The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The robot uses a 3D camera, touch and force sensors on its claws, and a self-training neural network to scale ladders.
A bar entirely operated by robots is set to come to London. The Makr Shakr robotic bartenders can deal with more than 150 spirits and make an unlimited amount of drinks.
Last month saw the idea of a new, 21st Century city, complete with bullet trains, widely broadcast, all within the framework of a "developmental state". But what this really boiled down to was a rehash of 20th Century concepts, says Terry Bell.
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At his talk at Amazon's Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space conference he announced a new initiative called Footprint Coalition.
Facebook has taken the wraps off of its robotics projects for the first time, which it hopes will lead to advancements in artificial intelligence.
South African healthcare is set for an efficiency boost with a new medicine dispensing robot that will deliver medication in a more convenient and effective way.
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Featuring human-less check-ins, facial scans and voice-controlled rooms, e-commerce giant Alibaba has unveiled its first 'future hotel' in China.
If you like technology, you probably think it’s a good thing for children to be exposed to it at an early age. But recall your own childhood, says Marina Umaschi Bers.
Robotics is the way of the future, says Dr Kabo Ijane, Africa’s first black robotic surgeon.
The Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled Miraitowa and Someity - two robot mascots, that will represent the games next year.
Technology is changing the face of business faster than industrialisation did, says Adrian van der Merwe.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says there are dreamers and then there are builders. And the trick to a successful life is to be both of them.
It would seek out, capture, and de-orbit space junk
US companies have installed more robots last year than ever before, as cheaper and more flexible machines put them within reach of businesses of all sizes and in more corners of the economy beyond their traditional foothold in car plants.
Named after British mathematician and computer pioneer Ada Lovelace, Ai-Da the robot will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand, her makers say.
The Uran-9 reconnaissance and fire-support vehicle — a robot tank that performed disastrously in trials — has entered service with Russia's military.
At Curro Foreshore in the Cape Town CBD, pupils are taught via digital learning, and the focus is on technology and science.
AI competition is a rerun of the last century's space race, says Leonid Bershidsky.
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