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Andrew Tarantola


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Recent articles by Andrew:

Facebook taught its AI to speak math

I speak two languages, English and Bad English. My understanding of math is significantly worse. In fact, I had to redo Calculus 2A four different times in coll... → Read More

Translation gadgets in 2020 are nearly as good as Babel fish

Speaking in tongues has never been easier or more understandable. → Read More

After Math: All the stuff that happened while we were at CES

Oh man, what a week it's been. Over the course of seven days (and nearly 80,000 steps by this reporter alone), the Engadget staff descended upon CES 2020 to bri... → Read More

Hitting the Books: How to get a date online

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

The Quasar home EV charger can power your car and your house

This home EV charger pushes power in both directions. → Read More

This laser aid helps Parkinson's patients maintain their mobility

The system leverages three means of keeping the wearer walking. → Read More

Smart garbage disposal composts your food scraps instead of grinding them up

Composting is a fantastic way that regular folks can help both combat climate change and reduce the pressure on local landfills, but the practice is fraught wit... → Read More

Go Dogo trains your pup while you're away

A bored dog is an unhappy dog. So if you have to commute to the office during the work week, keep your pup entertained and mentally engaged with Go Dogo. → Read More

PiBo is a robotic companion for single people

It can get lonely living on your own, especially when you've got a landlord that doesn't allow pets or roommates. But instead of dropping two grand on an Aibo,... → Read More

Otterbox made a 'bacteria-killing' screen protector for your phone

Face it, your phone screen is filthy. Think about all those times you texted from the toilet or scrolled through Instagram while riding the subway -- those stre... → Read More

Lenovo teams with Ducati on a racing-inspired Windows 10 laptop

Used to be that you'd have to hunch around coffee shops in your racing leathers to show off that, yeah, you ride a motorcycle, it's pretty sweet. Thankfully tho... → Read More

Continental focuses on connectivity and security at CES 2020

Continental executives took to the stage on Monday at CES 2020 to regale the assembled crowd with their vision of a safer, smarter and more connected driving fu... → Read More

Reachy is an expressive, open-source robot

Seems like everybody's getting into the AI and robotics game -- at least the companies and research institutions that can afford to build their platforms from t... → Read More

This wearable for dogs claims to reveal their mood

Despite spending the last 32,000 or so years adapting and evolving to become our most loyal companions, a dog's mood can still occasionally prove inscrutable to... → Read More

'Fortnite' made a historic $1.8 billion in 2019

Fortnite won its chicken dinner in 2019 by grossing $1.8 billion in sales, more than any single-year sales total in videogame history. While the game itself is... → Read More

To all the books we hit this year

Hitting the Books has been running for nearly two years now, so first off, thank you all so very much for continuing to read along. 2019 has seen some solid sci... → Read More

After Math: That's not how this is supposed to work

Like burritos stuffed with french fries or labradoodles, the last few days have been just entirely too much. Politics aside, we were treated to Uber setting up... → Read More

Hitting the Books: What it'd be like to live in a city owned by Twitter

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

Stanford upgrades its driverless DeLorean for better drifting

There are few experiences more pure in this life than getting a borrowed car sideways in your local Nordstrom's parking lot. Now, digital denizens are afforded... → Read More

How to prepare a high-tech holiday feast

I'm pretty handy around the kitchen if I do say so myself. You need something seared, roasted, grilled, braised, boiled, bronzed or blanched, I'm your guy. But... → Read More