Stretch is the first robot for one task that the company has built, based on requests received from companies around the world, said Michael Perry, vice president of business development for Boston Dynamics.
Monthly Archives: March 2021
Are we heading for a post-pandemic ‘Roaring 2020s,’ with parties and excess?
Before the celebrations begin, however, there probably will be some trepidation as people adjust to their newly restored freedom.
NFTs are a dangerous trap
Like most traps, they’re mysterious and then appealing and then it’s too late. An NFT is digital treasure chest, a status symbol and an apparent item of value.
Is Sergey Brin really building the world’s biggest aircraft? Here’s everything we know.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin loves airships. He loves them so much that his 2012 debut for Google Glass (RIP) involved a skydiving stunt where a team of jumpers leaped out of a zeppelin floating over downtown San Francisco.
Apple’s HomePod mini reportedly has a secret temperature and humidity sensor
Apple’s HomePod mini smart speaker has an as-yet-undisclosed temperature and humidity sensor in its casing, Bloomberg reports.
US has secret evidence of UFOs breaking sound barrier without a sonic boom
Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe reveals US has secret evidence of UFOs breaking sound barrier without a sonic boom and performing moves humans don’t have the technology for, ahead of bombshell real X Files report The U.S.
Declarative Design Tools
Design is a process of divergence and convergence. We receive a project brief, a set of constraints, and set about exploring all the ways to satisfy them.
Spaceflight does some weird things to astronauts’ bodies
Astronaut Scott Kelly famously lived and worked on the International Space Station for 340 days—the longest time an American has spent in space. His mission gave scientists some vital insight into what happens to the human body during long-duration stays in orbit.
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MUGATU desperately wants to hire DEREK ZOOLANDER (PLAYED BY BEN STILLER). MUGATU has prepared an employment offer that ZOOLANDER can’t refuse. MUGATU crosses his cavernous office to a small display stand, covered in a red velvet drape.
Facebook sees computing’s future on your wrist
Facebook researchers are rapidly learning how to replace mouse clicks and screen taps with finger twitches. They’re doing it by putting a band on your wrist that reads nerve impulses sent by your brain to your hand.
Scientists want to build a doomsday vault on the moon
Engineers want to build an underground lunar ark, filled with millions of seed, spore, sperm and egg samples from Earth’s species, hidden in a network of tubes on the moon to provide a genetic backup for the planet in the event of a doomsday scenario.
Scientists stunned to discover plants beneath mile-deep Greenland ice
In 1966, US Army scientists drilled down through nearly a mile of ice in northwestern Greenland — and pulled up a fifteen-foot-long tube of dirt from the bottom. Then this frozen sediment was lost in a freezer for decades. It was accidentally rediscovered in 2017.
The number of twins in the world is the highest it has ever been
More twins are being born now than ever before – mainly because of the rising use of IVF and more people starting their families later in life. The rate of twin births may now be at its peak, though, due to fertility clinics refining their techniques.
Paige Pierce Is Taking Disc Golf To the Moon
While the major American sports leagues shut down last year, disc golf, known mostly as a leisure activity, took off, getting television airtime and grabbing millions of streams on YouTube.
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U.S. is ‘not prepared to defend or compete in the A.I. era,’ says expert group chaired by Eric Schmidt
The U.S. is drastically underprepared for the age of artificial intelligence, according to a group of experts chaired by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. The National Security Commission on AI warned in a 756-page report on Monday that China could soon replace the U.S.