Joel Andujar

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MIT Study Shows People Would Rather Take Orders From A Robot Than Their Boss

Not only do human participants prefer taking robo-orders when it comes to tackling a manufacturing task, but the robot ended up leading the team in a more productive manner than the humans could. From MIT:<p>The fully-autonomous condition proved to be not only the most effective for the task, but also …

Robotics

Climate change’s deadly new threat

Scientists say harmful algal blooms like the ones currently affecting Lake Erie could be a sign of things to come<p>Brian Palmer<p>August 24, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on OnEarth.org.<p>Algae have a lot to offer. They feed the world’s marine life, thicken ice cream, and may provide …

Wild Weather: U.S. Hit by 'Most Unusual Year' for Temperatures

Environment<p>If you haven't seen anything like this year's weather, well, neither has anyone else.<p>This year is on track to set a temperature record that climate researchers say is unique since the first time stats were taken in 1900.<p>A typical year in the U.S. would see near-average temperatures or a …

Iraq premier-designate: militias must follow state

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister-designate called Monday on the country's numerous Shiite militias and tribes to come under government control …