Emerging Tech

Creepy Christmas carol: 3D-printed robotic hand plays ‘Jingle Bells’ on a piano

[embedded content] Nothing says it’s nearly Christmas quite like a 3D-printed robot hand busting out a festive classic on the piano. Fortunately, this year the tradition continues (or, let’s be honest, starts) courtesy of researchers from the U.K.’s University of Cambridge. Using a 3D printer, they have created a soft robot hand — attached to […]


The new 'Detective Pikachu' movie trailer features cute and creepy 'real-life' versions of Pokemon – here they all are

Warner Bros. Pictures recently released the first trailer for the upcoming “Detective Pikachu” movie – starring no less than “Deadpool’s” Ryan Reynolds –  giving us our first look at how the creatures will be brought to life alongside live actors. The two minute trailer is chock full of hidden Pokémon and fun nods to the […]


Amazon’s Homecoming—corporate clinics and creepy filmmaking make a fun thrill ride

[embedded content] The second trailer for Amazon’s Homecoming. Its 10-episode first season debuted this weekend. Homecoming, Amazon Prime’s new political techno-mystery series starring Julia Roberts, has a tough task: how do you translate an effective podcast into effective television? The story here started off as a successful fiction series from Gimlet Media, a podcasting entity […]