Scientists are reading minds using brain imaging techniques.

Scientists are reading minds using brain imaging techniques.

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace
Adam Curtis’s new series about how computers have not liberated us but distorted and simplified our view of the world around us. What do you think?

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

Adam Curtis’s new series about how computers have not liberated us but distorted and simplified our view of the world around us. What do you think?

POSSESSED HAND
A micro-controlled device that stimulates correct hand postions for enhanced musical performance.

POSSESSED HAND

A micro-controlled device that stimulates correct hand postions for enhanced musical performance.

What would be the ideal ‘personality’ for a robotic vacuum cleaner?

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Cyborg Receives Diploma, Steals Hearts, At College Graduation - UC Berkeley liberal arts student works with a team of student mechanical engineers to create an affordable exoskeleton which allows wheelchair users to gain the ability to walk.

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Cyborg Receives Diploma, Steals Hearts, At College Graduation - UC Berkeley liberal arts student works with a team of student mechanical engineers to create an affordable exoskeleton which allows wheelchair users to gain the ability to walk.

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Vintage 2001 ad for IBM

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Vintage 2001 ad for IBM

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"Talking to Machines"
What can machines tell us about being human? This hour of Radiolab, Jad and Robert meet humans and robots who are trying to connect, and blur the line.
Episode One of Season Ten

"Talking to Machines"

What can machines tell us about being human? This hour of Radiolab, Jad and Robert meet humans and robots who are trying to connect, and blur the line.

Episode One of Season Ten

Cybernetic Anthropomorphous Machine - (C.A.M.) 

A functional walking machine from 1969 who’s only real flaw was that it’s human operator would be exhausted trying to remember what leg was next in the sequence in about 15 minutes.

Australian researchers are teaching a pair of robots to communicate linguistically like humans by inventing new spoken words, a lexicon that the roboticists can teach to other robots to generate an entirely new language.

Australian researchers are teaching a pair of robots to communicate linguistically like humans by inventing new spoken words, a lexicon that the roboticists can teach to other robots to generate an entirely new language.