When it comes to things the city of Detroit needs, there’s undoubtely a pretty long list. And if there is an official version of such a list, I’m pretty sure that a statue of RoboCop isn’t on it. But that’s dumb. It totally should be. And that’s exactly why God invented the Internet.
How is this tech-related? First of all, RoboCop is tech. He’s probably the most badass tech ever created in a… → Read More
According to the Mercury News, cops in San Jose will soon be wearing head-mounted video cameras to record their interaction with civilians. The devices will sit above their ears and they will be activated whenever they speak with a citizen or suspect. The videos will then be uploaded to a central server. Presumably these things turn off when the officers are in the toilet.
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“Put down your iPhone. You have 20 seconds to comply.” “I think you’d better do as he says, Mr. Jobs.” “You now have 15 seconds to comply.” Yeah I know that’s from Robocop, not Terminator, but the latest BlackBerry device, the Terminator, looks more like ED-209 than a hunter-killer. It’s got all the usual stuff — infra-red vision, dual… → Read More
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Tired of carrying in those groceries for your elderly neighbor all the time? Need to change the flat tire on your 1981 IROC-Z Camaro in the driveway? Don’t bother exerting all your energy on these mundane tasks when you can just pay for a Japanese invention that makes it easier. The HAL-5 exoskeleton can now be rented for just $590 a month for the next year, basically allowing anyone who saw… → Read More