Locusts Could Teach Self-Driving Cars To Avoid Collisions (Cool Weird Awesome 370)

Autonomous vehicles need to learn how to avoid collisions. Locusts are really good at avoiding collisions. So a research project in Pennsylvania is modeling a new collision detection system on the way locusts get out of each other's way. Plus: there's an online community built around finding what businesses move into old Pizza Hut buildings after the Hut moves out.

By |2020-08-31T07:36:00-04:00August 31, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

That Time Pink Floyd Jammed Out During The Moon Landing (Cool Weird Awesome 87)

50 years ago, the BBC broadened its space coverage with the band known for playing space rock.

By |2021-07-20T07:44:49-04:00July 19, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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