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RIP Asimo, You Useless Robotic Honda Advert

Honda announced yesterday that it would cease development of Asimo, the super cute humanoid that tours the world in the name of stunt marketing. Asimo was 18 years old. Asimo, once heralded as the future of robotics, was barely old enough to buy a beer. But it was always happy to help sell you a Honda automobile. Read More >>

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This Fleet-Footed New Robot Walks Exactly Like You Do

One of the biggest challenges that engineers have faced in their quest to build a humanoid robot is one of the simplest tasks for humans: walking. More specifically, they've had a hard time engineering a robot to take strides and roll each foot heel-to-toe, like we do. Until now, that is. Read More >>