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How libraries can save the Internet of Things from the Web's centralized fate

Everyone thinks libraries have a positive role to play in the world, but that role differs greatly based on whether you’re talking to a librarian or …

Snapchat Spectacles review: Oh Snap, Spectacles are ridiculously fun - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Do you use sunglasses? Do you like Snapchat? Then these are made for you. You actually film what you see and the battery lasts a loooong time.<p><b>The Bad</b> They only work with Snapchat. You can't really wear regular glasses with them.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> If you use Snapchat, you're going to want a …

Mobile Photography

New E-Tattoos Let You Control Your Smartphone Using Your Skin

More Skin, More Control<p>A group of researchers from Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany, is giving a new meaning to the phrase “comfortable in …

A Simple Bracelet Can Turn Your Arm Into an Interactive Smartphone Display

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Smartphone addicts will want to pay close attention to this.<p>Say, for example, you're taking a shower or relaxing in a hot bath. Your smartphone is nowhere near your wet, soapy hands. Just then an important email comes in. You either have …

Ladies, Care for Good Work Life Balance? Try these #4 Wearables

You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Wearable technology is perhaps one of the biggest trendsetters in the market today. There was a time when wearable was an untapped segment but now this trend is capturing the workplace. The wearable trend is on the …

Wearable Tech May Build Babies’ Budding Vocabularies | First Steps

On my left wrist is a piece of gadgetry that is supposed to motivate me to get up from behind my desk and walk. While I occasionally hit my goal of …

Wearable Tech

ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: Cambodian start-up introduces anti-pollution masks

PHNOM PENH: Every day, millions of people in Phnom Penh fill their lungs with bad air.<p>Whenever they breathe - roughly about 30,000 times a day for an …

One day wearables will save your marriage

There is a current global surge in popularity of the use of “wearables” for various health and fitness applications. The beeping of fitness watches …

Ultraviolet light sensor for wearable devices

Mass production technology for silicon based ultraviolet (UV) light sensors, suitable for smartphones and wearable devices in the Internet of Things …

Nanotech

10 most influential wearable devices

Since the 17th century we’ve been strapping bits and pieces to our bodies in pursuit of technological nirvana<p>Wearable technology is arguably the most exciting area of consumer technology at the moment, but its beginnings go a lot further back than you might expect.<p>Abacus Ring, 17th century<p>The …

Google Glass

Samsung Just Patented Smart Contact Lenses With a Built-in Camera

Welcome to the future.<p>Samsung just took another step into science fiction. South Korea has just granted the tech giant a patent for contact lenses …

The Future of Transportation: Safety, Opportunity, and Innovation

<i>A Volpe Thought Leadership Series</i><p>Transportation innovation is happening at an unprecedented pace. From driverless cars to unmanned deliveries to …

Innovation

Meet Sedric: Volkswagen’s vision for self-driving cars

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Flying car to go on sale

MONACO (AP) — It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car.<p>A Slovakian company called …

Flying Car

AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car

Flying-car company AeroMobil revealed its new model today, and is set to start taking pre-orders for the limited first edition run of the hybrid vehicle. The company had promised to offer a commercially available flying car in 2017, and this somewhat makes good on that promise, though pre-orders …

A Real Life, All-Electric Flying Car Just Took Off

The Lilium Jet<p>If you’ve been begging the universe for a flying car for your entire life, you may soon be able to stop asking (sort of). This week, …

Is the Future of Helicopters in Bell’s New Concept Aircraft?

A new helicopter concept has been released by Bell Helicopter that incorporates new and emerging aircraft design technologies. Helicopters, in …

Aviation

Is 2017 The Breakthrough Year For Flying Cars?

I’ve worked in the videoconferencing industry for several years now. And awhile back, I predicted something would happen with video conferencing and video: “Soon, every device with a screen will have a camera.” I said that 10 years ago – before the first iPhone came out – and people could not …

Flying Car

Elon Musk Thinks We’re Four or Five Years From Neural Lace

Elon Musk’s neural lace project could turn us all into cyborgs, and he says that it’s only four or five years away. The billionaire CEO of SpaceX and …

Are We Living Inside a Computer Simulation?: An Introduction to the Mind-Boggling “Simulation Argument”

The idea that we are living in a vast computer simulation as hyper-sophisticated simulated characters with limited self-awareness sounds like the …

Melding Mind and Machine: How Close Are We?

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Man Marries Robot After Giving Up On Dating Scene

In most cultures, a wedding is a time of great joy and change. For one mother in China, her son’s...The post Man Marries Robot After Giving Up On …

Relationships

The Five Most Revolutionary Scientific Trends to Look Out For In 2017

Neural prosthetics, driverless cars, geoengineering and more.<p>2016 was a powerful year for science and technology innovation. CRISPR gene editing technology became nearly a household name with its potential to affect humanity. SpaceX rockets landed themselves. And a baby was born with three …

Bryan Johnson invests $100 million in Kernel to unlock the power of the human brain

Earlier this year, former Braintree founder Bryan Johnson publicly announced his plans to forge Kernel, a company with the sole purpose of building hardware and software to augment human intelligence. Today, Johnson is investing $100 million of his own money into the concept, looking to rapidly …

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training

(Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)Machines are eating humans’ jobs talents. And it’s not just about jobs that are repetitive and low-skill. …

Learning

7 ideas for flexible LIS careers

Workforce experts are saying that by 2020 four of every ten workers will be a member of the “contingent workforce” – that is, freelancers, …

Employment

Silicon Valley VC: 7 things to study if you want a high-paying job in the future

Josh Elman of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners knows about keeping an eye out for the next hot industry.<p>In the early 2000s Elman …

Silicon Valley

Security Experts Scramble to Contain Fallout From Cyberattacks

Governments, companies and security experts from China to the United Kingdom on Saturday raced to contain the fallout from an audacious cyberattack that spread quickly across the globe, raising fears that people would not be able to meet ransom demands before their data are destroyed.<p>The global …

Cybersecurity

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

Want to be practically guaranteed a job in today’s competitive market? Consider pursuing one of these careers where the demand for employees is outweighing the supply.<p><b>1. IT Architect</b><p>Description: IT architects design full IT systems for corporations–they’re the brains behind information technology …

Employment