North Dakota Cow Thief Becomes First Criminal Located by Drone in U.S.

Betabeat.com Rodney Brossart, the farmer from North Dakota, was arrested after being located by Predator drone, Forbes reports. Sentenced Tuesday, Jan. 14, he is the first American to be sent to the clink thanks to drone assistance, U.S. News & World… Continue Reading

‘Sorry, Dave, I can’t let you do that’: Robots learn, network without humans

rt.com A World Wide Web for robots just got more real as scientists ready to demo a project four years in the making: a cloud-based hive mind for robots to upload and download information and learn new tasks from each… Continue Reading

Google buys Pentagon-funded robotics firm behind fastest-legged robot

rt.com Google has purchased the cutting-edge robotics firm which supplies mobile research robots for the Pentagon. The tech giant is keeping secret what it will produce with the acquired technology. Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that designs robots like BigDog,… Continue Reading

Oxford Professors: Robots And Computers Could Take Half Our Jobs Within The Next 20 Years

Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog What are human workers going to do when super-intelligent robots and computers are better than us at doing everything?  That is one of the questions that a new study by Dr. Carl Frey and Dr.… Continue Reading

Drone industry to journalists: Don’t use the word ‘drones’

Ben Wolfgang The Washington Times “Drone” is a dirty word at this week’s drone industry convention in Washington. The sector long has opposed use of the term, seen by some as having an inherently negative connotation that doesn’t accurately describe… Continue Reading

Russian Military Joins Race to Engineer Killer Robots

Infowars.com A Russian general, Oleg Ostapenko, told reporters on Wednesday that the Russian military will soon unveil a new generation of robotic combat vehicles. “It’s a unique robotic vehicle,” Ostapenko said, “capable of performing a wide range of combat tasks,… Continue Reading

Colorado town considers licensing bounty hunters to shoot down drones

Greg Campbell The Daily Caller The tiny town of Deer Trail, Colo. — barely more than a wide spot on Interstate 70 about 55 miles east of Denver, population 546 — is considering an ordinance that would authorize licensed bounty… Continue Reading

Transhumanism debunked: Why drinking the Kurzweil Kool-Aid will only make you dead, not immortal

Mike Adams Natural News (NaturalNews) In this article, I’m going to reveal how transhumanism is a dangerous, irrational death cult shrouded in the language of geeky cybernetics. In fact, the entire idea that you can “upload your mind to a… Continue Reading

Militaries’ growing use of ground robots raises ethics concerns

Andrew Conte stripes.com If North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un ever orders troops into the demilitarized zone, an army of South Korean robots could be waiting. A Samsung subsidiary plans to deploy sentry robots to the tense South Korean border.… Continue Reading

City in Virginia Becomes First to Pass Anti-Drone Legislation

Jason Koebler usnews.com Charlottesville, Va., has become the first city in the United States to formally pass an anti-drone resolution. The resolution, passed Monday, “calls on the United States Congress and the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia to… Continue Reading

The All-Seeing Eye Of DARPA’s Drones Revealed

JacobSloan disinfo.com Surreal dystopian science fiction come to life: from the PBS Rise of the Drones series, the Pentagon’s ARGUS 1.8-billion-pixel surveillance sensor allows airborne drones to capture unending, minutely-detailed video streams of everything occurring far down below on Earth.… Continue Reading