Robotics

Rise Of The Drones [VIDEO]

February 8, 2013

Meet a new breed of flying robots, from tiny swarming vehicles to giant unmanned planes. PBS’ NOVA looks at unmanned aerial vehicles and how the technology will shape the future.

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The Future Of Health Care

May 27, 2012
The Future Of Health Care

Daniel Kraft offers a fast-paced look at the next few years of innovations in medicine, powered by new tools, tests and apps that bring diagnostic information right to the patient’s bedside. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

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Product Design

January 15, 2012
Product Design

PBS explores three aspects of product design: build quality and engineering fundamentals, humanism and sustainability, and speculation on the future of the product experience.

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Foambot

November 12, 2011
Foambot - A Self-Assembling Robot

The Modular Robotics Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania has created a self-assembling robot from off-the-shelf insulation foam & modular components.

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Will Robots Take Our Jobs?

October 26, 2011

Dr. Michio Kaku speculates that in the near future, robots will be our fiercest competitors in the workplace. As more employers use artificial intelligence, any position involving repetition or rote memorization is at risk of extinction.

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Robonaut 2

August 23, 2011

Cutting-edge robots, recently unveiled by NASA and General Motors, will work next to humans on Earth and in space. Jorge Ribas reports on the twin machines dubbed Robonaut 2.

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Robotic Flight

August 9, 2011
Robotic Flight

Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot that flies like a seagull by, get this, flapping its wings. Amazing.

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