They took our jobs! How to prepare for the ‘second machine age’

While U.S. policymakers shrug off automation, experts say they're flying blind into the second machine age. Here's a quick explainer of automation, what it means, and why it matters. The post...

Automated agriculture: Can robots, drones, and AI save us from starvation?

Agriculture has come a long way in the past century. We produce more food than ever before — but our current model is unsustainable, and as the world’s population rapidly...

How marine biology inspired Soft Robotics’ industrial grippers

On Valentine’s Day at Soft Robotics in Cambridge, Mass. a staff member places heart-shaped marshmallow Peeps on...

Tend.ai raises $2M for robot arms that operate multiple 3D printers and workshop machines

Back in June, Tend.ai came out of stealth with its versatile system allowing a robot arm to tend to a dozen or more printers, laser...

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The best coupes of 2018

Coupes look better than just about anything else on the road, but which model is right for you? To make your decision easier,...