Remember that Black Mirror episode Hated in the Nation with the electronic killer bees? The engineers at Washington University are getting us one step closer to those being a reality. Wireless flying robotic insects are a real thing now. Check out the video. Now, engineers at the University of Washington have for the first time cut the cord and added a brain, allowing their RoboFly to take its first independent flaps. This might be one small flap for a robot, but it’s one giant leap for robot-kind.