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Nov 10, 2014 08:49 AM ET
Robots decide stuff all the time, scary as that sounds. But what happens inside their 'thought' process? A team from MIT asked the same question and created a way to visualize what a machine's decision process looks like.
Apr 17, 2014 02:03 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Archimedes would love this axe, which is not a wedge, but a lever. Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Is bigger better? When it comes to machines, vehicles, robots and Ferris wheels, the answer is almost always, yes.
Jan 7, 2014 08:47 AM ET // Nic Halverson
The diminutive Cubli can not only stand on its "toes," it also represents the future of artificially intelligent machines that can react to their environment. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 08:49 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A present-day engineer imagines what 19th Century inventors would do with LEGOs. Continue reading →
Dec 10, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Don't let the cold and snow get the best of you.
Oct 24, 2013 09:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Robots have feelings, too -- if they're programmed to at least.
Oct 21, 2013 01:47 PM ET // Nic Halverson
An artist creates tools that go on the attack, sabotaging themselves by design. Continue reading →
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