The 404 1,294: Where we give you the evil eye (podcast)
After a few snack-related distractions, we'll get to today's headline story about Grinders: a subculture of hackers that alter their bodies for digital enhancement, and one guy in particular that surgically implanted magnets in his ear to create invisible headphones.
The K5 robot, developed by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Knightscope, is designed to be a surveillance robot for law enforcement, private security firms, schools and anything else looking for an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. The 5-foot, 300-pound robot can roam autonomously, sending back real time data about an area with technology that does facial recognition, lidar mapping and 360-degree video. CNET's Kara Tsuboi got a closer look at what makes the K5 robot tick.