Robotic Drones, a New Flight Simulator, and More Car News This Week

Sometimes, it’s nice to see humans working with machines.This week, WIRED Transportation took you to Austin, where professional drone racers—yes, they exist!—raced against robot-directed ones on a complicated course. Sure, there was a winner in the end: the human racers. But Lockheed Martin, which sponsored the race, is hoping the technological advances pushed by such…

Details

Mathematician Terence Tao Cracks a ‘Dangerous’ Problem

Experienced mathematicians warn up-and-comers to stay away from the Collatz conjecture. It’s a siren song, they say: Fall under its trance and you may never do meaningful work again.The Collatz conjecture is quite possibly the simplest unsolved problem in mathematics—which is exactly what makes it so treacherously alluring.Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine,…

Details

League of Legends: GRF Sword files a police report against DRX cvMax, claiming assault

Sword has filed a police report against cvMax, claiming assault.According to a report from a Korean publication, News1, Griffin top laner, Choi “Sword” Sung-won recently filed a police report on his former head coach (currently DragonX), Kim “cvMax” Dae-ho for assault.Sword’s father told News1 that, “After Griffin was promoted to the LCK and as there…

Details

League of Legends: G2 Jankos shares the truth behind Caps and Perkz swapping roles for LEC 2020

▲ Image Source: Riot GamesOn Friday, December 13, G2 Esports uploaded a video to its twitter account featuring Bot Laner Luka “Perkz” Perković and Mid Laner Rasmus “Caps” Winther swapping into each other’s roles for a Ranked game of League of Legends, with hints that the roleswap may be occuring on the actual team for the 2020 LEC…

Details