11 Best Gifts for Tweens in 2023
Tweens will be the first to tell you that they aren’t little kids anymore, and they want their toys to reflect that. But without being a teenager just yet, finding the right gifts for kids around 9 to 12 years old can be difficult. They may not know exactly... Read more
All the Best Gadgets We Saw at MWC 2023
Mobile World Congress, the annual trade show dedicated primarily to the mobile communications industry, has returned to Barcelona. While not the first year of MWC since the pandemic started (it is now officially called MWC, maybe because Mobile World Congress sounds about as exciting as a legislative body), 2023... Read more
The Sandbox acquires Germany’s Sviper to add metaverse gaming talent
Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here. The Sandbox has expanded to Germany with the acquisition of game development studio Sviper. Sviper will add senior-level development, engineering and creative talent based in Hamburg, Germany, to The Sandbox, a blockchain... Read more
Robots let ChatGPT touch the real world thanks to Microsoft
Microsoft Last week, Microsoft researchers announced an experimental framework to control robots and drones using the language abilities of ChatGPT, a popular AI language model created by OpenAI. Using natural language commands, ChatGPT can write special code that controls robot movements. A human then views the results and adjusts... Read more
Google Welcomes March Madness With Slam Dunk Yoodle
It’s the beginning of March, and that can only mean one thing: March Madness is around the corner. It’s that time of the year when we buckle down for some serious basketball season research and begin filling out our brackets with the foolish hope that our No. 1 pick... Read more
Cute Animals Are Overrated. Let’s Save the Weird Ones
“There are a lot of species out there that are overlooked, and when you get to know them they are just as charismatic and beautiful as the ones we’re aware of,” says Gumbs. According to the EDGE2 metric, our highest-priority mammal should be the mountain pygmy possum, a tiny marsupial... Read more