Tags » Singularity

How to Talk with Your Kid about Abortion—Especially Your Abortion

In coming decades, better birth control like long-acting IUDs and implants may make elective abortion virtually obsolete. But for now, unsought pregnancy is still painfully common; over a million American women have an abortion each year. 9 more words

News

Go•Mentum Station | New urban street test track for high-tech automated vehicles

video | Go•Mentum Station + Honda

Go•Mentum Station contains 20 miles of paved, city street grids, buildings and urban infrastructure. Located 30 miles north of San Francisco, California — the proving ground has become a high-tech center of cutting edge transportation research. 335 more words

News

A printable, sensor-laden ‘skin’ for robots (or an airplane)

http://ift.tt/2nNI7bx

MIT researchers have designed a radical new method of creating flexible, printable electronics that combine sensors and processing circuitry.

Covering a robot — or an airplane or a bridge, for example — with sensors will require a technology that is both flexible and cost-effective to manufacture in bulk. 909 more words

News

A printable, sensor-laden ‘skin’ for robots (or an airplane)

http://ift.tt/2nNI7bx

MIT researchers have designed a radical new method of creating flexible, printable electronics that combine sensors and processing circuitry.

Covering a robot — or an airplane or a bridge, for example — with sensors will require a technology that is both flexible and cost-effective to manufacture in bulk. 910 more words

News

Redskins sign former Rams WR Brian Quick

The Washington Redskins came to terms on a contract with wide receiver Brian Quick.

Quick’s agency announced via Twitter the agreement and posted a picture of him signing his contract. 142 more words

Washington Redskins

The Weird World of Cyborg Animals Is Here

http://ift.tt/2neCkcp

Roboticists frequently turn to nature for inspiration for their inventions, reverse engineering the traits that evolution has developed over millennia. Others are taking a shortcut by simply integrating modern technology with living animals. 846 more words

News

Does this robot want your job?

Join us on Facebook Live for a discussion with NYIT Professor Kevin LaGrandeur as he argues that the real threat to American jobs isn’t flesh-and-blood foreign workers. 17 more words

News