As machines perform more and more functions than we ever imagined, they become ever more present in our lives. In this book, you’ll trace the history of the first robots and discover the best bots that you can own, right now. Gaze into the future of robotics and look a little closer to home at those designed to make your house intelligent. Discover how robots are helping us find new worlds, befo… re meeting the megabots who fight for sport. Finally, you’ll learn how to make your very own robot, using a simple Raspberry Pi kit and some code. Featuring: Humans & Robots - How do we interact with these machines and how will they affect our lives in the future? Next-gen robots - Discover what's next for cutting-edge robot technology, from exo suits to megabots. Everyday robots - Find out what keeps driverless cars on the road and how your home can become automated. Building robots - Use your Raspberry Pi and some basic kit to build your own robots.