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World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque

Gallery: World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque<p>Gallery: World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>Like John …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Why I Believe That This Will Be The Most Innovative Decade In History

Many people believe that we’ve run out of ideas and that the future will be one of bleak shortages of food, energy, and water. Billionaire Peter Thiel, for example, argues that despite spectacular advances in computer-related fields, technological progress has actually stalled because the internal …

The Third Industrial Revolution -- Internet, Energy And A New Financial System

I recently came across a fascinating presentation by Dr David Brown on how the world is already facing its third Industrial Revolution. The First Industrial Revolution started in the late 18th century with the mechanisation of the textile industry. The Second Industrial Revolution started in the …

Manufacturing

Google's internet balloons have stopped falling out the sky and suddenly look like they're going to be a huge business

Project Loon could be a $10 billion (£6.5 billion) per-year enterprise, the Verge writes. The balloons are an alternative to cell towers and other infrastructure that telecommunication companies would normally have to build to provide internet to remote segments of the planet. According to the …

15 Emerging Agriculture Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging agriculture technologies.</i><p>Sensors help agriculture by enabling …

Beyond Fun: The Vital Future Of Wearables

Tomorrow’s wearables might not turn on your microwave or help you get out of a bad date. But they could save lives.<p>Remember life before high-speed Internet, or when having a smartphone was considered a luxury? Every few years, a new technology comes along, gains enough traction to become its own …

IndieBio Will Accelerate Synthetic Biology To Tech Startup Speed

Can biology move at “internet speed”? Is there a Moore’s Law for cells? What about the problems that cannot be solved by information technology alone? IndieBio, a new biotech accelerator based in both San Francisco and Cork, Ireland, is proposing to answer these questions and more.<p>“What a lot of …

Immune System

A Nanotech Skylight That Looks Just Like the Sun Shining Overhead

As portions of the US are battered by snowstorms and shrouded beneath gray skies, a European startup is developing a light fixture that mimics the …

Could driverless cars own themselves?

<b>Forget buying an electric-powered Tesla, sharing a Zipcar or hiring an Uber - the most disruptive force in getting from A to B on four wheels could be cars that own themselves.</b><p>Emancipated automobiles sounds like a crazy concept. But the man advocating the idea goes further: he thinks they'll have …

Autonomous Vehicle

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

Silicon Valley