“Because it’s cool…” Roboticists consider Tesla’s widely-reported humanoid robot venture and comment on the motivation behind it. (Financial Times, 22 September).
The engineer who became a visual artist: Dutch newspaper NRC profiles a former tech CEO who plans to produce a theatre play performed by robots within three years (17 October).
Source (in Dutch): https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2022/10/17/technologie-als-taal-a4145407
Robo-roaches to the rescue? French free newspaper 20 Minutes is fascinated by Japanese research to develop a ‘cyborg cockroach’ capable of carrying a life-saving emergency pack to trapped survivors in crash or collapsed-building scenarios.
Source (in French): https://www.20minutes.fr/sciences/3349727-20220914-cafards-cyborgs-pourraient-aider-sauver-vies-accedant-zones-inaccessibles-secouristes