US duo Iron Maiden and Anne Droid were booked for a first-ever UK show at a gentlemen’s club in Aberdeen.
Club boss Tony Cochrane said: “We’ve got lots of oil to ensure their routines aren’t creaky.”
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Robots will become Britain’s “fourth emergency service” within 50 years and be relied on during extreme weather , according to one of the country’s leading technology experts.
It is predicted that by 2068 hundreds of autonomous human-like droids will be on round-the-clock standby to help in hazardous situations too
A burger-flipping robot has completed its first shift at major fast food chain - turning a massive 300 patties an hour.
'Flippy', the robotic arm device was bolted to the kitchen floor and tasked with flipping burgers at super-speed.
The mechanic kitchen assistant, dressed in its own chef uniform, worked
Robots have replaced human workers at a fast food restaurant and are able to "cook the perfect burger every time".
And with around 370,000 people employed in the UK fast food industry, many could soon be out of work.
Called Flippy, the machine has been working at CaliBurger restaurant in Pasadena, California
The unidentified Siberian "scientist" made his bizarre claims on video after "travelling back" from the year 4040.
He told how he worked alongside another expert to invent a time machine - which he then used to teleport into the future.
But he said when he emerged he came across scenes of total devastation,
Robots will put the last remaining crossword compilers out of work within 15 years, an expert warns.
There are less than 100 professional crossword makers left in the UK but their days are numbered because of breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI), the industry fears.
Computers that can 'think' like real
If you’re not a fan of snakes, then this serpent-inspired robot may make your skin crawl.
Researchers from Harvard University have designed a soft robot that can slither without any rigid components.
The robot has scales made using kirigami - an ancient Japanese paper craft that
A 'time traveller' claims to have come back from the future to warn us all of an impending apocalypse - which sees the human race fight against a ROBOT ARMY.
The unnamed 'traveller' said that there was one huge computer controlling everything which is not controlled by a person
THERESA May has been told to speed up her year-long higher education funding review, or face being left behind by the march of the robots.
It came as senior Tories urged her to get on with slashing 6.1 per cent student loan interest rates and bringing back maintenance grants
A cockroach might be the key to a scientific breakthrough in robot technology.
Researchers at UC Berkeley developed a small-sized robot based on the unique movements and capabilities of the insect, specifically to better “understand how animals can rapidly transition from running on level ground to climbing up vertical
BENEFITS should be scrapped and every Brit under 55 should get £10,000 instead, a new report claims.
A proposal for a basic wage says money should be given to everyone to make up for jobs lost to robots, climate changing and an ageing population.
It says that the universal cash wouldn't
The latest robot update by Boston Dynamics — a company known for its unnerving SpotMini robots — can now open doors, as shown in the company’s latest YouTube video.
The video, titled “Hey Buddy, Can You Give Me a Hand?” shows a signature yellow dog-like creation from Boston Dynamics
A group of robots took to the slopes to show competitors at the Winter Olympics just how close they are to competing one day.
The fearless mechanoids took to the slops in Dunnae earlier today - an hour's drive west of Pyeongchang where the Winter Olympics are being held.
Robot security guards have started work in China, as their creator boasts they will never 'be late, sick or drink on the job.'.
Ramsee is one of the first security robots - developed by US firm Gamma 2 Robotics Corporate Development - to move into China's labour market.
TOKYO — Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista.
The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo’s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop’s name in Japanese means “strange cafe.”
The single-armed robot scans
THESE photographs lay bare the progress being made in mass producing incredibly realistic sex robots to meet a booming demand across the globe.
Row upon row of voluptuous silicon bodies can be seen hanging on production lines at EXDOLL’s plant based in the northeastern China port city of Dalian.
DENVER — Crumbling mine tunnels awash with polluted waters perforate the Colorado mountains and scientists may one day send robots creeping through the pitch-black passages to study the mysterious currents that sometimes burst to the surface with devastating effects.
One such disaster happened at the inactive Gold King Mine
I've always believed in the restorative power of cleaning your home. Since entering adulthood, I've set aside one Saturday or Sunday each week for a full, top-to-bottom scrubdown – a ritual which not only ensures an outlet to blow off steam, but also enables me to kick off
CamSoda has launched what it describes as the ‘ultimate adult experience.’
The porn site has joined forces with RealDoll to offer an experience dubbed ‘VIRP’, short for ‘Virtual Intercourse with Real People.’
The experience involves a RealDoll sex doll, which has been equipped with a Lovense Max - a male
PROVIDENCE, RI — Seven years ago, a computer beat two human quizmasters on a “Jeopardy” challenge. Ever since, the tech industry has been training its machines to make them even better at amassing knowledge and answering questions.
And it’s worked, at least up to a point. Just don’t expect
It was a bleak medical diagnosis for his young nephew that put the idea in Manmeet Maggu’s head to launch a startup focused on robotic exoskeletons for children.
A few years ago, Maggu and Trexo Robotics co-founder Rahul Udasi were still undergraduates at the University of Waterloo. That’s when
A robot working in a local supermarket lasted only a week before it was fired for making the customers uneasy.
Nicknamed "Fabio", the robot's employment was part of an experiment run for a BBC programme to see if it could integrate with human shoppers.
Fabio was placed in the flagship
NHS 111 helpline calls could be answered by robots within two years, it's reported.
A leaked report says smartphones could become "the primary method for accessing health services" with almost 16 million inquiries handled by algorithms in 2020.
The draft document, dated last month, says that a quarter of all
A LEADING Tory think tank has backed Labour’s radical plans to dole out pay to everyone in the country - regardless if they’re working or not.
The Adam Smith Institute said a Universal Basic Income would help combat the surge of populists like Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn taking
She’s one of the most realistic humanoid robots , but it seems not everyone is impressed with Sophia.
Yann LeCun, head of AI research and Facebook , has slammed the robot in a new statement, in which he calls Sophia a ‘puppet.’
The spat between
HONG KONG — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems.
If only it were as simple as that.
The Texas-born former sculptor at Walt Disney Imagineering and his Hong Kong-based startup Hanson
LAS VEGAS — Tech is invading the bathroom.
Answering the call of Mother Nature is getting an upgrade, according to a high-tech toilet unveiled here at CES 2018, but it’s going to cost you plenty.
Japan-based Toto debuted its Neorest NX2, an $11,000 tech marvel that will open automatically
If you have science fiction nightmares of a robot apocalypse you should probably just stop reading right now. For those of you still here, I have good(?) news! Scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital have invented a robot that can be implanted into the body where it pulls on
Luggage need not be lugged, at least not if you own a revolutionary new smart suitcase that drives itself around.
The ForwardX Robotics CX-1 is a zany hold-all on wheels that follows you around autonomously using smart sensors.
Designed by a Chinese robotics start-up, the CX-1 smart suitcases uses a
Sex doll firm Realbotix has revealed that a new male robot with a “bionic penis” will land later this year.
The X-rated companions will be targeted at a new female audience and will each be fitted with an AI “personality.”
The new male sex robots are a follow-up to the