Stories passed down from the ancient world tell of self-powered machines able to move on their own – robots – playing key roles in historic moments.
While some alarmists predict AI will decimate the workforce, the truth is concerted action by leaders in labor, business, government and education can ensure workers aren't replaced by robots.
In ads, robots typically are scary, sad or stupid. Real-life robots and artificial intelligence systems are none of those.
Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.
Robots are not yet as good as humans at working with other humans or even working with other robots.
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.