We have robots that can walk and run but still a long way to go before the technology matches the cybernetic skills in the new science fiction film Alita: Battle Angel.
Intimacy with robots is closer than you think, and cities are already fighting the advent of sexbot brothels. Yet society has barely begun to explore their implications.
Developments in technologies like robotics and virtual reality are opening new possibilities for sexual experiences.
Philip Pullman can help us understand what smartphones are doing to people – here's how.
There's a spectrum of quality when it comes to what kids can do with screen time. An expert in early childhood technology suggests picking tech activities that promote problem-solving and fun.
From offshore oil and gas to the homes of people with disabilities, this is emerging as one of the most exciting areas of tech.
A remote medicine program in Saskatchewan allows acutely ill children and pregnant women to be treated by specialist doctors, without leaving their communities.
The Montréal Declaration calls for the responsible development of artificial intelligence. A world expert explains why scientists must choose how their expertise will benefit society.
Years of research into how humans work best together yield lessons useful for designing robots to interact with people.
Robots address challenges care systems face -- and could even provide companionship to those who need it most.
It's easy to get excited about the potential for robots to help care for the sick, injured and elderly, but we need the right regulations in place to deal with issues as they emerge.
Robots in the classroom are highly engaging and motivating for students, and can have a cascading effect on learning across an entire school.
In the context of accelerating geopolitical, technological and environmental change, we need to radically reassess how we perceive airspace legally.
More innovative teaching and learning is needed to disrupt the current techno talk about the fourth industrial revolution.
Those warning about a machine takeover typically assume AI will develop super intelligence. Here's what the science says.
Are you dreaming that you're awake or are you living in a computer simulation? There might be no way to be sure.
Google DeepMind software can diagnose eye conditions as well as human doctors – and the medical profession should welcome this.
We urgently need to contemplate the myths we tell about ourselves and technology as a way of evaluating the relationship between the two.
Scam emails and phone calls are on the rise as it becomes ever easier to orchestrate fraud from anywhere in the world. New research sheds light on what makes some of us more susceptible than others.
Delivery bots, maintenance drones and care robots are all being tested in real world contexts – and that's just the beginning.