Eight ways robots stole our jobs in 2013

Whether or not new employment will arise to replace it, let us take a moment to reflect on the work that was.

The Switchboard: The NSA still has no idea how much information Snowden took

Google buys a company that creates galloping robots, Amazon's German warehouse workers prepare to strike, and the NSA doesn't know how much data Snowden walked out with.

Google just bought the company behind this creepy galloping robot

Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts company that designs walking robots.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 14, 2013

Watch these adorable cube-bots combine into new shapes

A combination of magnets along the face of the blocks and internal flywheels help the robots create modular shapes.

European Space Agency might send robot snakes into space

That's sort of like real snakes on a plane, right?

This robot paints better than you do

This welding robot wields a paint brush to produce realistic copies of paintings.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Aug 19, 2013