Chinese Startup Unitree Begins Selling a Headless Robot Dog for $2,700

Long-time Slashdot reader cusco shares an interesting report from IEEE Spectrum: In 2017, we first wrote about the Chinese startup Unitree Robotics, which had the goal of „making legged robots as popular and affordable as smartphones and drones.“ Relative to the cost of other quadrupedal robots (like Boston Dynamics‘ $74,000 Spot), Unitree’s quadrupeds are very …

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Test out next-gen space tech in Kerbal Space Program

Enlarge (credit: Take-Two Interactive) Most games lose relevance after a few years, but the indie rocket-building game Kerbal Space Program is a bit different. It’s a glitchy, 10-year-old underdog of a game with a cult following of programmers, engineers, astronaut candidates, and your typical lay explosion enthusiasts, and it has a unique and active community …

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Twitter Accused of ‚Deliberately‘ Defying Indian Government’s New Social Media Rules

Twitter has „deliberately“ defied and failed to comply with India’s new social media rules, according to the country’s technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Reuters reports that the rules, which became effective in late May, make social media companies „more accountable to legal requests for swift removal of posts and sharing details on the originators of …

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