Kristian Martin

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Mod brings dormant portals to life in No Man's Sky

This week on the Mod Roundup, the dormant and mysterious portal structures in No Man's Sky have finally been given some interactivity. Meanwhile, …

PC Gaming

Google DeepMind AI achieves near-human level speech capabilities

DeepMind, the Google artificial intelligence division behind the champion-defeating AlphaGo bot, has revealed that it’s managed to create some of the …

Destiny already has a new Exotic to play with before Rise of Iron launches

New year, new Destiny expansion. And with it, newer weapons to take for a test-drive on some Fallen chest cavities. Exotic weapons have always been …

Self-Driving Cars Can Learn a Lot by Playing Grand Theft Auto - MIT Technology Review

Spending thousands of hours playing Grand Theft Auto might have questionable benefits for humans, but it could help make computers significantly more …

Machine Learning

The Latest Boston Dynamics Humanoid Robot Shows Off Balancing A Human Would Find Difficult

At this point in time, it is clear that Boston Dynamics is (probably) planning to take over the world. While we were all worried about an entity like SkyNet, Google-owned (well, actually Alphabet, but you know) Boston Dynamics is out there in Massachusetts documenting all of their little robotic …

Tesla’s new Autopilot would automatically brake for a moose, but not for a small deer

The main new feature enabled by Tesla’s Autopilot update announced by Elon Musk yesterday is the ability to trigger emergency braking only through radar inputs coupled with fleet learning. Musk made it clear that the feature will work well especially with anything metallic or dense, but what about …

A riddle for our time

One of the most remarkable successes of astrophysics in the last century was its discovery that the age of the universe as measured by its oldest …

Universe

Raspberry Pi’s first official starter kit is ‘unashamedly premium’

An easier way to start cooking up Pi<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s flagship product, its $35 microcomputer, has now sold more than 10 million units in its standalone form. But to turn the Pi into something you can play Pong on, for example, you need a few extra items. Previously these were sold …

Airogistic Launches New Version of DroneDome - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Airogistic LLC, a leading pioneer for developing UAV infrastructure products and services, has introduced its new version of the DroneDomeTM with …

This Powerful Drone Can Actually Pull You Surprisingly Fast

<b>There are a lot of strange things that happen in the world of surf.</b> There was the WaveJet–which may or may not still be a thing–there’s all those …

Drones

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No Man’s Sky’s latest patch fixes some major game-breaking bugs

No Man's Sky's biggest issue are being addressed in a new patch, but is it too late for that?

No Man's Sky

The risks of relying on robots for fairer staff recruitment

Robots are not just taking people’s jobs away, they are beginning to hand them out, too. Go to any recruitment industry event and you will find the …

4K PC gaming is finally viable - and it's stunning

The speed of innovation in the graphics technology spaces shows few signs of slowing down, and the recent releases of Nvidia's top-tier GTX 1080 and …

7 clever robots that can help you around the house

By David Nield<p>If robots really are going to rise up and overthrow the human race, then it's only fair that they muck in and do some jobs around the …

Robotics

Russian Doping Whistleblowers Fear for Their Lives After Cyber Attack

The couple was tense when we met in a nondescript hotel room somewhere in the United States. We were asked not to reveal the exact location of the rare interview and only learned it ourselves at the last minute.<p>Yuliya Stepanova, an 800-meter runner, and husband Vitaly, a former doping officer in …

Doping

Creepy Robots React to the MORGAN Movie Trailer

It’s time once again to dive into the dark side of machine intelligence, because there’s a new video of robots watching the trailer for <i>Morgan</i>—the …

Nintendo Is Promising Not To Repeat The Wii U's Marketing Mistakes With The NX

I remember back in 2015 when it seemed rather odd that Nintendo announced they wouldn’t be talking about their new console, the NX, until 2016. Now, it’s late August, and though we have a release date for the system in March 2017, we still have yet to see any official announcements about the …

Retrogaming

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Roomba Now Able to Hunt Arnold Schwarzenegger

Ever since the Roomba was invented, humanity has been one step closer to a Jetsons-style future with robots performing all of our tedious tasks for …

Robotics

'Fallout 4' PS4 Mods Release Date Still Unknown, Fan Theory Blames Console's OS For The Delay

“Fallout 4” PS4 mods remain troubled as Bethesda marketing VP Pete Hines recently tweeted about the feature’s unknown release date. Fans on Reddit …

'Quadrooter' security flaws said to affect over 900 million Android devices

The flaws, disclosed by security firm Check Point, could open hundreds of millions of Android products with Qualcomm chips to malware.<p>Four newly-discovered vulnerabilities found in Android phones and tablets that ship with a Qualcomm chip could allow an attacker to take complete control of an …

Information Security

These robot spiders offer a glimpse into the future of 'swarm construction'

Spiders are creatures capable of producing feelings of both fear and wonder. Presumably, the distinction is how far away from your house they remain. Of course, after seeing these spiders, or ‘spiderbots’ to be exact, that could soon change.<p>The Mobile Robotic Fabrication System for Filament …

Robotics

Hasselblad's X1D could change mirrorless cameras forever

Hasselblad is one of the most venerable names in photography – its cameras have gone to <i>the</i> <i>moon</i>, after all <i>–</i> but some would argue the value of their $30,000 cameras has been diluted by modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, which constantly improve their image quality in much smaller, cheaper …

Cameras

Physicists Say They've Figured Out How to 'See' Inside a Black Hole

What lies beyond the event horizon.<p>Physicists have come up with a new way to predict what lies beyond the event horizon of a black hole, and it could …

Facebook Apologizes for Worldwide Security Checks After Pakistan Bomb Blast

Facebook has apologized for sending out security-check notifications to users across the world Sunday after a bomb blast in Pakistan killed dozens of …

Scientists synthesize the shortest known genome necessary for life

Chipping away at the genome of a tiny parasitic bacteria, genetic-sequencing trailblazer J. Craig Venter and colleagues say they've synthesized the shortest-known genome known to support life. This man-made set of genetic instructions contains only 473 genes, breaking the record held by the …

Genetics

All Windows Users Can Now Translate Speech in Real Time

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