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Data Future Microsoft

Microsoft’s Plan to Store Data for 10,000 years

Microsoft’s Project Silica aims to show that glass is the future of long-term data storage. To prove its usefulness outside the lab, Microsoft partnered with Warner Bros. to write the 1978 Superman film into glass with lasers. To see the whole process and the Superman glass, CNET visited Microsoft’s Research Lab in Cambridge, England and […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

A First Look at Cruise’s First Fully Driverless Car

Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, revealed its first vehicle to operate without a human driver, the Cruise Origin. The vehicle, which lacks a steering wheel and pedals, is designed to be more spacious and passenger-friendly than typical self-driving cars. Cruise says the electric vehicle will be deployed as part of a ride-hailing service, […]

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Economics of AI Robotics

Samsung Bot Chef First Look at CES 2020

Engadget has a first look at Samsung’s robot chef. Normally when I miss breakfast, it’s by choice. Today, it was because I was in a rush to get to Samsung’s booth on the CES show floor and see if I could get any face time with the company’s cute new rolling robot. (That, uh, didn’t […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

Comma Two hands-on at CES 2020

Engadget takes a look at the updated self-driving car upgrade kit from Comma AI.

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Computer Vision Ethics

First Look at the AI Camera Systems at CES

Katherine Bindley of the Wall Street Journal is at CES to take a look at the latest AI-infused cameras on the market. Two new smart systems use cameras, artificial intelligence and an assortment of sensors to keep watch over you—Patscan looks for threats in public spaces, while Eyeris monitors the driver and passengers in a […]

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Hardware

Intel vs AMD at CES 2020

Engadget takes a look at the AMD/Intel rivalry at CES this year. Is it me or is hardware suddenly getting interesting again?

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Hardware Science

EUV: Lasers, plasma, and the Tech that Will Make Chips Faster

While the quantum computing age may be “just around the corner,” traditional computing is not going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, innovation there is increasing to keep up the promise of Moore’s Law. Engadget takes a look at the process behind making microchips faster. Microchips are one of the most complicated objects humanity has created, […]

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Hardware

Tech That Died In The 2010s

It’s that time of year for “year in review” posts, but this year is extra special: it’s the dawn of a new decade and the twilight of another. Here’s an interesting look at what has changed in the consumer hardware space in the past ten years.

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IoT

Ikea and Smart Home Tech

The Verge explores Ikea’s push into smart home technology and why that’s a big deal. For seven years, Ikea has treated the smart home as a hobby. That’s changing now that Björn Block’s Home Smart division has been promoted to the same importance as Living Room, Bedroom, and all the other Ikea businesses that have […]

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