Rosie, C3PO, HAL, WALL-E, Bender, Optimus, Asimo. Our obsession with robots propels them to the single name status normally reserved for pop icons like Sting, Madonna and Oprah. The media has a long history of shaping our view of what robots are - we have seen them in movies and TV shows and read a
Soon, Isaac Asimov's legendary Foundation trilogy will be coming to HBO. But what do you need to know about this series, which explores questions of fate versus determinism and the cyclical nature of history? Here's our complete primer on this enduring science-fiction classic.
We regulate machines, from cars to drills. But what what distinguishes a power-drill from a robot-drill? By Cory Doctorow
Within two or three decades the difference between automated driving and human driving will be so great you may not be legally allowed to drive your own
A very thought provoking story about a world in the future where no one knows simple arithmetic,...save one.