Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two
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Thursday 30 May 2013
Ethical groups join call to halt machine-soldiers that identify and kill without human input
'Killer robots' which are able to identify and kill targets without human input should be banned, UN urged
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Human rights investigator Christof Heyns to lead calls against lethal robotic weapons
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Prosecution alleges abuse took place in the early 1990s
Thursday 02 May 2013
Archaeologists excavating beneath Mexico’s Temple of the Feathered Serpent have discovered hundreds of mysterious yellow orbs.
Thursday 02 May 2013
One day, in the not-all-that-distant future, our homes will be abuzz with the chatter of domestic appliances. Sneeze? Your tissue box will offer its services. Run out of milk? The fridge will let you know. Befoul the toilet? You'll get barked at by the bog. At least, that's the vision of researchers from Pennsylvania State University, who claim that "smart objects", capable of talking to users, will shortly find their way into the modern home.
Friday 26 April 2013
LG Arena, Birmingham
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The sun is finally out, so there’s no excuse not to tidy up that lawn. Here’s our pick of the finest grass trimmers in town
Sunday 24 March 2013
Hard to believe now, but today's ugly gizmos were once the next big thing. Here are the 10 worst, according to a poll ahead of next month's Gadget Show Live
Sunday 03 March 2013
Monday 25 February 2013
Pressure group, academics and Nobel prize winners unite in call for pre-emptive banning of 'swarms of killer robots'
Saturday 23 February 2013
British champion can shine with early finish tonight where Klitschko was twice made to toil
Sunday 17 February 2013
Charlie Brooker's smart sci-fi drama wasn't quite the social-media satire it hoped to be
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Concerns about a possible singularity - the point when machines turn super-intelligent - grew this afternoon as images were released of a new bionic man, who has artificial organs, a life-like face and synthetic blood.
Will they give the Scottie dog the boot? Monopoly board game makers launch online vote to scrap one of its famous playing pieces
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Fans will be able to 'vote in' a more up-to-date replacement piece
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Veteran rediscovers his best game to fight back and overcome young pretender Michael van Gerwen
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more