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California’s ‘Jobs of the Future Fund’ wants to tax workplace robots

Started by San Francisco supervisor Jane Kim, the grassroots coalition "Jobs of the Future Fund" seeks to protect human employees from the artificial intelligence takeover by taxing workplace robots. The post California’s ‘Jobs of the Fut.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsOct 12th, 2017

Edible Innovations: Combining Bartenders, Robots, and Lots of Fun

For years, Ben Cowden has focused on creating cocktail mixing robots and incorporating CAD and digital tools into his metalworking practice. Read more on MAKE The post Edible Innovations: Combining Bartenders, Robots, and Lots of Fun appeared fi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News37 min. ago

Last-ditch plan to save 30 remaining vaquitas, earth"s tiniest porpoises

Vaquita CPR is the international effort to save the "pandas of the sea," critically endangered and super-cute vaquitas, the earth's smallest species of porpoises. Only 30 are believed to live in their range in the northern Gulf of California. (more&h.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News53 min. ago

Garmin teamed up with Amazon to make a tiny Echo Dot for your car

How helpful will Alexa be behind the wheel? Enlarge (credit: Garmin) At a recent Amazon event, the company announced BMW would integrate Alexa into its 2018 models. It's no secret that Amazon wants to stick Alexa anywhere and everywhere it ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

NAFTA trade ministers to square off over hard-line U.S. demands

Trade ministers from the U.S., Canada and Mexico wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA trade talks on Tuesday marked by aggressive U.S. demands that have left the future of the trade pact in doubt......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Hobby drones are hampering wildfire air crews in California

Drones — or their owners — are causing problems for air crews tackling the wildfires in California. A Cal Fire spokesperson said flying drones in restricted areas was becoming "a trend," and violators will be fined. The post Hobby drones are hamp.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Hobby drones are hampering wildfire air crew in California

Drones — or their owners — are causing problems for air crew tackling the wildfires in California. A Cal Fire spokesperson said the behavior of flying drones in restricted areas was becoming "a trend," and violators will be fined. The post Hobby.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

Drone-delivered burritos are a real thing, at least for a lucky few

The future is here, and boy is it spicy. Alphabet's Project Wing announced Monday that it will start delivering burritos to hungry customers via drone. That's right, you can soon have heavenly manna slathered in Australian Jack cheese dropped right o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Police warn people on Facebook not to fly their drones near wildfires

A drone flying near a wildfire in Northern California forced helicopters to stay grounded — and the California High Patrol (CHP) was not happy about it.  On Sunday, it posted an all-uppercase warning to the public on Facebook: "FIRE FIGHTI.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 28 min. ago

Your future kitchen has a smart oven, a burger-flipping bot, and 36 bacon programs

The Smart Kitchen Summit 2017 brought together lots of people to discuss the future of food, cooking, and smart devices and how they can lead to more personalization and better results in the kitchen. The post Your future kitchen has a smart oven, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 53 min. ago

Amazon sportswear line may use the same vendors as Uniqlo and Nike

Amazon, never content with existing as-is, will launch its own line of sportswear in the future, according to sources. These clothes will be made specifically for the Internet retailer, giving Prime subscribers and others an online destination for ac.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News13 hr. 0 min. ago

Black members of Congress push for more diversity in Silicon Valley hires

Rep. Barbara Lee: “Coding jobs will become the blue collar jobs of the future.” Enlarge / Rep. Barbara Lee (center) spoke along with Rep. G.K. Butterfield (right) at the San Francisco offices of Hustle on Monday. (credit: Cyrus Farivar) SA.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

BAE Systems Sees Bright Future For Its Seeker Tech

BAE Systems says it has a “robust roadmap” for its distributed aperture semi-active laser seeker (Dasals) technology beyond the widely used Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System guided rocket. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Mitsubishi Emirai 4 Can Tell if You’re Paying Attention to the Road

Mitsubishi’s new concept car fits all those buzzwords that apply to the future of driving, from “augmented reality” and “driver sensing” to “autonomous” and “electrification.” Debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, the.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago

Future of US Mission in Iraq in Doubt as Iraqis Take Kirkuk from Kurds

The Iraqi Security Forces surged into Kirkuk on Monday as Kurdish forces mainly withdrew from the oil-rich city......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

This Robotics Startup Wants to Be the Boston Dynamics of China

Chinese startup Unitree Robotics unveils Laikago quadruped robot Chinese startup Unitree Robotics unveils Laikago quadruped robot.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Facebook trying to find employees with national security clearance

Facebook's next attempt at clearing its name from any future political entanglements is apparently hiring people with national security clearances, according to Bloomberg. "Facebook plans to use these people -- and their ability to rece.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Spinrilla Wants RIAA Case Thrown Out Over ‘Lies’ About ‘Hidden’ Piracy Data

In its continuing legal battle, popular hip-hop mixtape site and app Spinrilla is striking back against the major record labels. The company accuses the labels of maliciously hiding crucial piracy data, which puts it at a severe disadvantage. Spinril.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Samsung taps the Internet of Things to track your stuff

Samsung wants to make sure you never lose your stuff again. And is tapping the Internet of Things to do it.  The consumer electronics giant has introduced the Samsung Connect Tag, which can clip on to any object, and accurately relay the object'.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Elon Musk unveils his plans to build cities in space

Elon Musk wants his Big F'ing Rocket (yes, that's really what it's called) spacecraft to start transporting people to Mars as soon as 2024. Read more...More about Nasa, Mashable Video, Mars, Elon Musk, and Spaceflight Elon Musk wants his Big F'ing R.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Facebook buys anonymous teen compliment app tbh, which has had 5M+ downloads and over a billion messages sent in "past few weeks", will let it continue to run (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Facebook buys anonymous teen compliment app tbh, which has had 5M+ downloads and over a billion messages sent in “past few weeks”, will let it continue to run  —  Facebook wants tbh to be its.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News16 hr. 28 min. ago