Be nice to robots. They might be your neighbors soon

Thanks to recent work in robotics, science fiction is starting to look more like science fact. Today’s robots can perform complicated tasks — from cleaning up oil spills to solving a Rubik’s Cube in record-breaking time. With advancements like that, Cylons can’t be too far off. Here’s hoping we can keep the peace.

Self-driving Audi TT

Will robots soon become our ideal chauffeurs? Considering that each year 1.2 million people die in traffic accidents worldwide, any help robots can offer would be most welcome. Luckily, car technology has been a particularly fertile sector for robotics.

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some facts about google+. some fun. some disturbing.

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