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‘Blade Runner’ was set in November 2019. So how close have we come to that prediction of our future?

November 12th, 2019 at 12:52 pm » Comments Off

Science-fiction movies are pretty goddamn awesome because it goes beyond the restrictions of realism and predicts what can or cannot happen in the future. Netflix’s Black Mirror is likely everyone’s hot favourite now because it’s showing us the deranged situation we’ll be in 15-20 years from now. But what if I say that we are […]

In-flight seatback screens may be going extinct

October 21st, 2019 at 11:59 am » Comments Off

U.S. carriers are split on whether single-aisle fleets need seatback screens. Consumer tastes are changing as in-flight Wi-Fi quality improves. In the quest to command higher fares and traveler loyalty, airlines are constantly scrambling to market their onboard services as better than Brand X. These days, one highly visible battleground is directly in front of […]

Tesla Semi electric truck to be turned into mobile music studio by Deadmau5

October 20th, 2019 at 1:11 pm » Comments Off

Deadmau5, a DJ and music producer, announced that he is getting a Tesla Semi electric truck to turn into a mobile music studio for his 2021 tour. When launching Tesla Semi in 2017, the automaker said that the production versions of electric truck, which is a class 8 truck with a 80,000-pound capacity, will have […]

Four revolutionary technologies that are now obsolete

October 14th, 2019 at 2:41 pm » Comments Off

Japan’s last pager has emitted its final beep. Tokyo Telemessage, the country’s only remaining pager provider, shut down its radio signals this week, following decades of dwindling subscribers. Pagers first went on sale in Japan in the 1960s and were known as pokeberu, or “pocket bells”. They were a popular way of contacting someone on […]

Boston Dynamics’ Spot is leaving the laboratory

September 29th, 2019 at 12:07 pm » Comments Off

A new leasing program is putting dozens of robots to work in the real world Boston Dynamics is letting its first major robot out of the lab. Since June, the company has been talking about a public release for its Spot robot (formerly SpotMini), and today, it finally gave some details about what’s in store. […]

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