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Automation

The category “Automation” covers anything related to automatically controlled operation of things, processes or systems by mechanical and/or electronic devices that take the place of human labor.

Engineered robot that play basketball

Robot That Can Shoot Like Steph Curry

By: Rishithasree Poshala, Journalist
Have you ever seen a robot play basketball? In fact, it also never misses a single shot! Engineers in Japan built a robot that was seven foot and 220 pounds.
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Robot, av forsaken-art., NTB scanpix, PantherMedia. (https://ndla.no/article/24244). CC BY-NC 4.0.

Nikola The Emotional Android Child

At the Consumer Electronics Show in January of 2022, the RIKEN Guardian Robot Project from Japan showed off their child-like android, Nikola. This robot can display six basic human emotions: happiness, surprise, fear, disgust, sadness, and anger. 
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A Revolution In The Local Market

A Revolution In The Local Market

By: Christopher Yang, Journalist
Partnering with Starship Technologies and Sodexo, GMU is the first campus to use entirely automated food delivery systems, which could be accessed by both the students and staff. The beauty of it all is that the process of delivery, from shop to person, was entirely controlled by the mind of a single robot. A true feat in the world of Civic Engineering.
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Credit: Max Planck Institute For Intelligent Systems

Could Avian-Inspired Legs Be The Future For Robots?

By: Philip Do, Journalist
The modern ostrich's' leg structure is very similar to the Tyrannosaurus Rex that lived 66 million years ago. The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems has used this technology and made a small scale robot, called the BirdBot.
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Interior Nightclub Design | LED Lighting Technology | Nightclub Bar and Lounge Design | Envy Nightlife, by I-5 Design and Manufacture by I-5 Design & Manufacture is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

LED Lights – What To Know About Them And How They Are Used

By: Emerson Cruz, Journalist
The interesting thing that makes LED Lights change color and more that go along with it
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McLaren Elva

McLaren Elva

By: Noah Yazdani, Journalist
McLaren has manufactured many cars throughout the years, but none as significant as the Elva.
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Teleportation may be Possible in the Future

The Sci-Fi hit Star Trek coined the famous phrase "Beam me up, Scotty", but could we really be teleporting in the future? Well, teleportation is possible, just not the kind you may be thinking of.
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Brain-Based Chips and DNA Hard Drives by World Economic Forum is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Neurolink’s Dangers and Possible Adverse Effects

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
Elon Musk is Working on an Implantable "brain chip" That Will "Merge Biological Intelligence With Machine Intelligence".
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Internet worm, computer artwork. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/132_1302989/1/132_1302989/cite. Accessed 23 Feb 2022.

How Do Computer Viruses Work?

By: Tiendan Le, Journalist
In this age of technology, with so much power at our fingertips, some of it is used for bad. Enter computer viruses, the most lethal weapon in the modern age.
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Computer Virus? stock skull by Lynn Friedman is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

How Computer Viruses Work

By: Tony Nguyen, Journalist
This article talks about how computer viruses are made and how to prevent viruses.
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Trading stocks on a computer by ota_photos is marked with CC BY-SA 2.0.

Big Five Tech Companies: What are they known for?

By: Henry Hung, Journalist
This article talks about the five biggest tech companies in the world, and their impact to our lives.
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Seen above. the quintessential troll face of meme culture.  (Image credits “File:Trollface Non-Free.png.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 26 Aug. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trollface#/media/File:Trollface_non-free.png.)

The Nature & Propagation of memes

By: Amy Peng, Journalist
How did the memes we know today evolve from its humble origin from Dawkins?
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