April 7, 2017

Schools may be on break but we are here for you and your need for news! Welcome to the Five for Friday where we'll talk about some April Fools, Tesla's takeover, and some very important news about robots trying to bake. Let's get to it.

  1. From BGR - I bet when you rea...

March 31, 2017

In this week's roundup we're digging into the latest Uber gossip, thinking about workforce woes ahead, resigning ourselves to the environmental battles on the horizon, and telling Roomba we love it. Just in time for your happy hours and spring breaks, here's five headl...

March 17, 2017

Nope, I'm not pitching a new show on TLC nor have I started the St. Paddy's Day festivities early, we really are going to have 18 items for you today so hold onto your shamrocks! (Or, skip the rest of this post and head to our website where everything below is accessib...

March 10, 2017

Happy Women's History Month and I hope I am not revealing its existence to you through this opening sentence. It was a big week for women as some of us went on strike to celebrate International Women's Day and some of us struck in solidarity as we trudged back to the S...

March 3, 2017

Like a bad/addictive episode of Law & Order (which, after this week's likelihood that we're going to see some new probes and investigations, might be our next headline), this week we are taking our updates from actual hold-it-in-your-hands print. Impress your friends a...

February 24, 2017

Happy Friday! We're looking forward to a big week next Tuesday and Wednesday when we host the Virtual Policy Forum at Robotics Alley. If you love robots, future-looking policy, and discussing the workforce implications of technology, do we have an event for you! Best y...

February 17, 2017

Happy Friday! Things are warming up here in Minnesota which makes us think all sorts of springlike thoughts, ranging from climate change to chocolate factories. See why below.

  1. From Science Alert - When the sub-head is "So crazy, it just might work", you fully hav...

February 11, 2017

Better late than never, here's you five for Friday! Today we'll dive into the solar industry, nanotechnology in your food, building robots that operate on an ethical scale equal to that of humans (hopefully the best of us), and at least one more homage to The Sound of...

January 28, 2017

With a few hours left on the day, here's your weekly round-up! Today we're dealing in alt-alternative facts, or as some might call it, the truth. Let's revel in some science, shall we?

1. From the NYT - 'Thanks to automation, we now make 85 percent more goods than we di...

Here we are at the end of a very--

Leili: Terri....

Laura: ....eventful

Leili: Weir....

Laura: ....unusual

Leili: Distur....

Laura: ....interesting

[guess who's the native Minnesotan and who's the NJ transplant]

--year. We here at Apparatus are in the business of anticipation,...

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