Bad Networking: What is a Botnet?

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

Botnet Bot Herder

What is a Botnet? There are countless threats to computer security. Many of these threats are nothing more than good technologies used for bad reasons. One example of this is a botnet. Short for “Robot Network,” it is a group of connected computers controlled by software. This software is then used to perform a specific … Read more

Adaptive Robots: A New Era Has Begun

Author(s):

Pratik Gundawar, ,

Adaptive Robots

The launch of Rizon robots by Flexiv and 3-finger adaptive robot gripper by Robotiq are examples of how pervasive adaptive robots have become in today’s world. Robotics has seen tremendous growth in the past decade, coupled with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). However, we are years behind developing the self-aware sentient beings that … Read more