Category Archives: Science and Technology

Watch Robot Dog Deliver A Package From Autonomous Shuttle [VIDEO]

Watch Robot Dog Deliver A Package From Autonomous Shuttle [VIDEO]

At CES 2019, the transport firm Continental pushed the boundaries of autonomous vehicle technology, showed how a driverless utility van could be used to stage and deploy delivery robot dogs, taking packages from the vehicle to a customer’s doorstep. Automating the last mile serves as a warning that thousands of gig-economy jobs are about to be eliminated…

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Social Media Linked To Loneliness And Depression, New Study Finds

Social Media Linked To Loneliness And Depression, New Study Finds

The most recent study linking poor mental health conditions to social media use has added even more evidence to back up the theory “Using less social media than you normally would lead to significant decreases in both depression and loneliness. These effects are particularly pronounced for folks who were more depressed when they came into the study. It is a little ironic that reducing your use of social media actually makes you feel less lonely,”

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Google Concealed Data Breach Over Fear Of Repercussions; Shuts Down Google+ Service

Google Concealed Data Breach Over Fear Of Repercussions; Shuts Down Google+ Service

Google opted not to disclose to users its discovery of a bug that gave outside developers access to private data because, they stated, it found no evidence of misuse. However, in response to being busted, Google is set to announce broad privacy measures which include permanently shutting down all consumer functionality of Google+ which “effectively puts the final nail in the coffin of a product that was launched in 2011 to challenge Facebook, and is widely seen as one of Google’s biggest failures.”

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