Parody of Atlas robot testing

Auralnauts has a clip on YouTube. It has an imagined voice over conversation. It has a chat between Boston Dynamics employees testing the robot who are abusing the robot. The AI-powered machine decides to fight back against bullying. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers …

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Stephen Hawking’s latest black-hole paper could be a fresh way to solve a black-hole conundrum

Almost a month after Stephen Hawking and his colleagues posted a paper about black holes online, physicists still cannot agree on what it means. Some support the preprint’s claim — that it provides a promising way to tackle a conundrum known as the black hole information paradox, which Hawking identified more than 40 years ago. …

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F35 stealth fighter program resorting to systemic cheating and lying to pretend a bad project is not really worse

To try and get around software-associated delays, the F35 test program is being revised: some test points are being eliminated, reducing the total number of test points remaining for Block 2B from 529 down to 243; and some fixes are being deferred to the Block 3 program. Skipping and deferring tests that were previously deemed …

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