“We cannot be conscious of what we are not conscious of.” – Julian Jaynes, The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind
Japanese electronics giant Sony is marking the year of the dog by bringing back to life its robot canine—packed with artificial intelligence and internet capability.[Read more…]
Created by a small team at Willow Garage in Silicon Valley, ROS went on to become the world's most influential robotics software platform[Read more…]
Swarms of drones buzz overhead, while robotic vehicles crawl across the landscape. Orbiting satellites snap high-resolution images of the scene far below. Not one human being can be seen in the pre-dawn glow spreading across the land.
The government of Saudi Arabia has awarded citizenship to a humanoid robot named "Sophia."[Read more…]