The upcoming robot revolution isn’t only manifesting itself in the form of chippy robot butlers. Case in point, the Gita Cargo Carrying Robot. As its name implies … Read More
Between Siri, Cortana, and Alexa, most of us have gotten pretty good at talking to virtual assistants. Isn’t it about the time that we take the next … Read More
Mechs. It’s a concept that anyone who’s watched Gundam or Pacific Rim is probably familiar with. While they’ve been popular in anime and sci-fi for decades, no … Read More
Alexa is having a breakout year. The personal assistant pioneered by Amazon for use on their Echo speakers was open-sourced earlier in 2016 and is now being … Read More
A leaked internal memo says the Air Force’s drone division is not only unmanned, but understaffed and overworked. Coming shortly before a major defense budget battle, the memo is a fascinating window into the strange bureaucratic politics of drones within the Air Force. Drones are largely how the Air Force fights insurgencies, but the high demand for drones and the limited advancement opportunities for drone pilots means there just aren’t enough pilots to go around.