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The Legend of Chimp, the Vaguely Humanoid Robot

Even in retirement, Chimp the robot’s still got it. The giant red humanoid crouches down like a Transformer to roll on all fours,...

Smaller and Smarter: The Electron Rocket Takes Flight

On January 21st, 2018 at 1:43 GMT, Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket lifted off from New Zealand’s...

Could AI be the key to true full autonomous driving?

AI - This innocuous two letter anacronym now seems more prevalent than any other phrase or word in the arena of hot cutting...

Health Experts Ask Facebook to Shut Down Messenger Kids

A coalition of 97 child health advocates sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday asking him to discontinue Messenger Kids, a new...

The Engineering Case for Fusing Your LED Strips

Modern LED strips are magical things. The WS2812 has allowed the quick and easy creation...

Waymo Gets Ready to Deploy Thousands of Self-Driving Minivans

It’s 2018, and Waymo is doing it live. Two months after the Alphabet self-driving car spinoff announced it would start running a truly...

Looking Back at Microsoft Bob

Every industry has at least one. Automobiles had the Edsel. PC Hardware had...

Apple – Just quietly getting on with “the AI of things”

Whilst the other key players seem to wear their heart on their sleeve and we see all sorts of revelations, (Uber and Waymo...

Proposal for Government Wireless Network Shows Fear of China

The interstate highway system wasn't built in the name of convenience or even commerce. When President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid...