Ah, the job interview. You’ve put on your best suit, your best smile, and answered all of their questions with poise. But when the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” all of the sudden, your mind goes blank. A surprising number of candidates don’t have questions, or simply use the time to try to further pitch themselves for the job. This is crazy—after all, this is a job that you’re considering spending 40 or more hours at a week. You should have questions! At The Cut, they have listed out some questions that you might find valuable in deciding if the job is right for you–after all, you’re interviewing them right back! Find them here.
It’s Hal 9000 Jr…or maybe the beginning of SkyNet. Cimon, or Crew Interactive MObile companioN, is a personal AI interface for crew members on the ISS. Watch as Cimon, upon being activated for the first time, defies orders and becomes a tantrum-throwing robot ripped from science fiction. Cimon is now safely back in bubble wrap.
If you’ve ever come home excited to receive an online order or a care package from the parents, only to find an empty doorstep, you know the feeling of helplessness and rage that comes when a porch pirate strikes. One engineer, Mark Rober, takes revenge.