Asimov on the three laws of robotics

Laws of Robotics are essentially the rules by which autonomous robots should operate. Such robots do not yet exist but have been widely anticipated by futurists, novels, in science fiction movies and for those working in or simply interested in research and development in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence are important pointers to […]

Flatus Impudicus, Plume-seeking Insectibot

It’s a crude schoolroom axiom around which many an adult pub debate might also revolve: He who smelt it, dealt it. However, there is a serious side to quickly locating the source of noxious odours in an indoor environment of varying airflow, as Zhenzhang Liu and Tien-Fu Lu of The University of Adelaide, Australia, will […]