Daily Archives: October 10, 2018

This Ladder-Climbing Robot Snake Freaks Me Out Even More Than the Real Thing

https://gizmodo.com/this-ladder-climbing-robot-snake-freaks-me-out-even-mor-1829651642 I’ve never been able to quite figure out why I hate snakes, but my disdain of slithering serpents extends to the robot variety as well. I’m sure part of it comes from the way they wriggle and writhe to … Continue reading

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Dropbox text recognition makes it easier to find images and PDFs

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/10/dropbox-image-text-recognition/ funky-data via Getty Images There’s nothing worse than having to pore over a pile of PDFs containing documents scanned as images when you quickly have to find a specific file. Dropbox is making it easier to do that by … Continue reading

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New Chromecast Costs Same $35, Comes in Chalk and Charcoal

https://www.droid-life.com/2018/10/09/new-chromecast-costs-same-35-comes-in-chalk-and-charcoal/ Google launched its 3rd-generation Chromecast dongle today, still priced at a very reasonable $35. The new Chromecast comes in either Chalk or Charcoal, but really, the device hasn’t changed all that much. In its blog post, Google states … Continue reading

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There’s a new report on SLS rocket management, and it’s pretty brutal

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1391827 Enlarge / This artist rendering shows an aerial view of the liftoff of the SLS rocket during Exploration Mission 1. NASA reader comments 87 Boeing has been building the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket for the … Continue reading

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