Technology

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

Robots Will Play a Valuable Role in Search and Rescue Missions in the Future

Guest post Robotics is advancing at a rapid pace, and robotic solutions that have primarily been used in the automotive industry are...

Richard van Hooijdonk
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 - 3:51AM

Westworld IRL: This Company Has Developed Robotic Heads for Sex Androids... and They're Just Beginning

With more people identifying as digisexuals and seeking companionship, connection, and emotional satisfaction solely or primarily...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 - 11:22AM

Black Mirror IRL: Five Scary Ways Billionaires are Investing in Immortality

Press release/guest articleWhile we all know that billionaires control a substantial amount of the world’s wealth – in fact,...

Press Release
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 11:01AM

Photo Wake-Up AI Brings Figures From Still Photos to Life

Watching the rapid evolution of AI and the related disciplines of alt-reality is one of the best things about working for Outer...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 17 June 2019 - 9:46AM

Deepfake Master Known Only as 'Ctrl Shift Face' Turns SNL's Bill Hader into Arnold Schwarzenegger

An incredibly compelling deepfake artist calling himself Ctrl Shift Face is getting attention from around the world for his incredible...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 2:40PM

Are These Glowing Green Nanoparticles The Key To Ending Aging? SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Experiment To ISS

The European Space Agency wants to harness nanoparticles to reverse human aging. The Nano Antioxidants Experiment will study how a...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 1:36PM

Scientists Develop Plastic That Can Be Recycled Repeatedly... But Does it Matter?

Here's a fun fact that your great-great-great-great grandchildren will be choking on, assuming humanity survives that long: the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 11:46AM

Engineers Develop Ingenious Method to Defeat AI Surveillance... With a Color Printout

You've may have noticed that Outer Places regards the implementation of AI-based surveillance – whether in the form of facial...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:24AM

YouTuber Turns Two Giant Water Bottles Into a Plasma Cannon... For Science

You may remember our coverage of the YouTube inventor who created a small, but compelling, propane-powered rifle that fired empty soda...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:03AM

Company With Creepy AI That Recognizes Emotions Aims to 'Understand All Things Human'

Affectiva, an American start-up company that successfully built an AI learning system that can recognize human emotions by analyzing...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 2:45PM

MIT and NASA Engineers Reveal Aircraft Wing That Changes Shape During Flight

A team of engineers from NASA and MIT have designed, built, and tested a new type of aircraft wing constructed from thousands of...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 04 April 2019 - 11:11AM

Ford's Smart Bed Prototype Forces Mattress Hogs to Stay in Their Lane

Ford's lane-keeping technology, installed in most of their new vehicles, detects road markings as you drive and gently nudges the...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 1:46PM

Judgement Day is Coming: Scientists Develop Liquid Metal That Stretches Like T-1000 Terminator

Between DARPA's proposal for an AI that serves as a global threat watchdog and Boston Dynamics' creepy headless robots, the 21st...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 11:35AM

NVIDIA's New AI Turns Crappy Sketches Into Photorealistic Masterworks

No matter how much time some people spend lulled into quiet artistic contemplation by syndicated episodes of The Joy of Painting...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 9:39AM

This AI Detects Shoplifters Before They Steal, But There's Something Even Creepier About It

VAAK, a Japanese startup, has developed artificial intelligence software that can detect suspicious human body language in potential...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 07 March 2019 - 11:53AM

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Give Mice Infrared Sight: Human Super-Vision Could Be Next

In the 2000 science fiction film Pitch Black, an escaped prisoner who's received prison surgery that enables him to see in the dark...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 1:54PM