Technology

First Laser Caught on Camera Looks Like Every Sci-Fi Movie

Scientists have caught the flight path of a laser on camera for the very first time, and it genuinely looks like a Star Wars battle:...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 5:07PM

Renowned AI Expert Makes Incredible Predictions for the Next 30 Years

We've heard a lot of inflammatory predictions about artificial intelligence in the media lately, but the predictions of Ray Kurzweil...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 3:32PM

New 3-D Printer Named Scotty 'Teleports' Physical Objects By Destroying Them

Thanks to a new 3-D printer fittingly named Scotty, we may be able to add teleportation to the list of scientific advancements...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 5:09PM

Ex Machina Scientific Advisor: Real-Life Robots Will Sooner Have Ava's Intelligence than Her Body

The upcoming film Ex Machina explores a twisted version of the Turing Test, featuring an eerily human-like robot named Ava. But is Ava...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 10:39AM

Microsoft Unveils Windows Holographic and HoloLens Augmented Reality Goggles

At the Windows 10 event today, Microsoft announced their newest project: augmented reality goggles called Hololens. Creator Robert...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 2:17PM

The 20 Best Responses to 'What Do You Think About Machines that Think?'

Edge's Annual Question of 2015 read: "What do you think about machines that think?" They asked a multitude of AI experts, authors,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 10:55AM

Germany Creates 'Self-Aware' Version of Super Mario Using Artificial Intelligence

A team of German researchers has just created a much smarter version of Super Mario that they claim is "self-aware," meaning it can...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 5:19PM

Swiss Police Seize Robot Who Bought Drugs on the Darknet

Today, police in Switzerland seized a robot and its contraband after it went on a Darknet shopping spree. The robot, which was called...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 2:42PM

Amazon Selling 12ft Tall Robot That Shoots Off BB Rounds When its Pilot Smiles

What do you get for the person who has everything? Amazon Japan now has a completely terrifying answer to that question in the form of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 19 January 2015 - 1:28PM

Elon Musk Is Building a Hyperloop Test Track in Texas

Elon Musk just upped the ante in his quest to make hyperloop transport a reality with the announcement that he plans to build a 5 mile...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 4:48PM

Elon Musk Donates $10 Million to Ensure Artificial Intelligence Research Is 'Beneficial'

Elon Musk, creator of Tesla and SpaceX, has just donated $10 million of his own money to the Future of Life Institute, an organization...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 11:43AM

NASA Teams Up with Nissan on Driverless Cars for Application to Mars Rover Technology

Driverless car technology may be coming to Mars. NASA has just joined forces with Japanese automobile company Nissan to help them...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 10:36AM

NASA's Volcanobot May Be Able to Explore Volcanoes in Space

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has developed a state-of-the-art robot in order to explore the most elusive, mysterious parts of our...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 4:14PM

Robotic Geisha Can Make Conversation, Sing, and Cry

The newest creepily realistic android from Japan was presented at CES today, a robotic geisha from Toshiba named ChihiraAico....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 08 January 2015 - 3:59PM

Marvel's Physics Consultant Explains the Science of the Ant-Man Suit

In the upcoming Ant-Man movie, Paul Rudd plays a "superhero" who isn't exactly super on his own. Like Iron Man and Batman, his...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 08 January 2015 - 10:20AM

The Ten Coolest Gadgets to Debut at CES 2015 So Far

CES 2015 is well underway, and although there are two days left, there are plenty of amazing gadgets that have already been introduced...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 - 3:29PM

Robot Artist Creates Giant Sand Drawings on the Beach

What was that about robots replacing human artists in the future? A robot affectionately known as "Beachbot" has been developed to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 - 1:32PM

How Will The World End? An Infographical Guide To Every Potential Apocalypse

The apocalypse is coming. We don't know what it will be, we don't know when it will happen, but we do know that the idea that humans...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 05 January 2015 - 11:10AM

NASA Emails a New Wrench to the ISS

NASA just gave the astronauts aboard the ISS the most practical, inspired Christmas gift ever. When Made in Space, the 3-D printing...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 2:22PM

U.S. Navy Unveils Robotic Shark Drone as Latest Weapon

The U.S. Navy has officially completed testing for the unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) called the GhostSwimmer, which is essentially...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 5:00PM