Battle of the Snow Bots
The ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition in St Paul, Minnesota is a yearly gathering of top engineers, who face off to see whose unmanned snowplowing robots can clear the most snow without any human intervention.
Living With Future Prosthetics
In this episode of Humans+, we meet Nicky Ashwell to learn about the technology behind her bionic hand and what the prosthetics of the future could look like.
Do Nootropics Give eSports Gamers an Edge?
Ben Watley and Alex Novosad are two members of an esports team paving the way for Nootropics in professional esports.
This Mind-Controlled Bionic Arm Can Touch and Feel
Motherboard visits Melissa Loomis, an amputee visiting Johns Hopkins University to try the Modular Prosthetic Limb, a bionic arm developed by DARPA controlled by thought.
The Man Biohacking Encryption
Motherboard gets an early look at UKI, a prototype implant coming out in 2017 focused on encryption, built in the garage headquarters of Dangerous Things.
Motherboard Pilot Week
Whiz Kidz: The Internet
We often talk about science and the future, but what do kids actually think about the future?
The Robot World Championship
Go behind the scenes at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals where teams behind the world's most advanced search and rescue robots compete.
Inside the Japanese Hotel Staffed by Robots
Motherboard goes to Japan to visit the Henn-na Hotel, which is staffed almost entirely by robots.
The First Talking, Artificially Intelligent Surveillance Camera
This DIY surveillance camera will scan your face, then speak aloud what it sees. We brought the tech into the streets.
Robot vs. IED
The Hurt Locker got it only partly right.
The Dawn of Killer Robots
In INHUMAN KIND, Motherboard gains exclusive access to a small fleet of US Army bomb disposal robots.
Ex Machina | Examining Our Fear of Artificial Intelligence
Alex Garland explores the complex implications of our relationship with technology in a mind-bending sci-fi art film.