The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

A New Robot Is Teaching People with Autism to Navigate Office Politics

In the US and the UK, more than 80% of autistic adults are unemployed.

We Should Raise AIs Like Parents, Not Programmers—Or They’ll Turn Into Terrible Toddlers

At its core, creating a safe AI is not that different than raising a decent human.

Pentagon Seeks Laser-Powered Bat Drones

A new contest seeks flight systems inspired by Mother Nature and powered by directed-energy beams.

Mitt Romney Is the Latest Political Target of Russian Trolls and Bots

Social media activity linked to Russia has increased massively

How the Grinch Bots Stole Christmas

It’s a Christmas tale for our time: Cyber nerds using high-tech software to buy a slew of baby-monkey robots and holding them ransom for thousands of dollars.

Ninety Percent of People Think AI Will Take Away the Jobs of Other People

48% of people think they'll soon have an AI employee.

A Breakthrough in Soft Robot Muscles, Funded by the Military

Future military robots may come in softer, more cuddly, and stranger forms.

AI Might Give You a Personal Assistant Instead of Taking Your Job

We’ve arguably never been busier—and more in need of some assistance.

Russia to the United Nations: Don’t Try to Stop Us From Building Killer Robots

UN efforts to limit or regulate military AI may be failing before they even begin.

Homeland Security Has A Plan To Fight Zombie Devices

The report urges more public-private cooperation on botnet takedowns and more and better cyber standards.

What Will Our Lives Be Like as Cyborgs?

A case for embracing the “augmentation” of human minds and bodies

There’s Now a Robot You Can Eat

Researchers hope that one day these bots could 'repair us from the inside'