A tank that drives itself. A drone that picks its own targets. A machine gun with facial-recognition software. Sound like science fiction? Weapons powered by artificial intelligence are already here. Original article at nytimes.com

Artificial intelligence has bested top players in chess, Go and even StarCraft. But can it fly a drone faster than a pro racer? More than $1 million is on the line to find out. Original article at nytimes.com

Researchers have figured out how to enable a quadcopter drone to stick a landing — at any angle — much like a flying gecko. Original article at nytimes.com