27 January 2023Issue #399
The real cost of rejuvenation; OpenAI and Microsoft extend partnership; ChatGPT freaks out Google; bionic 3rd thumb; and more!
20 January 2023Issue #398
Atlas shows more parkour skills; real-life mecha spider; Demis Hassabis urges caution; DARPA wants a cold-resistance drug; how to become a biohacker; and more!
13 January 2023Issue #397
ChatGPT takes on an astrophysics exam and it is banned from NYC schools; AI is going to be a legal assistant in court; and more!
06 January 2023Issue #396
Code-generating AIs introduce security bugs; Baidu starts nighttime driverless taxis in Wuhan; spray-on smart skin; and more!
30 December 2022Issue #395
Code-generating AIs introduce security bugs; Baidu starts nighttime driverless taxis in Wuhan; spray-on smart skin; and more!
23 December 2022Issue #394
OpenAI's new AI generates 3d objects; artists protest against AI artwork; the humancost of neurotech failure; the CRISPR baby scientist is back; and more!
16 December 2022Issue #393
China bans AI-generated media without watermarks; base editing cured girl's cancer; why does AI lie and what can we do about it; the robots of Fukushima; and more!
09 December 2022Issue #392
What people created with ChatGPT; San Francisco bans killer robots for police; AI's hardware problem; and more!
02 December 2022Issue #391
An update on Neuralink's progress; San Francisco police propose using robots capable of 'deadly force'; how AI will transform the animation industry; and more!
25 November 2022Issue #390
Brain-scanning devices in the workplace; Boston Dynamics is suing its competitor; the failure of Meta's new AI for scientists; a robot that builds Gundams; and more!
18 November 2022Issue #389
New robots from Amazon; inside longevity conference for mega-rich; new chips for AI; lab-grown meat gets FDA approval; and more!
11 November 2022Issue #388
Lab-grown blood; a robot with a machete controlled by a plant; Google teaches a robot to play table tennis; and more!
04 November 2022Issue #387
Edible drone; an implant tapping directly into the human speech system; Meta's new protein-predicting AI; and more!
30 October 2022Issue #386
How scientists want to make you young again; AI threatens the music industry; mechanical neural network; and more!
14 October 2022Issue #384
Google's AI generates videos from text; neurons in lab play Pong; armed robodog dropped from a drone; and more!
07 October 2022Issue #383
Tesla shows a humanoid robot; DeepMind finds a better way to multiply matrices; a new project to map the entire human brain launches; and more!
30 September 2022Issue #382
A free and open source AI code generator; Darth Vader's voice will be generated by an AI; robo-ostrich sprints to 100m World Record; fast and cheap genome sequencing is here; and more!
23 September 2022Issue #381
How to hack GPT-3; the evolution of BattleBots; controversial embryo tests; mRNA vaccines monopolies and more!
16 September 2022Issue #380
Delivery robot disrespects crime scene in LA; Google is making LaMDA available; how AI is changing protein design; and more!
09 September 2022Issue #379
Robo-cockroaches; EU's AI Act could hamper open source efforts; a movie made with AI; biobanks; and more!
02 September 2022Issue #378
AI wins art contest; brain implants to treat binge eating disorder and to keep old brains healthy; robot-fireflies and aquabots; the race to make human sex cells in lab; and more!
26 August 2022Issue #377
AI rapper signs with a label and then gets dropped; synthetic mouse embryos with developed brains; drivers in the UK won't be liable for accidents when the vehicle is self-driving; and more!
19 August 2022Issue #376
Hyundai launches Boston Dynamics AI Institute; a Russian robot-dog with a rocket launcher; robots exploring the depths of the sea; and more!
12 August 2022Issue #375
EU plans to regulate AI; a humanoid robot from Xiaomi; first fully autonomous commercial robotaxis in China; humanised yeast; and more!
05 August 2022Issue #374
Whatever happened to the transhumanists; synthetic embryos; wandering robots; virtual influencers; and more!
29 July 2022Issue #373
Turning dead spiders into robots; DNA-based artificial neural networks; 3% of new code at Google is AI-generated; and more!
22 July 2022Issue #372
A digital celebrity from China; Sony's racing AI is fast and nice; the UK to build a drone superhighway; radio-controlled fruit flies; and more!
15 July 2022Issue #371
DeepMind's AI learns simple physics like a baby; autonomous cars jammed San Francisco; the coming AI chip boom; and more!
08 July 2022Issue #370
AI training speed increased twofold; autonomous drones that inspect UK's power grid; growing plants in the dark; and more!
01 July 2022Issue #369
OpenAI's AI learns to play Minecraft from YouTube; a robotic vest that acts as an extra layer of muscles; a robotic skin that feels pain; and more!
24 June 2022Issue #368
Amazon plans to the voices of the dead with Alexa; US first CRISPR therapy is nearly 100% effective 3 years on; 10 years of robotics at Amazon; and more!
17 June 2022Issue #367
Google engineer claims an AI became sentient; making proteins from thin air; DALL-E generates memes; and more!
10 June 2022Issue #366
A robotic finger with human skin; Saudi Arabia plans to invest $1B a year into anti-ageing research; how AI is causing a new scientific revolution; and more!
03 June 2022Issue #365
Is DALL-E using a secret language; how fruit-picking robots are already transforming agriculture; Minecraft AI assistant hints at the future of computers; turning thoughts into text; and more
27 May 2022Issue #364
Image-generating AI from Google; US Army tests a drone swarm in a simulated air assault; genetically engineered tomatoes with more vitamin D; is AI-art an art; and more!
20 May 2022Issue #363
A general AI from DeepMind; reviving dead eye cells; a robotic artist gets her first solo exhibition; deepfaking vacation photos with DALL-E 2; and more!
13 May 2022Issue #362
Machine scientists help understand the world; DeepMind's new AI can help you clean up a virtual house; Spot fetches a dinner; protecting bioeconomy from hackers; and more!
06 May 2022Issue #361
Meta releases their own large language model; updates on Boston Dynamics' Spot; a robot that can taste; UK's first autonomous bus starts road tests; and more!
29 April 2022Issue #360
Philosophy Tube takes on transhumanism; actors launch a campaign against AI; Japanese VR-piloted robot; and more!
22 April 2022Issue #359
The rise of AI companions; a new way to scan brains; a robotic rat; results from the first US trial of genetically modified mosquitoes; and more!
15 April 2022Issue #358
Small Chinchilla AI outperforms GPT-3 and other giant models; what’s next for protein-folding AIs; automating Spot; earbuds that watch your brain; and more!
08 April 2022Issue #357
New image generating AI from OpenAI; Stretch is available for purchase; Alphabet brings drone delivery to Texas; how AI is changing chemistry; human skin cells de-aged by 30 years in a trial; and more!
01 April 2022Issue #356
AI beats eight world champions in bridge; drones in Ukraine and lessons for other countries; the human genome sequence is finally complete; Honda's Asimo robot retires; and more!
25 March 2022Issue #355
Nvidia reveals a new GPU for AI; worms detect lung cancer; a crazy robot from Switzerland; deep learning is hitting a wall; and more!
18 March 2022Issue #354
How facial recognition AI is used during war; US eliminates human controls requirement for autonomous cars; DeepMind's AI helps historians reconstruct ancient texts; a snowboarder who built his own prosthetic leg; and more!
11 March 2022Issue #353
How to protect first CRISPR babies; our insect-based future; a robotic goat from Kawasaki; AI treats math problems as games and helps solve them; and more!
04 March 2022Issue #352
The case for analog computers for AI; too much bonding with robots can hurt teams; building neural networks with actual neurons; how drones disrupt modern warfare; and more!
25 February 2022Issue #351
UK lab connects brains with quantum computers; China is about to regulate AI; deep fake faces are more trustworthy; Baidu launches robotaxi services in six cities; and more!
18 February 2022Issue #350
What happens when your implants become obsolete and unsupported; DeepMind makes its AIs solve real-life problems; the quest for strawberry picking robot; and more!
11 February 2022Issue #349
Sony's AI masters Grand Turismo; why delivery drones failed; a brief history of biohacking; why bigger neural networks do better; and more!
04 February 2022Issue #348
AI solves Math Olympiad problems and does competitive programming challenges; the history of transhumanism; autonomous cars drift and go off-road; and more!
28 January 2022Issue #347
What can you do to slow down ageing; an AI that builds AIs; Meta's new supercomputer for AI research; UK revises laws around self-driving cars; robots learn how to hug; and more!
21 January 2022Issue #346
Billionaires bet on cell rejuvenation startups; how AI conquered poker; first felony charges in a fatal crash involving Autopilot; a robot learns to walk in Swiss mountains; and more!
14 January 2022Issue #345
Augmenting human potential and philosophical quagmires that comes with it; China's plan to become a leader in smart manufacturing; an industrial robot that reads your mind; and more!
07 January 2022Issue #344
Chile grants "neurorights" to its citizens; gene therapies for brain diseases; a drone with defibrillator saves a life in Sweden; a new cyborg eye brings superhuman vision closer to reality; and more!
31 December 2021Issue #343
AI prosecutor in China; how AI changes how we communicate with each other and a new warehouse robot from Boston Dynamics
24 December 2021Issue #342
Covid passport implant; brain cells in a dish learned to play Pong; reprogramming human cells; the future of military fighter drones; and more!
17 December 2021Issue #341
How Google designs chips with AI; human-like brain helps robot out of a maze; US rejects calls for regulating killer robots; and more!
10 December 2021Issue #340
DeepMind's answer to GPT-3; the most advanced human-shaped robot ever; a drone gets bird-like legs; AI training is outpacing Moore's Law; and more!
03 December 2021Issue #339
How AI can help tackle climate change; DeepMind takes on pure mathematics; xenobots can reproduce now; children in South Korea are preparing for future full of robots; and more!
26 November 2021Issue #338
OpenAI API is now available with no waitlist; order a designer baby; current state of lab-grown seafood; and more!
19 November 2021Issue #337
Real-world challenges for AGI; scientists reversed blindness with CRISPR; what neurons and snowflakes can teach us about AI; and more!
12 November 2021Issue #336
How can we resurrect all humans; DeepMind's first spin-off company; a new AI bigger and cheaper than GPT-3; robots are on the rise in the US; and more!
05 November 2021Issue #335
How DeepMind uses AI to accelerate scientific discovery; phage therapies and more precise CRISPR tools; GPT-3 is available on Azure; and more!
29 October 2021Issue #334
AI creates new scientific hypotheses; robotaxis and autonomous boats; gene therapies to end ageing; Spot learns to move like Jagger; and more!
22 October 2021Issue #333
Who wants to live forever; will AI transform religion; four success stories in gene editing; a robot with artificial muscles; a real-life cyborg with 50+ implants; and more!.
15 October 2021Issue #332
A shorter issue this week but we have a robot-dog with a gun strapped to its back, shooting for longevity and the stars, the cost of training AI is getting bigger and AI inner misalignment has been proven.
08 October 2021Issue #331
A brain implant helps cure depression and other future implants; an inconvenient truth about AI; CRISPR family tree holds a multitude of untapped tools; and more!
01 October 2021Issue #330
AI and music; DARPA SubT challenge results are in; how biology becomes engineering; Amazon shows a roaming robot for home; DeepMind predicts when and where it is going to rain; and more!
24 September 2021Issue #329
NASA checks if Spot can go to explore Mars; GitHub's Copilot generates code with bugs; bioengineering meets gaming PCs; how bringing dinosaurs back could look like; lab-grown coffee; and more!
17 September 2021Issue #328
A plan to resurrect woolly mammoths; a new armed robot from Israel; how human-machine teaming could look like; engineering living materials; and more!
10 September 2021Issue #327
Jeff Bezos funds a longevity company; new mini-CRISPR; Intel to launch robotaxis in Germany next year; the future of health and fitness; and more!
03 September 2021Issue #326
Made for work robot from Agility Robotics; CAD for genomes; mycelium-based packaging is coming; what is Biological Singularity; and more!
27 August 2021Issue #325
What is going on with Aubrey de Grey; a critique of Tesla Bot; behind the scenes at Boston Dynamics; 3d-bioprinted Wagyu beef; what happened to IBM Watson; and more!
20 August 2021Issue #324
Tesla is building a humanoid robot; Atlas shows new parkour skills; how AI landed a man in jail with scant evidence; how AI is being used in courts; programmable traps for viruses; and more!
13 August 2021Issue #323
OpenAI releases beta access to Codex; Xiaomi launches "open-source" CyberDog; Google plans to build superintelligent multipurpose AI; what bioengineering can do in space; and more!
06 August 2021Issue #322
How Covid-19 poked holes in AI; Amazon announces Genomics CLI; a universal switch for gene therapies; and more!
30 July 2021Issue #321
The possibility of gene doping; a bipedal robot completes 5K run; an AI for cheating in online shooters; a robot taught to insert USB stick; and more!
23 July 2021Issue #320
OpenAI disbands its robotics team; DeepMind puts entire human proteome online; how the latest neuroscience research can help create AGI; and more!
16 July 2021Issue #319
Open source protein-folding AIs; the designer babies are now commercially available; a fully robotic pizzeria in Paris; and intro to AI safety; and more!
09 July 2021Issue #318
How AI wolfs and sheep caused a massive debate in China; AI designs its own chips; killer robots are here; Spot dances to BTS song; and more!
02 July 2021Issue #317
US military is going to test anti-ageing pill next year; voice actors are concerned about AI; biohackers working on cheap insulin; Pepper the robot is in trouble; and more!
25 June 2021Issue #316
The quest to create brain-computer interfaces; the initiative to unify robots; rethinking biology as machine metaphor; an AI that turns brushstrokes into landscapes; and more!
18 June 2021Issue #315
The efforts to make text-based AIs less racist; a call to stop lethal autonomous weapons; Boston Dynamics' celebrates one year of Spot roaming in the wild; bacterias turning plastic into vanillin; and more!
11 June 2021Issue #314
MIT is building its own humanoid robot; DARPA is funding "living pharmacies"; open-source clone of GPT-3; unmanned drone refuelled a manned fighter jet; and more!
04 June 2021Issue #313
China's massive multi-modal AI; humans could live up to 150 years; the first case of an autonomous drone fighting humans; DNA as a data storage; and more!
28 May 2021Issue #312
Gene therapy partially restores a bling man's sight; the limit on lab-grown human embryos to be relaxed; Microsoft translates text into code; Germany says 'ja' for self-driving cars; and more!
21 May 2021Issue #311
Can machines control our brains; a reality check for AI; Waymo car gets confused and tries to run away; why robots are animals, not humans; and more!
14 May 2021Issue #310
Using young blood to reverse ageing; Pentagon inches towards letting AI control weapons; a new promising gene-editing tool; a brain implant translates thoughts of writing into text; and more!
07 May 2021Issue #309
AI that generates code; laser-equipped weed killing farming robot; how could we augment ourselves in the future; and more!
30 April 2021Issue #308
Self-driving cars to be allowed on UK roads this year; human augmentation is now necessary; AI chip big as your head; NYPD returns its robot dog; and more!
23 April 2021Issue #307
Post-human species; firefighters with exoskeletons; UK government intervenes in Nvidia-Arm deal; famous geneticist sells his DNA as NFT; and more!
16 April 2021Issue #306
First human trial of a wireless high-bandwidth BCI; a creation of part human, part monkey embryos; new legislation seeks to limit the use of AI in Europe; and more!
09 April 2021Issue #305
A monkey with Neuralink; GPT-3 generates over 4.5B words per day; Intel's hate speech filter for gamers; French army tests Spot; and more!
02 April 2021Issue #304
Boston Dynamics new robot and sneak-peek into their workshop; the current state of artificial wombs; how AI can help run governments; and more!
26 March 2021Issue #303
Methuselarity by 2035 and why will it be free; scientists made early human embryos from skin cells; why adversarial networks are a security threat to robots; and more!
19 March 2021Issue #302
How to defend yourself against Spot robots; there is a 50% chance that we will reach longevity escape velocity by 2036; how could we bring someone back to life; and more!
12 March 2021Issue #301
A call for the Neurological Bill of Rights; the AI alignment problem; drones vs moths; and more!
05 March 2021Issue #300
Prosthetic arms are not as cool as it seems; Google's project to enhance hearing; a call to ignore killer robot bans; bring back your dead with an AI; patients seem to be ok with robot doctors; and more!
26 February 2021Issue #299
Spot gets an arm and gets armed; a roadmap to Human Body 2.0; is Google's AI research about to implode; and more!
19 February 2021Issue #298
Meet the MetaHumans; Hyundai introduces two new robots; how teaching robots dance can make them better; a skeptical look at hype in biology; and more!
12 February 2021Issue #297
Deepfaking a human genome; cobalt-based quantum brain; drone swarms are getting too fast for humans; and more!
05 February 2021Issue #296
Updates from Neuralink; Spot gets new accessories; how AI will revolutionise games; a spinach that sends emails; and more!
29 January 2021Issue #295
AI resurrects a singer for a commercial; lab-grown wood; Spot is getting new accessories; GMOs might be permitted in the UK; and more!
22 January 2021Issue #294
A brain implant to fight depression; robots of the CES; a neural network that learns when it should not be trusted; and more!
15 January 2021Issue #293
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!
08 January 2021Issue #292
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!
01 January 2021Issue #291
Dancing Boston Dynamics' robots; from bionic cows to bionic humans; a surprising connection between AI and human brains; and more!
25 December 2020Issue #290
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!
18 December 2020Issue #289
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!
11 December 2020Issue #288
Hyundai to buy Boston Dynamics; mind-controlled beer pong; how to start a robot revolution; AI that makes pyjamas safe for work; and more!
04 December 2020Issue #287
DeepMind solves protein folding problem; highlights from Cybathlon; 3D engine in DNA; AI Incidents Database; and more!
27 November 2020Issue #286
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!
20 November 2020Issue #285
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!
13 November 2020Issue #284
Pope prays for AI and robots; Hyundai in talks to buy Boston Dynamics; living concrete; real-life Venom Snake's bionic arm; and more!
06 November 2020Issue #283
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!
30 October 2020Issue #282
Spot explores Chernobyl; Yann LeCun on GPT-3; Apple learns the limits of robotics in manufacturing; and more!
23 October 2020Issue #281
DIY exoskeleton and prosthetic hand; the dangerous rise of military AI; Agility Robotics starts selling their humanoid robots; and more!
16 October 2020Issue #280
Can robots make us happier; how AI is accelerating battery development; open-source robotic leg; military cyber dogs; and more!
09 October 2020Issue #279
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!
02 October 2020Issue #278
Ring's new flying home surveillance camera; how biotech can help with climate change; AI democratisation in the era of GPT-3; and more!
25 September 2020Issue #277
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!
18 September 2020Issue #276
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!
11 September 2020Issue #275
A racing mech; unfair algorithms; memes and deepfakes; The Guardian publishes AI-generated article; and more!
04 September 2020Issue #274
Update on Neuralink's progress; how AI impacted Go community; OpenAI API preliminary pricing; DIY vaccines for COVID-19; and more!
28 August 2020Issue #273
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!
21 August 2020Issue #272
Bomb-sniffing cyborg locust; a new type of batteries for robots; how a prosthetic leg is made; and more!
14 August 2020Issue #271
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!
07 August 2020Issue #270
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!
31 July 2020Issue #269
Awesome GPT-3; the genetically engineered astronaut; a real-life Gundam takes its first step; and more!
24 July 2020Issue #268
A conference for virtual beings about virtual beings; AI learns to read from lips; two interestingly looking robots; and more!
17 July 2020Issue #267
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!
10 July 2020Issue #266
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!
03 July 2020Issue #265
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!
26 June 2020Issue #264
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!
19 June 2020Issue #263
We can finally buy Boston Dynamics' Spot; a failed gene-editing experiment on human embryos; how life after AI could look like; and more!
12 June 2020Issue #262
OpenAI releases its first commercial product; DeepMind teaches AI to cooperate; what good can come out of the pandemic for bioscience; and more!
05 June 2020Issue #261
Microsoft replaces journalists with robots; OpenAI publishes GPT-3; the most terrifying thought experiment; and more!
29 May 2020Issue #260
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!
22 May 2020Issue #259
AI efficiency outpaces Moore's Law; Microsoft builds 5th most powerful computer for AI; the rogue experiments; dead robots; and more!
15 May 2020Issue #258
NVIDIA's new data centre GPU; the bitter lesson and the future of computation; an AI that can cry; and more!
08 May 2020Issue #257
OpenAIs' new AI makes music; how to become a centaur; how realistic are fictional robots; life as a digital being; and more!
01 May 2020Issue #256
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!
24 April 2020Issue #255
Spot goes to hospitals; Zoox shares 1 hour fully autonomous ride around San Francisco; and more!
17 April 2020Issue #254
AI gets copyrights; the deep fakes arms race; anticipating automation and utopia; the connection between physics and deep learning; and more!
10 April 2020Issue #253
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!
03 April 2020Issue #252
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!
27 March 2020Issue #251
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!
20 March 2020Issue #250
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!
13 March 2020Issue #249
A case for radically enhancing humanity; a blood-thirsty robot; how cheap DNA sequencing could accelerate genomics research; and more!
06 March 2020Issue #248
AI got involved in the fight against coronavirus; Boston Dynamics' robot works in a warehouse; a photo book of transhumanists; and more!
28 February 2020Issue #247
OpenAI performs surgery on a neural network; DARPA wants gamers' brainwaves to train military robots; Pentagon releases principles for AI in warfare; and more!
21 February 2020Issue #246
Hacking prosthesis to control a synthesiser; the messy story behind OpenAI; how AlphaStar became a StarCraft II Grandmaster; and more!
14 February 2020Issue #245
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!
07 February 2020Issue #244
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!
31 January 2020Issue #243
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!
24 January 2020Issue #242
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!
17 January 2020Issue #241
Biorobots made from stem cells; is another AI winter coming; worm's life extended by 500%; how to measure AI; and more!
10 January 2020Issue #240
US limits exports of AI software; drones replace fireworks show; a table-waiting-cat-robot; bionic humans aren't science fiction; and more!
03 January 2020Issue #239
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!
27 December 2019Issue #238
How "ethical AI" was created; self-driving DeLorean learns to drift; how to live forever; and more!
20 December 2019Issue #237
Reaching escape velocity in longevity; AI Index Report 2019; how robots can become blacksmiths; and more!
13 December 2019Issue #236
Human vs AI in drone racing; the future of nanotechnology; NVIDIA makes 3D birds from 2D images; and more!
06 December 2019Issue #235
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!
29 November 2019Issue #234
The Olympic games for cyborgs; Boston Dynamics' Spot joins the police; the next software revolution is bio; and more!
22 November 2019Issue #233
Designer babies and CRISPR's unwanted anniversary; how can AI aliens look like; goodbye, Cortana; how to recognise AI snake oil; and more!
15 November 2019Issue #232
Meet the transhumanists; AlphaStar vs a Grand Master player; robots enjoying autumn leaves; the first Gattaca-like baby tests are here; and more!
08 November 2019Issue #231
Amazon opens new robotics research centre; OpenAI fully releases their powerful text generator; the cost of CRISPR; and more!
01 November 2019Issue #230
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!
25 October 2019Issue #229
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!
18 October 2019Issue #228
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!
11 October 2019Issue #227
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!
04 October 2019Issue #226
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!
27 September 2019Issue #225
You can order now Spot Mini; Atlas does parkour; is telepathy scientifically possible; "perfectly real" deepfakes are just 6-12 months away; and more!
20 September 2019Issue #224
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!
13 September 2019Issue #223
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!
06 September 2019Issue #222
Biohackers implanted a tiny computer in the leg; Paperclip Maximizer explained; a conversation between Elon Musk and Jack Ma; and more!
30 August 2019Issue #221
DARPA sends robots underground; nanoparticles will give you night vision; why AI needs a body; Chinese firm clones a cat; and more!
23 August 2019Issue #220
DeepMind's co-founder placed on leave; China's plan to become CRISPR superpower; OpenAI releases more details on GPT-2; and more!
16 August 2019Issue #219
Crafty robots; AI looks for cancer; UPS uses driverless trucks; Chinese police robots; and more
09 August 2019Issue #218
China's AI ed-tech companies; DIY exoskeleton and prosthetic Nerf gun; what is anti-CRISPR; a robotic tail for humans; and more
02 August 2019Issue #217
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!
19 July 2019Issue #216
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!
19 July 2019Issue #215
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!
12 July 2019Issue #214
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!
05 July 2019Issue #213
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!
28 June 2019Issue #212
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
21 June 2019Issue #211
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!
14 June 2019Issue #210
DJI shows a battle robot; bionic showgirl shakes up cabaret; AI picks names for cats; and more!
07 June 2019Issue #209
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!
31 May 2019Issue #208
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!
24 May 2019Issue #207
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!
17 May 2019Issue #206
San Francisco bans facial recognition; a very insightful interview with Geoffrey Hilton; Amazon gets one step closer to fully automated warehouses; and more!
10 May 2019Issue #205
A discussion about longevity; an AI that makes puns; looking into monkey's brain with AI; would cyborgs make better astronauts; and more!
02 May 2019Issue #204
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!
26 April 2019Issue #203
How to live longer; OpenAI crushes humans in Dota 2; the challenges of robotic farmers; why extended intelligence is the future; and more!
19 April 2019Issue #202
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!
12 April 2019Issue #201
Google's AI ethics board is falling apart; Boston Dynamics is going into warehouses; modified monkeys with extra intelligence points
05 April 2019Issue #200
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!
29 March 2019Issue #199
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!
22 March 2019Issue #198
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!
15 March 2019Issue #197
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!
08 March 2019Issue #196
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!
01 March 2019Issue #195
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!
22 February 2019Issue #194
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!
15 February 2019Issue #193
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!
09 February 2019Issue #192
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!
01 February 2019Issue #191
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!
25 January 2019Issue #190
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
18 January 2019Issue #189
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
11 January 2019Issue #188
UK vs drones; could we ever eat sunlight; World Bank says fears of a robot takeover are "unfounded"; Hyundai's walking car; and more!
04 January 2019Issue #187
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’
28 December 2018Issue #186
The aftermath of drone sightings at Gatwick Airport; can we gain new senses; training AI in Minecraft; on building trustworthy AI
21 December 2018Issue #185
Rogue drones shut down an airport in the UK; predictions for 2050; the possibilities of man-made DNA; designing the third thumb;
14 December 2018Issue #184
People don't like Waymo's cars; designer bugs; AlphaZero asserts its dominance in playing games; prosthetics; and more!
07 December 2018Issue #183
Meet the biohackers; CRISPR babies follow-ups; DeepMind's AI folds proteins; Waymo launches taxi services in Arizona; a cyborg plant; and more!
30 November 2018Issue #182
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!
23 November 2018Issue #181
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!
16 November 2018Issue #180
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!
09 November 2018Issue #179
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!
02 November 2018Issue #178
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!
26 October 2018Issue #177
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!
19 October 2018Issue #176
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
12 October 2018Issue #175
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
05 October 2018Issue #174
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!
28 September 2018Issue #173
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!
21 September 2018Issue #172
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!
14 September 2018Issue #171
The case for engineering ethical humans; brain-computer interfaces; DARPA invests $2B in AI; humans to drone race against AI; and more!
07 September 2018Issue #170
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
31 August 2018Issue #169
Gartner's Hype Cycle 2018; OpenAI reflects on DotA 2 championships; exoskeletons are going mainstream; the security problem in robotics; and more!
24 August 2018Issue #168
OpenAI faces the best players in Dota 2 championships; a drone saves swimmers in Spain; Kalashnikov showcases a mech robot;
17 August 2018Issue #167
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!
10 August 2018Issue #166
OpenAI beats DotA; drone attack in Venezuela; Anki's new robot; exoskeletons at Ford factories; robots can manipulate our emotions; and more!
03 August 2018Issue #165
Mind-controlled third arm; cutting through AutoML hype; how Japanese see robots; dexterous robotic hands; and more!
28 July 2018Issue #164
DARPA wants AI to explain itself; Boston Dynamics prepares for mass production of robo-dogs; mini-heart in a jar; and more!
20 July 2018Issue #163
The debate on the future of human enhancement; the ethics of AI in warfare; tech leaders pledge not to build killer robots; and more!
13 July 2018Issue #162
Adding more senses to human body; MIT's robot Cheetah learned new tricks; a neural network coded using DNA; exoskeletons; and more!
29 June 2018Issue #160
OpenAI bots play Dota 2; AI is as good as doctors; a documentary about bionics; end of the line for ASIMO; and more!
22 June 2018Issue #159
How Hugh Herr plans to connect robots to humans; biohacker won a legal battle to remain a cyborg; and more!
15 June 2018Issue #158
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!
08 June 2018Issue #157
Google to end partnerships with Pentagon and releases its AI principles; Norman, the psychopathic AI; building computers with living neurons; and more!
01 June 2018Issue #156
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!
25 May 2018Issue #155
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!
18 May 2018Issue #154
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!
11 May 2018Issue #153
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!
27 April 2018Issue #151
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!
20 April 2018Issue #150
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!
13 April 2018Issue #149
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!
06 April 2018Issue #148
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!
30 March 2018Issue #147
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!
23 March 2018Issue #146
Self-driving Uber car kills a pedestrian; Pentagon asks Silicon Valley giants for help; robot-bees patent by Walmart; and more!
16 March 2018Issue #145
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!
09 March 2018Issue #144
Alexa laughs; build your own Boston Dynamics robot; UK prepares for driverless cars; AI tricks human to see things in the pictures; and more!
02 March 2018Issue #143
Drones on the catwalk; Josiah Zayner regrets his stunts; China invests more in AI than US; lawyers vs AI - 0:1; and more!
23 February 2018Issue #142
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!
16 February 2018Issue #141
BodyHacking Con; cryonics myths; Boston Dynamics new robot; AI psychology; Intel's drone show in South Korea; Disney robots; and more!
09 February 2018Issue #140
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!
02 February 2018Issue #139
Self-destructing GMOs; robotic swans in Singapore; how AI coded its AI child; AI recreates Leia's scene from Rogue One; and more!
26 January 2018Issue #138
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!
05 January 2018Issue #135
Sweden is not afraid of robots; brain implants; CIA's robotic dragonfly; predictions for 2018 and 2050; and more!
29 December 2017Issue #134
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!
22 December 2017Issue #133
A closer look at AlphaZero; how to write "programs" in bacterias; the gene patent question; and more!
15 December 2017Issue #132
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!
08 December 2017Issue #131
AlphaZero masters chess in a couple of hours; DARPA funds gene drives research; AI makes black metal; and more!
01 December 2017Issue #130
Dancing with a robot; the impossibility of intelligence explosion; a story of a guy who tests gene engineering on himself; and more!
24 November 2017Issue #129
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!
17 November 2017Issue #128
Boston Dynamics shows a new robot; a campaign against killer robots; people are starting to be afraid of biohackers; and more!
10 November 2017Issue #127
Waymo put self-driving cars on the roads in Phoenix; genetically modified apples hit stores in US; how to cure ageing; and more!
03 November 2017Issue #126
Sophia the robot gets Saudi Arabia citizenship; a new neural network from the godfather of modern AI; why biological immortality is impossible; and more!
27 October 2017Issue #125
CRISPR 2.0; a vest that adds new senses; construction robots; why cryonics makes sense; the dark side of the Singularity; and more!
20 October 2017Issue #124
The giant robot battle; real-life cyborgs; DeepMind's new AI is better than AlphaGo; China’s AI Awakening; and more!
16 October 2017Issue #123
Facebook's bot loses its first battle in StarCraft; the giant robots duel is finally happening; self-driving mail trucks; and more!
06 October 2017Issue #122
DeepMind is getting serious about ethics; AI meets religion; beauty in transhuman future; how to turn your skin cells into stem cells; and more!
29 September 2017Issue #121
Bionic Miss America contestant; Bill Gates, Garry Kasparov and Richard Dawkins on AI; on lab-grown meat; biohackers; and more!
22 September 2017Issue #120
Connecting our brains to machines; the aftermath of the gaydar AI; a burger-flipping robot; and more!
15 September 2017Issue #119
DIY cyborgs; robot 'conductor'; biocomputers and bioethics; Facebook's AI learns how to react to human emotions; and more!
08 September 2017Issue #118
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!
01 September 2017Issue #117
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!
25 August 2017Issue #116
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!
18 August 2017Issue #115
OpenAI conquered Dota 2; Alexa controlled exoskeleton; DIY pharmaceuticals; Elon being Elon; and more!
11 August 2017Issue #114
Korea takes first step to introduce 'robot tax'; first genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada; a robot falls off the stage; and more!
04 August 2017Issue #113
A lot on AI; hopes and fears of artificial general intelligence; robots from Boston Dynamics on TED; Roborace; and more!
28 July 2017Issue #112
Elon Musk vs the world; an immortality as a chatbot; UK to bring in drone registration; first human embryos edited in US; and more!
20 July 2017Issue #111
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!
14 July 2017Issue #110
DeepMind teaches AI to walk; storing GIF in a living bacteria; neuroprosthetics' security concerns; AI that generates cats; and more!
07 July 2017Issue #109
The ethics of enhancing humans; why having a chip in a brain is inevitable and who is working on it right now; and more!
30 June 2017Issue #108
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!
23 June 2017Issue #107
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!
16 June 2017Issue #106
Ethics of augmenting humans; new AIs trying to be better than Deepmind; neural implants and brainjacking; and more!
10 June 2017Issue #105
Softbank acquires Boston Dynamics and Schaft; Andrej Karpathy explains what AlphaGo really is; yet another creepy GAN generator; and more!
02 June 2017Issue #104
What's next for AlphaGo; when will human-level AI arrive, according to experts; dragonfly turned into a cyborg drone, and more!
26 May 2017Issue #103
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!
19 May 2017Issue #102
OpenAI announced a big research breakthrough in machine learning, a visit to MIT robotics lab, CRISPR, augmenting humans and more!
12 May 2017Issue #101
AI and consciousness, mind-reading AI, how VR can create a better humanity and more!
06 May 2017Issue #100
Cyborgs, discussions about gene editing and designer babies, cryonics and brain-computer interfaces and more!
28 April 2017Issue #99
a lamb in an artificial womb, cyborgs, Neuralink explained, another AI-powered time waster by Google and more!
21 April 2017Issue #98
Zuckerberg says Facebook is working on brain interface, the god in the machine, Russian gunslinging robot and more!
14 April 2017Issue #97
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!
07 April 2017Issue #96
Employees getting implanted with microchips, Google's new machine learning chips, rejuvenating mice, don't fear the AI and more!
31 March 2017Issue #95
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!
24 March 2017Issue #94
Jeff Bezos in a giant mech robot, upgrading human body, evolving AIs, Apple and augmented reality, and more!
17 March 2017Issue #93
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!
10 March 2017Issue #92
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!
03 March 2017Issue #91
Boston Dynamics' new wheeled robot. On editing human genome. Roborace shows its autonomous racing car. Do robots deserve human rights, and more!
24 February 2017Issue #90
Who is allowed to use CRISPR, Chinese robots and AIs, hacking human brain, AI draws things with cats, while other steals code and more!
17 February 2017Issue #89
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!
10 February 2017Issue #88
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!
03 February 2017Issue #87
Boston Dynamics shows a new robot. A bunch of great minds talk about superintelligence. A robotic coffee shop in San Francisco and more!
27 January 2017Issue #86
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!
20 January 2017Issue #85
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.
13 January 2017Issue #84
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!
06 January 2017Issue #83
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!
30 December 2016Issue #82
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
23 December 2016Issue #81
Mark Zuckerberg shows his Jarvis. Hacking AI systems. Korean mech and a human flying drone. Holographic AI servant from Japan and more!
16 December 2016Issue #80
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
09 December 2016Issue #79
Merging brains with machines. Extending life span and its impact on society. OpenAI and DeepMind release playgrounds for AIs. Microsoft shows a new chatbot.
02 December 2016Issue #78
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!
25 November 2016Issue #77
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!
18 November 2016Issue #76
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
11 November 2016Issue #75
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.
04 November 2016Issue #74
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.
28 October 2016Issue #73
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!
21 October 2016Issue #72
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!
14 October 2016Issue #71
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!
07 October 2016Issue #70
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!
30 September 2016Issue #69
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
23 September 2016Issue #68
The future of humanity, AI beats humans in Doom, Elon Musk elaborates on his AI concerns, DeepMind can now speak, AI ethics and more!
16 September 2016Issue #67
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!
09 September 2016Issue #66
Elon Musk and neural lace, ethics of transhumanism, EU might request mandatory drone registry, the taste of CRISPR-modified crops and more!
02 September 2016Issue #65
Ethics and dangers of augmenting humans, mind controlled nanobots inside cockroach, a simple solution to traffic, biohacking from a garage and more!
26 August 2016Issue #64
Bionic arms, enhancing humans, a 3D printed soft robot, Amazon tests delivery drones on a farm somewhere in England, CRISPR, haptic gloves and more!
19 August 2016Issue #63
Demis Hassabis talks about artificial general intelligence. Uber will test its fleet of autonomous cars in Pittsburg. Drones, AI, robots and more!
12 August 2016Issue #62
Augmenting humans and Chinese eugenics explained. Bill Nye calls to stop worrying about AI-apocalypse. Demis Hassabis on who should control general AI.
05 August 2016Issue #61
On enhancing athletes and enhancing people. OpenAI listed its special projects. Google starts testing delivery drones. Microsoft makes drones fighting Zika virus and more!
29 July 2016Issue #60
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!
22 July 2016Issue #59
Prosthetic hands, DARPA challenges to build an AI software security system, German robot makes sausages, Boston Dynamics takes a robot into the woods
15 July 2016Issue #58
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!
08 July 2016Issue #57
Self-driving Tesla had a fatal crash. Other than that - a lot about robots, can AI create an art, cloning animals and more!
01 July 2016Issue #56
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
24 June 2016Issue #55
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
17 June 2016Issue #54
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!
10 June 2016Issue #53
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
03 June 2016Issue #52
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!
27 May 2016Issue #51
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!
20 May 2016Issue #50
Transhumanism and space exploration, AI lawyer, AI CEO, AI recreates Nobel-winning physics experiment, self-driving cars from Uber and ex-Googlers and more.
13 May 2016Issue #49
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
06 May 2016Issue #48
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
29 April 2016Issue #47
The first human being to be successfully rejuvenated by gene therapy, robot-monk, Dalek-like robots, racing drones controlled with thoughts and more
22 April 2016Issue #46
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!
15 April 2016Issue #45
Google's new bipedal robot, Chinese scientist again edited human embryo, how mind uploading might impact society, drones at TED, robots, AI and more!
08 April 2016Issue #44
Visiting biohackers, drones, augmented rats, computer paints like Rembrandt, the robot that looks like Scarlet Johansson, humans touching robots
01 April 2016Issue #43
AI helps the blind to see, the Olympics for Cyborgs, the race for AI dominance, robots, drones and more!
25 March 2016Issue #42
Google wants to sell Boston Dynamics, Microsoft's Twitter bot becomes racists, pizza delivery robot, mixing technology with human heart, cyborgs and robots
18 March 2016Issue #41
AlphaGo's victory, bionic fingertip that "feels" textures, AI plays Minecraft, Google hooked 14 robots to do things, strong microrobots and more!
11 March 2016Issue #40
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!
04 March 2016Issue #39
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
26 February 2016Issue #38
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!
19 February 2016Issue #37
An affordable exoskeleton, bioprinting tissues, mind-controlled prosthetics, virtual assistants, self-parking chairs, how to create a voice for an AI
12 February 2016Issue #36
Bionic spinal cord, DeepMind conquers mazes and challenges world champion in Go, driveless cars are drivers, biggest Turing test in history and more!
05 February 2016Issue #35
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
29 January 2016Issue #34
Google's AI mastered Go, home-made exoskeletons, AI's writing stuff, patent war on CRISPR, biohackers, robots and more!
22 January 2016Issue #33
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!
15 January 2016Issue #32
A blind woman receives a bionic eye, what is transhumanism, drones, robots, gene editing and more!
08 January 2016Issue #31
Zuck wants to have his own Jarvis, a beauty contest judged by AI, drones, robots and can CRISPR brings us dragons.
01 January 2016Issue #30
Wall-climbing robot, Marines says "no" to Boston Dynamics' robotdog, taming industrial robots, a robot that makes paper snowflakes and more!
25 December 2015Issue #29
On OpenAI, Santa's reindeers got replaced by robots, NASA's Robonauts, exoskeletons, robots, gene editing and more!
18 December 2015Issue #28
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!
11 December 2015Issue #27
On designed babies, a drone with a flamethrower, AI that makes new music on demand, Facebook open sources AI hardware, racing robots and more!
04 December 2015Issue #26
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
27 November 2015Issue #25
Hacking brain, AI walks around Amsterdam, reviving dead with AI, robot-cat, drones, biohackers and more!
13 November 2015Issue #23
Google open sourced its AI engine, what plans has Facebook about its AI, how autonomous car sees the world, crazy biohackers, robots and more!
06 November 2015Issue #22
Why does AI love so much Mario, motorcycle-riding robot, news about Facebook's AI, tree dodging drone and more!
30 October 2015Issue #21
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
23 October 2015Issue #20
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!
16 October 2015Issue #19
On uploading brains, Kurzweil's prediction for 2030, AI talking to AI, drones, robots and more
09 October 2015Issue #18
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!
02 October 2015Issue #17
Bionic Olympics, prosthesis, robot standing in the queue for the new iPhone, computer solving SAT test, more robots, drones, synthetic biology and more!
25 September 2015Issue #16
A program that learned how to drift, on enhancing human mental and physical capabilities, drones building bridges, how robots and humans can cooperate
18 September 2015Issue #15
The problem of sex robots, bionic hand that can feel, Matrix-style memory boosting brain implant and more!
11 September 2015Issue #14
On Singularity and friendly super-AI, drones, robots, creating artificial life and more
04 September 2015Issue #13
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
28 August 2015Issue #12
How to shoot down a drone, children gets new hands, Facebook's new assistant AI, robots, virtual worlds and more!
21 August 2015Issue #11
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!
14 August 2015Issue #10
Why you should not give your robot to children, police Daleks, AI that learns to play jazz, robots and snakes!
07 August 2015Issue #9
A lot about robots, why Philadelphia is not a good city for robots, a lot of videos and more!
31 July 2015Issue #8
An open letter to ban weaponization of AI, cyborgs, uploading mind to computer, drones, robots and more!
24 July 2015Issue #7
Google’s car first accident with injuries, drones doing a lot of things, a lot of videos and more!
17 July 2015Issue #6
In this issue, we will discuss biohacking, cockroaches and robotics, future of jobs, LEGO prosthesis and more!
10 July 2015Issue #5
AI talks about philosophy, what’s happening inside driveless car’s mind, cities of the future, exoskeletons, awesome drones and more
03 July 2015Issue #4
USA challenges Japan, singularity, holograms, Mark Zuckerberg talks about telepathy and more
26 June 2015Issue #3
Cyborgs, discussions about gene editing and designer babies, cryonics and brain-computer interfaces and more!
19 June 2015Issue #2
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