John Twitchen

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Exhibition offers extensive insight into London's history thrown up by Crossrail

From reindeer bones gnawed by wolves at Old Oak Common 68,000 years ago to victims of the Black Death, a vulgar Victorian chamber pot and 13,000 Crosse & Blackwell marmalade and pickle jars – the longest slice of the capital’s history ever excavated lies exposed in a new exhibition at the Museum of …

Archaeology

Sea Levels Could Rise 8 Feet: See How That Will Drown Your City

These animated videos show the findings of a new report on sea level rise, so you can fully understand that Manhattan streets and Fenway Park might be underwater by 2070.<p>By the end of the century, global sea levels could rise as much as 8.2 feet, according to a recent study. A new series of …

AI Is About to Learn More Like Humans—with a Little Uncertainty

Neural networks are all the rage in Silicon Valley, infusing so many internet services with so many forms of artificial intelligence. But as good as …

Artificial Intelligence

Internet Of Things Market To Reach $267B By 2020

• B2B spending on IoT technologies, apps and solutions will reach €250B ($267B) by 2020.<br>• By 2020, 50% of IoT spending will be driven by discrete manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and utilities<br>• Spending on IoT applications is predicted to generate €60B ($64.1B) by 2020.<br>• IoT Analytics spending …

Internet of Things

Perfecting public transportation: 10 U.S. cities with progressive plans

Moving forward on moving their citizens, from expanded light rail to better bike share systems<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Property Lines</i><i>, a column by Curbed senior reporter Patrick Sisson that spotlights real estate trends and hot housing markets across the country. Comments, tips, and suggestions on where</i> …

Urban Design

Lithium-oxygen battery promises lighter electric cars

Lithium-air batteries are supposed to lead to lighter, longer-ranged electric cars thanks to their high power-to-weight output, but they have some showstopping flaws: they not only degrade rapidly, but waste a lot of energy input as heat. Neither is exactly ideal in a vehicle that's expected to …

Clean Energy