Technology

Technology powers almost everything we do. From the cave man who discovered flint to the latest spacecraft being sent to outer space. The future of humanity is technology.

News: Welcome to the New Site Design

We’ve launched our new responsive design to make the URS more accessible on mobile devices. Also, our third podcast episode is live!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 15, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Blog: Some Rare Good News From the Supreme Court

Police may no longer examine all the contents on your phone just because you got pulled over and arrested. Yes, they used to claim they could. But not any more, according to the Supreme Court.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm June 25, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Blog: Alien Communication & More On The Fermi Paradox

Urgh… the whole Fermi Paradox thing has been gnawing at my insides, especially after reading an article about how advanced civilizations might communicate.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 28, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
Blog: NASA’s Proposed Z-2 Spacesuit

NASA is redesigning the spacesuit for walks on extraterrestrial bodies, with an eye specifically directed at Mars and the Moon. We have the photos and are not impressed.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 23, 2014 Tags: , , , , , ,
Blog: Curiosity Memory Issue, Possibly Caused By Cosmic Rays

The computer of the Curiosity rover encountered a memory corruption problem possibly caused by cosmic rays. It got us thinking about computers within the URS storyworld and the effects therein.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm March 5, 2013 Tags: , , ,