Andrew Tarantola, Engadget

Andrew Tarantola

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  • Gizmodo

Recent articles by Andrew:

Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change

One man's plan to suck climate changing carbon straight from the air. → Read More

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off

"Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of ta... → Read More

Sony Interactive snaps up 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games

Sony Interactive took to Twitter on Monday afternoon, announcing that it had acquired Insomniac Games, the studio behind last year's PS4 smash-hit Spider-Man. → Read More

After Math: Plead the fifth

With Dave Chappelle coming back to Netflix for the one, two, three, four, fif time later this month, we're taking a look at all of this week's headlines that wi... → Read More

Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash

Air travellers entering the US were delayed on Friday after a computer issue prevented customs officials from processing their immigration information. The CBP... → Read More

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI

Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet fo... → Read More

There’s something fishy about Amazon’s FC Ambassadors

Amazon's really been on a roll lately. Well, in terms of becoming an actual supervillain organization. They've already got multiple HQs, can bully (most) local... → Read More

Social media bots are damaging our democracy

How armies of social bots are influencing our online opinions. → Read More

After Math: Things that shouldn't cost this much

Samsung unveiled the latest iterations its Galaxy Note line during which time the company showed off a plus-sized phone that costs more than a laptop -- specifi... → Read More

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA

Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet fo... → Read More

Tomorrow's bionic eyes will have 'Predator' vision

The makers of the Argus II bionic eye are working on a new interface that sits directly on the user's brain. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event by the numbers

Samsung took to the stage on Wednesday to show off the latest advances in its Galaxy Note 10 line, including new iterations of the Note 10 and 10+, a slick game... → Read More

AR Doodle draws 'sticky' animations on your Galaxy Note 10 selfies

The Galaxy Note 10's S Pen doesn't just serve as a remote control wand for Samsung's newest phone, as we saw at Samsung's press conference today, it works its m... → Read More

Everything Disney touches turns to gold (except 'Dark Phoenix')

Disney continues its 2019 hot streak through the third quarter of the year, according to Tuesday's earnings report. The multimedia juggernaut recently closed ou... → Read More

After Math: Five big numbers (and one maddeningly small one)

During a week when Greenland's glaciers lost more than 12 billion tons of ice in a single 24 hour period, it seems only fitting that we take a look at the large... → Read More

AI and automation are making office life easier

AI and automation have revolutionized the manufacturing sector with robots working alongside humans on factory floors. Now, those same sorts of technologies are... → Read More

Kiki the social robot is a mechanical animal who wants to be your friend

Not everyone has the space, money or quite honestly patience to foster a rambunctious Aibo. But that doesn't mean you'll have to spend the rest of your days alo... → Read More

'Concrete Genie' fights childhood bullying with illicit street art

I like playing games where stuff blows up, be it vehicles, fuel canisters, enemy bunkers, or brainpans. Suffice to say, I was more than a little reticent to try... → Read More

After Math: Never stop not watching

I don't know about y'all, but I'm spending this weekend stomping Nazis in the new Wolfenstein title (assuming it ever finished downloading). But if exacting rev... → Read More

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness'

Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet fo... → Read More