Dustin Hughes

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WISP Is A Tiny Wireless Computer That Draws Power From Radio Waves

Batteries not included or required<p>Power is a limit. When creating an electrical device, it needs some way to draw energy, or else it might as well be an awkward, inert rock. The easiest way is to tap into the grid, limiting the device's mobility to the length of a power cord, or using batteries, …

The world's blackest material makes NASA's ultra-black paint look like it’s not even black

But researchers from British company Surrey NanoSystems have made something much, much blacker.<p>Their material, awesomely called Vantablack, is so black that they can't even measure how dark it is.<p>They've posted a YouTube video comparing their creation to the Hubble paint, called Aeroglaze …

The 6 Steps to Making the Perfect Apology, According to Science | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>How good are you at contrition?<p>As good as you are at, say, passing the buck or managing up?<p>Knowing how to apologize is an art.<p>It's inevitable, then, that scientists thought they'd try to define …

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How to build and use a basic Android app for your business

There was a time in the early days of the internet when not every business had a website. Back then, you would often read articles attempting to convince business owners to invest in their ‘online presence’ and get with the times. Sure the articles were normally written by web developers and may …

Marcus Sakey's 'Brilliance' trilogy is a disturbing near-term dystopian future

Marcus Sakey's <i>Brilliance trilogy</i> takes us to an alternate United States crippled with bigotry, and being torn apart at the seams by self-serving …

Easy way to make people like you

When a new person comes into our orbit the amygdala and posterior cingular cortex in our brain (now we’re just showing off) go into overdrive and …

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Go on: Buy yourself flowers.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to improve your chances for complete and utter …

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New York Considers Mandating Back Doors Into Phones

secret secret / you can’t keep it<p>With a bill reintroduced last week, a New York Assemblyman wants to make it easy for the government to get inside smartphones. It’s a proposal that would mandate smartphone manufacturers be able to unlock the phones they make. The bill comes from Assemblyman Matthew …

Thimble wants to ship you tinkering kits every month

A Kickstarter project aims to be the perfect solution for the DIY crowd. Thimble, which has already beat its pledged goal of $25,000, says it wants to deliver different electronic kits to tinkerers every month, with the first of the series being a WiFi robot. Those of you who are interested can use …

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