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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Scientists Using Robots to Study, Help Children with Autism

The Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders is using robots to both study and treat children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. At Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, the institute demonstrated some of their progress with a robot affectionately designated “Russell” as a play on the name of their Robotics

Swedish Company Implants Employees with ‘Cyborg’ Microchips

Swedish “startup hub” Epicenter has been implanting its employees with microchips which can be used to interact with electronic doors, printers, and smoothie vendors. “The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee’s hand. Another

Bringing Arcades Back, One Bar at a Time

Arcade bars like Button Mash in Los Angeles, California, are returning 80’s and 90’s kids to the bleep-blooping domains from whence they came — with the addition of trendy craft beers to sweeten the deal. When I was born in 1982, arcades were already a five