NVIDIA AI Reconstructs Photos with Super Realistic Results [Video]

Researchers from NVIDIA, led by Guilin Liu, introduced a state-of-the-art deep learning method that can edit images or reconstruct a corrupted image, one that has holes or is missing pixels. The method can also be used to edit images by removing content and filling in the resulting holes. Learn more about their research paper “Image […]

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The Queen of Shitty Robots Built a Horrifically Crappy Westworld Android [Video]

It can move, it can talk, and it’s going to haunt your dreams forever. Behold: I built an animatronic version of myself to show off my robot building skills. If I’m SimOne, she’s SimTwo. She now lives in my garage. We’re on good terms. For those who haven’t watched it yet, Westworld Season 2 has […]

Anywhere Tools: The Ultimate Modular Set of Tech & Tools for Geeks!

A few years ago, the folks from Keyport released their awesome key organizer, which was a hit right away, and now, they’re back with a new product: The Anywhere set of modular tools! Behold: Anywhere Tools is a major addition to Keyport’s modular everyday carry system by introducing a series of new tech and tool […]

Skynet is Coming: Two Robots Team Up to Build IKEA Chair [Video]

Scientists have demonstrated two robots using human-like dexterity to construct an Ikea chair. Components of the chair were randomly scattered in front of the robots, who were able to identify the correct parts and detect force to understand when, for example, pins were fully inserted into their holes, all while managing to move without obstructing […]

Festo Releases Creeptastic Flying Fox Bat Robot [Video]

From Festo: Flying fox as inspiration: thanks to its intelligent kinematics, the BionicFlyFox can master the agile flying manoeuvres of its natural role model. In order to be able to move in a defined space semi-autonomously, it communicates constantly with a motion-tracking system. [FestoHQ]

Ridesharing Apps ‘Make Traffic Worse’

‘Ridehailing’ services such as Uber are making traffic congestion worse rather than more efficient according to a newly-published study. The results contradict previous studies and forecasts. Bruce Schaller explored data from New York streets over the past four years. He notes that the number of licensed ‘ride-sharing’ drivers is around five times the number of […]

This Woman Just Won’t Stop Saying ‘Floppy Diskette’ [Video]

Here’s an edit of an old computer tutorial video featuring a woman that just can’t stop saying ‘floppy diskette’ over and over again, along with a few variations such as ‘disk drive,’ ‘system disk,’ and ‘bootup disk.’ Boring video? Not really. It’s actually more entertaining than it sounds. [Milton Croissant]

“Fat” PS3 Users Could Get $65 Payout

If you bought an original ‘Fat’ model PS3, you could get up to $65 from a class action lawsuit. The damages are compensation for Sony withdrawing the ability to easily run Linux on the system. The ‘OtherOS’ feature let users partition the hard drive and install Linux on the spare space. Sony withdrew the option […]