Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: August 12, 2018

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: not much going on in Fed DataSpace, extreme cold for space experiments, rundown of reasons why robot cars came a cropper, project to build your very own planetary exploration rover, improving deodorants to better banish BO, internet closed to stop cheating students, robots set to clean offices in Singapore, why flying cars haven’t become a real thing, and some close-up pictures of an asteroid. Plus Winding Down, the tech newsletter from Alan.

Official News

The summertime silly season is in full swing

Real life news: creating the coldest place in the known universe on the ISS

Real life news: self-driving car screw-ups revealed in report

Real life news: build your own Mars rover

Real life news: a better way to banish body odour

Over-reaction of the week: to stop students cheating, a country blocks the entire internet

Robot of the week: robomop

On the web: where’s my flying car?

Pictures of the week: asteroid close-ups

Winding Down