nerd talk

Nerd Talk: Make Your Pet Into A Watch Like A Creep

In case your job is a total buzzkill and won't let you bring your furniture scratching, box-pooping feline friend to work, one company has your back ... well, more like they have your wrist.
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Potato science

Nerd Talk: Introducing the Self Driving Potato Car

I would never have guessed that the eventual downfall of the human race could be potato powered, but looking back, I suppose a lesson many of us learned in middle school science class could have prepared us for tater power.
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Xbox controller

Nerd Talk: Xbox Just Released a Beast - Xbox One X

Well, there you have it. Announced at E3, the console that'll certainly be the "you've gotta have it, but you'll never find one in stock if you didn't preorder" gaming system of the 2017 holiday season: Xbox One X . That name - it sorta feels like when you wanted your email address to be "big mike...
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Nerd Talk: The 10 Best Robots from 80's Movies

I grew up in a time before digital effects dominated the big screen - you had to leave it to cartoons to really let the imagination go wild. Because of this, the effects of the 1980's today often look pretty dumb. But let George Lucas and those awful Star Wars prequels remind you that digital doesn...
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Artificial intelligence

Nerd Talk: Let's hope Artificial Intelligence always stays this dumb

What’s up with the all this talk about artificial intelligence taking our jobs? While AI combined with a childhood of watching Terminator 2 leaves me a super skeptical adult human, the current robot threat remains small.ess just give up and hope for a Wall-E future where you get to be rotund and...
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Fidget spinner

Nerd Talk: Where did all these fidget spinners come from?

Unless you’re the guy down the hall who is proud of himself for “getting into fidget spinners months ago,” you likely only knew about these distracting simple toys if you have kids. In my day we had snap bracelets, or troll dolls, or koosh balls (that means something totally different in weed-legal...
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