During the course of a day, robots might be expected to do everything from making a cup of tea to changing the bedding while holding a conversation. These are all challenging tasks that are more challenging when attempted together. No two homes will be the same, which will mean robots will have to learn fast and adapt to their environment. As anyone sharing a home will appreciate, the objects you ...[Read More]
In this week's Light Start we have technical Windows things, military Thor, the new Xbox console (one of em), and Genshin Impact.
It's a hard life being cheesed off, but that's just what happens when you're attempting to afford a member of Apple's lineup of computers. If you've had eyes on the massively-expensive Mac Pro announced earlier this month, though, you might be aware of its cheesier qualities. That is: a casing capable of shredding rotted bovine lactation. Or, at least, so we thought.
We've been following along with Netflix's Stranger Things since Season 3 was announced. While previous trailers have proved to be a little... meh, showing more drama and a not insubstantial amount of rampant consumerism (albeit a retro version of it), the newest -- and final -- Stranger Things Season 3 trailer brings the pain. And more than a little horror, to boot.
Facebook has unveiled libra, a cryptocurrency that will enable users to make international payments over Messenger and other group platforms like WhatsApp – perhaps from as soon as 2020.
According to those in the industry, and researchers too, driverless cars will totally revolutionise the way we think about individual transport. They will change the way we work and rest. They could herald the end of traffic jams, and have the potential to change the lives of disabled people
Everyone's getting a battle royale these days. Like a Mountain Dew-crazed Oprah handing out gaming goodies, just about every video game is getting a battle royale variant. The latest? Fallout 76, for some reason. Oh, and this fan-made conversion of the original Super Mario Bros., known simply as Mario Royale. Which you should go out and play right a-bloody-way.
Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra, adding another layer to its efforts to dominate global communications and business. Backed by huge finance and technology companies including Visa, Spotify, eBay, PayPal and Uber
What's that, we hear you cry? It's about bloody time? We're right there with you on this one. It's been far too long since Stuff had a fresh giveaway for its readers. But the drought has broken and we've got three Bluetooth speakers to give away to three winners. That's one each, not three each. Important distinction. Up for grabs? Two LG Xboom Go PK3 speakers, valued at R1,000 each, and one LG Xb...[Read More]
The lifestyle programme group also received behavioural support, such as individualised exercise training schedules, an activity tracker for monitoring progress and revising goals, regular chats with a sports scientist via an app, and monthly face-to-face meetings with the research team.
I’d never heard of Carlos Maza until this month, when the Vox video producer made a supercuts video of all the homophobic and racist ranting by a popular YouTuber called Steven Crowder. The right-wing pundit has 3.8m subscribers to his YouTube channel has attacked Maza repeatedly, called him an “anchor baby, a lispy queer, [and] a Mexican”.