Tag Archives: robot

Origami Robot

“Using techniques inspired by the art of origami, a US-based team has built a robot that can fold itself into shape starting from a flat sheet.” (YouTube) This is both amusing and awesome. It’s an origami robot that can fold … Continue reading

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Humans Need Not Apply

A fascinating video about automation and robotics and how it is taking over our lives, to the extent that, in the future, many jobs will stipulate that humans need not apply. From physical labour to automobiles to replacing professions to … Continue reading

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer 2

Latest trailer for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. Hmmmm… “Plot Summary:  The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police … Continue reading

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The Mathematics Of Murder

Should a robot sacrifice your life to save two? “It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process. A front tire blows, and your autonomous SUV swerves. But rather than veering left, into the opposing lane of traffic, … Continue reading

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Images From A Decade Of Mars Exploration

Humans have sent several robots to explore Mars, and during their time there, these robots have taken some extraordinary photographs. NASA have collected together a decade’s worth of images from Spirit and Opportunity for you to marvel at, and marvel … Continue reading

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The 20 Big Questions In Science

What are the current big questions in science? Over at The Guardian, they have collected together a list of the 20 big questions in science. Head over there to read about each one in more detail, but the 20 questions … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim – Con Footage

Soooo… giant robots vs giant alien sea creatures? It can only mean one thing! Evangeli… I mean, Pacific Rim! The above trailer was originally aired at WonderCon, but after much fan begging, has been released to the general public. “When legions … Continue reading

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