Issue #293 15 January 2021
How to teach a robot to dance; another misbehaving AI chatbot removed from the internet; robots made from ice; AI accelerated by light; and more!
Issue #292 08 January 2021
State of the art in anti-ageing research; OpenAI's newest AI generates images from text; a look back to 2004 DARPA Grand Challenge; and more!
Issue #291 01 January 2021
Dancing Boston Dynamics' robots; from bionic cows to bionic humans; a surprising connection between AI and human brains; and more!
Issue #290 25 December 2020
DeepMind's new AI get closer to general-purpose AI; Microsoft's patent to create chatbots from anyone, including dead; a four-legged robot with wheels; and more!
Issue #289 18 December 2020
What's next for Boston Dynamics; the AI girlfriend seducing lonely men in China; can we upload our minds; is DNA really like language; and more!
Issue #288 11 December 2020
Hyundai to buy Boston Dynamics; mind-controlled beer pong; how to start a robot revolution; AI that makes pyjamas safe for work; and more!
Issue #287 04 December 2020
DeepMind solves protein folding problem; highlights from Cybathlon; 3D engine in DNA; AI Incidents Database; and more!
Issue #286 27 November 2020
The ethics of rebooting the dead; how biased AIs really are; BCI headset for AR/VR; why we need a robot registry; DNA synthesis generates true random numbers; and more!
Issue #285 20 November 2020
Are we ready for true human diversity; China has caught up to US in AI; how to preserve the privacy of genomic data; FBI hires 140 robots for their new facility; and more!
Issue #284 13 November 2020
Pope prays for AI and robots; Hyundai in talks to buy Boston Dynamics; living concrete; real-life Venom Snake's bionic arm; and more!
Issue #283 06 November 2020
Virtual influencers are taking over; US city bans facial surveillance; Spot is getting its arm next year; slaughter-free meat farms on Mars; and more!
Issue #282 30 October 2020
Spot explores Chernobyl; Yann LeCun on GPT-3; Apple learns the limits of robotics in manufacturing; and more!
Issue #281 23 October 2020
DIY exoskeleton and prosthetic hand; the dangerous rise of military AI; Agility Robotics starts selling their humanoid robots; and more!
Issue #280 16 October 2020
Can robots make us happier; how AI is accelerating battery development; open-source robotic leg; military cyber dogs; and more!
Issue #279 09 October 2020
CRISPR wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; NVIDIA is building UK's fastest supercomputer; Toyota presents robotic butlers; why robots in care homes are inhuman; and more!
Issue #278 02 October 2020
Ring's new flying home surveillance camera; how biotech can help with climate change; AI democratisation in the era of GPT-3; and more!
Issue #277 25 September 2020
Microsoft gets exclusive licensing access to GPT-3; a robot beats world-class curling teams; a long-discussed legal question involving self-driving cars is answered; and more!
Issue #276 18 September 2020
AI helps make chess beautiful again; a fighter pilot will dogfight an AI-controlled jet in 2024; a new report outlines path to human germline editing; and more!
Issue #275 11 September 2020
A racing mech; unfair algorithms; memes and deepfakes; The Guardian publishes AI-generated article; and more!
Issue #274 04 September 2020
Update on Neuralink's progress; how AI impacted Go community; OpenAI API preliminary pricing; DIY vaccines for COVID-19; and more!
Issue #273 28 August 2020
AI wins against human pilot in a simulated dogfight; meet Peter the Human Cyborg; Waymo started testing driverless trucks; the rise of living robots and brain-like computers; and more!
Issue #272 21 August 2020
Bomb-sniffing cyborg locust; a new type of batteries for robots; how a prosthetic leg is made; and more!
Issue #271 14 August 2020
AI writes an essay about human intelligence; MKBHD meets Spot; jet fighter pilot is taking an AI pilot; how roboticists work from home; and more!
Issue #270 07 August 2020
GPT-3 vs human brain; turning retired F-16s into drones; AI is also struggling to adjust to 2020; how Excel messes up with geneticist; and more!
Issue #269 31 July 2020
Awesome GPT-3; the genetically engineered astronaut; a real-life Gundam takes its first step; and more!
Issue #268 24 July 2020
A conference for virtual beings about virtual beings; AI learns to read from lips; two interestingly looking robots; and more!
Issue #267 17 July 2020
Deepfaked student was used to attack activists; China’s massive effort to collect its people’s DNA concerns scientists; how an AI graphic designer convinced clients it was human; and more!
Issue #266 10 July 2020
How to share the benefits of AI; Florida enacts DNA privacy law; a bionic bird; why it is still early days for AI; and more!
Issue #265 03 July 2020
How to start a robot revolution; MIT deletes database that taught AI to be racists and sexist; an in-depth look at GPT-3; and more!
Issue #264 26 June 2020
How facial recognition led to false arrest of a black man; an AI that makes realistic human faces; biohacker's quest to make a DIY Covid-19 vaccine; and more!
Issue #263 19 June 2020
We can finally buy Boston Dynamics' Spot; a failed gene-editing experiment on human embryos; how life after AI could look like; and more!
Issue #262 12 June 2020
OpenAI releases its first commercial product; DeepMind teaches AI to cooperate; what good can come out of the pandemic for bioscience; and more!
Issue #261 05 June 2020
Microsoft replaces journalists with robots; OpenAI publishes GPT-3; the most terrifying thought experiment; and more!
Issue #260 29 May 2020
Japan plans to have cyborgs and robotic avatars by 2050; China's latest new anchor is an AI; NVIDIA teaches AI to make Pac-Man; US Air Force to bring AI-powered jet drones in 2023; and more!
Issue #259 22 May 2020
AI efficiency outpaces Moore's Law; Microsoft builds 5th most powerful computer for AI; the rogue experiments; dead robots; and more!
Issue #258 15 May 2020
NVIDIA's new data centre GPU; the bitter lesson and the future of computation; an AI that can cry; and more!
Issue #257 08 May 2020
OpenAIs' new AI makes music; how to become a centaur; how realistic are fictional robots; life as a digital being; and more!
Issue #256 01 May 2020
How to reverse ageing; one-man's dream to turn a chicken into a dinosaur with genetic engineering; how the pandemic brings the delivery robots closer; and more!
Issue #255 24 April 2020
Spot goes to hospitals; Zoox shares 1 hour fully autonomous ride around San Francisco; and more!
Issue #254 17 April 2020
AI gets copyrights; the deep fakes arms race; anticipating automation and utopia; the connection between physics and deep learning; and more!
Issue #253 10 April 2020
Adam Savage shows how Spot works; Sophia the Robot answers if AI is an existential threat to humans; how rejuvenation technology could help fight against COVID-19; and more!
Issue #252 03 April 2020
DeepMind's new AI masters all 57 Atari 2600 games; a startup builds AI chips with real neurons; researchers "delete" memory from rats with CRISPR; and more!
Issue #251 27 March 2020
DeepMind releases a documentary movie about AlphaGo; how robots are used to fight COVID-19; a musical robot that has a song on Spotify; and more!
Issue #250 20 March 2020
What mind uploading has to do with the meaning of life; the complete guide to magnet implants; Sophia the robot tells what humans can learn from AI; coronavirus shuts down self-driving taxi services; and more!
Issue #249 13 March 2020
A case for radically enhancing humanity; a blood-thirsty robot; how cheap DNA sequencing could accelerate genomics research; and more!
Issue #248 06 March 2020
AI got involved in the fight against coronavirus; Boston Dynamics' robot works in a warehouse; a photo book of transhumanists; and more!
Issue #247 28 February 2020
OpenAI performs surgery on a neural network; DARPA wants gamers' brainwaves to train military robots; Pentagon releases principles for AI in warfare; and more!
Issue #246 21 February 2020
Hacking prosthesis to control a synthesiser; the messy story behind OpenAI; how AlphaStar became a StarCraft II Grandmaster; and more!
Issue #245 14 February 2020
AI restores old videos; a new implant allows a blind woman to play video games; why transhumanism is the desirable next step in human evolution; and more!
Issue #244 07 February 2020
Elon Musk teases Neuralink's "awesome" advancement; William Gibson's thoughts about "future fatigue"; Spot Mini to replace human on a construction site; Japan builds a giant Gundam robot; and more!
Issue #243 31 January 2020
Boston Dynamics gets a new CEO and Adam Savage gets Spot Mini; CRISPR could fry all cancer using newly found T-Cell; AI epidemiologist was first to send warnings of the coronavirus; and more!
Issue #242 24 January 2020
EU plans a ban on facial recognition tech in public; India is sending a humanoid robot into space; DeepMind's AI learns to fold proteins; why the public needs to be educated about anti-ageing research; and more!
Issue #241 17 January 2020
Biorobots made from stem cells; is another AI winter coming; worm's life extended by 500%; how to measure AI; and more!
Issue #240 10 January 2020
US limits exports of AI software; drones replace fireworks show; a table-waiting-cat-robot; bionic humans aren't science fiction; and more!
Issue #239 03 January 2020
He Jiankui sentenced to jail for three years; apparently, there is a third genetically modified baby; robots learn to explain their actions; AI reads x-rays better than humans; and more!
Issue #238 27 December 2019
How "ethical AI" was created; self-driving DeLorean learns to drift; how to live forever; and more!
Issue #237 20 December 2019
Reaching escape velocity in longevity; AI Index Report 2019; how robots can become blacksmiths; and more!
Issue #236 13 December 2019
Human vs AI in drone racing; the future of nanotechnology; NVIDIA makes 3D birds from 2D images; and more!
Issue #235 06 December 2019
He Jiankui’s unpublished manuscripts describing the creation of the first gene-edited babies; China wants to make deepfakes illegal; how much data Knightscope robots collect; engineers building their own bionic legs; and more!
Issue #234 29 November 2019
The Olympic games for cyborgs; Boston Dynamics' Spot joins the police; the next software revolution is bio; and more!
Issue #233 22 November 2019
Designer babies and CRISPR's unwanted anniversary; how can AI aliens look like; goodbye, Cortana; how to recognise AI snake oil; and more!
Issue #232 15 November 2019
Meet the transhumanists; AlphaStar vs a Grand Master player; robots enjoying autumn leaves; the first Gattaca-like baby tests are here; and more!
Issue #231 08 November 2019
Amazon opens new robotics research centre; OpenAI fully releases their powerful text generator; the cost of CRISPR; and more!
Issue #230 01 November 2019
AlphaStar gets better at StarCraft II than 99.8% of players; AI learns to smell; is CRISPR the next antibiotic; how to fool military AI; and more!
Issue #229 25 October 2019
Is another CRISPR-Baby of the way; the controversy around OpenAI's Rubik's Cube solving robot; a new powerful gene-editing tool; and more!
Issue #228 18 October 2019
OpenAI's robot solves Rubick's Cube one-handed; why AI thinks like a corporation; robots in space and in Walmart; open-source bio 3d printer; and more!
Issue #227 11 October 2019
BBC talks about transhumanism; paralysed man walks using mind-controlled exoskeleton; tech startup that makes drone-killing drones; US bans Chinese AI companies; and more!
Issue #226 04 October 2019
One biohacker's journey towards immortality; on AI community in Africa; Pope Francis warns about the wrong usage of AI; a robot with a light-based nervous system; and more!
Issue #225 27 September 2019
You can order now Spot Mini; Atlas does parkour; is telepathy scientifically possible; "perfectly real" deepfakes are just 6-12 months away; and more!
Issue #224 20 September 2019
OpenAI learns to play Hide and Seek; 18-year old builds a mind-controlled prosthetic; Russian space robot is sent back home; how a 15th-century manuscript keeps confounding AI; and more!
Issue #223 13 September 2019
The tech to make people live forever; how to make robots not lost in underground tunnels; American truck drivers want to ban autonomous trucks; and more!
Issue #222 06 September 2019
Biohackers implanted a tiny computer in the leg; Paperclip Maximizer explained; a conversation between Elon Musk and Jack Ma; and more!
Issue #221 30 August 2019
DARPA sends robots underground; nanoparticles will give you night vision; why AI needs a body; Chinese firm clones a cat; and more!
Issue #220 23 August 2019
DeepMind's co-founder placed on leave; China's plan to become CRISPR superpower; OpenAI releases more details on GPT-2; and more!
Issue #219 16 August 2019
Crafty robots; AI looks for cancer; UPS uses driverless trucks; Chinese police robots; and more
Issue #218 09 August 2019
China's AI ed-tech companies; DIY exoskeleton and prosthetic Nerf gun; what is anti-CRISPR; a robotic tail for humans; and more
Issue #217 02 August 2019
A closer look at mind uploading; will AI kill us; can AI be recognised as inventor; first CRISPR study inside the body to start in US; the dawn of designer proteins; and more!
Issue #216 19 July 2019
Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI; should robots look like humans; why an AI race between US and China is a bad idea; and more!
Issue #215 19 July 2019
Elon Musk presents Neuralink; turning son into a cyborg; how synbio could wipe out humanity and how to stop it; restoring vision in humans and mice; and more!
Issue #214 12 July 2019
Plans for more CRISPR-modified babies; AlphaStar is getting unleashed to play StarCraft 2 against humans; AI vs humans in poker - 1:0; robotic pets; and more!
Issue #213 05 July 2019
An introduction into biohacking; Waymo gets a green light in California; a robotic arm that tastes with bacterias; coming out as a transhuman; and more!
Issue #212 28 June 2019
Biohackers trying to upgrade human body; why tech companies are snatching neuroscientists studying animal brains; the ongoing death of Jibo and its impact; Waymo teams up with Renault and Nissan
Issue #211 21 June 2019
How deepfakes can be used in espionage; Boston Dynamics-like robot takes revenge in a fan film; robots and pizza; why robotics needs Amazon; and more!
Issue #210 14 June 2019
DJI shows a battle robot; bionic showgirl shakes up cabaret; AI picks names for cats; and more!
Issue #209 07 June 2019
DeepMind has beaten humans in Quake III; Amazon reveals the new delivery drone; why we should play god; Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean the world with robots; and more!
Issue #208 31 May 2019
An open source four-legged robot; AGI has been delayed; self-driving delivery trucks and delivery robots; the race to build life from scratch; and more!
Issue #207 24 May 2019
Celebrity biohacker is under investigation; a four-legged robot pulls an airplane; ectogenesis can be possible in a decade; AI fakes Joe Rogen voice; Sam Altman's message to potential OpenAI investors; and more!
Issue #206 17 May 2019
San Francisco bans facial recognition; a very insightful interview with Geoffrey Hilton; Amazon gets one step closer to fully automated warehouses; and more!
Issue #205 10 May 2019
A discussion about longevity; an AI that makes puns; looking into monkey's brain with AI; would cyborgs make better astronauts; and more!
Issue #204 02 May 2019
How to become invisible to AI; Anki is shutting down; what is the meaning of life and what about transhumanism; drone delivers an organ for a transplant in the US; how to make CRISPR 50x more accurate; and more!
Issue #203 26 April 2019
How to live longer; OpenAI crushes humans in Dota 2; the challenges of robotic farmers; why extended intelligence is the future; and more!
Issue #202 19 April 2019
OpenAI beats pro gamers on a livestream; Boston Dynamics drops new video; how viable are giant robots in combat; AI invented a new sport; why futurism needs to get real; and more!
Issue #201 12 April 2019
Google's AI ethics board is falling apart; Boston Dynamics is going into warehouses; modified monkeys with extra intelligence points
Issue #200 05 April 2019
Finnish inmates train AIs; how AI is enhancing art; longevity as the biggest investment opportunity of all time; a robot proves it is not a robot; and more!
Issue #199 29 March 2019
Boston Dynamics shows a new robot; how can we grow organs in the lab; trying to understand AI using psychology; the age of genetic wonder; and more!
Issue #198 22 March 2019
This week - the story of DeepMind and its relationship with Google; our emotional relationship with robots; CRISPR-edited food comes to our plates; and more!
Issue #197 15 March 2019
OpenAI shifts from nonprofit to ‘capped-profit’ to attract capital; AI is entering art galleries; drones in all shapes and forms; someone at Valve is working on brain-computer interfaces; and more!
Issue #196 08 March 2019
The story of blood transfusing startup promising to stop ageing; one robot learned how to do backflips while another conquered the stairs; mice with infrared vision; the biggest AI risks; and more!
Issue #195 01 March 2019
Boeing and Kalashnikov are showing military drones; the problem with China's CRISPR experiment; what the most valuable AI startups are working on; eight-letter DNA; and more!
Issue #194 22 February 2019
OpenAI made a text generator so good it's considered too dangerous to release; the first female AI new anchor debuts in China; how we can improve deep learning; and more!
Issue #193 15 February 2019
US launches American AI Initiative; a guy builds himself a prosthetic arm from Legos; Google and Microsoft warn about AI doing stupid things; UK plans to deploy drone swarm squadrons; and more!
Issue #192 09 February 2019
People seem not to be scared by robots that much; a robot learns about itself; tiny robots; China's use of AI worries the "godfather" of deep learning; and more!
Issue #191 01 February 2019
A man that plans to live to 180; AlphaStar follow-ups; how Rwanda's delivery drone works; genetically modified eggs with the anti-cancer drug; and more!
Issue #190 25 January 2019
DeepMind's AI beats top pro StarCraft II players; Amazon rolls out delivery robots; Newark Airport was shut down due to a drone seen around the airport
Issue #189 18 January 2019
A new method to understand AIs; a couple of robots that learned new tricks; the first human-pig hybrid has been created; US Navy would like to have more autonomous warships
Issue #188 11 January 2019
UK vs drones; could we ever eat sunlight; World Bank says fears of a robot takeover are "unfounded"; Hyundai's walking car; and more!
Issue #187 04 January 2019
A cafe in Tokyo staffed with robot-waiters controlled by paralyzed people; Prince Charles doesn't like the idea of people becoming ‘part human, part machine’
Issue #186 28 December 2018
The aftermath of drone sightings at Gatwick Airport; can we gain new senses; training AI in Minecraft; on building trustworthy AI
Issue #185 21 December 2018
Rogue drones shut down an airport in the UK; predictions for 2050; the possibilities of man-made DNA; designing the third thumb;
Issue #184 14 December 2018
People don't like Waymo's cars; designer bugs; AlphaZero asserts its dominance in playing games; prosthetics; and more!
Issue #183 07 December 2018
Meet the biohackers; CRISPR babies follow-ups; DeepMind's AI folds proteins; Waymo launches taxi services in Arizona; a cyborg plant; and more!
Issue #182 30 November 2018
This week was mostly dominated by the news of the birth of the first genetically modified humans in China and how the world reacted. Other than that - you can add arms to SpotMini to make a robotic centaur; Uber's AI cracked games other AIs were failing at; how gene sequencing can predict your chances for success; hacking the world with digital biology; and more!
Issue #181 23 November 2018
Mark Hamill's special message for kids with limb differences; one of the fathers of AI is worried about its future; designer babies, bioborgs and baselines; and more!
Issue #180 16 November 2018
AI news anchor makes a debut; news on recent developments in researching military robots; alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips; and more!
Issue #179 09 November 2018
An update on AI Winter; why we have an emotional connection to robots; an AI modelled after a worm's brain parks a robotic car; AI and politics; and more!
Issue #178 02 November 2018
The science of ageing; AI generated portrait sold for $432,500; open source robotic cat; the results of Moral Machine experiment; designer babies are already here; and more!
Issue #177 26 October 2018
How Sweden is becoming a nation of cyborgs; DeepMind imagines animals; xenobiology; an interview with veteran data scientist on AI, deep learning, fintech; and more!
Issue #176 19 October 2018
Boston Dynamics' Spot inspects a building and then dances; Pepper the robot speak in UK Parliament; biologists grew a human retina in a dish; how genetic engineering affect space exploration
Issue #175 12 October 2018
Boston Dynamics' Atlas does parkour; connecting human brains to play Tetris; can an AI be a person under the law; Japan set to allow gene editing in human embryos
Issue #174 05 October 2018
Rethink Robotics shuts down; a robot installs a drywall; new robotics challenge from DARPA; cyborgs fighting for their rights through art; DIY sixth sense; the dangers of DNA testing; and more!
Issue #173 28 September 2018
A cyborg artist; extreme biohacking; growing mini-brains in the lab; can Boston Dynamics sell their robots; why AIs have a problem with the real world and why do they learn to smell; and more!
Issue #172 21 September 2018
Dalai Lama meets bionic girl; the case for radically enhancing humanity; do we really need BCIs?; building safe AI; how China aims to dominate robotics; and more!
Issue #171 14 September 2018
The case for engineering ethical humans; brain-computer interfaces; DARPA invests $2B in AI; humans to drone race against AI; and more!
Issue #170 07 September 2018
Apple’s self-driving car had an accident; no consensus on killer robots; first genetically modified mosquitoes to be released in Africa; how we will benefit from sequences our genes; is AI the end of understanding in science
Issue #169 31 August 2018
Gartner's Hype Cycle 2018; OpenAI reflects on DotA 2 championships; exoskeletons are going mainstream; the security problem in robotics; and more!
Issue #168 24 August 2018
OpenAI faces the best players in Dota 2 championships; a drone saves swimmers in Spain; Kalashnikov showcases a mech robot;
Issue #167 17 August 2018
Cloning dogs; rejuvenation is an industry now; how will the jobs of the future look like; DeepMind gets good at detecting eye diseases; and more!
Issue #166 10 August 2018
OpenAI beats DotA; drone attack in Venezuela; Anki's new robot; exoskeletons at Ford factories; robots can manipulate our emotions; and more!
Issue #165 03 August 2018
Mind-controlled third arm; cutting through AutoML hype; how Japanese see robots; dexterous robotic hands; and more!
Issue #164 28 July 2018
DARPA wants AI to explain itself; Boston Dynamics prepares for mass production of robo-dogs; mini-heart in a jar; and more!
Issue #163 20 July 2018
The debate on the future of human enhancement; the ethics of AI in warfare; tech leaders pledge not to build killer robots; and more!
Issue #162 13 July 2018
Adding more senses to human body; MIT's robot Cheetah learned new tricks; a neural network coded using DNA; exoskeletons; and more!
Issue #160 29 June 2018
OpenAI bots play Dota 2; AI is as good as doctors; a documentary about bionics; end of the line for ASIMO; and more!
Issue #159 22 June 2018
How Hugh Herr plans to connect robots to humans; biohacker won a legal battle to remain a cyborg; and more!
Issue #158 15 June 2018
A Bitcoin millionaire builds a working Dr Octopus suit; can a robot be divine; AI sees through walls and predicts World Cup winner; and more!
Issue #157 08 June 2018
Google to end partnerships with Pentagon and releases its AI principles; Norman, the psychopathic AI; building computers with living neurons; and more!
Issue #156 01 June 2018
Report into Uber's fatal crash is out; exoskeleton for the elderly; Microsoft wants to fight AI bias with AI; Eric Schmidt says Elon Musk is wrong about AI; clean meat updates; and more!
Issue #155 25 May 2018
The life of Aaron Traywick; Uber ends self-driving car program in Arizona; Google's quest to make you a cyborg; Microsoft's AI can also make phone calls; and more!
Issue #154 18 May 2018
Spot Mini will be available next year; growing an ear on forearm; sending a robot for a graduation ceremony; safety in DIY biology movement; and more!
Issue #153 11 May 2018
Google AI makes phone calls for you; is the future transhuman; Boston Dynamics robot gets some fresh air; extending lifespan of dogs before humans; and more!
Issue #151 27 April 2018
Amazon plans to release a home robot; Open Bionic releases a new prosthetic arm; the fable of the dragon-tyrant, animated; real-life Transformer; and more!
Issue #150 20 April 2018
A robot assembled a chair from IKEA; how far are we from bionic humans; robotbees on Mars; UK report urges action to combat AI bias; and more!
Issue #149 13 April 2018
France's plan to become an AI powerhouse; Europe wants to grant robots right but the experts say "don't do it"; Bill Gates' latter on genetic engineering; UN tries to define a "killer robot"; and more!
Issue #148 06 April 2018
Radio-controlled cyborg mouse; Estonia wants to sequence DNA of its citizens; people don't like the idea of AI weapons; and more about AI, robots and merging humans with machines!
Issue #147 30 March 2018
New robots from Festo; more about ethics and regulations around self-driving cars; a teen who built a prosthetic arm for his dad; and more!
Issue #146 23 March 2018
Self-driving Uber car kills a pedestrian; Pentagon asks Silicon Valley giants for help; robot-bees patent by Walmart; and more!
Issue #145 16 March 2018
Burger-flipping robot got fired; a case for human-chimp; a bionic girl comes to Xbox as an avatar; a robot-cat learns to walk; a mind-uploading startup that needs to kill you first; and more!
Issue #144 09 March 2018
Alexa laughs; build your own Boston Dynamics robot; UK prepares for driverless cars; AI tricks human to see things in the pictures; and more!
Issue #143 02 March 2018
Drones on the catwalk; Josiah Zayner regrets his stunts; China invests more in AI than US; lawyers vs AI - 0:1; and more!
Issue #142 23 February 2018
AI as a weapon; hard life as a robot at Boston Dynamics; new applications of CRISPR; BBC document on the quest for immortality; quantum AI papers from Google; and more!
Issue #141 16 February 2018
BodyHacking Con; cryonics myths; Boston Dynamics new robot; AI psychology; Intel's drone show in South Korea; Disney robots; and more!
Issue #140 09 February 2018
AI myths; artificial worm balancing a pole; who gets access to advanced reproductive technologies; one lucky guy gets an advanced mind-controlled robotic arm; biopunks; and more!
Issue #139 02 February 2018
Self-destructing GMOs; robotic swans in Singapore; how AI coded its AI child; AI recreates Leia's scene from Rogue One; and more!
Issue #138 26 January 2018
Cloned monkeys; a response to a response to Slaughterbots; China has already gene-edited 86 people using CRISPR; how fast is AI progressing; and more!
Issue #135 05 January 2018
Sweden is not afraid of robots; brain implants; CIA's robotic dragonfly; predictions for 2018 and 2050; and more!
Issue #134 29 December 2017
Biohackers genetically modifying themselves; response to Slaughterbots; first CRISPR clinical trial could begin in 2018; transhumanism and religions; sweating robots doing pushups and situps; and more!
Issue #133 22 December 2017
A closer look at AlphaZero; how to write "programs" in bacterias; the gene patent question; and more!
Issue #132 15 December 2017
Google's AI made a better AI than humans; a security robot was used to kick a homeless out; AI makes fake porn; and more!
Issue #131 08 December 2017
AlphaZero masters chess in a couple of hours; DARPA funds gene drives research; AI makes black metal; and more!
Issue #130 01 December 2017
Dancing with a robot; the impossibility of intelligence explosion; a story of a guy who tests gene engineering on himself; and more!
Issue #129 24 November 2017
Atlas does backflips; a man injects himself an untested gene therapy; making AI explain themselves; fire alarm for AGI; banning the killer robots; and more!
Issue #128 17 November 2017
Boston Dynamics shows a new robot; a campaign against killer robots; people are starting to be afraid of biohackers; and more!
Issue #127 10 November 2017
Waymo put self-driving cars on the roads in Phoenix; genetically modified apples hit stores in US; how to cure ageing; and more!
Issue #126 03 November 2017
Sophia the robot gets Saudi Arabia citizenship; a new neural network from the godfather of modern AI; why biological immortality is impossible; and more!
Issue #125 27 October 2017
CRISPR 2.0; a vest that adds new senses; construction robots; why cryonics makes sense; the dark side of the Singularity; and more!
Issue #124 20 October 2017
The giant robot battle; real-life cyborgs; DeepMind's new AI is better than AlphaGo; China’s AI Awakening; and more!
Issue #123 16 October 2017
Facebook's bot loses its first battle in StarCraft; the giant robots duel is finally happening; self-driving mail trucks; and more!
Issue #122 06 October 2017
DeepMind is getting serious about ethics; AI meets religion; beauty in transhuman future; how to turn your skin cells into stem cells; and more!
Issue #121 29 September 2017
Bionic Miss America contestant; Bill Gates, Garry Kasparov and Richard Dawkins on AI; on lab-grown meat; biohackers; and more!
Issue #120 22 September 2017
Connecting our brains to machines; the aftermath of the gaydar AI; a burger-flipping robot; and more!
Issue #119 15 September 2017
DIY cyborgs; robot 'conductor'; biocomputers and bioethics; Facebook's AI learns how to react to human emotions; and more!
Issue #118 08 September 2017
Vladimir Putin on AI; the ethics of human augmentation; how to regulate AI; robots tax could become a reality in San Francisco; on gene therapies; and more!
Issue #117 01 September 2017
Self-driving lorries to be tested in the UK; Ford's autonomous car delivers Domino's pizza; bionic pop singer; hacking DNA to hack a computer; and more!
Issue #116 25 August 2017
A call to ban killer robots; a song made by AI; how AI can enhance us; some perspective on OpenAI's Dota2 bot; and more!
Issue #115 18 August 2017
OpenAI conquered Dota 2; Alexa controlled exoskeleton; DIY pharmaceuticals; Elon being Elon; and more!
Issue #114 11 August 2017
Korea takes first step to introduce 'robot tax'; first genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada; a robot falls off the stage; and more!
Issue #113 04 August 2017
A lot on AI; hopes and fears of artificial general intelligence; robots from Boston Dynamics on TED; Roborace; and more!
Issue #112 28 July 2017
Elon Musk vs the world; an immortality as a chatbot; UK to bring in drone registration; first human embryos edited in US; and more!
Issue #111 20 July 2017
AI creates fake Obama; Elon says AI is the greatest risk we face as a civilization; a security robot threw itself into a fountain; and more!
Issue #110 14 July 2017
DeepMind teaches AI to walk; storing GIF in a living bacteria; neuroprosthetics' security concerns; AI that generates cats; and more!
Issue #109 07 July 2017
The ethics of enhancing humans; why having a chip in a brain is inevitable and who is working on it right now; and more!
Issue #108 30 June 2017
Cyborgs; sneak peek into Facebook bots language; Amazon's bee-hives for drones; biological teleportation machine; a DIY AI to sort LEGO pieces; and more!
Issue #107 23 June 2017
Facebook's AI created a new language; Tom Scott and blocking people from our lives; a robot that teaches humans how to dance; and more!
Issue #106 16 June 2017
Ethics of augmenting humans; new AIs trying to be better than Deepmind; neural implants and brainjacking; and more!
Issue #105 10 June 2017
Softbank acquires Boston Dynamics and Schaft; Andrej Karpathy explains what AlphaGo really is; yet another creepy GAN generator; and more!
Issue #104 02 June 2017
What's next for AlphaGo; when will human-level AI arrive, according to experts; dragonfly turned into a cyborg drone, and more!
Issue #103 26 May 2017
AlphaGo beats the world best Go player; Google has an AI to make AIs; the problem of consciousness; 3D printing organs; should robot pay taxes, and more!
Issue #102 19 May 2017
OpenAI announced a big research breakthrough in machine learning, a visit to MIT robotics lab, CRISPR, augmenting humans and more!
Issue #101 12 May 2017
AI and consciousness, mind-reading AI, how VR can create a better humanity and more!
Issue #100 06 May 2017
Cyborgs, discussions about gene editing and designer babies, cryonics and brain-computer interfaces and more!
Issue #99 28 April 2017
a lamb in an artificial womb, cyborgs, Neuralink explained, another AI-powered time waster by Google and more!
Issue #98 21 April 2017
Zuckerberg says Facebook is working on brain interface, the god in the machine, Russian gunslinging robot and more!
Issue #97 14 April 2017
How close are we to melding mind and machine, AlphaGo's new challenge, AI figures out to read sentiment on its own, drone delivery in Switzerland and more!
Issue #96 07 April 2017
Employees getting implanted with microchips, Google's new machine learning chips, rejuvenating mice, don't fear the AI and more!
Issue #95 31 March 2017
Elon Musk founds Neuralink, on the quest to cure ageing and death, Uber has more problems with the self-driving cars, growing human heart cells on a spinach and more!
Issue #94 24 March 2017
Jeff Bezos in a giant mech robot, upgrading human body, evolving AIs, Apple and augmented reality, and more!
Issue #93 17 March 2017
On transhumanism and augmenting human body, bots learn to talk to each other in their own language, bionic ants, lab-grown chicken meat and more!
Issue #92 10 March 2017
Meet a cyborg actress and archer, some articles about AI safety and the meaning of AI in general, traditional robots and one biological robot and more!
Issue #91 03 March 2017
Boston Dynamics' new wheeled robot. On editing human genome. Roborace shows its autonomous racing car. Do robots deserve human rights, and more!
Issue #90 24 February 2017
Who is allowed to use CRISPR, Chinese robots and AIs, hacking human brain, AI draws things with cats, while other steals code and more!
Issue #89 17 February 2017
We must become cyborgs, says Elon Musk. AI learns to be aggressive while another AI learns from less data than deep learning AIs and more!
Issue #88 10 February 2017
Intel's drone show at Super Bowl. How does the AI that learned how to play poker work. German government is warning biohackers and more!
Issue #87 03 February 2017
Boston Dynamics shows a new robot. A bunch of great minds talk about superintelligence. A robotic coffee shop in San Francisco and more!
Issue #86 27 January 2017
Elon Musk tweets and makes promises. Kristen Steward co-authors AI research paper. The first human-pig chimera. How to hack human body and more!
Issue #85 20 January 2017
Facebook and mind reading. Moral machine. A philosophical thought that will doom you. AI that learns how to make AI. The problems of drone industry.
Issue #84 13 January 2017
Google unleashed AlphaGo into the internet, two Google Homes talked to each other, EU is discussing robot laws, a guy tests gene therapy on himself and more!
Issue #83 06 January 2017
Jason Silva talks about transhumanism, AI is taking the world and we should embrace it, the future of genetic engineering by George Church and more!
Issue #82 30 December 2016
Brain-to-brain communication, Uber moves its fleet of self-driving cars to Arizona, a French woman wants to marry a robot, the ethics of biotechnology
Issue #81 23 December 2016
Mark Zuckerberg shows his Jarvis. Hacking AI systems. Korean mech and a human flying drone. Holographic AI servant from Japan and more!
Issue #80 16 December 2016
Uber puts self-driving cars on roads in San Francisco. Google's self-driving car division gets a new name. Amazon drone delivers the first package in the UK
Issue #79 09 December 2016
Merging brains with machines. Extending life span and its impact on society. OpenAI and DeepMind release playgrounds for AIs. Microsoft shows a new chatbot.
Issue #78 02 December 2016
Beautiful titanium prosthesis. Fei Fei Li and Demis Hassabis talk about AI and AIs that make songs. A desktop industrial robot. Cyborg beetles and more!
Issue #77 25 November 2016
How is it to be a cyborg? AI experiments by Google. Google Translate develops its own internal language. The state of AI. Who controls the robots and more!
Issue #76 18 November 2016
Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to preserve body. Flying an airplane using only a brain. CRISPR gene-editing tested in a person for the first time
Issue #75 11 November 2016
Deepmind gets Starcraft to play with. Upgrading your body and connecting the brain with the computers. The lip-reading scene from HAL is now a reality.
Issue #74 04 November 2016
Bionic artist and bionic humans. Google created AIs that can communicate secretly and how to understand AIs. Human-like robots from China and self-assembling origami robots.
Issue #73 28 October 2016
A massive investment in the world’s first neural prosthetic for human intelligence enhancement, Chinese version of DARPA's Grand Challenge, MIT is ready for Halloween with a horror AI, the self-driving truck delivered a precious cargo of 50 000 beers and more!
Issue #72 21 October 2016
Exoskeletons. Microsoft created an AI that is really good at understanding human speech. All new Tesla cars are ready to be self-driving cars and more!
Issue #71 14 October 2016
An afterlife as an AI bot. Obama talks about AI and the future of humanity. Why we aren't ready for Superintelligence, Facebook's ideas for VR and more!
Issue #70 07 October 2016
Augmenting human senses, stealing AI, Google tries to harness cloud robotics, Samsung gets its own Siri, synthetic biology, the future of human reproduction and more!
Issue #69 30 September 2016
On enhancing humans, Google deploys neural network to translate languages, Yann LeCun talks about the future of AI, giant battle robot has a hard time
Issue #68 23 September 2016
The future of humanity, AI beats humans in Doom, Elon Musk elaborates on his AI concerns, DeepMind can now speak, AI ethics and more!
Issue #67 16 September 2016
A bionic woman wearing an exoskeleton completes a half marathon, tech giants team up to self-regulate AI, a terrifying drone with arms and more!
Issue #66 09 September 2016
Elon Musk and neural lace, ethics of transhumanism, EU might request mandatory drone registry, the taste of CRISPR-modified crops and more!
Issue #65 02 September 2016
Ethics and dangers of augmenting humans, mind controlled nanobots inside cockroach, a simple solution to traffic, biohacking from a garage and more!
Issue #64 26 August 2016
Bionic arms, enhancing humans, a 3D printed soft robot, Amazon tests delivery drones on a farm somewhere in England, CRISPR, haptic gloves and more!
Issue #63 19 August 2016
Demis Hassabis talks about artificial general intelligence. Uber will test its fleet of autonomous cars in Pittsburg. Drones, AI, robots and more!
Issue #62 12 August 2016
Augmenting humans and Chinese eugenics explained. Bill Nye calls to stop worrying about AI-apocalypse. Demis Hassabis on who should control general AI.
Issue #61 05 August 2016
On enhancing athletes and enhancing people. OpenAI listed its special projects. Google starts testing delivery drones. Microsoft makes drones fighting Zika virus and more!
Issue #60 29 July 2016
Gene doping and how close are we to mind uploading and finding a cure for death. DeepMind reduced Google's energy bill, emotional AI, Farm Bot and more!
Issue #59 22 July 2016
Prosthetic hands, DARPA challenges to build an AI software security system, German robot makes sausages, Boston Dynamics takes a robot into the woods
Issue #58 15 July 2016
A beautiful bio-inspired robotic stingray, a robot killed the shooter in Dallas, do you have a right to bionic arms, AI helps brew beer in the UK and more!
Issue #57 08 July 2016
Self-driving Tesla had a fatal crash. Other than that - a lot about robots, can AI create an art, cloning animals and more!
Issue #56 01 July 2016
AI beats expert pilot in a simulated combat, the future of 3D printed prosthesis, the cutest robot ever, controlling robots with thoughts and killer robots
Issue #55 24 June 2016
A lot about AI safety, Boston Dynamic's new robot, a robot-receptionist in a hospital in Belgium, CRISPR gets approval for human testing, can you patent a human genome
Issue #54 17 June 2016
What will come after the Singularity, Elon Musk says we need to merge with the machines, an AI wrote a sci-fi movie, a robot in Russia tastes freedom and more!
Issue #53 10 June 2016
Google's plan for AI "Big Red Button", DeepMind masters another game, Open Bionics teams up with Deus Ex, Elite's AI went rogue and created superweapons
Issue #52 03 June 2016
Exoskeletons, the killer robots dilemma, Google's AI created a song, should you trust the robots, DNA as a data storage, more robots, AR and VR and more!
Issue #51 27 May 2016
A guy implants a wallet into his hand, Google wants AI to do art, a robot gets work at Pizza Hut, power sliding self-driving car, robots, AI and more!
Issue #50 20 May 2016
Transhumanism and space exploration, AI lawyer, AI CEO, AI recreates Nobel-winning physics experiment, self-driving cars from Uber and ex-Googlers and more.
Issue #49 13 May 2016
AI helps build AI and an AI pretending to be a teacher, flying dancing drones and fighting drones, a very dexterous robot and a robot you can beam into it
Issue #48 06 May 2016
Bringing frozen dead people back to life, AI on a USB stick, Google AI reads romances, humanoid robo-mermaid, robo-surgeon, human embryo grown in lab
Issue #47 29 April 2016
The first human being to be successfully rejuvenated by gene therapy, robot-monk, Dalek-like robots, racing drones controlled with thoughts and more
Issue #46 22 April 2016
Ray Kurzweil in Playboy predicts the future, Magic Leap's new demo, OpenAI as Xerox PARC of AI, why shooting down drones is a bad idea, robots, AI and more!
Issue #45 15 April 2016
Google's new bipedal robot, Chinese scientist again edited human embryo, how mind uploading might impact society, drones at TED, robots, AI and more!
Issue #44 08 April 2016
Visiting biohackers, drones, augmented rats, computer paints like Rembrandt, the robot that looks like Scarlet Johansson, humans touching robots
Issue #43 01 April 2016
AI helps the blind to see, the Olympics for Cyborgs, the race for AI dominance, robots, drones and more!
Issue #42 25 March 2016
Google wants to sell Boston Dynamics, Microsoft's Twitter bot becomes racists, pizza delivery robot, mixing technology with human heart, cyborgs and robots
Issue #41 18 March 2016
AlphaGo's victory, bionic fingertip that "feels" textures, AI plays Minecraft, Google hooked 14 robots to do things, strong microrobots and more!
Issue #40 11 March 2016
AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol, Open Bionics and Metal Gear Solid, Facebook's AI reads books, is it OK to torture a robot, the history of AI, drone circus and more!
Issue #39 04 March 2016
A monkey drives a wheelchair using thoughts, Google's AI tries to guess where you took the photo and its car hits a bus, Boston Dynamic's robot meets a dog
Issue #38 26 February 2016
Boston Dynamic shows the next generation of Atlas robot, making a cyborg from cockroaches, AI that makes a West End musical, a robot-salamander and more!
Issue #37 19 February 2016
An affordable exoskeleton, bioprinting tissues, mind-controlled prosthetics, virtual assistants, self-parking chairs, how to create a voice for an AI
Issue #36 12 February 2016
Bionic spinal cord, DeepMind conquers mazes and challenges world champion in Go, driveless cars are drivers, biggest Turing test in history and more!
Issue #35 05 February 2016
UK scientists got green light for editing human embryos, eagles hunting for drones, looking into AI's mind, droneboarding, watching suicide in a VR game
Issue #34 29 January 2016
Google's AI mastered Go, home-made exoskeletons, AI's writing stuff, patent war on CRISPR, biohackers, robots and more!
Issue #33 22 January 2016
Robot does simple chores, control a robot using the Force, a storm over who discovered CRISPR, drones that can avoid obstacles on their own and more!
Issue #32 15 January 2016
A blind woman receives a bionic eye, what is transhumanism, drones, robots, gene editing and more!
Issue #31 08 January 2016
Zuck wants to have his own Jarvis, a beauty contest judged by AI, drones, robots and can CRISPR brings us dragons.
Issue #30 01 January 2016
Wall-climbing robot, Marines says "no" to Boston Dynamics' robotdog, taming industrial robots, a robot that makes paper snowflakes and more!
Issue #29 25 December 2015
On OpenAI, Santa's reindeers got replaced by robots, NASA's Robonauts, exoskeletons, robots, gene editing and more!
Issue #28 18 December 2015
Elon Musk and the company to save us from AI, mandatory drone registration in US, California propsed a law on self-driving cars, stylish limbs, Tinder robot and more!
Issue #27 11 December 2015
On designed babies, a drone with a flamethrower, AI that makes new music on demand, Facebook open sources AI hardware, racing robots and more!
Issue #26 04 December 2015
This issue is heavy on biotechnology, gene editing and CRISPR, but we will also look at an idea of races of autonomous cars, cryonics, AIs, drones, robots and more
Issue #25 27 November 2015
Hacking brain, AI walks around Amsterdam, reviving dead with AI, robot-cat, drones, biohackers and more!
Issue #23 13 November 2015
Google open sourced its AI engine, what plans has Facebook about its AI, how autonomous car sees the world, crazy biohackers, robots and more!
Issue #22 06 November 2015
Why does AI love so much Mario, motorcycle-riding robot, news about Facebook's AI, tree dodging drone and more!
Issue #21 30 October 2015
How will future humans look like, what a deep learning algorithm thinks about your selfies, killer autonomous cars and a lot about robots and drones
Issue #20 23 October 2015
How to make a robot more likeable, US government plans mandatory drone registration program, on including hate into AI systems, drones bashing into each other and drones flying in formations, robot-firefighter, robot-jazz musician and more!
Issue #19 16 October 2015
On uploading brains, Kurzweil's prediction for 2030, AI talking to AI, drones, robots and more
Issue #18 09 October 2015
Drones, driveless cars in different parts of the world are rolling out, is kicking a robot a damage to property or injury, an AI having intelligence of a four-year-old child, Disney's augmented colour book and more!
Issue #17 02 October 2015
Bionic Olympics, prosthesis, robot standing in the queue for the new iPhone, computer solving SAT test, more robots, drones, synthetic biology and more!
Issue #16 25 September 2015
A program that learned how to drift, on enhancing human mental and physical capabilities, drones building bridges, how robots and humans can cooperate
Issue #15 18 September 2015
The problem of sex robots, bionic hand that can feel, Matrix-style memory boosting brain implant and more!
Issue #14 11 September 2015
On Singularity and friendly super-AI, drones, robots, creating artificial life and more
Issue #13 04 September 2015
Real-life cyborgs, killer and friendly robots, AIs that paint like a master or make poetry, augmenting the world, biohackers and an awesome 3D printer
Issue #12 28 August 2015
How to shoot down a drone, children gets new hands, Facebook's new assistant AI, robots, virtual worlds and more!
Issue #11 21 August 2015
Boston Dynamics took its robot for a walk, an AI with a sense of humour, dancing robo-spiders, the first actually useful robot and more!
Issue #10 14 August 2015
Why you should not give your robot to children, police Daleks, AI that learns to play jazz, robots and snakes!
Issue #9 07 August 2015
A lot about robots, why Philadelphia is not a good city for robots, a lot of videos and more!
Issue #8 31 July 2015
An open letter to ban weaponization of AI, cyborgs, uploading mind to computer, drones, robots and more!
Issue #7 24 July 2015
Google’s car first accident with injuries, drones doing a lot of things, a lot of videos and more!
Issue #6 17 July 2015
In this issue, we will discuss biohacking, cockroaches and robotics, future of jobs, LEGO prosthesis and more!
Issue #5 10 July 2015
AI talks about philosophy, what’s happening inside driveless car’s mind, cities of the future, exoskeletons, awesome drones and more
Issue #4 03 July 2015
USA challenges Japan, singularity, holograms, Mark Zuckerberg talks about telepathy and more
Issue #3 26 June 2015
Cyborgs, discussions about gene editing and designer babies, cryonics and brain-computer interfaces and more!
Issue #2 19 June 2015
Should politicians be replaced by AI, what happened to cyberpunk, AI performing magical tricks, a bunch of guys talking about things and a brief history of robotics. And cats