Could Child Sex Robots Be the Next Rehab Craze?

Could Child Sex Robots Be the Next Rehab Craze?

With all of the imminent technology seeping into society, robo-ethicists have been debating very new and practical ways that robots intersect with society. During a robotics conference, the topic arose concerning the morality of childlike robots as an alternative treatment for pedophilia. Some believe it is a realistic goal, while others think it will cause […]

DARPA Robotics Challenge Stepping Stone to the Future?

DARPA Robotics Challenge Stepping Stone to the Future?

The DARPA Robotics Challenge recently came to a conclusion with the South Korean team winning the $2 million prize with their Transformer-like robot. The humanoid robot from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology had completed the obstacle course in the quickest time and showed off its biped to quadruped transformation. It was a […]

Robot Firefighter Could Save Lives at Sea

Robot Firefighter Could Save Lives at Sea

A new firefighting robot has recently been unveiled which could save many lives at sea. The U.S. Navy has been developing a prototype of a humanoid that can move aboard a ship and manipulate firefighting equipment. As part of a program called Damage Control Technologies for the 21st Century, the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) […]

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