Foodtrucks, drumming, law enforcement, ping-pong, pole dancing… what will robots take on next?
IBM’s Watson Food Truck Brings The Supercomputer To The Kitchen
We’ve heard a lot about Watson in healthcare and other highly technical fields. Switching to cooking is unexpected, delightful, and definitely lends a more accessible face to this project.
Apple Details Touch ID And The A7′s Secure Enclave In Updated iOS Security Document
Fascinating to read how much engineering went in to making the iPhone fingerprint reader as secure as it is.
Robotic arm turns man into a cyborg drummer
I guess this guy has a shot at becoming the first robotic rockstar.
The CUPID drone strikes with 80,000 volts to the chest
Wasn’t this thing in Terminator 3, or was that something different?
Nintendo CEO outlines plan to move into health-related entertainment
Nintendo has being coming out with fitness accessories since at least the early 90’s, but it’s interesting to see they’re making health one of their core priorities. After all, health and fitness will never go out of style or become obsolete.
10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12
I’m not sure what to think of this… in my opinion, we want to get kids started with tech as early as possible. Seems like in our current environment, these guidelines are either unreasonable or almost universally disregarded. Either way, it’s a good conversation to have.
This is probably one of the first apps I ever downloaded, and it’s still one that I use all the time. Thought I’d highlight it, since they just upgraded it to a Universal binary, running natively on iPad for the first time. Free downloads for iOS, Android, and WinPhone.
Watch A Robot Take On A Ping-Pong Champ In This Epic Matchup
The video editing is almost as sensational as the one-armed robotic table tennis player.
Watch robotic pole dancers shake their actuators
I don’t think human pole dancers should start worrying quite yet.