Category: Technology

  • Double Asteroid Redirection Test

    Double Asteroid Redirection Test

    DART is one of the most important things NASA is working on today. It’s not urgent. But developing the technology and know-how to keep an asteroid from slamming into the Earth is definitely one of the most important things. The first launch of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test will happen on September 26, 2022, at […]

  • The Greatest Photographic Image Mankind has Ever Produced

    The Hubble Legacy Field image is the greatest photographic image mankind has ever produced because it is the culmination of human and scientific pursuits since the beginning of our existence. Everything we have ever done has got us to the point of producing this image. For more information please visit the home page of the […]

  • Chindogu

    A good reminder that not everything has to be engineered with efficiency and effectiveness. Sometimes a good product can just be engineered for fun.

  • Lava Lamps for Encryption

    This is a remarkable piece of lateral thinking by the folks at CloudFlare. It’s well known that random numbers are difficult to generate. It can be simulated, but any coded algorithm that generates the numbers can potentially be reversed engineered. So CloudFlare borrowed an idea from Silicon Graphics to use a wall of lava lamps […]

  • Lethality of AI and Robotics

    Frankly, this video scared me a bit. I do believe we should pursue AI and robotic research. But proceed with great caution nonetheless. This is important video for people to watch, but I don’t believe it’s appropriate for kids.    

  • Boston Dynamics future is here

    Is there any doubt that we are living in the future now? The capabilities of this “dog” robot are going to be highly disruptive.