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Robots

  1. global tech
    Kind Companion Robots Help Qatar’s Autistic Children SocializeResearchers at Qatar University in Doha are programming robots to make autistic children feel more comfortable around other people.
  2. promos
    SNL Fires Up the Old Jonah Hill Robot for This Week’s PromoLooks like the real Jonah Hill won’t be hosting after all.
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    Sony’s Newest Aibo Is Very Cute and Very ExpensiveIt also requires a service plan.
  4. I Tried to Build My Own DJ Roomba and It Nearly Broke MeParks and Rec fans be warned: Tom Haverford made it look easy.
  5. robots
    Robots Still Suck at Making LattesCafe X’s $25,000 machine can crank out 120 visually underwhelming craft coffees per hour.
  6. Watch: Are Grain Bowls Made by Robots the Food of the Future?Spyce is now serving lunch made by mechanical cooks.
  7. How Close Are We To Real-Life Westworld Robots?And how should we treat them when we get them?
  8. robots
    A Burger Chain Added a Burger-Flipping Robot — It Lasted for a DayFlippy already needs a bit of retooling.
  9. Men Find Me Intimidating Just Because I’m a Sentient Robot Sent Here From […] When I first arrived at these time-vector coordinates to stalk and kill John Connor, future leader of the human resistance, I didn’t realize […]
  10. robots
    Flippy the Burger–Flipping Robot Just Secured $10 Million in FundingThe future of grilling debuts soon in CaliBurger, and has backing from one of the U.S.’s biggest hospitality groups.
  11. passive aggressive robots
    Sophia the Robot Waits Until the Perfect Moment to Get Revenge on Chrissy TeigenA robot never forgets a shady tweet.
  12. the chain gang
    Jack in the Box CEO: It ‘Just Makes Sense’ to Replace Workers With RobotsWhat fast-food chain wants to pay humans ever-increasing wages?
  13. dystopia
    Party During Tech Expo Features Robot StrippersCES seems to be going great so far.
  14. robots
    Get Ready to Order Burgers With Your FaceCaliBurger has debuted the country’s first facial-recognition sales system.
  15. robots
    Is Robot Trump a Better Speaker Than Real Trump?Yes.
  16. Someone Knocked This Robot Security Guard Over and Covered It in Barbecue SauceIt was also covered in a tarp!
  17. motherhood
    Even Female Robots Can’t Avoid the ‘Do You Want Kids?’ QuestionRobots: They’re just like us.
  18. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Is Actually Hiring Another 6,000 Human WorkersA small victory against Amazon’s robot overlords.
  19. the future
    All-Automated Chain Eatsa Didn’t Impress Diners With Its Fancy Vending MachinesScore one for live cashiers.
  20. Robot Security Guard Commits Suicide in Public FountainSelf-inflicted short circuit.
  21. grocery wars
    Amazon Will Likely Cut Warehouse Jobs First at Whole FoodsThousands of robots will take over.
  22. Google Sells Boston Dynamics, Maker of Unnerving RobotsIt took over a year to find a buyer for Boston Dynamics.
  23. Working With Robots Helps People Get AlongNew research found that introducing AI into a group made its human members more flexible and collaborative.
  24. Welcome to the Future, Where Packages Are Delivered by Horrifying Robot DogsWho is a good dog? Answer: NOT THIS ONE.
  25. Drunk Man Arrested for Showing Robot Security Guard Who Is the BossThe 300-pound bot was patrolling in Mountain View when the incident occurred.
  26. No, I Would Not Let This Robot Stab Around My Hand With a KnifeTechnology has gone too far.
  27. A Mysterious Robot Is Printing Out Trump’s Tweets and Setting Them on FireLiteral fire tweets.
  28. Find Someone Who Looks at You Like This Little Girl Looks at This ‘Robot’“I wuv you, wobot.”
  29. robots
    The Robots Have Finally Arrived to Take Our Burger-Flipping JobsThe chain CaliBurger is swapping its human cooks with a robot named Flippy.
  30. Google’s Newest Robot Is a Leaping, Rolling, 6.5-Foot MenaceIts name is Handle, and it can jump four feet in the air.
  31. the machines
    Get Ready for the Robo-Barista RevolutionAutomated coffee maker Cafe X has landed in San Francisco.
  32. Is This GIF Robot Awesome or Terrifying?The way its little mechanical neck moves is something else.
  33. the future
    The Limits, and Possibilities, of a Robot ChefThe chef of the future makes only one dish: crab bisque. So it better be tasty.
  34. hairy situations
    This New Hairbrush Is Totally Judging YouPay $200 and get hair-shamed by a robot.
  35. This Creepy Baby Robot Is Teaching Scientists How Real Babies LearnWhen it’s not busy haunting your nightmares.
  36. Roomba’s Long, Bumpy Path From Prototype to Your Living RoomIt’s fair to say the project hit some walls. Inventor Joe Jones walked us through the ten-year odyssey of getting his adorable robot vacuum to market.
  37. health
    What Scientists Are Learning From a Chain-Smoking RobotIt could be an important breakthrough for better understanding what tobacco does to the human respiratory system.
  38. A Mattress Company Launched a Service to Talk to You in the Middle of the NightHey, it’s better than texting your ex.
  39. side chicks
    Chanel Wants You to Wear Robot Heads, Side Ponytails, and CoralCoco Roboto.
  40. The Future of Room Service Is These Friendly AutomatonsBe warned: They can’t read your “do not disturb” signs.
  41. This Precious Fleet of Loyal Robots Delivers Packages From MinivansOur future overlords are also in the delivery business.
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    Who Needs Bankers When You Have Robots?They have already invaded the market. Their total victory is where things get interesting.
  43. This Terrible Robot Dog Is Your New Best FriendThis dog is so bad. It’s perfect.
  44. Creepy Robot Babies Don’t Deter Teens From SpawningClearly they haven’t seen Toy Story.
  45. robobabies
    Creepy Robot Babies Don’t Deter Teens From SpawningClearly they haven’t seen Toy Story.
  46. This Terrifying Robot-Snake Surgeon Could Save Your Life Some DaySay ah!
  47. Harvard Just Developed the First Entirely Soft RobotAlso, it’s pretty cute.
  48. This Robot Is Ready to Give You the Tattoo of the Future Wherever You Want ItIt also won’t judge you.
  49. Please Enjoy This Video of an Army of Robots Setting a Dancing World RecordLook at them go.
  50. Nothing to See Here But 1,000 Dancing RobotsAfter dancing for 60 seconds, these bots set a new world record.
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