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Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

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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

MIT Researchers invent next generation HUD

MIT Researchers invent next generation HUD Clear HUD materiel can be applied to windows like tint

Jan 22 2014, 11:37am CST

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song The anti-whaling movement failed and failed, until it didn’t.  The movement took off when, in the late nineteen-sixties, scientists and others began to identify and record whale songs.  Hearing those ethereal noises,...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST

Big Data Systems Are Making A Difference In The Fight Against Cancer

Big Data Systems Are Making A Difference In The Fight Against Cancer By Ben Lorica As open source, big data tools enter the early stages of maturation, data engineers and data scientists will have many opportunities to use them to “work on stuff that matters.” Along those lines,...

Jan 17 2014, 5:21pm 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

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing. A wide array of companies introduced headsets, activity monitors and smartwatches to compete...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential Data Science is gaining traction in the industry, as analytics, data collection, sensors, and Big Data become a more regular part of our online existence. O’Reilly Media, Inc. recently released a survey that it had...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

CES 2015 News
America's Next Great Prescription

America's Next Great Prescription Scientists have made a discovery that is proven to reduce premature death from heart attacks and stroke, lower the risk of diabetes and certain cancers, control blood pressure, prevent osteoporosis, and alleviate...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Adobe Photoshop update adds support for 3D printers

Adobe Photoshop update adds support for 3D printers Update allows users to print directly

Jan 16 2014, 12:25pm CST

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor radiation levels in seawater along the West Coast of North America. The project, led by Woods Hole senior...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Jellyfish Aircraft Prototype Invented

Jellyfish Aircraft Hovers Two scientists have invented a jellyfish aircraft prototype. It is the first one of its kind and proves that there may be more methods of taking to the skies than the standard one employed worldwide.

Jan 15 2014, 5:57am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000. The machine – actually a...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi-media contributions to PBS and CBS among others.  Last week, Pogue launched Yahoo Tech at...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation

Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation A nebulous star in outer space seemed to resemble an x-ray vision of a human hand. Termed the Hand of God, this exploding star has led to speculation among both scientists and clergy as to its significance.

Jan 11 2014, 3:36am 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

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Experts withdraw from Internet security conference Researchers skip computer security conference over reports of NSA collaboration on encryption WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security...

Jan 8 2014, 2:31pm CST

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List When I put out a call for promising young scientists to be part of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 project, no name came up more than that of Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old who created a prototype cancer diagnostic test and...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech The pace at which we are accelerating technology from entertainment devices into objects and connected devices that we can use in our every day lives or helps us live better, is in high gear. Less than a year ago,...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21am 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

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species At first glance, the rather grandiose-sounding International Barcode of Life (IBOL) project seems an arcane scientific exercise. But the database – which aims to create unique DNA identification “barcodes” for more than...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation? It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but when it comes to regulating the Internet, philosophically they are worlds apart. The two...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

Supervolcano Eruptions Studied by Scientists

Supervolcano Phenomenon Revealed Scientists have studied the special phenomenon of supervolcanos and found that they could recreate the conditions in artificial lab settings. There are future disasters lying in wait for an unaware humanity in the form of supervolcanos. And the more prepared we are, the better we can handle them.

Jan 6 2014, 2:29am CST

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love OK, I admit it.  I’m a geek.  And my glasses have been a badge of honor that I have worn all my life. And when Google Glass become available, it was love at first sight.  Well, almost.  As a Google Glass Explorer, my...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm CST

DOE Mentions Technology Behind The Home Nuclear Reactor In Funding Opportunity

DOE Mentions Technology Behind The Home Nuclear Reactor In Funding Opportunity The Department of Energy included low energy nuclear reactions—which NASA scientists have said could fuel home nuclear reactors—among other representative technologies in a $10 million funding opportunity it announced...

Jan 4 2014, 12:56pm CST

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today By Cheryl Lock Many of the day-to-day things we do are just habit. That $10 lunch habit? That $30-per-class spinning habit? While you may barely even think about them, costly habits have the potential to wreak havoc on...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

New Open Source Platform Allows Anyone To Hack Brain Waves

New Open Source Platform Allows Anyone To Hack Brain Waves For most people how the human brain works remains a mystery, let alone how to hack it.  A new Kickstarter campaign created by engineers Joel Murphy and Conor Russomanno aims to change this by putting an affordable, open...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata. The dust is finally beginning to clear from the big data explosion, which is a good thing. One of the problems with big data is that it’s...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

Let's Resolve To Use These Tech Buzzwords Less In 2014

Let's Resolve To Use These Tech Buzzwords Less In 2014 Every area of human endeavor has its own lingo, but something about the technology industry makes for particularly pervasive and annoying jargon. Partly that’s because of where it comes from: It’s a vernacular developed...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am 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

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis U.S. intelligence services agree: A major global water crisis is less than ten years away. Some time in the second decade of second millennium, countries important to the United States will start to suffer shortages and...

Dec 31 2013, 4:01pm 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

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Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters Of the famous big data Vs, it’s the variety in data that holds the most potential for exploitation. While not everybody has the huge problems of volume and velocity that a Facebook or a high frequency trader has, even...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology That Captures Your Bio-Data

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology That Captures Your Bio-Data Wearable technology, along with 3D printing, mobile money, and smart cities are just a few of the tech trends for 2014 and the coming years. A new Canadian company, OMsignal has created a bio sensor shirt they hope will...

Dec 30 2013, 3:41pm CST

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology To Captures Your Bio-Data

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology To Captures Your Bio-Data Wearable technology, along with 3D printing, mobile money, and smart cities are just a few of the tech trends for 2014 and the coming years. A new Canadian company, OMsignal has created a bio sensor shirt they hope will...

Dec 30 2013, 2:12pm CST

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer?

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer? The U.S. government has an answer: drones. Drones and other weapons of destruction are vastly more important than healing people – or at least that’s what one might think, based on our government’s spending priorities....

Dec 29 2013, 8:56am 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