Friday, May 13, 2016

1993 All-Star Game: Randy Johnson vs. John Kruk

Here's something light for a change.

One of the most memorable scenes in major league baseball history took place during the 1993 all-star game in Baltimore.  Fastball virtuoso Randy Johnson was facing John Kruk, and Kruk in this instance decided life was too precious to dig in against Johnson.


Sunday, May 8, 2016

Can a robot outperform surgeons?

Yes.


"Putting surgery one step closer into the realm of self-driving cars and intelligent machines, researchers show for the first time that a supervised autonomous robot can successfully perform soft tissue surgery. The robot outperformed expert surgeons and current robot-assisted surgical techniques in open bowel surgery in pigs."

Read more here.