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The Fleshlight Launch is basically a giant robot hand you can hump

Have you always wanted to have sex with a futuristic ice bucket? There's a brand new smart sex toy for you.<p>The Fleshlight Launch is billed as a …

Niryo One Open Source 6 Axis Robotic Arm (video)

A new 6 axis robotic arm has been created by the development team at Niryo based in Lille, France, which is both open source and can be powered by …

How to Create a Powerful Instagram Feature Account

What’s a feature account, you ask? An Instagram feature account is a grass-roots community term used by Instagrammers for accounts that are created …

Humanoid: portraits of robots that look like people

Max Aguilera-Hellweg is both a doctor and a photographer and has brought his unique sensibility to explore the point at which robots become more like humans. His new book of portraits of humanoids and androids displays the range created, from the geminoids designed to look and act like humans, to a …

If American robots had their own economy, it’d be bigger than Switzerland

The total value of all the robots in the United States, from Roombas to aut0-manufacturing plants to those that fold laundry, and everything in between, is <b>$732 billion</b>, a number that, according to a study released today by researchers at CEBR and Redwood Software, is <b>larger than that of the economy</b> …

A robot followed me around New York to carry my stuff

When I first met Gita the robot, it was a bit banged up. An accident in Central Park a day prior left a small jagged hole in its plastic frame, and only one wheel was lighting up as it should.<p>Two hours later, the poor thing also busted its front camera sensor in a crash with my office glass …

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Robots won’t take your job—they’ll help make room for meaningful work instead

Unencumbered by the prospect of re-election, outgoing presidents tend to use their final speeches to candidly warn against threats they believe to be metastasizing in society. For example, George Washington spoke of the ills of hyper-partisanship and excessive debt. Dwight Eisenhower denounced the …

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mBot Teaches Kids to Code in a Cute Robot Shell [Review]

As adults, there are so many resources available to us to break into the world of programming and coding. From organizations like <b>General Assembly</b> and …

Clinton emails: Officials advised FBI not to reveal inquiry

<b>The FBI was advised by the US justice department not to inform Congress of a new inquiry into Hillary Clinton's email use, officials say.</b><p>Justice department officials said the move would be inconsistent with rules designed to avoid the appearance of interference in an election.<p>FBI Director James …