Autonomous Boats By 2020

My twitter feed was abuzz this week with news of a Russian spy boat miles off the coast of Connecticut’s US Naval Submarine Base in Groton. This would’ve been a good time to test the Navy’s newest weapon – the Sea Hunter – an autonomous marine defense system (shown below). The concept of an encounter between autonomous and manual vessels waging battle is a … Read More

A Robotic Vlad Invades Moscow

Everyone is talking about Russia’s, or Putin’s Drive, into Ukraine. However, what is being missed in the headlines is Russia is also invading the robot space in a big way.  Two weeks ago at the international robotics conference held in Skolkovo, just outside Moscow, a series of drones, humanoid robots, and other automated … Read More