Engineering Electronics & communications

iRonCub – Jetpacks and Terrifying Dolls face

1 month ago — Quick Read

Engineers from the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) have created a jetpack-wearing humanoid robot.

Meet LEONARDO – a bipedal robot who can ride a skateboard and walk a tightrope

3 months ago — Quick Read

Engineers at Caltech have developed a bipedal walking robot that can fly, tightrope, and skateboard.

How the sound of the Olympics is created – 3,600 microphones and counting

5 months ago — Quick Read

The modern-era Olympics are among the largest sporting events in the world – but relatively few people actually get to watch the action live and in person. So the four-yearly...

How is artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe?

7 months ago — Deep Dive

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the biggest challenges of the...

Was Fastly’s global internet meltdown could be a sign of things to come?

7 months ago — Deep Dive

For an hour on the morning of June 8, dozens of the world’s most-visited websites went offline. Among those affected were Amazon, Reddit, PayPal and Spotify, as well as the...

The Future of Architecture Is in Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)

8 months ago — Quick Read

Only 10 years ago, taking a virtual tour of a building only happened in science-fiction movies. But with the rise of technology, that is now not only possible but becoming...