Us The rise of automation is prompting all kinds of questions about the future of work for human employees, ...
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