Throughout the 20th Century, the United States was swamped with new technologies. In this graph one can see when each was introduced, how fast and widely it was adopted, and […]
Just a note in passing: Regardless of what the future holds for the now-infamous Boeing 737 Max airplane, you’ll never find me in one. I’ve no doubt the plane will […]
This robotic hand, developed by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence lab, can solve a Rubik’s Cube. And it does so without each movement being preprogrammed. I was never able to solve […]
Lest anyone think otherwise, I’m still an avid video gamer, even at 76 and change. I spent the entire summer engrossed in Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. It’s basically a role-playing game […]
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first US moon landing, there has been a lot of wonderful television programming — retrospectives of that time, with film footage never […]
Have you ever wished you had some kind of timer that you could set once and it would alert you every 30 minutes, 4 hours, or whatever interval you choose, […]
Seriously, NASA didn’t think to stock up on smaller spacesuits as soon as they let women into the program!?