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.
I just added the new timeline feature to the Unified Republic of Stars. Today, I discuss how it was actually built on the MediaWiki system for display on any page on the site without having to modify any of the base code. Beware if you’re not a programmer.
A USC graduate student has made a proposal to place a super computer on the moon to handle data processing and communications with our probes around the solar system. But is putting it on the moon really the best option?
A police department in Texas is now thinking about arming its Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or, drones, with tear gas and rubber bullets. What could possibly go wrong?