Emerging Tech

How Libraries are Embracing Artificial Intelligence

A humanoid robot named Pepper helps teach coding at Roanoke County Public Libraries, one of many branches across the country embracing the emerging technology.

Emerging Tech

A Robot Has Been Stuck on Mars for Months

NASA will conduct a delicate rescue mission to free a probe trapped just inches below the red planet’s surface.

Emerging Tech

Border Patrol Wants Robots that Can Go Underground and Report Back

Homeland Security is looking for innovative robots that can navigate underground tunnels and communicate with headquarters.

CIO Briefing

To Unleash a Modern Workforce, America Must Revamp Education

Federal leaders say the nation needs to pivot education towards tech-focused training in fields like robotics.

Emerging Tech

The Pentagon is Investing in Space Robots to Repair Satellites

The robots would service military, government and commercial spacecraft more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.

Emerging Tech

Russia’s Pistol-Packing Robot Is Scrambling for Parts

The program’s foreign suppliers stopped shipping components after gunfire videos went viral.

Emerging Tech

The U.S. Military Is Chopping Up Its Iron Man Suit For Parts

Special Operations Command’s much-anticipated super suit won’t be here for Christmas.

Emerging Tech

The ‘Driverless Experience’ Looks Awfully Distracting

At CES 2019, carmakers showed off vehicles with perfume-puffing headrests, augmented-reality video displays, and all manner of in-car entertainment.

Emerging Tech

The Grim Future of Urban Warfare

New technologies are making war even more horrific.

Emerging Tech

Defense Intel Chief Worried About Chinese ‘Integration of Human and Machines’

The future of human performance is a research race, and the U.S. shouldn’t take its lead for granted, the DIA director says.

Emerging Tech

Watch a Space Robot Capture a Runaway Satellite With its Net

Space debris like an errant satellite can pose a risk to other things in orbit.