robots

  • Will Sci-Fi Bots Write the Next Great Dystopian Novel?

    OAKLAND, Calif. — William Faulkner kept the words flowing with a steady drip of whiskey. Laurence Sterne conquered writer’s block by shaving his beard. Ernest Hemingway stopped writing just when the story got good, so he’d always know where to pick up the next day. But perhaps the next...
  • ​Chanel’s robots are your new fashion overlords

    Chanel took to the catwalk at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday to show off its tech-inspired, Spring-Summer 2017 collection (yes, they’re already that much cooler than you). Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld described it as an exercise in “intimate technology.” Here’s what we know for sure: Lagerfeld has been...