Technology

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

Nissan's Self-Driving Cars Will Operate on the Same System as NASA's Mars Rovers

Driverless cars are coming, and that's awesome (despite what Cixin Liu claims in his New York Times Article). We reported back in 2015...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 January 2017 - 11:23AM

Advanced Neural Network Is Taught To Play Mario Kart

AI can now do everything from run your household to steal your job. And with so much being demanded from the latest in technology,...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 8:50PM

AI Replaces Humans Inside A Japanese Insurance Office

Fukoku Mutual Life, a Japanese medical insurance company, published a press release detailing its plans to introduce artificial...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 8:16PM

How "Rogue One" Made Gritty, Old Technology Cool

With all the recent technology-heavy sci-fi movies like Passengers, Independence Day: Resurgence, and Arrival, Rogue One stands...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 4:40PM

Top 12 Coolest Science Moments From 2016

People complain about it being 2016 and not having hoverboards yet, but there's no question anymore: we're living in the future....

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 5:15PM

Obama Thinks AI Will Create Jobs

The recently released White House report on "Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy" takes a surprisingly positive...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 11:15AM