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Google's fully-automated self-driving vehicle prototype.  (Image:   Google)

California Is Edging Toward Driverless Cars

Google is one of 10 companies leading the charge in California toward a new era of transport — driverless cars. Over the last six years, Google’s 25 fully-automated prototype vehicles and 25 Lexus SUVs — outfitted with Google’s self-driving systems — have clocked up…

As long as you keep feeding it bricks, it can work continuously, placing 1,000 bricks an hour based on a CAD drawing. (Image: Fastbrickrobotics)

This Robot Can Lay Bricks

Corporations and scientists in university labs have been developing robots for a long time now, but should we be looking into the future regarding the cost of jobs? With robots getting smarter, and let’s face it, probably making better employees, more…

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California Is Edging Toward Driverless Cars

Google is one of 10 companies leading the charge in California toward a new era of transport — driverless cars. Over the last six years, Google’s 25 fully-automated prototype vehicles and 25…

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This Robot Can Lay Bricks

Corporations and scientists in university labs have been developing robots for a long time now, but should we be looking into the future regarding the cost of jobs? With robots getting…

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Boeing Has a Patent on Force Fields

Will this be the year of the force field? Boeing filed a patent for a “method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc” in 2012.