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Robot surgery putting patients at risk due to lack of training for doctors

ROBOT SURGERY PUTTING PATIENTS AT RISK DUE TO LACK OF TRAINING FOR DOCTORS

An unintended consequence of automation and the speed in which it is improved is that humans can't keep up. While this may not seem...

This popular robot vacuum is on sale at Amazon for $180 right now - its lowest price to date

THIS POPULAR ROBOT VACUUM IS ON SALE AT AMAZON FOR $180 RIGHT NOW - ITS LOWEST PRICE TO DATE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Robotic tackling dummy reducing football injuries for Brebeuf football program

ROBOTIC TACKLING DUMMY REDUCING FOOTBALL INJURIES FOR BREBEUF FOOTBALL PROGRAM

“We are definitely seeing the push for coaches to reinvent themselves or reinvent the game so it's safer during practice,” Mic Roessler,...

China is moving ahead with a huge robot farming pilot that could one day put many of the country's 250 million farmers out of work

CHINA IS MOVING AHEAD WITH A HUGE ROBOT FARMING PILOT THAT COULD ONE DAY PUT MANY OF THE COUNTRY'S 250 MILLION FARMERS OUT OF WORK

Thomas Suen/Reuters For the next seven years, China will run a pilot program to replace farmers with robots. The program features unmanned...

 
 
 
The new Anki Vector robot is smart enough to just hang out

THE NEW ANKI VECTOR ROBOT IS SMART ENOUGH TO JUST HANG OUT

It can detect your face, answer questions, and play games, too

Mega Man X Legacy Collection - C'est dans les vieux pots

MEGA MAN X LEGACY COLLECTION - C'EST DANS LES VIEUX POTS

Après Devil May Cry et Street Fighter , Capcom continue les sorties de compilations de ses jeux les plus emblématiques, et cette fois,...

 
 
 
Would YOU turn off a robot begging for its life? Study warns humans can be manipulated by bots

WOULD YOU TURN OFF A ROBOT BEGGING FOR ITS LIFE? STUDY WARNS HUMANS CAN BE MANIPULATED BY BOTS

In the new study published to the journal PLOS One , researchers in Germany sought to understand if people are more likely to see a...

This robot vacuum can be controlled with Alexa for hundreds less than a comparable Roomba

THIS ROBOT VACUUM CAN BE CONTROLLED WITH ALEXA FOR HUNDREDS LESS THAN A COMPARABLE ROOMBA

If you want a Roomba that can be controlled using voice commands courtesy of Amazon Alexa, you better be prepared to pay $350 or more....

 
 
 
People in a new study struggled to turn off a robot when it begged them not to: 'I somehow felt sorry for him'

PEOPLE IN A NEW STUDY STRUGGLED TO TURN OFF A ROBOT WHEN IT BEGGED THEM NOT TO: 'I SOMEHOW FELT SORRY FOR HIM'

A new study published this week in the journal PLOS shows that humans may have more sympathy for robots, particularly if they perceive...

Walmart is building a home for grocery-shopping robots next to one of its stores - and it offers a glimpse into the company's automated future

WALMART IS BUILDING A HOME FOR GROCERY-SHOPPING ROBOTS NEXT TO ONE OF ITS STORES - AND IT OFFERS A GLIMPSE INTO THE COMPANY'S AUTOMATED FUTURE

Walmart will soon start using automated robotic carts to pick and pack shoppers' online grocery orders. The company is building a 20,000-square-foot...

 
 
 
ALF TV Series Reboot is Being Developed by Warner Bros

ALF TV SERIES REBOOT IS BEING DEVELOPED BY WARNER BROS

Warner Bros. Television is developing a reboot of ALF , the '80s sitcom which followed the adventures of a cat-eating alien living...

The Sinner Season 2 Review: Carrie Coon Helps Elevate The Series' Game

THE SINNER SEASON 2 REVIEW: CARRIE COON HELPS ELEVATE THE SERIES' GAME

For USA, season 1 of The Sinner was proof that the success of Mr. Robot was no fluke, and the network previously known for blue-sky...

 
 
 
Amazon shoppers can get a robot vacuum that's compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Home for under $200 now

AMAZON SHOPPERS CAN GET A ROBOT VACUUM THAT'S COMPATIBLE WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND GOOGLE HOME FOR UNDER $200 NOW

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

Robot expert predicts the rise of a human-bot hybrid species in the next 100 years

ROBOT EXPERT PREDICTS THE RISE OF A HUMAN-BOT HYBRID SPECIES IN THE NEXT 100 YEARS

Today's advancement in stem cell research and artificial chromosomes may help humans make babies with robots in the future, leading...

 
 
 
Chart of the Week: The Spread of Ideas and Innovation

CHART OF THE WEEK: THE SPREAD OF IDEAS AND INNOVATION

By IMFBlog July 30, 2018 Young woman watches robotic fish in Gangneung, South Korea: the spread of knowledge and technology across...

Alleged DJI Mavic 2 Photos & Details Leaked

ALLEGED DJI MAVIC 2 PHOTOS & DETAILS LEAKED

Image credit - Photo Rumors We have been hearing rumors that DJI is working on a new drone in the form of the Mavic 2. Now thanks to...

 
 
 
Quick Look: Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 & 2

QUICK LOOK: MEGA MAN X LEGACY COLLECTION 1 & 2

Ben and Jan relive the hits and misses from this series of extreme robot love stories.

New Nintendo Labo Kit Coming in September

NEW NINTENDO LABO KIT COMING IN SEPTEMBER

Earlier this year, Nintendo Labo launched with the Robot and Variety Kits. Though the kits can be a bit pricey, costing more than a...

 
 
 
Bless the never-ending bug robots that help me beat Sigma in Mega Man X

BLESS THE NEVER-ENDING BUG ROBOTS THAT HELP ME BEAT SIGMA IN MEGA MAN X

I'm taking this week's Mega Man X Legacy Collection as a chance to finally play through all the games I missed in this series. So far...