Regolith cities | Report Door

Regolith cities | Engadget

A Shire on Mars As the clock wound down on NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge last May, the fate of AI SpaceFactory, a leading firm for multi-planetary architecture, fell in the hands of a lanky industrial robot. After four years and a few elimination rounds, the New York-based team was head-to-head with researchers from Pennsylvania State University, … Read more

The Report Door’s favorite hobbies to do while stuck at home

The Verge’s favorite hobbies to do while stuck at home

If you’re anything like us, over the past couple of months you’ve probably finished every “must watch” TV series on Netflix, cleaned your apartment from top to bottom, and completed every video game in your backlog. We get it: social distancing can get pretty boring. So if you’re finding yourself with a lot of time … Read more

SpaceX launch: how to watch the Crew Dragon mission live

SpaceX launch: how to watch the Crew Dragon mission live

On Saturday, May 30th, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is set to become the first private spacecraft to carry humans into orbit. The launch, scheduled for 3:22PM ET, will also mark the first time in nearly a decade that NASA astronauts have launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida. For NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, … Read more

Waymo’s robot minivans are ready to roll in the Bay Area for the first time since COVID-19 outbreak

Waymo’s robot minivans are ready to roll in the Bay Area for the first time since COVID-19 outbreak

Waymo’s self-driving cars are returning to Bay Area roads for the first time since the company halted its public testing in early March because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Alphabet-owned company plans to return its fleet of autonomous minivans to service starting June 8th, according to an email obtained by The Report Door. Waymo’s self-driving … Read more

Zoom paid accounts reportedly will get strong encryption for calls

Zoom paid accounts reportedly will get strong encryption for calls

Zoom will add stronger encryption to its paid customers’ video calls, but isn’t planning to offer the enhanced security to all accounts, Reuters reported. A security consultant with the company told Reuters that it still wasn’t clear whether some accounts, such as nonprofit users, might qualify for the more secure calls. “Zoom’s approach to end-to-end … Read more

Pico Neo 2 and Tobii-powered eye-tracking variant now available worldwide

Pico Neo 2 and Tobii-powered eye-tracking variant now available worldwide

Pico Interactive is making its Neo 2 line of standalone headsets available worldwide. The base model is $700, while an eye-tracking variant powered by Tobii is $900. We tried both models at CES in January and while the eye-tracking wasn’t perfect in the early demo, it also worked without calibration and the electromagnetic controller tracking technology was … Read more