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  • For Binary Capital’s investors, a public apology may fall short

    For Binary Capital’s investors, a public apology may fall short

    In May of last year, speaking on behalf of his firm, venture capitalist Justin Caldbeck of Binary Capital tweeted: “Big believers in ‘addition by subtraction’ for company culture. Bad apples impact others, and rest of team will thank you when they’re gone.” His messaging seems ironic in light of a detailed report about his own predatory behavior toward at least… Read More

  • Oh, the humanoid! Don’t worry, this blimp-bodied robot can’t crash

    Oh, the humanoid! Don’t worry, this blimp-bodied robot can’t crash

    Generally one thinks of robots as powerful, rigid things packed with motors and actuators. But they don’t have to be like that, and in fact it may be freeing for engineers to work outside those constraints. What if, for example, your robot was almost lighter than air? That’s the concept tested in this highly buoyant prototype created by roboticists at UCLA. Read More

  • Donkey Kong – Post-It Note Edition

    Bored UCSC Engineering Students + 6400 Post-It Notes = A delightful Donkey Kong scene on a window. End of transmission. UCSC Engineering Building Attacked By Giant Gorilla [UCSC.edu] Read More