It's a sad and lonely world out there — but Japanese startup Groove X has a perfect solution for anyone with a huge stockpile of cash. The company's new companion robot Lovot ($6,000 for a pair) is built with one purpose in mind: making you feel less dead inside. The most surprising part: These cute […]
Apple is all over CES 2019. True, the California-based tech giant doesn't have an official presence here, apart from a single, pointed billboard. Apple still ditches the show, even if the convention fawns all over its products in the form of innumerable iPhone and Mac accessories. But there's more going on this year. It started […]
About five or six years ago, I walked into a booth at CES and tried a then cobbled-together and Oculus Rift development kit headset on for the first time. The demo was crude and former Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was busy nerding out over graphic textures and the VR future that the Rift headset would […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.