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Boston Dynamics 'parkour' robot took more than 20 attempts to nail it

Boston Dynamics have released another impressive robot video. This time it's the humanoid Atlas attempting 'parkour'.  But before you freak out in awe, Boston Dynamics have cautioned that it took 20 attempts to get it right. The big robot
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How an artist is making acoustic electronic music using robots

Moritz Simon Geist is a musician and robot engineer who is dedicated to finding the perfect sound for his unique kind of electronic music.  Geist builds mechanical robots which create the sounds and beats in IRL. Just like the argument between
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Learn to build your own robots, plus snag a DIY kit on sale

Imagine what sorts of cool tech inventions you could produce if only you had the tools and resources. You could maybe build a laptop that dispenses pizza (with the option to exclude pineapples, of course), or a physical shopping cart that
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Neato vs. Roomba: Which robot vacuum best suits your cleaning needs?

When it comes to cleaning, there’s one thing we can all agree on: vacuuming is no fun. First, there’s the setup that requires you to grab a clunky vacuum from your closet, find a nearby outlet, and somehow not trip on a long cord. Then,
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Looks like the first U.S. robot brothel isn't happening ... yet

The U.S. won't get its very first "robot brothel" after all. The Houston City Council amended an ordinance to prevent a company called KinkySdollS from opening a showroom where people could have, um, intimate relations with realistic sex dolls.
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Best deals for Oct. 3: Amazon Echo Plus, Roomba robot vacuums, Beats and Bose headphones, Crock-Pots, and more

We're rounding up the best deals on the products that will help you upgrade your life. Check out what Amazon, Walmart, Target, and Udemy have discounted right now. SEE ALSO: Save a ridiculous $3,000 on this Sony 4K TV from Amazon, plus get free
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This might be the cutest AI-powered robot ever

Vector is a smart home robot that doesn't need to connect to a device to operate. The team behind the bot developed Vector to have a welcoming AI vibe to it ... because let's be honest, would you let an unfriendly robot into your home?  Read
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The cigarette-loving robot that stole America's heart

Robots are a pretty normal part of modern life. We buy them as toys for kids, get some to help clean our homes, and sometimes see them on the big screen. Back in 1939, robots were a lot rarer, and if you did see one, it was probably some human
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Sony launches its robot dog Aibo, and it costs more than a MacBook Pro

Throw us a bone! Sony is bringing its robot dog to the United States, but it won't come cheap. The all-new Aibo, first unveiled at CES in January, will land in the coming weeks for $2,899.  Yep, you'll need to pony up $3,000 for the "first
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Amazon has Jibo the robot on sale for $400 off on Prime Day and Alexa better be scared

So we all know Alexa— but do you know Jibo? Jibo is "the world's first social robot for the home," and he just might give Alexa a run for her money. Normally priced at a steep $899, Amazon has this little robot friend at an unbeatable price of

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