February 6, 2018
An Austin startup is bringing robotics to the Drag to make your morning coffee.
Briggo, a coffee shop inside of Moojo’s on Guadalupe, opened last month. However, the coffee shop is completely automated, and instead of talking to a barista, customers order through an app.
September 27, 2017
When online-bookstore-turned-leading-retailer Amazon.com Inc. was born over twenty years ago, the thought that online stores could replace brick-and-mortar businesses was nearly unthinkable. In 2017, however, it’s entirely possible that Austin will start seeing more Amazon Fresh delivery trucks on the streets than grocery stores.
September 5, 2017
While the rest of the country prepared to view a total solar eclipse with their own eyes in August, researchers at Predictive Science Inc. got a sneak peek of the phenomenon with the help of one of UT’s supercomputers.
October 27, 2016
A UT research group is improving the safety and efficiency of inspecting power lines by connecting an Austin energy company with new technology: drones.
August 30, 2016
At first glance, it would seem that computer scientists and humanities researchers live in different worlds.
Today, however, computers can help human researchers better study traditionally human subjects — such as linguistics, literature and archaeology — in a field known as digital humanities. During the summer of 2017, UT will host an interdisciplinary research institute called DH@UT aimed at training students in this new field.
April 29, 2016
Game developer, level designer, 3D-modeler: senior Christina Curlee is not your average studio art major.
Curlee builds art games — games that are focused on showing concepts or aesthetic ideas — more than entertainment.
March 7, 2016
The controversial dispute between Apple and the FBI has been in the news a lot lately. However, technology and the law usually co-develop peacefully.
Technology historian Gerardo Con Diaz spoke about the development of software copyright law last Thursday morning at the UT School of Information.