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Recent articles by Andrew:

Hitting the Books: What the wearables of tomorrow might look like

Smaller, more powerful electronics are leading the current wearable revolution. → Read More

Tesla debuts an actual, mechanical prototype of its Optimus robot

Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised last year to have a working prototype of the Optimus robot ready to show off at AI Day 2022. → Read More

AI is already better at lip reading than we are

Humans are have never been particularly adept at lip reading, but that hasn't stopped us from training AI to do it with nearly 100 percent accuracy.. → Read More

Meta's new Make-a-Video AI can generate quick movie clips from text prompts

On Thursday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed Make-a-Scene's more animated contemporary, Make-a-Video.. → Read More

Amazon is expanding the Astro's abilities for both home and business

Amazon's Astro robot is getting new skills for both home and business use. → Read More

BMW's next in-vehicle voice assistant will be built from Amazon Alexa

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it is working with BMW to create an Alexa-based in-vehicle assistant specifically developed with the driver in mind.. → Read More

Amazon's redesigned Echo Auto will better integrate with your vehicle

Six years after its debut, the Echo Auto is getting an upgrade, Amazon announced Wednesday at its 2022 Device and Services event.. → Read More

NYU is building an ultrasonic flood sensor network in New York's Gowanus neighborhood

A team of researchers from NYU and CUNY are working to expand a network of street-level sensors to better protect the city against climate change-induced flooding.. → Read More

NASA successfully smacked its DART spacecraft into an asteroid

NASA's DART mission, which seeks to use specially designed impactor spacecraft to knock planet killing asteroids off-track has successfully targeted its first space rock, the asteroid Dimophos.. → Read More

Hitting the Books: How Southeast Asia's largest bank uses AI to fight financial fraud

'Working with AI' by Thomas Davenport and Steven Miller is filled with case studies looking at commonplace human-AI collaboration and providing insight into the potential implications of these interactions.. → Read More

Tesla to recall more than a million vehicles over pinchy windows

Your late model Tesla is probably broken again. → Read More

Hertz to purchase 175,000 General Motors EVs over the next five years

Hertz announced Tuesday that will purchase from General Motors 175,000 electric vehicles including Chevy, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop over the next five years.. → Read More

Hitting the Books: What if 'Up' but pigeons?

In the sequel to 2014's 'What If?' Randall Munroe returns with more scientific answers to more absurd hypotheticals.. → Read More

Alexa to provide branded answers to your pressing questions

Amazon has found yet another way to commoditize your interactions with its platforms.. → Read More

What we bought: The Cosori 0165 dehydrator mummifies meat for $70

I bought the least expensive, most barebones dehydrator I could find: the Cosori C0165. → Read More

Jeep adds new Grand Cherokee and Wrangler trims to its 4xe lineup

Stellantis executives unveiled the 2023 Jeep Wrangler Willy 4xe and Grand Cherokee 4xe 30th Anniversary edition at the Detroit Auto Show. → Read More

Sony's next State of Play will highlight 10 PS4, PS5 and PS VR2 titles

Sony's next State of Play preview event is going down on Tuesday, September 13th at 6pm ET, the company announced via Twitter Monday.. → Read More

Meta is spinning off the Pytorch framework into its own AI research foundation

Meta announced on Monday that the Pytorch project will soon spin out from the company’s direct control to become the Pytorch Foundation.. → Read More

Hitting the Books: How to uncover the true nature of the multiverse

The universe had to have come from somewhere, theoretical astrophysicist Dr. → Read More

Ford updates its BlueCruise driver assist with hands-free lane changing and more

Ford has announced that its updated BlueCruise 1.2 hands-free driving system will arrive with the 2023 Mach-E and include semi-autonomous lane changing.. → Read More