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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.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a fireside chat with Jenny Freshwater, Amazon director of forecasting at re:MARS June, 2019.

Inside Amazon’s wild robot conference that started as a Jeff Bezos private party

From drones to spider-bots, the collection of droids at Amazon's show gave a remarkable peek at the promises, and shortcomings, of our robotic future.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a fireside chat with Jenny Freshwater, Amazon director of forecasting at re:MARS June, 2019.

Inside Amazon’s robot conference, which started as a Jeff Bezos private party

From drones to spider-bots, the collection of droids at Amazon's show gave a remarkable peek at the promises, and shortcomings, of our robotic future.
Boston Dynamics' lifelike robotic dog may finally be available to buy this year.

Boston Dynamics says its creepily lifelike robot dog is finally going on sale later this year

Boston Dynamics' robot dog, Spot, which has become famous for its lifelike movements, will become commercially available in a matter of months.
Amazon's new Pegasus robots have cut down on missorted packages by 50%.

Watch Amazon’s mesmerizing ‘robot highway,’ where hundreds of machines rapidly sort packages for delivery

Amazon unveiled a new package-sorting system powered by robots called Pegasus drives. The robots have cut down on missorted packages by 50%.
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.
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.
A simple pair of googly eyes can convince people to donate more money.

A pair of googly eyes could radically change how people spend their money

A simple pair of googly eyes could convince people to donate more money, according to at least one study.
An Amazon warehouse worker.

Amazon robotics boss says picking a ripe banana shows why robots won’t replace warehouse workers in the next decade

Amazon exec Scott Anderson said the company is at least 10 years away from fully automating the picking and packing process in its warehouses.