Technology

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off VR Tech in his Oculus Lab Tour

Mark Zuckerberg recently documented his journey to the Oculus Research Lab in Redmond, Washington on his public Facebook account....

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 13 February 2017 - 7:44PM

A New Study From Google's DeepMind Shows What Happens When AI Gets Selfish

As our world becomes more and more reliant on artificial intelligence, a vital moral question crops up: if two or more AI systems...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 09 February 2017 - 3:28PM

London Science Museum Explores 500 Years of Robots

The Science Museum in London is taking a bold step into our future (by looking into the past) with a new exhibit all about robots....

Devin Klos
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 - 7:35PM

Watch This Indie Artist Do a Speed-Drawing of Black Widow, Rogue, and Susan Storm

Almost every artist worth their salt has drooled over the Wacom booth at Comic-Con: they're pretty much the industry standard when it...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 - 11:06AM

Guidelines for Preventing an AI Takeover Endorsed by Musk and Hawking

Two of modern science's most powerful voices, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have both issued warnings about the dangers of artificial...

Noelle Phansalkar
Saturday, 04 February 2017 - 2:23PM

Quantum Encryption Just Took One More Step Toward Beating Hackers

Between Russian hackers and insecure email servers, this past election has proved that cyber security is going to be extremely...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 02 February 2017 - 2:36PM

The Robot Revolution Is Taking Over the Coffee Industry

Meet Gordon, the cool new barista who's serving up your favorite latte in a sci-fi San Fransisco cafe. Oh yeah, and one more...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 - 11:56AM

The Three Biggest Challenges Facing Augmented Reality, According to Disruptive Technologists

Last night, Outer Places sat in on a panel on augmented reality at Microsoft's Times Square HQ to learn where the industry...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 12:50PM

The 'Robot Fear Index' Tracks Society's Panic Over Robots

While the Doomsday Clock is currently ticking at two and a half minutes to midnight, fears are rising over a new type of doomsday...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 27 January 2017 - 9:25PM

Elon Musk Gives Update on His 'Neural Lace' Brain Computer

With all the fear surrounding any new developments in artificial intelligence, one man has proposed a radical theory — to keep...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 8:49PM

Tiny Invention Pushes Lifelike Holograms Closer to Reality

For any Star Wars fans out there, a new piece of real world hologram technology is springing up from the iconic series. Scientists...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 7:28PM

Watch a Firefighter With a Water-Powered Jetpack Fight a Simulated Fire

Sometimes you just have to stop yourself and say "Hey, I'm living in the future." Because if someone told us that there is currently...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 3:40PM

NASA's New App Lets You Become a Crewmember on the ISS

Last month, NASA quietly released the awesome new educational app "Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth," which lets Android...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 3:20PM

Watch This Robot Create Beautiful, Super-Detailed Calligraphy

Whether or not you've learned to write in it, there's something undeniably classy about cursive, or better yet, those thick, Gothic,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 12:43PM

New Fund Aimed at Teaching Morals to AI

A new 27 million dollar fund aimed at teaching AI religion, morality, and ethics has been collected from a group of high-profile...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 7:10PM

Apple's Augmented Reality Glasses May Soon Be Hitting Shelves

A juicy new rumor has dropped on Facebook--and it may mean that Apple Augmented Reality is in our future. Augmented and virtual...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 2:52PM

Watch One of the First Real, Working Robotic Dragonflies Fly around a Room

Dragonflies are the Holy Grail for hobby roboticists and drone enthusiasts: there's something magical and elusive about the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 5:31PM

Top 10 Awesome Things From The CES 2017 Show Floor

CES is a glowing display of the latest and greatest advances in the world of technology. Since the "world of tech" is now just...

Rhonda Dehaini
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 3:42PM

[VIDEO] We're One Step Closer to 'Westworld' With These Awesome Robotic Muscles

We've talked about how very, very close we are to having a real-life Westworld, but we admit that the biggest hurdle is packing...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 3:46PM

Boeing and SpaceX Race to Test New 'Space Taxis'

Since the space shuttle fleet's retirement in 2011, NASA has had to shell out big bucks to transport their astronauts and cargo to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 10:29AM