If you’re looking for something to get for the Radcliffs this holiday, feel free to pitch in and get these lovely Klingon bloodwine cups, on auction at Christie’s as part of the 40th anniversary of Star Trek. As the site states: “reputed to have been originally used in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments.” Indeed. [...]
Sure, we always hear about our robot overlords, but who would have thought that the next wave would be… dun dun DUNnnnnnn… a chicken restaurant manager? Hyperactive Bob, the kitchen production management computer system from Hyperactive Technologies, is now being licensed to Zaxby’s, a fast-food restaurant chain with locations in the Southern states. … This [...]
So, you may or may not know that SciFi.com is hosting a set of ten Battlestar Galactica “webisodes” to lead up to the Season 3 premiere. They’re being released every Tuesday and Thursday, and at 3-4 minutes apiece they’ll add up to (approximately) a full episode worth by the time they’re all released. From the [...]
This is cool in a creepy “this could really advance science, but what about our impending robot masters?” sort of way. But hey, the “animat” — which is bascially a bunch of neurons on a circuit board that moves a virtual mouse — is still a far cry from Mr. Data.