Month: April 2021

How to Amplifi Alien Is a Positively Luxurious Wi-Fi 6 Router

How to Amplifi Alien Is a Positively Luxurious Wi-Fi 6 Router

The Ubiquiti AmpliFi Alien is an expensive black Wi-Fi 6 Internet tube that promises super-fast WiFi and a unique, enjoyable user experience that is not as intuitive as possible for these things. The touch screen on the main unit is probably as close as it gets to scare, sometimes with a matrix-green vertical readout filled Read More

The Meet the Pint-Sized Robots That Spontaneously Dance

The Meet the Pint-Sized Robots That Spontaneously Dance

In January 2020, a second-floor lab at Northwestern University was filled with lighthearted clackings of three robots pushing each other. The trio were in the ring as hits against each other, although the beautiful robots were not rock, hitting them in a different way. These were smart, active particles — “smarticals” —with flaps for two Read More