Erik Näsström

58 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 5 Following | 2 Followers | @Naesstrom | Keep up with Erik Näsström on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Erik Näsström”

Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

Forget HoloLens, forget smart glasses and forget augmented reality -- scientists have proposed a "cortical modem" that plugs into your DNA and your visual cortex to cure sight loss and show a heads-up display in front of your very eyes.<p>The cortical modem concept is the brainchild of DARPA, the US …

Singularity

Obama accuses EU of attacking American tech companies because it 'can't compete'

Barack Obama has angered officials in Europe after suggesting that investigations by the European Union into companies like Google and Facebook were "commercially driven." In an interview with <i>Recode</i>, the president claimed that European "service providers who … can’t compete with ours, are …

Google is working on a new Bluetooth-based payment service

Luz Bratcher<p>If Google has its way, you will one day be able to pay for your pizza at Papa John’s by simply saying your initials to the cashier.<p>That’s the gist of a report from <i>The Information</i> about a new mobile payment service that Google is working on, called Plaso (pronounced play-so.) Details are …

Musiken är relativt trogen originalet inledningsvis men går snabbt över i en mer egen tolkning. Stycket kommer rentav framföras live av …

Google Maps adds lane guidance for 15 new European countries

It was only just last year that Google introduced lane guidance to their turn-by-turn navigation in Google Maps, adding much needed assistance to finding your way on a new and unknown route. The feature is now rolling out to users in fifteen more European countries, so that they too can find their …

Affinity Photo Is a Feature-Rich Photoshop Alternative, Currently Free

OS X: The makers of one of our favorite Adobe Illustrator alternatives, Affinity Designer, are back with a high-end Photoshop replacement, Affinity …

Smartphones can now detect diseases in minutes

Smartphones have truly become one of the greatest scientific tools. The phones, which are actually tiny, powerful computers that fit in our pockets, …

Raspberry Pi Weather Station for Schools - Raspberry Pi

In 2016, the Raspberry Pi Oracle Weather Station programme distributed nearly 1000 weather station kits to schools around the world. With this …

Raspberry Pi

Google Earth Pro features now free to all

Google announced today that it’s making Google Earth Pro free to all, bringing the ability to do things like “measure 3D buildings, print high-resolution images for presentations or reports, and record HD movies” inside Google Earth.<p>The previously paid advanced Google Earth features were previously …

Android News | Androidheadlines.com

Man Saves Wife’s Sight by 3D Printing Her Tumor

<b>The summer of 2013 found Michael Balzer in good health.</b> A few years earlier, he’d struggled with a long illness that had cost him his job. As he recovered, he built an independent career creating 3D graphics and helping his wife, a psychotherapist named Pamela Shavaun Scott, develop treatments for …

Medical Technology

Official Google Drive Linux Client Screenshots Leaked

There are almost three years since Google Drive launched and we have yet to see an official client for Linux. While there are various unofficial …

An Odd Hypothesis About Bubbles Could Finally Lead to Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion is the dream of energy scientists the world over, because it promises limitless, clean electricity. Most efforts to kickstart the …

Physics

YouTube ditches Flash for HTML5 video by default

YouTube today announced it has finally stopped using Adobe Flash by default. The site now uses its HTML5 video player by default in Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s IE11, Apple’s Safari 8, and in beta versions of Mozilla’s Firefox browser.<p>At the same time, YouTube is now also defaulting to its HTML5 …

Software

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way …

Education Technology

Europas telejättar rasar mot nätneutralitet

Debatten kring nätneutralitetens vara eller icke vara fortsätter. Förespråkare vill ha lagar som förbjuder begränsningar, telekomföretagen vill ha …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

REDMOND, Wash. -- In the bowels of Building 92, hidden underneath the company's public visitor center in a secret series of labs, Microsoft let a few people try out what may be the most ambitious Windows device ever made: a holographic headset that aims to rival the most advanced virtual reality …

Augmented Reality

Netflix says piracy service Popcorn Time is a real competitor

Netflix isn't just worried about HBO — it's worried about pirates, too. In a letter to shareholders yesterday, Netflix says that piracy is one of its "biggest competitors," and notably, it specifically points to one piracy service that's caught its attention: Popcorn Time. Popcorn Time's app is …

Popcorn Time

When did Apple become the boring one?

In less than a decade, Apple completely changed the world of personal computing, and the music industry in the process. First came the iPod and the iTunes Store; then the iPhone and App Store; and then the iPad. The Apple of the 2000s was an exciting company to follow. It's just not that company …

BlackBerry's CEO doesn't understand what net neutrality is

Think that net neutrality means all companies have the same, unfettered access to the internet without throttling or "fast lanes?" BlackBerry's CEO John Chen doesn't agree! In a letter to the Senate, he dismissed the need for tight "Title II" government oversight of wireless internet providers by …

Net Neutrality

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles

It’s the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In …

Google Glass program undergoing big changes, including end of Explorer Edition

We haven’t heard much about Google Glass in a while, but that’s changing today, because Google is shaking its wearable up with some major …

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Might Become A Reality After All

<i>Concept art for the Hyperloop high-speed train. Image Credit: Tesla Motors</i><br>Fans of Elon Musk and high-speed transit are sure to remember the …

Så bygger du en magisk spegel som visar klockslag och nyheter

Titta i ­hallspegeln och se samtidigt vad klockan är och få koll på vad som hänt i världen. Det är lätt fixat!

Scientists Put a Worm Brain in a Lego Robot Body - And It Worked

The brainwaves of a roundworm drove a Lego robot.<p>The brain is really little more than a collection of electrical signals. If we can learn to …

Singularity

Google Now gains Nest Learning Thermostat integration, including voice controls

If you’ve got a Nest Learning Thermostat, then you’ll be pleased to hear that it’s now even easier to control your Nest with your phone.<p>Google …

Hangouts for Chrome Adds Google Voice Integration, Chat Notifications - OMG! Chrome!

<b>I love the “new” Google Hangouts Chrome App launched back in October. It’s arguably the best way to experience Hangouts on a Chromebook, and looks</b> …

Android News

Google Announces The Most Popular Apps, Games, Movies Of 2014

Google has just released its ‘best stuff of the year’ on Google Play for 2014 based on the most downloaded content. It is not all that different from …

Bionic Eyes Can Already Restore Vision, Soon They'll Make It Superhuman

We now live in an age where radical technology can help the blind to see, an impressive enough accomplishment in its own right that gets even more …

Singularity