They walk, they talk, and soon, they will think. Robots are marching on, and they are moving into every part of our lives. In Japan, robots sweat on the bench, trying to mimic all of our gestures, others defeat even seasoned athletes on the basket court, but in Italy, humanoid robots are made for more than sport; they can rescue humans. And sometimes, the worth of a robot is not in its metal envelope, but in its brain’s circuits. Artificial intelligence is also blooming all over the world.