No One Is Ever Really Gone. Also: Lando in the Falcon! 😎
TossingBot, a robotic arm that picks up items and tosses them to boxes outside its reach range. It is double the speed and dexterity of other state-of-the-art picking systems achieving 500+ mean picks per hour, and is better at throwing than most of the engineers on the team. The key to TossingBot is a self-improving […]
Loose and funny recap of significant events that happened during the past seven seasons of Game of Thrones. Right in time before the start of Season 8, this Sunday 🙂
Smile-inducing commercial by Oreo: Counting down to April 14 … Valar Morghulis.
As with everything: It Depends (when you’re looking): When Earth and Venus are at their closest approach, their separation is roughly 0.28 AU — no other planet gets nearer to Earth. But just as often, the two planets are at their most distant, when Venus is on the side of the Sun opposite Earth, 1.72 […]
The film Solo: A Star Wars Story has been Oscar nominated in the category of Best Visual Effects. Visual Effects Supervisor Julian Foddy from ILM spoke to Al Moloney about making the film. Highly interesting part on how they made the mountain from the train heist scene explode. Turns out not all is computer generated […]
Disney’s Aladdin (1992) is getting a live-action remake. Today the trailer got released: I was 9 when the original Aladdin came out. I can sing along to all of its songs by heart. So yeah, I’m quite the sucker for this re-make. The trailer looks quite promising so I’m starting to think that they won’t […]
Another great entry in the “Making Future Interfaces” video series by Heydon Pickering. This one here is a basic introduction to SVG. Like with his other videos: even if you already know about the topic he’s talking about: just watch it, the presentation style and puns are great 🙂 Related: Here’s a post of mine […]
Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about space. Is there any sound in space? Does space smell like burnt steak? Is NASA working on warp speed?