Last week, world-famous robot Sophia shared with the crowd at the 2019 Web Summit that she, it, whatever, doesn’t have sex. Amit Kumar Pundley, president and CTO of Hanson Robotics, the company...
Here at Futurism, we ask ourselves every day what the future looks like. And it looks like we finally found the answer: half a dozen nerds from MIT standing in a circle, each remotely controlling a...
No Thanks Sophia, the famous humanoid robot, had an important message for the crowd at the ongoing 2019 Web Summit: it’s single but not ready to mingle. During the summit, Sophia was asked one of...
Not Brain Surgery Researchers in Russia have created an artificial intelligence that can draw an image of what a person in looking at in real time just by reading their brain waves. Perhaps most...
In 1982, director Ridley Scott graced the world with “Blade Runner,” the cult favorite sci-fi movie that painted a stunning picture of a distant future: the world of November 2019. Since it’s been...
Caterpillar, the construction vehicle company, is working with NASA to build machines that could excavate and mine the lunar surface. The goal is to determine whether it makes sense to send...
Face Swap A mysterious robotics company has an unusual proposition: it wants to pay someone $125,000 in exchange for the rights to use their face on its new line of humanoid robotics. Working on...
The United States military is trying build a device that would give soldiers the ability to control machines with their minds — and not just any machines, but ones that soldiers could potentially...
OpenAI, the artificial intelligence development company co-founded by Elon Musk, just built an AI-powered robot hand that can solve a Rubik’s cube by itself. After years of practicing in...
If you watch college football, you know that the cheerleaders for some universities do a push up for every point their team scores. But this football season, Virginia Tech has given that old...