LGBTQ+ job seekers want action, not symbols

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. LGBTQ+ job seekers are looking for signs of authentic support from companies and organizations, a study finds. Over the last decade, a growing number of companies and organizations have included messages about diversity and inclusion as part of their […]

ChatGPT Could Put People Who Write Essays for Cheating Students Out of Business

There’s never a shortage of cheaters. Outcheat the Cheat ChatGPT has become the go-to cheating tool for lousy students. And that potentially means trouble for the essay ghostwriters that cash in on the countless students willing to eschew academic integrity for a better grade, The Walrus reports. Indeed, OpenAI’s blockbuster chatbot — and generative AIs […]

2024 The Year of Mass Produced Humanoid Robots

The Tesla Teslabot and the Agility Robotics Digit will both be mass produced in the thousands in 2024. Agility Robotics announced a factory they had started last year would be completed and in production late in 2023. Mass production takes a few months to ramp up. The Agility Robotics factory will have a capacity of […]

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 30)

A Silicon Valley Supergroup Is Coming Together to Create an AI DeviceTripp Mickle and Cade Metz | The New York Times“[Sam Altman and Jony Ive] and their companies are teaming up to develop a device that would succeed the smartphone and deliver the benefits of AI in a new form factor, unconstrained by the rectangular […]

Self-driving robot can run indefinitely on harvested power

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A new tiny, self-driving robot powered only by surrounding light or radio waves can run indefinitely on harvested power. Small mobile robots carrying sensors could perform tasks like catching gas leaks or tracking warehouse inventory. But moving robots demands […]

Former NASA Lab Accused of Leaking Toxic Chemicals Into LA River

An aging research center formerly used by NASA is polluting the Los Angeles River and the farms that draw water from it — and the government is fully aware, but doing nothing about it. As The Guardian reports, the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) claims that the Santa Susana field laboratory located just […]

Photos Reveal Secrets of the B-21 Stealth Bomber

Home » Military » Photos Reveal Secrets of the B-21 Stealth Bomber Sensors, radar and data probes are all covered or retractable. There is detailed analysis of the size and other aspects of the plane. Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog […]

These Bacteria Eat Plastic Waste—and Then Transform It Into Useful Products

The first time I heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, I thought it was a bad joke. My incredulity soon turned to horror when I realized it’s real. The garbage patch, also known as the Pacific trash vortex, is a massive collection of debris in the North Pacific Ocean. Although made up of all […]

Why are carrots orange? – Futurity

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A new study of the genetic blueprints of more than 600 types of carrot shows that three specific genes are required to give carrots an orange color. Surprisingly, the three required genes all need to be recessive, or turned […]

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off Wildly Improved Metaverse With Lifelike Avatars

“It just feels like we’re in the same room.” Heads Up Mark Zuckerberg’s cartoonish metaverse that we all so relentlessly bullied just may be shaping up to be something truly impressive. On Thursday, podcaster Lex Fridman released what he calls the “first interview in the Metaverse,” where he and the Meta CEO have a conversation […]