Julian Simplot

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Could malicious music take control of autonomous cars?

What if someone could take control of an autonomous car simply by playing a piece of music embedded with malicious sound frequencies? Researchers at …

A New Space Race Kicks Off Between the US and China Thanks to EmDrive

The EmDrive is a controversial space propulsion engine technology that is supposed to be able to function without any form of rocket fuel and get …

Space Travel

Biometric recognition at airport border ​​raises privacy concerns, says expert

A plan to rely on biometric recognition to further automate airport border processing raises privacy and ethical concerns about data security, according to an expert.<p>But another information security analyst says the plan – which would involve 90% of passengers being processed through Australian …

Surveillance

Hyperloop One wants to help your self-driving car go the speed of sound

When it comes to outlandish transportation ideas, go big or go home<p>Imagine a future where you tap an app on your smartphone to summon a self-driving car. Heard this one already? Okay, what about when your robot car drives into an airless tube hundreds of miles long and careens across country at …

Top 5 gadgets for runners

<b>1.</b> <b>Lechal</b> <b>insole</b><p>Lechal insoles and buckles by Ducere Technologies aims to hide a fitness coach in the sole of your shoes. By connecting the insoles or …

iOS Apps

8 Terrifying Ways The World Could Actually End

Here's some perspective.<p>Our atmosphere, proximity to the Sun, and countless other beautiful coincidences not only permit living things to survive and …

Scientists have created a solar-powered fabric that would let you charge your phone with your jacket

When it’s sunny out, there’s energy all around us. But right now, portable solar panels generally can’t store the energy they produce. It either has to flow into a device directly, or requires a separate, heavy battery to store it, making solar power still a work in progress for everyday consumer …

Clean Energy

3D Printed Gaze Actuated Wearable

What if your clothing was truly a second skin that interacted with your environment? Sponsored by Autodesk and Madworkshop Foundation, Caress of the Gaze is a project in which a 3D-printed garment responds to other people’s glances with lifelike movements. An image-sensing camera detects specifics …

This Magnetic Ink Would Let Broken Wearable Heal Themselves

If you cut through this gadget it will repair itself in minutes.<p>As wearables become more ubiquitous, scientists are looking forwards towards the problems these new technologies may present. One recent avenue of inquiry is into printable tech, using inks that conduct electronic current to print …