The Pentagon wants to make it easier for the Navy to use robots


Posted August 18, 2018 05:30:16The Pentagon is considering a new requirement that would require the Navy and Marine Corps to train and equip robotically equipped unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to conduct reconnaissance, detect enemy forces, carry out special operations, and fight crime.According to an internal report obtained by The Associated Press, the Navy is […]

How to choose the right chip for your computer or smartphone


A few years ago, a company called Intel, which makes chips for computers, began selling chips with ARM processors.That meant you could buy a $1,000 chip from Intel, with an ARM processor, for $1.40 a piece.You could also buy a chip with ARM, but with more power, for just $1 more.You can buy more processors […]

Why nuclear power is dying (again)


A new report on nuclear power by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) found that the US has more than 50 nuclear reactors, down from the nearly 200 built during the 1970s.According to the report, a total of 1,054 reactors were operational at the end of 2018, down 2.2 per cent from the year before.The […]