For holiday fun I’ve collected videos of humanoids as well as nonhuman-like contraptions that play a real game on a real surface—with a little latitude for “real.” Each video (below) follows a caption explaining it.
LONDON — Numerous publications have have their sites hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, causing some visitors to be presented with a popup telling them “you’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.”
Uber suspended operations in Nevada late Wednesday, after a Washoe County District Court judge granted the state’s request for a court order blocking the ride-sharing service. The judge said Uber’s refusal to comply with state laws regulating commercial motor carriers and passenger transportation services could put the public’s safety at risk.
We tend to think of mass as a fixed quantity, but this is not necessarily so. We certainly know that mass is convertible into energy, as this happens on a daily basis in fission reactors. The general theory of relativity also describes an increase in mass that occurs with velocity, although the effect is negligible in everyday life.
hese hackers worked on behalf of the U.S. military, which along with the auto industry is scrambling to fortify the cyber defenses of commercially available cars before criminals and even terrorists penetrate them.
“This is the first time doctors can actually see the anatomy and not just rebuild it in their minds. We enable doctors to view the image floating in the air from a wide angle and to interact with it directly,
“Initially it didn’t hurts us, just surprised us. Then it seemed to intensify and my phone started crackling and the video cut. My friend got a strong electric shock from holding my phone up high”, Simon later wrote online
Professor Nicola Millard, expert in future working relationships between people and technology, says that while some jobs are being taken by robots, these tend to be the ones that are dangerous for humans, or the ones most people don’t want to do.
Folks living on a certain street in Campbell Creek, Tenn. finally understand why neighbors were so darn unsocial homebodies.
That’s because everyone living on a row of three houses was a robot.
Not strange enough? News reports confirm they were SWEATY robots.
It turns out that Tennessee Valley Authority set up robotic housekeeping in the trio of homes five years ago to study energy conservation.
It’s 27 feet (8.23 meters) tall, 56 feet (17.1 meters) long, breathes fire through its mouth and nostrils, and can be found in Berlin, Germany. Don’t worry, it isn’t a real dragon, just an amusement park attraction, but it is now the world’s largest robot according to Guinness World Records.
South Korea is one of the most connected countries on the planet, and a leading manufacturer of flat screen TV’s, smartphones, cars, and ships.
If the Korean government succeeds, it’ll become a global leader in the production of robots too. The government is making a big push to develop its advanced robotics industry, including humanoid robots that do a whole lot more than mow the lawn or vacuum the house. There’s even plans afoot for a robot theme park, ‘Robot Land’; a US$1 billion state-sponsored venture with rides and testing labs set to open in 2016.
On sale for $2,000 from next year, Pepper is sure to be big seller. As a household robot, Pepper will do the washing, the vacuuming and all the mundane chores with a smile.
Reynolds said that in the first 1/20th of a second, the car is four feet ahead of the fastest-accelerating sedan Motor Trend has ever tested, the Audi RS 7, and has a zero-to-60 mph time of 3.1 seconds — or a tenth quicker than the Audi and the McLaren F1’s accepted time.