​This Elaborate Automation Formula Controls Your Computer From Your Car

We've been promised lots of things in The Future. Some of are panning out (see: autonomous vehicles) and others are still pipe dreams (see: flying cars). But we're getting closer to Jetsons-style home automation, and one enterprising Mac nerd isn't waiting around for automakers and consumer electronics companies to… » 2/16/15 8:15pm 2/16/15 8:15pm

Suck It, Robots: Toyota Is Giving Jobs Back to Humans

My, my, my how the tables have turned. The past few years have seen countless human jobs filled with our less-whiny robot counterparts. But it turns out that, at least for Toyota, the pros of total automation haven't outweighed the cons. Meaning human factory workers are back in business. » 4/07/14 4:20pm 4/07/14 4:20pm

We Need To Crack Down On 'Killer Robots' Warns U.N. Official

Forget chemical weapons and drone strikes. That crap is all 2000-and-late, you guys. These days, we need to be worried about just one thing when it comes to the future of warfare: killer robots! » 5/23/13 4:44pm 5/23/13 4:44pm

Terramax Prepares for Driverless Takeoff

The Oshkosh TerraMax unmanned truck hasn't quite rocked the DARPA Grand Challenge in the past, so the company has a lot to prove this year in Victorville, California, where the grand spectacle of mecha robots takes place later this month (we'll be there). That means the company has a lot to prove, considering it wants… » 10/03/07 1:00pm 10/03/07 1:00pm