Military Robots Numbers On The Rise

The Boston University Photonics Department and iRobot Corp. have teamed up to produce a new mobile military robot designed to detect enemy snipers in the battlefield, which may be used by the United States in the Middle East. via The Daily Free Press

Driving Mr. Thrun…

At first, Sebastian Thrun didn’t feel quite comfortable behind the wheel of the modified Volkswagen Touareg R5 named Stanley. That’s understandable, because he wasn’t driving… via MSN

The Slow March Of Robots Into Our Lives

There’s a new breed of thinking robots on the loose. They can cross deserts, fight wars and explore space – as well as read your e-mails, look out for burglars, clean your house and persuade you to join them for a work-out. Resistance is futile, says Jimmy Lee Shreeve… via The Independent