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Track Three Trends In The 2016 Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies

This year, while consumers tracked popular new applications for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), CIOs and IT leaders paid attention to blockchain for its potential to disrupt currency platforms as we know them.<p>With its ability to store multiple bank transactions in one centralized …

Emerging Technology

How to Solve the Risks of a Sedentary Lifestyle, Per Science

I tested two standing desks and one stool to get a new perspective on my workday.<p>I've been standing here all day.<p>No, really. I'm testing standing desks (or "height-adjustable desks"), and I'm not 100% sure I'm using them correctly. I've heard you're supposed to stand for a set period, maybe use …

Automation And Your Career: McKinsey Predicts Your Destiny

Is the blue tide of automation going to sweep away the basis for you — a human — to do work that machines can handle faster, cheaper or better? Or does your job involve so many unpredictable elements that it’s in the cheery red zone of work that only people can do for many years into the …

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

<b>Bottom line:</b> Every manufacturer has the potential to integrate machine learning into their operations and become more competitive by gaining predictive insights into production.<p>Machine learning’s core technologies align well with the complex problems manufacturers face daily. From striving to keep …

Machine Learning

Flir One review: Thermal imaging on your smartphone

Anything promising superhero powers on your mobile phone must be an epic game or heroic hyperbole -- but with the Flir One, it's close to the …

Forgiveness is key to maintaining your mental health, according to this new study

You know deep down in your heart that old grudge you’re white-knuckling is doing you no good. Now our dear friend science has come out with proof …

Mental Health

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Ultra-Efficient Solar Power

Doubling the efficiency of solar devices would completely change the economics of renewable energy. Here is a design that just might make it possible.<p>…

Solar Panels

Tesla’s Battery Prices Falling Faster Than Everyone Else’s — Who Knew? (+ Cool EV Battery Charts)

<b>Published on</b> June 8th, 2016 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>15<p>Tesla’s Battery Prices Falling Faster Than Everyone Else’s — Who Knew? (+ Cool EV Battery Charts)<p>June …

Go Inside an Industrial Plant That Sucks Carbon Dioxide Straight Out of the Air

A pilot plant north of Vancouver is testing a process to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, hoping to prove it is economically viable.<p>Carbon …

Carbon Dioxide

How solar panels save everybody money

The solar panels of about 40,000 Massachusetts households and community groups cut electricity prices for all of the approximately three million …

Massive trove of battery and molecule data released to public

The Materials Project, a Google-like database of material properties aimed at accelerating innovation, has released an enormous trove of data to the …

Renewable Energy Is Now Inevitable, Energy Secretary Says, Citing Price

Climate change may have inspired the clean-energy revolution, but price has made it inevitable, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz said Thursday, citing plunging prices in solar, wind and efficient innovations like LED lighting.<p>“The discussion about climate and climate science and mitigation and …

Google details its efforts in machine learning for robotics, medicine and more

During today's Google I/O 2016 keynote, the company focuses on its efforts in machine learning and AI, to help improve efforts in robotics, medicine …

Portugal Just Ran For 4 Straight Days Entirely on Renewable Energy

Awesome!<p>As renewable energy matures into an ever more popular and cost-effective source of electricity, we're getting used to seeing some historic …