April 03, 2021
Robot Dogs to Have Their Day — on Florida Base
By Abhijnan Rej
The Tyndall Air Force Base inducted semi-autonomous robotic patrol dogs in base security role in the third week of March.
May 29, 2016
Foxconn: from Worker Suicides to Plastic Workers
By Sara Hsu
The controversial company is switching to robots, boding ill for China’s labor market.
August 31, 2015
Could Science Defeat Terrorism? Using Robots to Hunt Down ISIS
By Lucas Bento
Before you rule out so-called killer robots, consider their applications in counter-terrorism.
July 10, 2015
Japan’s Robot Revolution
By Anthony Fensom
As the nation grapples with a shrinking workforce, are robots the solution?
May 22, 2015
The Rise of Military Robot R&D: A Global Phenomenon
By Jack Detsch
The age of Reaper and Predator drones is beginning to feel like ancient history.
December 06, 2014
Lethal Robots and the Conduct of Warfare
By Marcus Fielding
Perhaps not quite the Terminator, but lethal robots are set to have a growing role on the battlefield.
August 13, 2013
The Globalization of Precision Strike
Plus, South Korea wants to militarize robots. Tuesday defense and security links.
June 02, 2011
Japan's Absent Robots
Japan is famous for its robots. So why has it relied on foreign built ones during the Fukushima nuclear crisis?
April 25, 2011
Japan’s Robot Love Hurts
Why wasn’t robot-loving Japan able to dispatch any useful specimens in the crucial weeks following the earthquake?
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