Examining human attempts to build machines better than nature’s own
In trying to build machines that can experience “real” emotions, we might end up creating intelligent beings as mentally fragile as ourselves.
New artificial life forms are being created all over the planet. Here’s a quick safari through some of the most important centers for animal robotics research.
Can we humans evolve fast enough to defend ourselves against the threat of AI?
“We are the Rangers” campaign uses gaming to teach kids about conservation.
Reclusive Creatures creator Steve Grand is now building a farm–with animals made of code.
How attempts to mimic the behavior of insects transformed artificial intelligence in the 1990s.
A crash course in human attempts to build machines better than nature’s own.
Built from shelving, skateboard wheels, and 3D-printed components, it stars in a play about humans interacting with AI.
New developments have made it easier to start thinking of robots as caregivers.