Biohybrid robots seem like the new thing in robotics. Cybernetic organisms, living tissues over metal endoskeletons, you could say. Or, in this case, 3D-printed materials.
If there’s one thing you’ll never see me do, it’s step into a teleporter.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has a vision for the future – a day when people won’t just share posts, videos, and images on social networks, but also their sensory experiences, thoughts, and emotions, lifted directly from their brains.
At Pax Prime 2012, Dr. Jeff Norris of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory gave a surprisingly emotional presentation, during which he shared his view of how space exploration may look in the future. He spoke of real-life holodecks and robotic avatars — a future in which we’ll all play a role ...
Here we have the tragic tale of a family. A family who, with the best of intentions, purchased a robot meant to provide entertainment and companionship. But in the end, they would find only mild convenience and a high-pitched robotic voice that would ultimately tear their family apart.