Scribble Color Pen Update [News]

On Wednesday we covered a Kickstarter campaign for Scribble, a pen that could capture any color and reproduce it in ink or on screen depending which version you got. However, shortly after we ran the story, the Kickstarter campaign¬†was mysteriously¬†canceled by its creators despite getting nearly four times its goal of $100,000 in pledges. It […]

Humans Need Not Apply [Video]

CGP Grey, who has some great YouTube clips explaining often complex subjects, has put together a new video discussing the pros and cons of automation for human society. At 15 minutes it’s longer than his usual work, but this allows him to go into more depth and it’s certainly thought-provoking. Be sure to check out […]

Robot Butler Starts Work [Link]

A robotic butler (dubbed a Botlr) has started work at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California. The manufacturers explain that: The robot is approximately 3 feet tall, weighs less than 100 lbs., has a carrying capacity of 2 cubic feet, and is designed to travel at a human walking pace. It can even travel independently […]