Vladislav Ociacia's Robot Renders Are Works Of Art

Be still my robotic heart! The level of detail is astounding and makes the renders look more like production models than concept art. The robotic organs are a fantastic concept and give the robots a sort of macabre humanity. The next sci-fi blockbuster needs make use of these robot designs. » 1/20/15 1:21pm 1/20/15 1:21pm

The Scariest Thing Robots Could Do: Start Screwing Up Like Humans

Plenty of robot stories deal with the dread of the too-perfect automaton, which overtakes us with its implacable logic and efficiency. But what could be even more disturbing is if robots were programmed to screw up, to make them seem more human. That's the premise of a new stage musical, Sorry Robot. » 1/09/15 11:41am 1/09/15 11:41am

If Your Robot Buys Illegal Drugs, Have You Committed a Crime?

A group of Swiss artists recently set a bot free on the darknet, allowing it to purchase whatever it could with Bitcoins. Among other weird things it bought were a few ecstasy pills and a fake Hungarian passport. Now an attorney asks whether the artists could be arrested under the law as it currently stands. » 1/02/15 4:16pm 1/02/15 4:16pm