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15 Cool Culture Facts You Didn't Know About Mexico

There are hundreds of examples of things that make Mexico not only an interesting country but also important in the history of humanity. Here are 15 …

Mexico

México supera la barrera de las 300 startups Fintech y refuerza su posición como segundo ecosistema Fintech más importante en América Latina

A la hora de identificar las principales vías de financiación entre las startups Fintech mexicanas, observamos que, al igual que en Brasil, los …

A Where's Waldo-Finding Robot Is Here to Steal Your Toddler's Only Job

Tired of that smug look of satisfaction on your kid’s face when they’re able to find Waldo on a page faster than you can? A creative agency called …

Machine Learning

Industrial Internet of Things - Reports - World Economic Forum

As our research shows, the Industrial Internet is already here, delivering real benefits including improved operational efficiency, flexible work …

Internet of Things

Watch This Robotic Camera Rig Create 3D Animations With Light

Instead of repeatedly standing in front of a camera and waving an LED bulb to create long-exposure light paintings, Josh Sheldon automated the …

Videography

Chinese investors eyeing Mexico's SEZs, say Mexican officials - Xinhua

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese investors are keenly interested in participating in the development of special economic zones (SEZs) in …

Investing

Looking Glass holographic display is here to help you design the future

This affordable desktop display lets you interact with 3D creations like you're in VR -- without the headset.<p>A slice of virtual reality without the cumbersome, isolating headset.<p>That's the best way I have to convey how liberating it feels to interact with three-dimensional content without having to …

Augmented Reality

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry

Healthcare disruption is no longer looming — it's here, and it's necessary. As the population continues aging, health organizations and providers are struggling to keep up with growing demand for care, while consumers are facing astronomical costs — often for subpar service.<p>According to the Centers …

Subpar

This solar panel rolls up like a scroll when it isn’t charging your gadgets

Previous Next<p>1 of 4<p>Small, portable solar panels have been a popular option for those wanting to keep their gadgets charged while traveling or …

Gear & Gadgets

Malta plans to create the world’s first decentralized stock exchange

<b>BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND.</b> The tiny European nation of Malta is truly living up to its nickname of “Blockchain Island.” On Thursday, MSX (the innovation arm …

Cryptocurrency

How environmentally friendly are electric cars?

While the green credentials of electric cars vary depending on how that electricity is generated in the first place, they still have lower CO2 …

Citizen Science

China is investing in its own hyperloop to clear its crowded highways

<b>GRIDLOCK.</b> China’s largest cities are choking in traffic. Millions of cars on the road means stifling levels of air pollution and astronomical commute …

Transportation

Research Says This Type of Video Closes More B2B Sales

Here's how getting creative with your approach to case studies can cut out the high-pressure sell.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, business-to-business (B2B) buyers have begun to resemble consumers when it comes to watching videos.<p>According to Google, 70 …

Harvard Business School

The Cutest Small Towns and Villages in Mexico Worth a Visit

Blink and you will miss them. They are Mexico’s small towns and villages that are so cute you just want to pinch their cheeks. Beautiful …

Mexico

Cloud Animator helps you create amazing visual presentations

popsci shop<p>Get a one-year subscription now for $19.<p>Online presentations are a great way to pitch your product and engage with potential clients. But in today’s world, bullet points and 3D graphs aren’t going to cut it. Cloud Animator Advanced is an online platform that helps you create slick visual …

Infographics

How to build synthetic DNA and send it across the internet

Biologist Dan Gibson edits and programs DNA, just like coders program a computer. But his "code" creates life, giving scientists the power to convert …

Vaccination

Law firms climb aboard the AI wagon

LONG hours have been the bane of the legal profession for ages; few of them involve thrilling courtroom antics. As a junior corporate lawyer at Davis …

Machine Learning

Microsoft Whiteboard is a dead-simple way to brainstorm with your team

Microsoft has finally launched its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 devices. It’s a free tool for collaborating on ideas with as many people as you like, and it’s not half bad.<p>Whiteboard (which has been available in preview since last December) is designed for use with a stylus, so it’ll automatically …

Apps

The Brilliant Ways Kimberly-Clark Uses Big Data, IoT & Artificial Intelligence To Boost Performance

Kimberly-Clark is a Fortune 500 company. It’s personal care product brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, and Scott, touch nearly 1 of every 4 people each day in 175 countries. Through Kimberly-Clark Professional the company offers products and solutions to create healthier, safer and more productive …

Artificial Intelligence

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world... yet

Is it really almost here, or is it another promise that is perpetually just one more breakthrough away?<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of graphene, a form of carbon that could bring us bulletproof armor and space elevators, improve medicine, and make the internet run faster — some day. For the past 15 years, …

Graphene

CanguRo robot is part transport, part best friend

CanguRo takes its name from the Italian word for kangaroo, but this particular robot prefers to roll than hop.<p>Unveiled this week in Japan, the …

This House Might Be the Future of Energy | From The Lab

How we can turn the cold of outer space into a renewable resource | Aaswath Raman

Amazing Anthropomorphic Disney Stunt Robots That Perform Autonomous Aerial Flips 60 Feet in the Air

The Imagineers at Disney have brought to life their previously conceived “Stickman” idea. These new Stuntronics robots are highly anthropomorphic, …

This flying ‘dragon’ drone can change shape in midair

Researchers at the University of Tokyo’s JSK Lab have developed a “dragon drone,” made up of several small drones and capable of transforming on the fly, as reported by <i>IEEE</i>. Not only can the drone change into different shapes, like a square or curved line, it can also autonomously decide what shape …

Drones

Niantic shows off a stunning AR demo that lets Pikachu hide behind real-world objects

It’s a machine learning-assisted technique Niantic is calling occlusion<p><i>Pokémon Go</i> creator Niantic announced today that it’s planning on letting third-party developers use its augmented reality platform to develop apps. To showcase how that technology, which Niantic calls its Real World Platform, is …

Machine Learning

Football matches land on your table thanks to augmented reality

It’s World Cup season, so that means that even articles about machine learning have to have a football angle. Today’s concession to the beautiful game is a system that takes 2D videos of matches and recreates them in 3D so you can watch them on your coffee table (assuming you have some kind of …

100% solar-powered Fiji resort combines 5-star luxury with sustainability

Luxury travel doesn’t have to come at the expense of the environment. At Six Senses’ new Fiji Resort, visitors can indulge in five-star comforts and …

Contemporary Mexican Music: Not Your Abuelita's Mariachi

As the staff of NPR's <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> prepares to head to Mexico to cover the country's upcoming presidential elections, it seemed only fitting that <i>Alt.Latino</i> prepare a short round up that explores the vast sonic landscape of contemporary Mexican music.<p>Although that request may be a tall …

What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …