Robots are no longer science fiction. Today, they help build products; they even explore Mars. Robots have assisted human beings now for decades. Someday they'll be part of our daily life.
Art minus the inspiration: robots are being deployed more and more for art and science based research. Patrick Tresset is an award winning artist that uses robotics to investigate human artistic activities.
It's usually humans who close monitor the work of machines and robots. We want to ensure the technology makes no mistakes. But as a Fraunhofer research project shows, machines should also keep an eye on us.
Self-driving cars, robotics and automation may sound utopian to you. But author Nicholas Carr says we're in danger of ceding too much responsibility, including complex moral choices, to machines.
Robotics is set to transform our lives — but will it all be for the better? DW gets a sneak peek into the future of the technology in the pioneering US center of Pittsburgh.
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