Robots have always been used to take on dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs, and this pandemic requires these kinds of jobs are done all over the world," researcher Bradley Nelson said.
A dispute between two neighbors escalated to the point where one of them tried to smash down the fence separating their property with a robot vacuum cleaner.
In the not-so-distant future, hundreds of unmanned drones and on-the-ground rovers could swoop into an area of interest and spew crucial data to human military operators, researchers say.
U.K. Astronomer Royal Martin Rees proposes that "post-humans" could one day transition into becoming "fully inorganic intelligences"
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is worried that Walmart's plans to increase automated labor is part of a trend that could "crush" the U.S. labor force, according to a Fox Business report. Recent research seems to suggest that his concern is not unfounded.
A Japanese hotel chain apologized and acknowledged that it had been possible for persons to gain unauthorized access to its in-room robots at Henn na Hotel Maihama Tokyo Bay.
"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.