This is a video from Festo (not be confused with Fisto, the Protectron robot found in Fallout: New Vegas that you can mod into a pleasure bot) of their latest generation of BionicSwifts, robotic birds that fly using the same mechanics as real birds. According to Festo, the latest BionicSwifts
Seen here looking like a deleted portion of Horizon Zero Dawn, this is a introductory video for Boston Dynamics’ latest killer-bot, Stretch, a single-armed “sensor gripped” robot allegedly designed for warehouse work. I feel like it’s even scarier than Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robots because at least with those you can
This is a video of very smart engineer Shane Wighton of Youtube channel Stuff Made Here (previously: the robotic barber he made to cut his hair with actual scissors — okay maybe he’s not that smart) constructing a robotic pool cue system capable of making shots for you, all you
I’m not even sure robots are even going to get a chance to tear humanity apart before we do it ourselves, but this ‘Boston Dynamics: Rise Of The Dance Of The Machines’, a video from the Auralnauts of that Boston Dynamics robot dance video remixed into an admittedly catchy binary
In what appears to be an incredibly misguided attempt to wish us all a happier new year, this is a video just released by Boston Dynamics of its army of death-bots all dancing to The Contours’ 1962 banger ‘Do You Love Me’. You really just have to see it to
Mother Nature: she’s wild. I know because we had a brief thing in college before she left me for a bartender. This is a video from a robotic spy penguin built by John Bower Productions of an emperor penguin hatching on its dad’s feet after two months of careful incubation.
In don’t you know staring isn’t polite news, this is a video demonstration of a humanoid robot being developed by Disney Research with the intention of building a robot with as life-like a human gaze as possible. Did they succeed? No clue, it’s so disturbing that I really have a
An ultra-realistic robotic dolphin developed by Edge Innovations (who developed the animatronics for Free Willy, Anaconda, and The Abyss) aims to replace some of the 3,000 actual dolphins in captivity at marine parks and dolphin experiences. Some more info while I’m sad about my captive dolphin friends, but also a