The Best Articles in Robotics
The most useful articles and videos in Robotics from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Robotics Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Robotics by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- 35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here…
- Do You Love Me?
- Life Evolves. Can Attempts to Create ‘Artificial Life’ Evolve, Too?
- It's time to accept AI will never think like a human
- You will lose your job to a robot—and sooner than you think
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Do You Love Me?
Our whole crew got together to celebrate the start of what we hope will be a happier year: Happy New Year from all of us at Boston Dynamics. www.BostonDyna...
What's new, Atlas?
What have you been up to lately, Atlas?
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Working on the Neuralink Robot
Advanced surgical automation is core to our approach.MB01FXCJIJR6PHX
I climbed inside a giant robotic parking garage
I was going to film a video about a robot bicycle park. And then GIKEN, the company who built it, said: you know we do this for cars as well, right? ■ More d...
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Why teaching robots to blink is hard but important
Blinking conveys more information than you might think and it's hard to make robots do it properly.
Humanoid Robots Are Coming of Age
A few years ago, humanoid robots were clumsy and awkward. Now several startups claim to have models almost ready to go to work in warehouses and factories.
Wendy's Wants to Use Underground Robots to Fetch Your Order
The announcement of subterranean, burger-wielding robots comes after Wendy's announced it would test AI in its drive-thru.
The Plant-Inspired Robots That Could Colonize Mars
Barbara Mazzolai’s roboplants could analyze and enrich soil, search for water and other chemicals, or even be used to grow infrastructure from scratch.
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Roboticists Want to Give You a Third Arm
Unused bandwidth in neurons can be tapped to control extra limbs
First of Its Kind Gene Therapy Treatment Approved for Hemophilia
Hemgenix's list price will be $3.5 million, the highest cost yet for a single-dose drug.
Autonomous Drones Challenge Human Champions in First “Fair” Race
Watching robots operate with speed and precision is always impressive, if not, at this point, always surprising. Sophisticated sensors and fast computing means that a powerful and agile robot, like a drone, that knows exactly where it is and exactly where it’s going can reliably move in highly dynam
It's time to accept AI will never think like a human
It’s no point getting frustrated with AI when it doesn’t do what we expect it to. Instead, we should focus on the ways it can help and support people.
«The idea that we’re dealing with a different kind of intelligence inspires us to leverage this technology to support people – rather than replacing them.»
Tiny hybrid robot can identify, capture a single cell
Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have created a micro-robot the size of a single biological cell that navigates using both electricity and magnetic fields and can identify and capture a…
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Life Evolves. Can Attempts to Create ‘Artificial Life’ Evolve, Too?
Do efforts to create life—by cooking up imitations in computers, robots and molecules—point toward a universal definition of biology?
35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here…
The famed science fiction writer was wrong about a world government, but pretty close on robots. On computers, though ...
«The consequences of human irresponsibility in terms of waste and pollution will become more apparent and unbearable with time and again, attempts to deal with this will become more strenuous. It is to be hoped that by 2019, advances in technology will place tools in our hands that will help accelerate the process whereby the deterioration of the environment will be reversed.»
Predictions Scorecard, 2021 January 01
On January 1st, 2018, I made predictions about self driving cars, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, and about progress in the space industry. Those predictions had dates attached to them…
You will lose your job to a robot—and sooner than you think
Automation helped bring on the age of Trump. What will AI bring?
Self-Driving Cars And Asimov’s Three Laws About Robots
Asimov's famous Three Laws of robotics are considered in the use case of self-driving cars, and found to be aspirational but not ironclad.
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The Robot Report
Exploring the business and applications of robotics. http://TheRobotReport.com has a worldwide database and global map of thousands of companies in robotics.
Our mission is to support development, distribution, and adoption of open source software like #ROS and #Gazebo for use in the robotics industry. Formerly OSRF.
We are a Swiss centre funded by SNSF hosted by @EPFL_en & @ETH_en, working to develop new, human-oriented robotic technology for improving our quality of life
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