So the first robot to talk about is called STriDER. It stands for Self-excited Tripedal Dynamic Experimental Robot. It’s a robot that has three legs, which is inspired by nature. But have you seen anything in nature, an animal that has three legs? Probably not. So why do I call… Continue Reading Dennis Hong: My 7 species of robot

I’m a neuroscientist, a professor at the University of California. And over the past 35 years, I’ve studied behavior on the basis of everything from genes through neurotransmitters, dopamine, things like that, all the way through circuit analysis. So that’s what I normally do. But then, for some reason, I… Continue Reading Exploring the mind of a killer | Jim Fallon

I’m Dr. David Hanson, and I build robots with character. And by that, I mean that I develop robots that are characters, but also robots that will eventually come to empathize with you. So we’re starting with a variety of technologies that have converged into these conversational character robots that… Continue Reading David Hanson: Robots that “show emotion”

U.S. intelligence agencies believe North Korea has increased production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months and may try to hide these while seeking concessions in nuclear talks with the United States, NBC news quoted U S. officials as saying.In a report on Friday, the… Continue Reading U.S. intelligence believes N Korea is ramping up nuclear production – 247 news