We're all for a fleet of robotic security guards, but we're not so sure about giving them weapons (like tasers) to deploy on people. When someone gets tasered for accidentally littering, that's gonna be a real problem. How do you reason with a robot guard?
On today's show, we discuss a Japanese design firm's plans for a futuristic underwater city, the newest way to watch your favorite Mystery Science Theater episodes, and Microsoft's fleet of robot security guards.
An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.
CNET's Daniel Terdiman rode in a SuperFalcon, going 150 feet deep, doing something fewer people have done than go into space.
Scientists get what they're calling "the first up-close views of predatory behavior by sharks in the wild" thanks to some obliging great whites. See it here.
Before they get to the Space Station, astronauts spend hours at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in for a visit.
A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.
For CNET's Dan Terdiman, it's a dream come true: "flying" underwater in the $1.7 million DeepFlight SuperFalcon.
Since 1993, members of the BentProp Project have hunted the seas of Palau for American planes shot down in by the Japanese during World War II. Now they have new high-tech oceanographic tools to help in the search.
Technically Incorrect: Paul Allen says he's used high-tech methods to locate the Musashi, which was considered an "engineering marvel" and was sunk by US warplanes in 1944.