Google is making it easier for 911 to find you in an emergency

One company involved in the test told the Wall Street Journal that for over 80 percent of the 911 calls where Google’s system was used, the tech giant’s location data were more accurate than what… See the rest here: Google is making it easier for 911 to find you in an...

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Defunding the ISS might just help get us to Mars

On the other hand, not only does the current administration want to cut funding for the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), which would hunt for exoplanets and dark matter, it also… See the rest here: Defunding the ISS might just help get us to Mars

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Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter Olympics

The robot skiing competition was held yesterday at an event adjacent to the Olympic village. According to The Guardian, each bot had to meet a strict set of criteria to compete. Specifically, they… Here is the original post: Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter...

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Play ‘Rocket League’ IRL with a Hot Wheels RC car kit

To be fair, the toy company isn’t just selling a pair of Rocket League-themed remote controlled vehicles and calling it a day. The pair of cars, mocked up like in-game models Octane and Dominus,… Read the original: Play ‘Rocket League’ IRL with a Hot Wheels RC car...

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Pennsylvania requires paper trail on all new voting machines

In early 2017, a Bloomberg report revealed that Russian hackers attacked voting systems in 39 states. While Illinois was the only state that found records of attackers attempting to delete or… Continue reading here: Pennsylvania requires paper trail on all new voting...

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