Wednesday, June 3, 2020

This Korean mech is everything I thought the future would be

Remember Gundam? Korean company Hankook Mirae recently debuted its real-life mech that looks as if it were created from the pixels of the classic game series. Its designer, Hollywood SFX man...

Hyundai wants to change the way we move

On the list of wearable robot suit makers, you might not expect to see ‘car manufacturer’. But you shouldn’t be too surprised. Last week, Hyundai revealed two of its exoskeleton prototypes. The...

Gatebox just made the world’s saddest AI assistant

Gatebox AI is a departure from typical digital assistants. While the Google’s and Apple’s of the world scrutinize the minutiae for outside-the-box solutions to humanize their offerings, Gatebox said ‘fuck the...

3 reasons 2017 is the year to develop a company chatbot

During Microsoft’s Build Conference earlier this year, CEO Satya Nadella delivered the three-hour keynote address, in which he highlighted his belief that the future of technology lies in human language. In...

Microsoft Releases Visio Viewer For iPad, Visio Online Preview For Web

Microsoft’s popular diagramming app, Visio, has always had one problem that has held it back and that’s the fact that viewing diagrams created by it has historically been a bit of...

Prescription lenses for Snap Inc.’s ‘Spectacles’ are now a thing, apparently

If you have a ‘four eyes is better than two’ approach to, you know, seeing; the Christmas season jut got a lot less blurry. Thanks to Rochester Optical, a lens manufacturer...

To think like humans, researchers are teaching robots to dream

When a robot goes to sleep, what does it dream about? Atari games, apparently. In humans, nocturnal sleep (or even daytime naps) helps to consolidate memory, shifting short-term memory to long-term storage....

Israeli researchers prove headphones can be used as covert listening device

Millions of us don headphones each day. Few, if any, have ever given much thought to the possibility of someone listening on the other end. Researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel...

Military ‘Phaser’ can blast a swarm of drones from the air in a single...

The US Army is testing a weapon with the capability to invisibly knock a drone from the air, mid-flight. The ‘Phaser’ — named after Star Trek’s handheld lasers — is a high-powered microwave...

Strange Facebook bug shows certain users as dead — including Mark Zuckerberg [Updated]

A strange Facebook bug spotted by Business Insider shows a memorial message sitting atop profiles that informs friends and families a user has died. The message reads: We hope people who love...
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Four students fixed Facebook’s fake news problem in 36 hours

Facebook’s fake news problem is all the rage these days. After raising hell about Facebook’s role in the recent election — and a misleading...

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