Enjoy tomorrow's experience of being chained to a radiator in a rich man's basement today with the latest Boston Dynamics video, in which its Francis Bacon nightmare robot dances to Start Me Up in perfect imitation of Mick Jagger.
From Vice: The video was taken at "Army-2022," an ongoing arms fair in Moscow. The conference is taking place from Monday until Sunday, has around 1,500 participants, and over 28,000 exhibits, according to its website. One exhibitor also showed off an unmanned military truck which has no cockpit. And here's the Google-Translated text of the Telegram post… READ THE REST
Maker, dubious assertions buster, and snake hater…er…lover Allan Pan decided he wanted to right one of nature's wrongs. He decided to try and give snakes legs like most self-respecting critters. So, he designed, tested, and built a robotic walking vehicle that a snake can crawl into and commandeer. Ya know, 'cause we totally want snakes… READ THE REST
Rice University researchers are pioneers in the field of necrobotics—reanimating dead creatures as robots. They've demonstrated how a tiny dead wolf spider can become an air-powered gripper that can pick up tiny electronic parts from a circuit board. Video below. From IEEE Spectrum: Spiders are basically hydraulic (or pneumatic) grippers. Living spiders control their limbs… READ THE REST
Getting back into the groove of learning can be challenging, especially if it's been a while since you were in school. Hell, it can be challenging even if you're still in school. And with new versions of essential software coming out every few years, like the Microsoft Office Suite, it gets even more difficult to stay… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you're trying to better yourself, finding out where to start can feel challenging. But having a mentor can be incredibly helpful, especially if you want to advance in your career or… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You've got quite the arsenal of gizmos and gadgets these days. So whether it's an extra-large monitor, your phone, or a smart home speaker, you've got a lot of stuff on your desktop.… READ THE REST