Category Archives: tech

Mosquito zapper

A laser under development by Intellectual Ventures aims to kill mosquitoes in mid-air. The company developing the machine hopes to prevent deaths from malaria. Someone should work on a ninja cricket zapper bot.

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Tai Chi bot

This is iCub performing highly dynamic Tai Chi while interacting with a human. It’s an experiment in robotic balance that’s perhaps not much better in a human. But maybe not in this brown dog.

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Hushme gizmo

Great device for when you’re sitting next to someone and your phone rings. New from the past CES expo. Court reporters had these for years. A slew of questions may enter your head as they did mine. Who the hell … Continue reading

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SumoBot Tournament 2015

Small bots, super fast. It’s over almost before it’s over.

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Audi sandbox

Using groundbreaking new technologies Audi has now pleased to invite the young and car enthusiasts back to the sandbox for an even rawer driving experience! Join us as the team behind the technology explains how realtime VR experience works. What … Continue reading

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CIA hacking tools

How to tell if you are vulnerable to CIA hacking tools.

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3D printing metal

Laser application welding by means of a powder nozzle and milling using the LASERTEC 65 3D.

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Burger bot

If this becomes a thing, what the hell will we do with all of our high school dropouts, graduates and degreed individuals who are unemployed? Oh yeah. Walmart.

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Google toilet

Animation from ’09 which remains relevant today.

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Amish IT guy – fave

The Amish elephant in the room.

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Boston Dynamics interview

Boston Dynamics went to great lengths to suppress this interview about Handle, their latest robot. What are they trying to hide?

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Why I hate IT

Techie has had it up to here ^.

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What happened to America Online?

The story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between. [21:04] Video link.

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Introducing Handle

Boston Dynamics Handle is a research robot that stands 6.5 ft tall, travels at 9 mph and jumps 4? ?feet vertically. ?It uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators, with a range of about 15 miles on … Continue reading

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The Nokia 3310 is back for 2017

The 2017 re-issue of the Nokia 3310 is so many things. It’s a blockbuster public relations grand slam; it’s a shameless appeal to the nostalgia of a connected generation; it’s the cornerstone of an old name’s fresh beginning. Under it … Continue reading

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CT scan machine at speed – fave

A CT scanner with covers off at full speed for 1 minute. Patients go in the middle.

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