AI May Improve Smart Speakers by Detecting Voice Direction

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a machine learning model to detect the direction of an incoming voice.

Majority of Users Don’t Change Passwords After Data Breach

A new study has found the vast majority of users fail to change their passwords after being notified their data was impacted by a security breach.

This Robot Snake Will Wrap Around Your Neck With A Deathlike Grip

Snakes, and their total absence of limbs, make them some of the most terrifying creatures on the planet. Not to mention the variety of ways snakes can kill us. Why then must science create a robotic version of Satan’s avatar?…

Wall-E, BigDog Inducted Into the Robot Hall of Fame

This week four new robots were inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame. The 2012 induction class includes Aldebaran Robotics’ NAO, iRobot’s PackBot, Boston Dynamics’ BigDog, and Pixar’s WALL-E. WALL-E, the industrious robot from the Pixar movie of the same…

Google Shows You A Gallery Of Timelapse Videos Of The Earth’s Surface From Space

Google has teamed up with the USGS and Carnegie Mellon University to make available timelapse videos of the Earth’s surface from the Landsat satellite program, in honor of the program’s 40th anniversary. “Over the years, Landsat has collected petabytes of…