Japan’s increase in bizarre wearable tech

They’re all landmark Japanese innovations from the 80s and 90s, symbols of an period when the Asian nation was a world chief in tech innovation. However with the rise of Silicon Valley, and American tech giants resembling Google and Apple, has seen Japan produce much less era-defining tech over the previous 20 years. That, says Professor Masahiko Tsukamoto, of Kobe University’s Graduate School of Engineering, is about to alter because

Teen ladies put together for area launch

They’re a part of a staff of highschool ladies from Cape City, South Africa, who’ve designed and constructed payloads for a satellite tv for pc that may orbit over the earth’s poles scanning Africa’s floor. As soon as in area, the satellite tv for pc will accumulate info on agriculture, and meals safety throughout the continent. Utilizing the info transmitted, “we are able to attempt to decide and predict the

This NASA astronaut voted from house

Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut He voted within the 2016 election Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut at present residing on board the Worldwide Area Station, filed his poll in Tuesday’s presidential election, according to a Tumblr post by NASA. NASA told Yahoo News that Kimbrough filed his poll within the 2016 election from the house station someday over the previous few days. For astronauts who might be in house

Ted 2017: The robotic that desires to go to college

Picture copyright Bret Hartman/Ted Picture caption Noriko Arai informed Ted curator Chris Anderson that the period of AI required a brand new sort of training for kids Prof Noriko Arai has spent years coaching a robotic to cross prestigious College of Tokyo’s entrance exams. And in 2015 and 2016, her Todai robotic outperformed 80% of high-school pupils and was within the high 1% for maths. However Prof Arai, a mathematician

Amazon Sells A Robotic That Judges How You Look, As if You Wanted That

Do you want extra judgment in your life? Don’t really feel like your loved ones, colleagues and roommates are supplying you with sufficient flak day-to-day? Now you possibly can pay for a robotic to try this. On Wednesday, Amazon unveiled Echo Look, a digital camera meant to “provide help to look your finest.” In accordance with Amazon, the system can take full-length photographs of you and, amongst different options, it

Astronaut Demonstrates How He Makes A PB&J Sandwich In Area

WEIRD NEWS 04/26/2017 12:16 pm ET It’s all the time good to have a style of dwelling ― even if you’re 220 miles above Earth. So it’s pure that NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough may get a hankering for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich whereas orbiting across the planet on the International Space Station. However as he demonstrates within the video above, making a sandwich in microgravity presents some challenges, resembling

Father Kills Toddler On Fb Stay

For the second time in roughly every week, a brutal killing has been uploaded to Fb. In response to police, a 20-year-old man on Monday used Fb Stay to stream the hanging of his 11-month-old daughter. The video, which was filmed at an deserted resort in Phuket, Thailand, confirmed the person tie a noose across the youngster’s neck earlier than dropping her over the facet of the constructing. The kid’s

Recreation information malware ‘focused greater than 500,000 customers’

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Android units have been focused by the apps, which may obtain malicious software program as soon as put in App-based guides for video games, together with Fifa and Pokemon Go, have been used to focus on greater than 500,000 Android customers with malware, a cyber-security firm has stated. The apps, found on the Google Play Retailer, have been designed to take management of units earlier

UK protests over entry to Twitter knowledge

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption The federal government has mentioned it’s “protesting” in opposition to the choice to limit entry to knowledge The British authorities is protesting in opposition to Twitter’s resolution to withdraw entry to person knowledge used to analyze potential terrorist plots. The data was beforehand utilized by the police and the MI5 intelligence company. Nevertheless, the Telegraph newspaper cited industry sources, in a report on 25 April,

Fitbit investigates report of ‘exploding’ tracker

Picture copyright ABC Picture caption Dina Mitchell instructed ABC Information that her Fitbit caught hearth whereas on her arm Fitbit has mentioned it’s investigating a report from a Wisconsin lady who mentioned she suffered second-degree burns when her health tracker caught hearth. Dina Mitchell told ABC News that the Flex 2 started to combust on her wrist whereas she was studying a guide. “It burned the heck out of my