"Highly automated, intelligent systems promise to transform people's lives and even question the very role of humans," said researcher Laurie Wright.
Mindar, a gender-neutral android that presides at the 400-year old Kodaji Temple in Kyoto, cost about $1 million to produce.
On Monday, YouTube removed many videos of robots fighting in contests similar to the TV show "Battlebots"; on Tuesday most — but not all — were restored.
The University of Pittsburgh recently welcomed both new students and a fleet of new robots to campus.
It looks and speaks like real-life reporter Zhang Zhao. In reality, it's a simulation that could change the way the news is told.
Robots can help alleviate autistic behaviors, many therapists say.
Musk has previously warned that artificial intelligence could be the impetus of World War III or a robot dictatorship.
"The decision to take a human life should never be delegated to a machine."
Boston Dynamics, an offshoot of MIT, said it wants to build machines that "break boundaries and work in the real world."
The annual Victory Day parade showcases Russia's future military acquisitions.
Artificial intelligence could have an adverse affect on nuclear warfare in as little as 22 years.
"You can't have more clicks on fake news than real news," Musk said.
The battlefield may never be the same again after humans followed remote-controlled military vehicles into battle.
The idea behind Shapeshifter is that a handful of individual units would work together to create a variety of modular designs, each with a different skill.
It weighs about as much as a light bulb.
The retail giant has just filed a patent for a "Pollination Drone" that can keep almonds, cherries and avocados alive.
The U.S social network has had mixed results with robotics in the past.