Turing and Morcom. Linus and Tove. Dave and Hal. Geek love is a many-splendored thing, and our colleagues at CNET UK have compiled a list of their 10 favorite couples for Valentine's Day. Click on over for (mostly) warm and fuzzy tales of love among scientists, cosmonauts, coders, and code breakers.
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Is this a real RoboCop?
The K5 robot, developed by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Knightscope, is designed to be a surveillance robot for law enforcement, private security firms, schools and anything else looking for an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. The 5-foot, 300-pound robot can roam autonomously, sending back real time data about an area with technology that does facial recognition, lidar mapping and 360-degree video. CNET's Kara Tsuboi got a closer look at what makes the K5 robot tick.