The geeks cover news, robots, and three wolves.
CB2 is one of Japan’s most advanced robotics projects—using 197 sensors under its pallid gray skin, eye-cameras, 51 pneumatic “muscles” and the high-end processing power to drive it all, it has learned to recognize facial expressions, follow the gaze of its “mother” and even teach itself to walk. Says PhysOrg:
a new kind of agent from [Sentimine|http://sentimine.com/] is starting to roam the web that can understand the emotional content of what we write – and they could soon arrive on your desktop too.
Russia is making plans to detach and fly away its parts of the International Space Station when the time comes to de-orbit the rest of the outpost.
After the astronauts on the International Space Station finished up their communications with Space Shuttle Atlantis yesterday, the crew on the Space Station did something that no other astronaut has ever done before – drank recycled urine and sweat.
It’s becoming hard to keep track of whether Napster is dead or “back” at any given time these days, but Napster has officially relaunched its service yet again.