Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

Alabama student walks 20 miles to work; impressed boss gives him a car

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/07/18/alabama-student-walks-20-miles-to-work-boss-gifts-him-a-car/ A lot of things can go wrong on the first day at any new job. But as first-day work fiascoes go, Walter Carr has everyone beat when it comes to one wild idea, a lot of perseverance, and some … Continue reading

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Jet Engines Strapped to Feet Going at 103.4 MPH! [Video]

https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2018/07/18/jet-engines-strapped-to-feet-going-at-103-4-mph-video/ Jet Engines Strapped to Feet Going at 103.4 MPH! [Video] VIDEO So apparently, the Green Goblin from Spider-Man is real! Featuring the Flyboard Air, a jet-powered hoverboard that can go at up to around 100 miles per hour! [DevinSuperTramp] … Continue reading

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This Folding Robotic Device Captures Delicate Sea Creatures Without Crushing Them

https://gizmodo.com/this-folding-robotic-device-captures-delicate-sea-creat-1827666922 RAD in action in Monterey Canyon.GIF: Teoh et al., Sci. Robot. 3, eaat5276 2018/Gizmodo Our oceans are home to a diverse array of aquatic organisms, a surprising number of which have yet to be discovered. To help in the … Continue reading

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Meet Jonathan Albright, The Digital Sleuth Exposing Fake News

https://www.wired.com/story/shadow-politics-meet-the-digital-sleuth-exposing-fake-news When we met in early March, Jonathan Albright was still shrugging off a sleepless weekend. It was a few weeks after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had killed 17 people, most of them teenagers, and promptly … Continue reading

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Voting machine maker sold states systems with remote-access tools

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/17/voting-machine-remote-access-elections/ David Becker / Reuters Election Systems and Software (ES&S) has admitted that it sold election management systems which included remote-access software to multiple US states over six years. The company said in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden it … Continue reading

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Netflix’s Fast.com now measures upload speed and latency

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/17/netflix-fast-com-upload-speed-latency/ Netflix In 2016, Netflix launched Fast.com, a simple, easy way for anybody to check their internet speeds. Now, the company has announced that it’s adding more information to the site. Fast.com will now let users see their connection’s latency … Continue reading

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Roland’s latest smartphone mixer can record your entire band

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/18/roland-smartphone-mixer-record-entire-band/ Roland Your phone’s mic is fine for quick audio memos and the like, but if you want to record music on it, you need something a little more robust. Roland revealed a palm-sized audio mixer at CES in 2017, … Continue reading

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