Articles in robotics, limbs, fake meat, stem cell disasters, supergerms, and of course, emoji.
MIT Scientists Invented a Way to Attach an Extra Robotic Hand to Your Wrist
It's awesome! I might actually not swap my bio-arm out now if this tech gets better.
Teaching Robots to Feel: Emoji & Deep Learning
So this is basically an advert for an app but it's a damn fascinating one that talks about applying machine learning to learn how people use emoji. It even suggests that Kanye is the (goat). P.S.: I hope these emoji show up in your inbox!
A Cautionary Tale of 'Stem Cell Tourism'
Desperate man gets injected with stem cells abroad for exploitative amounts of money; gains temporary mobility and then massive tumors that doctors don't know how to stop. OK, thanks, that's good to know, I won't try that one.
Ivan the Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier
No big deal, just a literal robot soldier hellbent on someone (potentially anyone's) destruction. Not scary at all. Everything is fine.
Here’s a Company Growing Real Meat from Stem Cells
Apparently it's actually super tasty! This is definitely the future, if you ask me.