. It's already raised more than $800,000 with just a $40,000 target, and there are still six days of fundraising to go.People seem to love it for its versatility. It's a small battery that you can clip to your keychain to help give your phone a charge during the day.
Dan Granett, a former engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is leading the charge to build a 70-foot-tall diesel-powered robot designed to juggle cars as if they were circus props, reports Gizmodo . It's called the BugJuggler , and Granett and his team are currently seeking some $2.3 million to make it into a reality.
IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the United States for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its instructions without needing to have millions and millions of subroutines hard-coded into it.
Linus Torvalds welcomed a video crew into his Portland, Oregon home to give us a tour of the workspace where he continues to work on developing Linux (along with an army of fellow developers) some 23 years after initially releasing it. It's a fun look into Torvalds's daily life. His old desk covered in "crap" that he "needs to burn down.
the Internet has operated as an unregulated, competitive free market [for the past two decades]."If you're not paying attention to net neutrality, you should be . In short, some internet service providers want to fundamentally alter the way the internet works and collect money from companies like Netflix and Facebook to guarantee their data can continue to reach users unimpeded.
The buildings are an impressive, well-updated holdout from a time when long-distance calls needed to be connected manually byremain the central switchboards of our telecom culture; home to 400 carriers serving 600+ data networks — among the most richly connected buildings in the world.
You probably take several pictures a day on your Android or iOS device. What if there were a way to turn that time and energy into cash? There is! Fotolia is a stock photo company that will pay you to help it build out its library of photos, which it makes available to a variety of individuals and companies looking for cool images to use for their projects.
Robots need some very specific instructions in order to successfully accomplish tasks. If you want a robot to bring you a beer while you recline on the couch, it needs to know what a beer is, that a beer is in a refrigerator, what a refrigerator looks like, how to open said fridge, and so on.
existing investors "gave [the company] complete support, going beyond and upping percentage of ownership. The mix of old and new investors came up with a sum that will largely go to the software side in order to make this technology more usable for more people. No PhD. required."to grow its processor development and make investments in the underlying technology that facilitates its business. Mr.
Some are obvious. Denver's unsurprising vice is weed, due to Colorado's state-wide legalization. Vegas? Gambling. And Albuquerque's meth predilection is hardly an eye-opener for fans of "Breaking Bad." But who would've guessed that Buffalo, New York is the MDMA capital of the country when it comes to data scraped from social media?DrugAbuse.
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