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Grizzly robot EV shrugs off difficult terrain, laughs at heavy loads

www.engadget.com
Like its namesake, Clearpath Robotic's Grizzly is most comfortable in the wild. Sure, this unmanned ATV is perfectly capable of handling paved streets. But the 26-inch wheels and eight-inches of ground clearance are really built for offroad excursions. The 80-horsepower all-electric motor is capable of reaching speeds of 11...
Grizzly robot EV shrugs off difficult terrain, laughs at heavy loads

Boston Dynamics Robot BigDog Now Has New Tricks

www.fastcompany.com
The Pentagon-funded robot can now lift large loads, according to a newly released video. A robot funded by the Pentagon and created by Boston Dynamics is now strong enough to throw cement blocks, a video published on Thursday shows. The robot, named BigDog, has been in development since 2005...
Boston Dynamics Robot BigDog Now Has New Tricks

Android and the iPhone: the fall out

beust.com
Post mortem Unsurprisingly, my previous post angered quite a few people, starting with John Gruber. After he linked to my article, my blog quickly went down and a few irate Daring Fireball readers made fun of my inability to configure my site correctly to sustain heavy loads. The thing...
Android and the iPhone: the fall out

Africa innovations: 15 ideas helping to transform a continent

www.guardian.co.uk
A mobile phone database for dairy farmers and a strain of sweet potato that can help fight child blindness. These are just two of the imaginative new ideas that are tackling Africa's old problems1 HIPPO WATER ROLLERIdea: The Hippo water roller is a drum that can be rolled on the ground,...
Africa innovations: 15 ideas helping to transform a continent
What's in your bag, Jeff Blagdon?

DARPA planning high-speed wireless for soldiers in the field

www.engadget.com
DARPA has its hands and, more importantly, its money in just about everything. Weapons, robots, thermal sensors -- it's a staple of the scientific community. But, it's also a military agency with basic needs, like internet access. The research group's newest project doesn't carry heavy loads (unless you're weighing...
DARPA planning high-speed wireless for soldiers in the field

DARPA planning high-speed wireless for soldiers in the field

www.engadget.com
DARPA has its hands and, more importantly, its money in just about everything. Weapons, robots, thermal sensors -- it's a staple of the scientific community. But, it's also a military agency with basic needs, like internet access. The research group's newest project doesn't carry heavy loads (unless you're weighing...
DARPA planning high-speed wireless for soldiers in the field

Technology Failed Many in Today’s Explosions in Moscow Subway

profy.com
As many of you already know, earlier today a terrible tragedy happened in Moscow - two explosions in the subway executed by two female suicide bombers and took lives of 38 people (with many still in intensive care of various hospitals so the number will probably increase still in the...
Technology Failed Many in Today’s Explosions in Moscow Subway

Twitter chat extension Bonfire to close, will be extinguished on September 26

thenextweb.com
Earlier in the year, we waxed lyrical about a new Twitter chat service called Bonfire, a browser extension that integrates a real-time chat service into the official Twitter website. While the service gained a loyal userbase, the company has decided to close its chat tool, telling users it will turn...
Twitter chat extension Bonfire to close, will be extinguished on September 26

How did Twitter handle election tweets? Less Ruby, more Java

arstechnica.com
On Election Day, as Donald Trump raged on Twitter about revolution, Nate Silver took an opportunity to pitch his book, and an 18-year old girl vowed to move to Australia "because their president is a Christian and actually supports what he says," Twitter's servers were handling a surge of 327,452 "tweets"...
How did Twitter handle election tweets? Less Ruby, more Java

With push for data democratization, Intel tries to play both sides of the big data debate

gigaom.com
Intel has been taking steps in recent months to promote the democratization of consumer data — the idea that consumers should be able to check out the information that companies are collecting on them — even though it might not be immediately obvious how the chip maker could generate revenue...
With push for data democratization, Intel tries to play both sides of the big data debate

How to make PHP apps scale

www.computerworld.com
The most popular language for Web apps, PHP tends to buckle under heavy loads -- unless you opt for cloud scaling and a NoSQL back end...
How to make PHP apps scale

Consumer Reports Finds New iPad Gets Warm, Can't Charge Under Heavy Loads

www.macrumors.com
Following up on reports from earlier today that the outer shell of the iPad 3 gets warmer than the iPad 2, Consumer Reports found that their iPad 3 reached temperatures up to 116 degrees after running Infinity Blade II for 45 minutes. The piece did note that the iPad felt...
Consumer Reports Finds New iPad Gets Warm, Can't Charge Under Heavy Loads
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