Saturday, November 18, 2017

Kelly Paik

Kelly Paik
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Kelly Paik writes about science and technology for Fanvive. When she's not catching up on the latest innovations, she uses her free-time painting and roaming to places with languages she can't speak. Because she rather enjoys fumbling through cities and picking things on the menu through a process of eeny meeny miny moe.
reading a book

New study shows that learning a second language as a young child has huge...

Learning a second language can have benefits for our brain that go far beyond language itself. And when it comes to young children, research...
Waymo driverless pilot in Phoenix

No one’s in the driver’s seat of these driverless cars by Waymo

This week, Waymo debuted a public test of their self-driving cars in the Phoenix metro area with one very important thing missing - a...
Woman playing with the Sony aibo AI puppy

Sony is releasing Aibo, an AI-infused robot dog to pull at your heartstrings

If Sony makes a robot dog behave adorably enough, would you buy it? The electronics company first introduced Aibo the dog in 1999 and...
Mark_and_Scott_Kelly_at_the_Johnson_Space_Center

NASA’s twin study reveals how space changes our bodies

Some of the changes to NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s after returning from almost a year in space were easily apparent. In the absence of...
turnstile at Penn Station, New York City

NYC is replacing the MetroCard with a tap-and-go system

Finally NYC is tossing out its floppy, flimsy plastic MetroCards in favor of a tap payment system for its public transportation lines. That means...
sidewalk labs has Toronto as the neighborhood of the future

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs wants to build a futuristic neighborhood in Toronto

Ever wonder what it would look like if you let an internet company like Google design a tech makeover for a whole city? Well...
Assistant Professor Canan Dagdeviren (left) Researcher Giovanni Traver (right)

Researchers made an edible sensor that monitors intestinal health

Diagnosing stomach and intestinal problems can be hard to do without seeing exactly what’s going on inside. That’s why scientists have for some time...
NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang in Europe discussing DRIVE PX Pegasus and its role in robotaxi

Nvidia made a car computer powerful enough to run a fully autonomous Robotaxi

Computing company Nvidia plans to launch a next-generation supercomputer powerful enough to run fully-autonomous level 5 Robotaxi. Nvidia’s new version of its Drive PX...
people carrying water in baskets

New research confirms the link between drought and violence

In times when the land is parched, we see crops wither in the sun, commodity prices skyrocket, and local economies destabilize. For these reasons,...
The Mattel Aristotle on a table

Mattel cancels plans for the Aristotle, an AI device designed to learn with your...

Earlier this year, toymaker Mattel decided to join the AI bandwagon by announcing plans to release an “all-in-one voice-controlled smart baby monitor.” The smart...

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Google now shows wait times for sit down restaurants and soon grocery stores

Google has once again improved the live search results returned for businesses. Last year Google added the ability to do real time crowd tracking....
Waymo driverless pilot in Phoenix

No one’s in the driver’s seat of these driverless cars by Waymo

This week, Waymo debuted a public test of their self-driving cars in the Phoenix metro area with one very important thing missing - a...
Woman playing with the Sony aibo AI puppy

Sony is releasing Aibo, an AI-infused robot dog to pull at your heartstrings

If Sony makes a robot dog behave adorably enough, would you buy it? The electronics company first introduced Aibo the dog in 1999 and...