rios News of 11/29/20
RIOS Comes Out Of Stealth To Announce $5m In Funding For ‘Industry-Agnostic’ Robotics
Bay Area-based robotics startup RIOS is coming out of stealth today to announce $5 million in funding. The round is being led by Valley Capital Partners and Morpheus Ventures, with participation from a long list of investors, including Grit ...
You Can Help A Mars Rover’S AI Learn To Tell Rocks From Dirt
Mars Rover Curiosity has been on the Red Planet for going on 8 years, but its journey is nowhere near finished — and it’s still getting upgrades. You can help it out by spending a few minutes labeling raw data to feed to its terrain-scanning ...
Max Q: SpaceX Sets A Date With History In May
This week in space was pretty active, with some startup news – including timing for a historic first – as well as scientific discoveries and innovation in the time of lockdown. Who better than NASA to demonstrate how science can get done ...
NASA’S Mars 2020 Rover Rests On Its Own Six Wheels For The First Time
NASA’s Mars 2020 rover will have to operate on its own in a harsh environment, hundred of millions of miles from the nearest mechanic. But for now, it’s still in development at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab – and every milestone is ...
Earios Is A New Podcast Network For Women Creators
It might seem like you’ve now got podcasts covering any and every conceivable topic, but comedy writer and actor Maria Blascucci argued that there’s still “this whole untapped market” — namely, podcasts created by women. ...
Firefox’S Newest Test Pilot Experiments Help You Track Prices And Email Links
Test Pilot is Mozilla’s program for experimenting with some of its more outlandish ideas for Firefox and beyond . Some of those experiments make it into the browser itself, some become stand-alone extensions and others get unceremoniously ...