After hearing Google shut down their secret barges, Ashley and Rich reminisce on other projects Google has killed off. Also, they discuss a curious piece of couture that claims to change color based on brain activity (Rich says it looks like a fancy swim cap).
On today's show, we discuss Google killing its secret barge plans, exosuits helping shipbuilders lift heavy parts, and an odd couture headpiece that tracks brain activity.
Shipyard workers in South Korea have been testing prototype exosuits to aid construction.
Recreational divers must not go deeper than 100 feet, but this special suit, on display at the American Museum of Natural History, allows safe diving for hours.
This special suit, which weighs 530 pounds, lets divers go to depths of 1,000 feet, where water pressure is 30 times that of the surface.
A robotic platform that operates using a precision system of cables is the next big thing in motion simulation.
A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.
We've always wanted a robot sidekick, and after watching this Nao robot play Wii Tennis with a family of four, our need for a robo-BFF is even stronger. Do you think we can program one to tolerate hanging out with us?
Researchers from MIT have designed an interface that allows a robot to tap into the reflexes of a human controller to eradicate typical robot clumsiness.
A Japanese electronics company has built a fully operational robotic exoskeleton, accompanied by its very own Manga.