The evolution of the technology that makes our lives easier is the same evolution that is making technology more dangerous. As AI and robotics become more complex, so too is the possibility of deviant behavior.
Halloween may be a time of candy and childhood and over-drinking, but in 2016 tech companies are tackling novel approaches to make people wet their pants. VIrtual Reality is one of the most powerful tools in a Halloween fiend’s arsenal, and here's why.
Apple’s iPhone 7 has recently hit the market, and the new device has already garnered considerable controversy. One of the biggest changes to the phone is that there is no headphone jack. Instead, users of the iPhone 7 are given a set of wireless earbuds that can be paired with the phone via “bluetooth-like” tech. Other companies have jumped onboard the trend, and wireless headphones may become the new normal.
Ever since their acquisition by Google, YouTube’s advertising system has garnered controversy from content creators, and the latest changes are no different. The latest system has pulled advertising from videos deemed “controversial,” and some contend that this is unfair censorship.
Kitchen robot is coming in 2017, and it can cook pretty much anything. For the small retail price of $14,800, a robot chef can be installed in your kitchen, where it can cook up thousands of different meals.
In the cities of London and New York, parking tickets are handed out like candy. But there is someone new to help fight these tickets off. This support comes in the form of a robot called DoNotPay, who assists people in disputing their parking tickets.
Whether it's scaling imperial walkers, uploading viruses or dismantling walls, we always seem to break out of the machine. BTRtoday takes a look at some of the most ingenious ways humans have outsmarted robots in science fiction films.
The Hydraulic Press Channel features nothing but videos of random things getting crushed by a hydraulic press. And it’s incredibly popular. BTRToday looks into the psychology of why we find destruction so satisfying.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.