Category: Boston

Driving on the cutting edge of self-governing lorry tech

Driving on the cutting edge of autonomous vehicle tech by Daniel de Wolff for MIT News Boston MA (SPX) Feb 26, 2021 MIT file illustration In October, a modified Dallara-15 Indy Lights race car programmed by MIT Driverless will hit the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. The…

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Islanders roll past Bruins with 5-goal 3rd period

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Anthony Beauvillier scored the tiebreaking goal in New York’s five-goal third period and the Islanders beat the first-place Boston Bruins 7-2 on Thursday night. UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Anthony Beauvillier scored the tiebreaking goal in New York’s five-goal third period and the Islanders beat the first-place Boston Bruins 7-2 on Thursday night. Mathew…

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These are the 2021 NBA All-Stars

The rosters for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game are set. After the starters were announced last week as determined by a combination of fan, player, and media voting, the league has now announced 14 total reserves that were selected by NBA head coaches. We already knew that Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid,…

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Boston Dynamics’ Robotic Pet Is Now Armed– in the Name of Art

In Spot’s Rampage, the robot roams an art gallery with a paintball gun. Boston Dynamics has racked up hundreds of millions of YouTube views with viral clips of its futuristic, legged robots dancing together, doing parkour, and working in a warehouse.A group of meme-spinning pranksters now wants to present a more dystopian view of the…

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Kevin Garnett’s beef with the Minnesota Timberwolves owner includes a mini-beef with Wally Szczerbiak

This episode of Beef History details the feud between the greatest player in Minnesota Timberwolves history, Kevin Garnett, and the billionaire who owned the franchise for Garnett’s whole career, Glen Taylor. It’s a grim, heartbreaking history that illustrates how the basketball excellence that makes players millionaires makes franchisees billionaires, how important it is to surround…

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The Deep Rot of the Massachusetts Democratic Party

Massachusetts’s road to failure runs straight through the digital waiting room of the Democratic State Committee’s video calls. During long, slur- and expletive-filled gatherings, a vanguard of wizened Harvard alumni and outer-ring suburbanites screech over one another in a dread contest for Zoom-mic supremacy, hurling insults at the young, progressive, and racially diverse members bold…

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Amid rising seas, ‘dry’ resort is wetter than it likes

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ocean City, New Jersey is officially a “dry” town.In 1879, four Methodist ministers established a Christian seaside resort here with a permanent ban on the manufacture and sale of alcohol — a prohibition that remains to this day. But numerous times a year, Ocean City is among the the wettest…

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Seen & Heard– Weekend Edition

by mike in boston / @mikeinboston / emailGood morning sports media fans. Welcome to 2021. This year I’m looking for additional input from people in the industry, especially early and mid-career folks. If you have thoughts on the state of sports media in Toronto, please reach out if I don’t get to you first. Fresh…

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Celtics Trade Targets to Avoid at 2021 NBA Deadline

0 of 3Eric Gay/Associated PressThe Boston Celtics have played in three of the past four Eastern Conference Finals, but getting back to that spot—let alone breaking through for their first NBA Finals trip since 2010—could be tricky.The East looks as loaded as ever.The Milwaukee Bucks built a Big Three of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and…

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How to purchase property– 6 manner ins which use a chance to make money and build long-term wealth

Investing in real estate can offer individuals both immediate income and longterm appreciation.  REITs, RELPs, and crowdfunding are indirect ways to invest in real estate, without requiring hands-on management.  More direct real estate investments include buying your own home, a rental property, or a property to fix up and flip. Visit Insider’s Investing Reference library…

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HORNBY: Young stars might challenge Sittler’s record

Author of the article:Lance HornbyPublishing date:Feb 07, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  3 minute readDarryl Sittler holds the NHL record for most points in a game with 10. Photo by Dave Abel /Toronto SunArticle contentDarryl Sittler is still waiting to see if the stars ever align again for someone to match or beat his record…

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