Watch: The story of Erica, the most autonomous humanoid robot on earth

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Share this: In a world where people daydream about engaging in passionate romances with virtual assistants, the boundary between humans and machines is gradually washing away. But no other high-tech invention disrupts this dichotomy more than Erica, the world’s most autonomous humanoid robot. In a new short documentary, The Guardian tells the story of 23-year-old […]

New technology lets humans control turtles with thought

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Share this: Researchers are developing ‘brain-computer interfaces’ (BCIs) following recent advances in electronics and computing. Scientists have developed a new Avatar-style technology that allows a human controller to remotely manoeuvre a turtle’s path just using their thoughts. In the 2009 blockbuster “Avatar,” a human remotely controls the body of an alien. It does so by […]