Technology

Meet the Humans Preparing AI for the Robot Job Revolution

If science fiction has proven anything, it's that humanity is never prepared for the robot uprising. But leaving aside the prospect...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 28 April 2017 - 2:35PM

This High-Tech Medical Glove Looks Like the Nintendo Power Glove

When Nintendo released the Power Glove in 1989, a generation of kids immediately became convinced that the future was now, old man....

Super User
Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 12:44PM

The MythBusters Talk Cosplay and their Favorite Explosions at SVCC

It's been over a year since MythBusters finally went off the air, but the crew is still around - host Adam Savage runs Tested.com and...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 8:08PM

Neural Implants Could Become a Lifesaving or Unethical Part of our Future

Elon Musk has been making headlines lately for his bizarre new project (we know, again) stemming from his new Neuralink company, which...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 3:12PM

Virgin Galactic Describes What a Private Spaceflight Will Look Like at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

One of the first things we heard from the Virgin Galactic rep at this event was "Our goal is to put everyone in space." No, that's not...

Super User
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 2:30PM

The SVCC Tech Showcase Was Filled With Robots and Supercars

While the main show floor at Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, California is mostly full of science fiction and superheroes,...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 1:30AM

Syfy Talks About The Future of VR Storytelling at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

We came away from the Syfy/Digital Domain panel on VR with one conclusion: if VR is going to succeed as a medium, there have to be...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 1:27AM

Japan's Autonomous Robot Fighting League Is Both Cute and Terrifying

We all love a good robot fight. But for those who aren't that interested in gigantic, car-crushing robots facing off in an...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 13 April 2017 - 11:27AM

This Short Video Shows How Each Robot Replaces Six Human Employees

When sci-fi author Cixin Liu wrote his piece about the robot revolution in the New York Times, one of his predictions was that AI and...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 1:45PM

Star Wars Fan Creates His Own Working, Full-Size BB-8 Droid

After Kenny Baker's legendary performance as R2-D2, we were really hoping BB-8 would have a person rolling around in it....

Super User
Friday, 07 April 2017 - 1:57PM

Giant Robot Deathmatch Between America and Japan Is Officially Set for August

If there's one thing that's sorely lacking in our technology-driven modern lives, it's giant robot fights. This is all the more...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 06 April 2017 - 12:05PM

Watch SpaceX Seamlessly Land a Reused Falcon 9 Rocket

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, aka Elon Musk's SpaceX, is known for being one of the few American companies that...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 - 8:52PM

Elon Musk Launches 'Neuralink' Company to Combine Our Brains with Computers

The human brain is frustratingly slow compared to digital alternatives. We store memories in confusing and bizarre ways, and while...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 3:37PM

Check Out the Coolest Tech From the 2017 New York Luxury Technology Show

When you walk into the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan for the annual Luxury Technology Show, you'll see a lot of things: a Tesla...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 March 2017 - 4:35PM

Yeah, Samsung Just Debuted a Smart Pocket Watch

Time to party like it's 1899--Samsung is attempting to bring back the pocket watch.In preparation for the upcoming Baselworld 2017...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 12:00PM

Check Out This Awesome TEDx Talk on the Future of Automated Drones

"We live in an extraordinary era. An era where multiple technological revolutions, singular turning points transform our lives....

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 12:25PM

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Takes a Giant Robot Out for a Spin

If Amazon wants to take over the world someday, they're not doing a great job of hiding it. Thanks to their ever-listening Echo...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 20 March 2017 - 9:54PM

Footage From Pixar's Old 1988 Demo Reel Is Hilariously Bad

If you're like us, you associate Pixar with two things: incredibly lifelike animated children's movies and the vehement denial that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 March 2017 - 3:16PM

Boaty McBoatface Begins Its Maiden Voyage to Antarctica

Boaty McBoatface is ready for departure!You may remember the controversy caused last year when the will of the Internet was subverted...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 17 March 2017 - 1:16PM

Watch NASA's New Origami-Inspired Rover in Action

We would love to see NASA's bipedal robonauts walking around foreign planets and searching for life, but if we're going to be...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 3:59PM