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Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson, Who Put the @ into Email, Dies

Tributes have been paid to computer programming pioneer Ray Tomlinson, who died at the weekend. Mr Tomlinson, who was 74, is widely credited with inventing email, while he was working on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971. He is said to have said to a colleague, when showing him his invention: “Don’t tell anyone! This isn’t what we’re supposed […]

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Atlas - The Agile Anthropomorphic Robot, Pic: Boston Dynamics

I For One Welcome Our New Robot Overlords

So Google is indexing all human knowledge, it knows where you are and what you want, and now it’s gone and bought this company which is developing creepy walking scary running robots for the US military. [youtube]http://youtu.be/wE3fmFTtP9g[/youtube] The New York Times reports that Google will honour the existing contracts which its new acquisition, Boston Dynamics, has […]

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