Autonomous aerial vehicles known as High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) can soar at the edges of space for long periods of time. Now, UAVOS has conducted test flights of its ApusDuo prototype, an autonomous, solar-powered aircraft with flexible wings that bend and bounce to keep it aloft.
The devices may even be implanted in soldiers to continuously monitor their status, the Army’s top doctor said.
A tiny microchip inserted under the skin can replace the need to carry keys, credit cards and train tickets. The small implants were first used in 2015 in Sweden — initially confidentially — and several other countries. Swedes have gone on to be very active in microchipping, with scant debate about
Researchers led by Tobias Loetscher from the University of South Australia used machine learning to understand how eye movements and personality are related.
The claims were made during a presentation given by Poppy Crum, a neuroscientist who studies people’s reactions as they watch films, at the TED conference in Vancouver.
EarthNow is a new company looking to provide satellite imagery and live video in virtually real-time. Its unsettling pitch describes a network of satellites that can see any corner of the globe and provide live video with a latency of about a second. And a look at the startup’s top investors gives a lot of confidence that this thing is happening.
A successor to the iconic SR-71 Blackbird could cruise at speeds near Mach 6—but is it a real plane or a pipe dream?
A successor to the iconic SR-71 Blackbird could cruise at speeds near Mach 6 but is it a real plane or a pipe dream?