Hitting the Books: The Brooksian revolution that led to rational robots

We are living through an AI renaissance thought wholly unimaginable just a few decades ago — automobiles are becoming increasingly autonomous, machine learning systems can craft prose nearly as well as human poets, and almost every smartphone on the market now comes equipped with an AI assistant. Oxford professor Michael Woolridge has spent the past…

OnePlus will reportedly launch its ‘9R’ phone and watch in March

OnePlus may have a particularly busy March. Well-known tipster Ishan Agarwal told 91Mobiles that OnePlus will reportedly unveil at least four devices in March, including a lower-cost 9R smartphone (you’re looking at the 8T above) as well as the standard 9, the 9 Pro and the company’s previously teased smartwatch. While Agarwal doesn’t have new…

The Boys Season 3 Will Be a Supernatural Reunion

Screenshot: Amazon SPN fam, next season of The Boys is for you. We learned last year that Jensen Ackles will join the cast for The Boys season three, reuniting with Supernatural creator and The Boys showrunner Eric Kripke. Now Variety has announced that more Supernatural writers are along for the ride. SPN writers Meredith Glynn,…

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The Morning After: MSI’s latest gaming laptop targets the 1440p sweet spot

Years after 3D’s last invasion has receded from the public sphere, it’s notable that some of the most favorable implementations happened on mobile devices. To mark the ten-year anniversary of the Nintedo 3DS launch in Japan, Engadget editors chimed in with a few memories of their favorite games. Kris Naudus / Engadget Still, Kris Naudus…

Safety Is Sexy, So Get a 60-Pack of Vese KN95 5-Layer Masks For Just $29

60-Pack: KN95 5-Layer Face Masks | $29 | SideDeal I’m so proud of you for still wearing a mask; it’s super cool of you. But do you need an upgrade or maybe something a little more heavy-duty? Or maybe you just want to put your mind at ease with something a smidge more protective? Grab…

Volkswagen is using its electric ID.Buzz van to test self-driving tech

Volkswagen at one time said its electric ID.Buzz van would reach dealerships by 2022 (that announcement has been removed but you can view it in the Internet Archive), but news from its commercial division confirms that at least an unveiling is still on deck for next year. Beyond that, VW autonomous driving exec Christian Senger…

Facebook’s BARS is an experimental TikTok-like app for rappers

Facebook’s R&D division, the NPE Team, has introduced another experimental app that’s centered around music. It’s called BARS, and it’s meant to give aspiring rappers a way to record their rhymes with the app’s studio quality vocal effects and professionally created beats, as well as to share their videos on social media. Users can select…