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Sex robots promise a revolutionary service but also risks – says study

admin/ July 5, 2017/ / 0 comments

Sex robots have the potential to provide a valuable service for people who are elderly, disabled or who find intercourse traumatic, but they also carry ethical risks, experts say. Sex robots that look like humans can already be bought or leased for parties in the US, and plans for a cafe staffed by “erotic cyborgs” in Paddington, London, have been

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Uber hires former Google engineer

admin/ June 23, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer – now accused of stealing self-driving car technology – despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer’s property. The admission, contained in a Thursday court filing, is the latest twist in a high-profile legal fight between the ride-hailing company and a Google spin-off,

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Trump’s private talks with the tech industry

admin/ June 21, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

For the past seven months, tech giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft have been at war with the White House — fighting President Donald Trump in court over immigration, while blasting him in public for his stance on climate change. But those leading executives adopted a far more tactical tone on Monday, as the Trump administration kicked off its effort

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CAUTION!! Messenger messages are not private.

admin/ June 21, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 1 comments

The rise of instant messaging platforms being used in our workplaces has made communication more efficient and productiveIt’s this factor that can be especially dangerous for businesses and employees. We all get a little loose sometimes, treating work as if it’s home and maybe getting too familiar with coworkers. The integration of pictures and video, like GIFS and emoji, into office

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drinking straw robots

admin/ June 21, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

In an effort to create nimbler and more agile robots, Harvard’s George White and Alex Nemiroski decided to make machines that move like arachnids and insects. These creatures are among the most agile on the planet, able to move rapidly, climb on various objects, and perform physical maneuvers that clunky conventional robots simply cannot. When it came construction materials, however,

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