UK Robots

The Robot Revolution Has Started

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Tech

A restaurant owner in China has replaced his human staff with robot waiters in a bid to cut costs and draw in more customers. The restaurant in Zhe...

Competing With the Robots Is Not for Everyone

John Watson | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
John Watson

http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1960163/thumbs/s-ROBOT-USING-PHONE-small.jpg It is the combination which is striking. On the same day last week (11 Novembe...

Robots Could Take 'One In Three' British Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

Robots and automated computers could replace one in three British jobs within 20 years, according to a major new study. The prospect of widespread ...

Robots. Fighting. With Swords.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

You would think it might be difficult to contain an accurate prediction of humanity's future and its past in a single 90s second video. But then you s...

John Oliver Hates Robot Store Assistants

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

Last Week Tonight has, quite frankly, taken over our evenings. As if The Bugle and the Daily Show weren't enough, John Oliver has created another outl...

Just Look At This Robot Penguin. Just Look At It.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

In what might be the cutest experiment ever, researchers have introduced a baby penguin to a robot penguin, just to see what happens. The robot is ...

This Startup Wants $1.8M To Build A Robot Fighting League

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

As modern sports go, NFL is pretty dramatic, F1 is high-tech and there's nothing quite as flowing and elegant as the beautiful game - by which we mean...

Elon Musk Is Scared Of AI, Thinks We Should Be Too

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

Tesla boss and Space X founder Elon Musk has given his most dire warning yet about artificial intelligence describing it as 'summoning the demon'. ...

This Robot Can Pick Up An iPad Using Just Static

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is a robot with a difference. Rather than simply using large claws, or power-hungry suction pads, Grabit's robot can pick up objects using nothin...

Dogs Vs. Robots: The Endless Battle Continues

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Tech

Dogs are capable of bring best pals with almost anything. But they are not best pals with robots. This picture from Reddit and Imgur perfectly i...

Against All Sense And Judgement, This Drone Has Arms

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Tech

This drone has arms. Literal arms. Please, people inventing drones, stop giving them arms. What possible good can come of this? Arms. Arms...

This Slithering Robot Is Fascinatingly Gross

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIT has been cooking up some of the world's most innovative machines for a long time - and their latest project is no different. Developed by docto...

MIT's New Robot Is Seriously Strong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIT has released footage showing its ATLAS robot dragging an enormous metal frame as if it were made from paper. The robot in question is called AT...

Dyson's Robot Vacuum Is Real, And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Tech

Dyson has unveiled its first robot vacuum cleaner, the 360 Eye. The key feature of the robot is in the name: a large 360-degree panoramic camera 'eye'...

Dyson's Going To Launch Its Own Robot

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Tech

Dyson's next big product could be a robot vacuum cleaner after the company uploaded a mysterious teaser trailer onto YouTube. The trailer is from t...

Why Robots Will Steal Your Job, In One Brutal 15 Minute Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

If there's one thing that absolutely terrifies normal people, and seems to make Silicon Valley types secretly pleased, it's automation. The idea th...

This Robot Swarm Is 1,000 Strong, Can Self Organise, And Is REAL

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

Even the name sounds like it belongs to a sinister new adversary for Dr Who. Introducing the Kilobots - obedient miniature robots that act together...

Explore Tate Britain at Night Through the Eyes of a Robot

Tate | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tate

Have you ever wished you could have a secret robot alter ego? Or that you could wander around a gallery alone late at night? Well, now you can combine both these fantasies in one as After Dark is launched at Tate Britain.

You Can't Go To The Tate After Dark. These Robots Can.

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Tech

Robots are to give art fans a night at the museum with a series of after-hours tours around Tate Britain through an award-winning project. People f...

UPDATE: There Are NOT 23 Million Robots On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: This story originally reported that up to 23 million Twitter accounts were robots -- or automatic posters. But a revised look at the number...

Bendy Robot 'Lego' Bricks Are Evil And Must Be Destroyed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

Lego is one of life's great pleasures. Solid, dependable, honest. Now someone has gone an invented a bendable robot brick which can potentially use...

It's No Optimus Prime But This 'Transformers' Robot Is The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Tech

Engineers at Harvard University have created a robot that can transform itself from being a flat object into a four-legged walking machine. First r...

Korean Baseball Team Unveils Robot Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

A South Korean baseball team, the Hanwha Eagles, has unveiled a new legion of 'robotic' fans designed to let people watching at home participate in li...

Knife-Wielding Robots Fight To The Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

What happens if you attach two knives to a pair of robot vacuum cleaners, give them each a balloon and make them duel each other for your own amusemen...

This Robot Won't Stop Asking People To 'Get Naked'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Tech

A new humanoid robot developed in Japan has a unique strategy for making friends. It wants you to take off your clothes. The Andrew WK-style adv...