Thursday, December 29, 2011

Robots social network

Friday, November 25, 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Robotic evidence

Marshal Brain has an excellent blog on recent robotic developments, and how robots are becoming a bigger part of our daily lives

Robotic freedom, by Marshal Brain

Marshal Brain expresses his thoughts on the robotic future for society, and suggests some ideas on how to make the transition beneficial to everyone

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011


IEEE Spectrum goes through the history of making Arduino, which has become very popular for robot building. More here

Saturday, November 12, 2011


Olly is a new device that connects to your computer and can deliver web notifications through smells. Definitely worth checking at They will soon post instructions of how the device was made

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011

How to build an underwater robot

Interested in exploring the oceans, the lake near you, or just curious on how to build a robot from scratch? The following guide is a great introduction on how to build an underwater robot

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Boston Dynamics Humanoid

Boston dynamics has developed a humanoid that can walk, squat and do other moves a human body could do. Very flexible and accurate movements.

IEEE Spectrum has the story

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Podcasts on robots

A list of 80+ episodes on robotics from experts in the area discussing the best robotic technologies

Reading the human brain

The Economist has an excellent article on new technologies used for brain scanning, able to identify and measure detailed activity in the human brain:

Sunday, October 30, 2011

82robots daily newspaper

82robots daily newspaper is published with the most recent news on robots and artificial intelligence. Check it out here

Thursday, October 27, 2011

BattleBots Season 3.0

BattleBots is one of the most fun events for amateur robotics with intense competition

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Robots vs. Humans in the labor market

Will robots and software do all the work in the future with humans unable to compete for labor?

Some really interesting points are made by Dyske Suematsu in his recent article, regarding machines increasing efficiency in the workplace and decreasing the need to hire more workers

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

Nao Robot

Nao is one of the smartest robots on the market, and it can be programmed by ROS

Robot-assisted hair restoration?

Robot-assisted hair restoration? LA Times presents a new robotic machine for hair restoration

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Raytheon Sarcos robotic arms

Now, what's next? A robot suit where humans can control a giant robot?

Living With Robots

Honda introduces it's humanoid robot Asimo, which can currently walk, climb stairs and carry items. The video is going through the history of developing this robot and the challenges ahead

Robots playing ping-pong

Chinese students spent 4 years to develop humanoid robots that can play ping pong. A video with the robots playing is here

Robotics class

You can now take an introductory robotics class for free. Stanford has published lectures for their CS 223A class at udemy

Tuesday, October 11, 2011