New NASA transfer protocol makes space Wi-Fi better than yours

NASA always gets the best of everything.

Nikola, the ‘Tesla of Trucking’, just secured $2.3 billion in pre-orders

Nikola, a shameless spinoff, is trying to do for trucks what Tesla Motors did for cars. Do they have what it takes, though?

Elon Musk visits Pentagon to talk about a ‘flying metal suit’

This Wednesday, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk met behind closed doors with United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter down at the Pentagon.

Tesla’s first self-driving accident just happened. It’s time to start a serious discussion

It was bound to happen. This week, Jared Overton, a Tesla Motors Model S owner, reported his car spontaneously started itself and drove into a trailer parked right in front of it. No one was hurt, but the car itself broke the windshield. Tesla Motors claims their software wasn’t to blame. Instead, internal logs suggest Overton used the ‘summon’ feature by mistake from his phone. Overton disagrees. It seems like a lawsuit might follow, but the accident begs a more important discussion: are Tesla’s autonomous features really safe?

Telekinesis sports: the first brain-controlled drone race

Last Friday, sixteen students from the University of Florida entered in an unusual competition: a race between drones controlled solely by the participants’ thoughts.

Life with VR: a short adaptation guide

As far as innovations go, it stands in a class of its own by allowing us to virtually alter the real world around us. It carries an echo of the changes mass media and computers brought into our lives, but there hasn’t been anything quite like it in our history. Among other things, VR could have a very powerful impact on our home life.

Microsoft’s new A.I. writes captions for images (and it’s hilarious)

We tested Microsoft’s CaptionBot and had some laughs.