robots

The Rise of the Robots
About a year ago, I posted a piece in this space called "Robo-Dog Followed Me Home, Can I Keep It?" In the piece, I described the advances in robotics being made by a company called Boston Dynamics.
The World’s 1st Robot-Staffed Hotel Opens in Japan
When I read that Japan has just opened the world's first (for now) hotel staffed by robots, I thought to myself, "It's about time! I hope there's a robot velociraptor working the front desk, because otherwise it might not be as cool."
As the photo above would indicate…
Meet the Beachbot
I'm a gadget lover. High tech, low tech, it really doesn't matter to me, as long as it's a gadget meant to do interesting things.
Things like, oh, making cool designs on the beach. You probably didn't know that we were lacking that sort of technology, but (until recently) we most …
Discover What Robots Can Do at Rock Valley College
Free event. Cool robots. Refreshments served. Sounds like a nice evening to me.
Students in Rock Valley College’s Introduction to Robotics and Automation class will be showing off what they've trained their robots to do at a public event...