Lester Garcia

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Robot learns to escape the most brutal human bullies — children

By now, you've probably heard about the hitchhiking robot that was mugged by merciless humans in Philadelphia.<p>Now, in a move that may result in fewer …

Robotics

Walkcar: "The World's Smallest Electric Vehicle"

Odd name aside, this is pretty tight.<p>Japanese designers at Cocoa Motors have created the WalkCar, a tiny electric vehicle about the size of your laptop. Akin to the industry standard Segway, this helpful gadget moves wherever its operator leans their body, and quite smoothly and swiftly judging …

Wearable tech will transform sport – but will it also ruin athletes' personal lives?

Wearable technologies and big-data analytics are enabling coaches, trainers and general managers to analyze previously unquantifiable aspects of athletic performance in fine detail. But as more technology gets strapped on to professional athletes, some are beginning to express concern over how such …

Big Data

Why walk? Ride this portable personal transporter instead

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Here's something I find bonkers.<p>People slide their Lexuses into a mall parking lot and desperately drive around until they can find a spot as close as possible to the mall.<p>Sometimes, it takes them 10 or 15 …

Portable

GNARBOX - a complete photo & video editing machine that fits in your pocket

Photo and video editors will know getting work done on-the-go is no simple task. Bulky laptops and other hardware can be cumbersome; not to mention, they can get damaged in the process. We love digging through Kickstarter and came across something that may change your work flow. Enter the GNARBOX, …

Kickstarter

Baidu's 'Medical Robot': Chinese Search Engine Reveals Its AI for Health

A voice search WebMD is one of the company's earliest AI products since tapping a star researcher from Google.<p>On a recent trip to Beijing, Wei Fan, a researcher for Baidu in Sunnyvale, Calif., had to deal with his mother’s unexpected ailment. Her knee ached. The wait to see doctors in the city is …