How to creating electricity from the mundane

Generating electricity isn’t limited to burning things, making steam, or harnessing the power of wind, wave, and sun—even though these are by far the most common ways of doing so.

Dancing robot DJ to launch next year

Georgia Tech engineers have built a 'musical companion', and say it could be putting wedding DJs out of work by the end of next year.

Microsoft apologises for penis song

Microsoft has been forced to apologize for a software programmers' convention in Norway that featured scantily-clad dancing girls and obscene songs.

Robots to dance the do-si-do

The SIGCSE Symposium is mostly about sharing ideas for computer science education and evaluating different curricula. But this year, the organizers are aiming to make it just a bit more fun, with a robot hoedown and rodeo.