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Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac “Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys Have you ever experienced sound as an actual tactile sensation? Or truly felt the difference between firing an M14A4 and a SCAR-L in Battlefield 4? That’s the promise of ViviTouch technology: translating sounds and...

Jan 21 2014, 3:48am CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Blackphone Sets Out To Uphold Objectives Of Privacy

Blackphone Sets Out To Uphold Objectives Of Privacy At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb, 24, a joint venture that appears to be somewhat covert in nature between Silent Circle and Geeksphone, will launch a new ultra secure smartphone that gives the user the...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters @giorodriguez  The New Year’s Day hype is deserved, but for reasons that may not yet be visible Funny thing about us humans: we are vulnerable to stories that are framed simplistically. A story with a clear arc — and a...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

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The CEO Question: Where Is My Company Going? In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus I revealed: CEO strategic responsibilities are not optional....

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that giving...

Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST

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The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: agRe (Intelligent Agent Reasoner) from AIBrain Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: agRe (Intelligent Agent Reasoner) from AIBrain Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: agRe (Intelligent Agent Reasoner) from AIBrain Inc

Jan 8 2014, 9:24am CST

Frozen Pipes: How to Cope with Them

Frozen Pipes: How to Cope with Them With the temperature reaching sub-arctic levels, the problem of frozen pipes has arisen in many regions of the United States. Here we show you how to cope with them in a handy and efficient manner.

Jan 8 2014, 5:52am CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obvious ones like the old saw that “humans only use ten per cent of their brains at a time” –...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year This week’s meaningful topics and trends: Electronics Gets Interesting This CES (Consumer Electronics Show) looks to kill the view of its supposed waning importance after Apple and Microsoft opted out. Today’s micro-...

Jan 6 2014, 1:56pm CST

A Smart Watch...REALLY?!

A Smart Watch...REALLY?! Most of you have, by now, unpacked your Xmas gifts. Many of you are probably wondering if there are some you should return.  Should you hang on to the items that seem cool at Christmas but that, deep down, you know will...

Jan 6 2014, 12:36am CST

Why The Best Time To Drink Coffee Is Not First Thing In The Morning

Why The Best Time To Drink Coffee Is Not First Thing In The Morning Drinking a cup of coffee first thing in the morning blunts the energy-boosting effects of caffeine and may lead to increased tolerance of the stimulant. This counterintuitive fact is explained in engaging visual form by...

Jan 5 2014, 8:01am CST

Good News for Health Care: Medical Connectivity To Grow Over 800 Percent in 7 Years

Good News for Health Care: Medical Connectivity To Grow Over 800 Percent in 7 Years Transparency Market Research recently published a report anticipating a 38 percent compound annual growth rate in the market for medical-device connectivity through 2019, from $3.4 billion worldwide in 2012. If this...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech.

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech. As predictions go about what our future might look like, historically — we have often been wrong. By now, some thought we’d have jet-packs. Others thought that humans would be able to fly. Or that we’d have apartments...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit...

Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive When we humans have gazed into the future, more often than not our fantasies and predictions have included robots. Whether we’re watching Bladerunner or The Jetsons, or taking a gander at what major tech companies like...

Jan 2 2014, 1:11pm CST

How Big Should Your Network Be?

How Big Should Your Network Be? There is a debate happening between software developers and scientists: How large can and should our networks be in this evolving world of social media? The answer to this question has dramatic implications for how we...

Jan 2 2014, 10:01am CST

Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It

Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It There are many online resources for the study of evolution, but not many written from the perspective of a scientist who ‘feels the pain’ of people who want to reject it. That was part of the inspiration for Evolution...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: To Love A Canine

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: To Love A Canine It’s the twelfth and final day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation....

Dec 30 2013, 10:31pm CST

SmoothTalker to launch new Consumer and Commercial Signal Boosters at CES 2014

SmoothTalker to launch new Consumer and Commercial Signal Boosters at CES 2014 Gear promises to improve data speeds for mobile users indoors

Dec 27 2013, 11:13am CST

How Following The Leader Can Create Blind Spots

How Following The Leader Can Create Blind Spots Instincts are generally helpful and occasionally disastrous. For instance, ants have genetically programmed responses to chemical stimuli. If an ant smells the pheromone given off by a dead ant’s body, it responds by...

Dec 27 2013, 8:30am CST

To Foster Your Creativity, Don't Learn To Code; Learn To Paint

To Foster Your Creativity, Don't Learn To Code; Learn To Paint Earlier this month, Samuel Arbesman argued in Wired that the world needs more generalists, dabblers and polymaths. He notes (and he’s certainly not the first to note) that the body of scientific and technical knowledge...

Dec 27 2013, 1:36am CST

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013 It was nearly 50 years ago that Star Trek first dubbed space as “the final frontier.” Today, it’s still a frontier, but it’s a busy one. People from dozens of nations, as well as private industry, continued to explore...

Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST

Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work

Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work This article is by Lee Newman, dean of innovation and behavior at IE Business School, dean of IE’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a former consultant at McKinsey & Company and a founder of two technology...

Dec 26 2013, 9:51am CST

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone)

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone) As a customer service consultant and speaker, my feeling is that, at its heart, customer service is customer service, period.  It’s humans — and the systems and technology created by those humans — helping humans. B2B...

Dec 24 2013, 3:26pm CST

The Best Video Game RPGs Of 2014 And Beyond

The Best Video Game RPGs Of 2014 And Beyond When it comes to roleplaying video games, it often feels as though the golden days are behind us. The MMO and the MOBA have risen, and the single-player RPG has been consigned to memory. But when you start looking at...

Dec 24 2013, 12:36pm CST

If 62% Of US Pornographic Traffic Is Now On Mobile I Guess We Can Say That Mobile Has Officially Arrived As Mainstream

If 62% Of US Pornographic Traffic Is Now On Mobile I Guess We Can Say That Mobile Has Officially Arrived As Mainstream As I’m sure we all know the pornography business has been at the forefront of the adoption of new technology for a long, long time. No, it’s not just streaming of video in recent years that has really been driven by the...

Dec 24 2013, 9:26am CST

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Paul Krugman's Excellent Point About Uber's Surge Pricing Paul Krugman is using Uber’s surge pricing as an example, as something to bolster a core part of the Keynesian economic model. But that’s fine for he’s doing it really rather well. The basic point is that we all rather...

Dec 22 2013, 9:11am CST

Would You Rather Have More Time Or More Money?

Would You Rather Have More Time Or More Money? By Colleen Oakley Should you cave and hire the cleaning lady or buck up and do it yourself? And would the money you spend be worth the hours spent not dusting? How about picking up holiday goodies from your favorite...

Dec 20 2013, 2:11pm CST

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Official Trailer Released

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Official Trailer is Here 20th Century Fox just released the official trailer of upcoming summer movie “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” that will hit theaters worldwide on July 11, 2014. Watch it now.

Dec 18 2013, 8:50am CST

Google Buys BigDog Robot Creator Boston Dynamics

Google Buys BigDog Robot Creator Boston Dynamics Financial terms of the deal are unknown

Dec 17 2013, 11:44am CST

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Mena Suvari Wins Christmas with Geeky Christmas Photo Horrible sweaters and a feline, everything you need for Christmas magic

Dec 12 2013, 11:33am CST