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Amar Hanspal, CEO of Bright Machines

This CEO explains why he left the top job at $36 billion Autodesk to head Bright Machines, a one-year-old robotics software startup that’s revol...

The one-year-old startup Bright Machines just launched Bright Machines Microfactories. CEO Amar Hanspal explains what he learned from leading Autodesk
The robots are learning how to fight back.

This funny but terrifying parody video about Boston Dynamics shows a robot learning to fight back against humans

The "Bosstown Dynamics" robot is tormented in a series of fake tests. When it starts to fight back, you don't know whether to cheer or be terrified.

Jeff Bezos explains why the library in his house has two fireplaces with two inscriptions: ‘dreamers’ and ‘builders’

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.
Robert Downey Jr. announces the Footprint Coalition at Amazon's inaugural re:MARS, June 4, 2019, Las Vegas.

Robert Downey Jr. has vowed to use robotics and AI to significantly clean up the Earth in the next decade

At his talk at Amazon's Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space conference he announced a new initiative called Footprint Coalition.
The raspberry-picking robot.

This fruit-picking robot can pick up to 25,000 raspberries a day, and it could someday replace human workers

The robot is being developed by Fieldwork Robotics, the brainchild of Dr. Martin Stoelen, a lecturer in robotics at Plymouth University.
Facebook has unveiled three robotics projects that it hopes will contribute to solving the ongoing challenges of AI and robotics.

Facebook has finally revealed what its secretive robotics division is working on, and it could spark competition with rivals like Google and Apple

Facebook has taken the wraps off of its robotics projects for the first time, which it hopes will lead to advancements in artificial intelligence.
In one shot, the drone subtly tilts to the side to avoid the ball in real time, while another experiment later in the video shows it zipping upward so that the ball can pass underneath it.

Watch this self-piloting drone effortlessly dodge a soccer ball being thrown at it in real time

Drones have been good at dodging stationary objects for quite some time, but researchers are helping them get better at ducking moving obstacles.
U.S. Marines from 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, conduct the first amphibious landing in an Assault Breacher Vehicle with a Modified Full Width Mine Plow prototype during Exercise Steel Knight on the West Coast.

This monstrous new 80-ton robotic battlefield bulldozer will keep US troops out of the ‘most dangerous place on the planet’

The breach is the last place you want troops to be, and this monstrous new unmanned vehicle is the key to keeping them out of harms way.
Boston Dynamics's newly acquired "Pick" system in action.

Boston Dynamics bought a 3D vision startup to help make its warehouse robots a reality

The acquisition signals a shift towards commercialisation for Boston Dynamics, which historically has been heavily focused on research.
SPIKE Prime is a LEGO Education toolkit that's designed to teach middle school students how to code.

This new Lego kit will help teach kids the basics of programming — and give them skills they can use in their future careers

Lego Education launched SPIKE Prime, a toolkit to teach middle school students how to code. Here's how Lego worked to make it inclusive for young girls.