Archive | March, 2015

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Dashcams Show Distracted Teens Moments Before Impact

It’s heartbreaking. You can see the other car coming before the teenager can. You can’t warn them. You can’t save them. And neither could the researchers who had to watch these troublesome last seconds before impact. Watch this video. Share it with your kids. And your friends. Don’t forget to tell yourself that you need […]

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If They Were Movies: The Teams of March Madness

March Madness, the frenzied tournament to find the best in college basketball, has begun. If you’re into college basketball there’s a good chance that you filled out one or more brackets with friends, family, coworkers, or even strangers. But if you’re not into college basketball, you might feel a little left out from all the […]

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Audi Chairless Chair Roboticizing Workforce

Audi has made a chairless chair for its workers. It’s a sort of exoskeleton/outer-body shell that isn’t quite a suit that Tony Stark would don. Instead, it’s more of a balancing aid, a way to alleviate force exerted on the back, knees and ankles while workers assemble the next generation of Audi vehicles. The “chair” […]

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Audi Announces Pure Electric SUV In Development

It must be hard to be Ulrich. If you read news stories about Audi, Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg is practically the face of Audi. As our head of engineering, he’s who we trot out to talk about laser head lights. He’s the one who has to break down self-driving car technology. He has to oversee the […]

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