Duck and cover: Turn off Windows Automatic Update and block the Win10 1809 upgrade

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September patches looked good for a while, then we got hit with four big, buggy Win10 cumulative updates. August Windows and Office patches went pretty well in spite of a last-minute rush to fix bugs introduced in earlier patches. July patches, however, left almost every version of Windows looking like a zombie apocalypse. To read this article in full, please click here … Computerworld Operating Systems

Enterprises expected to implement annual Windows 10 upgrade pace

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Most enterprises will now adopt a once-a-year upgrade model for Windows 10, finally getting some relief from the pressure of seemingly endless rounds of testing and deployment, a Windows expert said today. “I think enterprises will fall into an annual cadence,” Stephen Kleynhans, a Gartner research vice president, said in an interview. “With 30 months of support, you get to choose when to start rolling out [the upgrade]. You may say, ‘We’ll start kicking tires in January, piloting in March, … Read more

Chip upgrade helps miniature drones navigate

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Researchers at MIT, who last year designed a tiny computer chip tailored to help honeybee-sized drones navigate, have now shrunk their chip design even further, in both size and power consumption. The team, co-led by Vivienne Sze, associate professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), and Sertac Karaman, the Class of 1948 Career Development Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, built a fully customized chip from the ground up, w… MIT News – Electrical engineering and … Read more

Video Friday: Kuka’s Home Robot, Nao Upgrade, and Bionic Cuttlefish

Video Friday: Kuka's Home Robot, Nao Upgrade, and Bionic Cuttlefish - MzA3NTQ5Nw

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Photo: Festo Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here’s what we have so far (send us your events!): RoboCup 2018 –… IEEE Spectrum Robotics