Technology

The Most Advanced Bionic Leg on The Planet and The Team Bringing It to Life

The world of prosthetics is evolving quickly. It’s no question that researchers, doctors, and engineers want to design more...

Emily Cullinan
Monday, 27 January 2020 - 12:42PM

Top-Secret California Space Start-Up SpinLaunch Receives Additional $35 Million for Mysterious 'High-Speed Vehicle'

A California space start-up just secured $35 million in funding to launch satellites using “a high-speed vehicle,” according to...

Scarlett James
Monday, 27 January 2020 - 12:05PM

The European Space Energy Is Creating Pure Oxygen out of Moon Dust

The European Space Agency has opened a facility in the Netherlands for the ongoing manufacture of oxygen from moon dust.“Being able...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 10:09AM

Samsung's NEON Artificial Humans are AI-Powered Avatars Meant to be 'Companions, Friends, and Collaborators'

I have been railing for years against what I call "the Flatweb," insistent that the promise of the internet has always been greater...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 - 12:56PM

Samsung's Artificial Human Project 'NEON' Unlikely to Usher in Terminator Robots, But Might be Even Cooler

When we first read that Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs' (STAR Labs) NEON project would be unveiling an "artificial...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 02 January 2020 - 11:04AM

Scientists Hope to Replicate 'Overview Effect' With VR and Floatation Chamber

When NASA astronaut Ron Garan attached himself to a robotic arm that swept him in an arc over the International Space Station, giving...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 26 December 2019 - 12:58PM

No, Alexa Did Not 'Go Rogue' and Tell a Paramedic Student to Kill Herself Through an Amazon Echo

The first rule of aggregating content – which is what passes for 99% of news reporting these days – is applicable to most forms of...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 23 December 2019 - 12:36PM

Area 69: Alien-Themed Nevada Brothel Adds Sex Robots, Virtual Options to Menu

It was really only a matter of time before a daring capitalist seized the opportunity to cash in on the growing popularity of sex...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 - 9:38AM

Future Workweek? Microsoft Increases Productivity in Overworked Japan by 40% With 3-Day Weekend

It's no secret that, embedded in modern Japanese culture is a work ethic that, at least to western eyes, borders on the pathological....

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 04 November 2019 - 1:24PM

Is It Reasonable to Expect Facial Recognition to Identify Transgender and Non-Binary People?

On Tuesday, Forbes published an article by contributor Jesse Damiani titled "New Research Reveals Facial Recognition Software...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 01 November 2019 - 3:06PM

Uber Says Flying Taxis Will be a Reality By 2023

For the two years that I lived and worked in Hollywood, California, I steadfastly refused to buy a car or drive: a position considered...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 2:04PM

U.S. Government Scientists Build Colossal Nuclear Fusion Plasma Gun Due to Launch in 2020

Now that we have your attention, the Plasma Liner Experiment (PLX) is nearing completion at the Los Alamos National Laboratory,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 21 October 2019 - 12:24PM

Hyperspace Drive? NASA Engineer Claims 'Helical Engine' Could Propel Spacecraft at 99% of the Speed of Light

Rockets as we know them leverage Newton's third law: for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. As propellent combusts...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 10:15AM

Scientists Reverse Human Biological Age With Drug Cocktail

Old age may be dignified, but aging is anything but. The steady onslaught of time and gravity spares no one. There is no escaping it....

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 09 September 2019 - 2:02PM

Now You Can Get a Flamethrower Drone Just in Time for the Holidays

Humanity's fascination with the creative and destructive forces of fire manifests itself in some pretty strange ways. From fire...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 2:37PM

Why the Next Wave of Virtual Influencers Will be Indistinguishable from Real Humans

One of the most in-demand models on the planet today isn't even human—well, not physically human at least. She has released her own...

Andy Wood
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 11:03AM

Scientists Develop 'Terminator' Style Robotic Eye Lens Controllable by Users

"Man is something that shall be overcome," wrote Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra. "Man is a rope tied between beast and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 29 July 2019 - 10:36AM

App Incentivizing Attention With 'Free' Movie Tickets Will Use Eye-Tracking to Force Users to Watch Ads

I'm not anti-technology: being anti-technology in an age as immersed in an ocean of rapidly evolving tech as this one would be about...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 1:45PM

How Corridor Digital Created a Viral Sensation

Corridor Digital began life in 2010 when a pair of aspiring filmmakers decided to jump headfirst into the world of YouTube. Nearly a...

Andrew Hayward
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 9:59AM

Future Food: This New Protein Powder Created From Air, Water, and Bacteria Could Feed Millions

If a post-scarcity society is ever realized, it will likely not involve the redistribution of wealth and a populace of leisured...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 15 July 2019 - 10:39AM