It's a yellow robot dog

The Dog of the Future: Boston Dynamics’ Newest SpotMini

Meet the newest version of SpotMini, Boston Dynamics’ yellow four-legged robot that actually looks pretty sleek. It seems a lot more advanced than their older robots, something I could honestly see chasing me down in a post-apocalyptic robot future hellscape. Exciting and terrifying, just the way it should be.

A face in the dark

Facebook Lab Creates AI that Learned Human Facial Expressions from Skype

If you asked me how artificial intelligence would learn about humans, Skype would not be the first thing to come to mind. But, apparently, that’s exactly how the robot apocalypse will go down. Fair enough. Facebook’s AI lab has designed a bot animation that can mimic human facial expressions through an artificially intelligent algorithm – …

The Singularity, Coming to a Humanity Near You

Humanity Will Change Forever By 2029, Says Google’s Resident Futurist

Google’s chief of engineering, Ray Kurzweil, claims that artificial intelligence will irrevocably “change the nature of humanity itself” by the year 2029. How will we get there? Metro breaks it down for us, outlining the steps we can expect to take on our way to electronic doom. Right now, they say, we’re surrounded by what’s …