If I asked you about your phone, would you call it a cell phone or a mobile phone? Does it really matter what you say or is one term more appropriate than the other?
Let's be honest here: the Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy was a wonderful radio show, some 30 years ago. It managed to survive the transformation into a couple of decent books and a TV show, more or less intact. Everything since then has been less and less amusing, like a stand-up comic who started off funny but…
David Bruemmer and Douglas Few, engineers at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Lab in Idaho Falls, have put together an unlikely use for the Wiimote—they've hacked the remote so it can control a bomb-disposing, landmine-detecting, machine gun-carrying robot.