@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerd Builds Robots, Army Of Robots

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Yes, the meek will inherit the Earth. Because instead of pumping iron all day they spend all their time building Armies of Robot Familiars. Edwin Olson, Technomancer at the University of Michigan, has summoned this Mecha-Legion because two Central Processing Units work better than one, and 16 work wonders. On conjuring the blight of mankind, [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech: Nerds Find Cure For Down’s Syndrome; Abort Fetus

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Sex & Relationships, Technology

happy-couple-sonogram According to movies and television it is a scientific fact that Nerds have long been plagued with debilitating social diseases such as acne, braces, limp wrist, four-eyes, and polio. But now the Wizards over at the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington have crafted a method of casting the Sequence Genome spell [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Love Mars, Hate Earth.

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Mars via Wiki Commons Now that the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity has landed safely on the set of 2000′s #SummerFlop, Red Planet, the Global Nerd Consortium can finally CUT TO: INT. A CRAMPED AND STERILE SCIENCE LAB - NIGHT Two mild-mannered molecular Biomancers are hunched over a petri dish. A single bead of sweat runs down ASIAN WIZARD's brow. [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Create Awesome 3D Tech, Make Fetus Keychains

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Picture 3 .@BYTES1GHz is a single serving of undigested tech for the unfocused and/or unconcerned. Don’t be disappoint. Like. Enjoy. Tech Brief of the Day: Nerds Create Awesome 3D Imaging/Printing Tech, Make Keychains Of Fetuses #WhutItDo: The next big thing in annoying baby photos is here. Thankfully, it’s both tasteless and subtly disturbing. A group of Cyber [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Love Holograms, Invent Ways To Touch Them

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Picture 1 .@BYTES1GHz is a single serving of undigested tech for the unfocused and/or unconcerned. Don’t be disappoint. Like. Enjoy. Today’s Tech Brief: Nerds Love Holograms, Invent Ways To Touch Them #WhutItDo: Well this is awesome: If I could read Japanese, I’d try to summarize what these nerds are doing with all those electronics and funky boxes [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Are Super Lazy, Still Need To Get Places

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hondacub It’s hard to believe there was once a world before The Segway. Back when the only time humans could both stand around and move simultaneously was on an escalator. Now—in no way overestimating the market for such devices—the Robomancers over at Honda have invented something called the UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device. With promotional language like “For Individuals. For [&hellip
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The Best Tech Briefs of the Week: Nerds Read Monkey’s Mind, See Bananas

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Via Wiki Commons.   @BYTES1GHz is a single serving of undigested tech for the unfocused and/or unconcerned. Don’t be disappoint. Like. Enjoy. #WhutItDo: JK. No bananas. But the wizards over at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, did find something super unexpected while recording the neural activity of a pair of monkeys during some wacky experiment. Apparently they [&hellip
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Could We Build The U.S.S. Enterprise From Star Trek?

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology, Uncategorized

USS-Enterprise-Ship-Hulls-Diagram   At least one dude thinks we could. Some total random known only as BTE-Dan has put together a surprisingly large website detailing (really really detailing) what it would take to Build The Enterprise over the course of 20 years. As BTE-Dan sees it, all the main technologies we’d need to construct a real life [&hellip
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