The IFP in KZN has questioned the exclusion of Coding and Robotics subjects in some districts, especially rural areas
The Department of Basic Education has confirmed it’s still on track to make significant changes to the school curriculum in the coming years.
Organisers of the chess tournament say the robot grabbed the boy’s hand when he reached for one of his pieces and broke his finger
Imagine a robot being by orthopaedic surgeons at the hospital to perform used for a knee and hip replacements.
The school curriculum is set to undergo a dramatic alteration next year – when two new subjects will become permanent fixtures.
The ultimate braai master? Ford South Africa’s TCF BBQ (Braai Boerewors Quickly) can cook 120 pieces of meat in 12 minutes.
Watch as the robot dog, ‘Spot’ pick up dirty laundry, use a skipping rope, do some gardening and operate machinery in a warehouse.
The future is here… and it’s weird. A new ‘robot dog’ has been unveiled by the University of Johannesburg, sparking a mixed reaction from the public.
Coding and robotics might become a more integral part of classrooms across the country.
KZN will open new vocational training institutions and introduce robotics and coding as schools subjects to prepare future matrics for the digital economy.
Walk the talk: The South Korean carmaker’s TIGER X-1 self-driving concept car could be used to explore other planets or deliver medicine and food to people in remote areas after a disaster.
Atlas and Spot can boogie. Probably better than you can.
The Volkswagen Group has developed a mobile electric vehicle charger that can autonomously navigate parking areas, power up an EV and then make its way back to its outpost.
Everyone is a bit worried that artificial intelligence and the inevitable rise of the machine will steal our jobs.
It is scary to imagine not being able to walk, losing functions of your spinal cord or just having balance problems. Here’s how robots are helping people walk again.
Micah, Lexi and Ariel – each one with its own name and personality – will assist guests during their stay at a new SA hotel.
The Carnegie Mellon University is working with Facebook’s AI Research division to teach how robots new ways to navigate by applying “common sense”.
Facebook developed a robot named Bombyx to install fibre cables on medium voltage power lines around the world.
The policing of social distancing and general citizen behaviour during the pandemic has been the subject of much controversy. Have you met Spot the Dog?
South Africa is an interesting dichotomy, a juxtaposition of the un-PC First and Third Worlds, where the “haves” and the “have nots” reside uneasily together.
A video of a robot named Little Peanut delivering food to people under quarantine at a hotel in China has gone viral…
A remarkable combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and biology has produced the world’s first “living robots”.
Pepper the Robot joined Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on stage at the 2019 matric results announcement in Midrand on Tuesday.
Robots used to be restricted to heavy lifting or fine detail work in factories, but that is changing.
As videos of robot-like dogs made by Boston Dynamics go viral on the internet, the humanoids’ uncanny abilities have also sparked worries that they could become a threat to humans.