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If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This

A photographer captures the paths that birds make across the sky.<p><b>If birds left tracks in the sky, what would they look like?</b> For years Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou has been fascinated by this question. Just as a sinuous impression appears when a snake slides across sand, he imagined, so …

Birds

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Quantum Computing

Microsoft's virtual reality platform could be a sleeper hit

Did Microsoft make a mistake by labeling its brand of immersive digital experiences “mixed-reality”?<p>When the company introduced HoloLens a few years …

Electric Avenue: Energy-Harvesting Tiles Line London 'Smart Street'

Could city sidewalks one day generate the energy that powers streetlights? An interactive installation in London is taking the first steps toward …

Smart Cities

Ancient Romans were way better at making concrete

The ocean didn't break it down— it only made it stronger.<p>What have the Romans ever done for us? Yeah, yeah, they gave us sanitation, roads, aqueducts, public order, wine, and education. But then they couldn’t be bothered to write down the recipe for their <i>insanely</i> durable concrete.<p>So here we …

This self-driving truck has no room for a human driver — literally

An eerie resemblance to the killer tractor trailers from Logan<p>Most experts believe the first industry to be upended by autonomous driving will be the trucking sector. What better use case for driverless technology than long-haul trucking where most of the driving is confined to the highway? The …

25 graphic design freebies to make your life easier

In an ideal world, we would carefully, lovingly handcraft every graphic design asset ourselves. But in the real world of tight deadlines and squeezed …

India could become the first digital, cashless society

It's called India Stack.<p><b>The Foundations of a New Financial System</b><p>Before 2009, half of all Indians didn't have any form of identification, not even a birth certificate.<p>Without a form of identification, citizens couldn't access services like banking, insurance, or even get a driver's license. As …

Researchers train drones to use Wi-Fi to look through walls

A new system by University of California, Santa Barbara researchers Yasamin Mostofi and Chitra R. Karanam uses two drones, a massive Wi-Fi antenna, and a little interpolation to literally see through solid walls.<p>The system is two-fold. The one drone blasts Wi-Fi through the structure and another …

New "Instantly Rechargeable" Battery Deals a Fatal Blow to Fossil Fuels

Go With The Flow<p>Purdue researchers have developed technology for an “instantly rechargeable” battery that is affordable, environmentally friendly, …

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …

Angelina Jolie

Program an SMS Bot Using Python and Twilio

This winter I went to Utah with some friends, and explored some of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. I hiked through Star Wars looking terrains, and was in awe at the bright red canyons. However, there was one problem: we were in such remote places, the cellular connection was …

Robot cop begins patrolling the streets of Dubai

A robotic police officer is making its debut on the streets of Dubai — and I hope everyone there has watched <i>Robocop</i>.<p>The uniformed bot greeted visitors to the Gulf Information Security and Expo Conference. After the conference wraps on Tuesday, it will be deployed to the streets of Dubai.<p>“It's both …

The Trump Presidency Falls Apart

After an extraordinary 10 days, the tenure of the chief executive may have deteriorated beyond his ability to repair it.<p>After an astonishing week of revelations, Donald Trump’s presidency appears to be on the verge of collapse.<p>Consider what has happened just in the last 10 days: a string of …

Donald Trump

This Startup is the Airbnb of Warehouses and Has Amazon in Its Sights

A Seattle startup has come out of nowhere to offer online merchants something even Amazon doesn’t: overnight ground delivery to nearly anyone in the …

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Robot makes medical history by performing first ever surgery inside the human eye

Dr Robert E MacLaren, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Oxford, said the robotic technique is "a vision of eye surgery in the future".<p>A …

Companies Only Prioritize 1 Type of Work. Here's How to Make Sure That Includes Big-Picture Projects | Inc.com

In a recent email exchange with a client, we discussed the possibility of doing more innovation work. In his reply, the client noted that innovation was definitely on the radar, but other projects were of higher priority right now. This discussion illustrates the biggest challenge to doing …

Norway's breathtaking Infinity House has giant windows instead of walls

This minimalist retreat offers breathtaking views of the gorgeous landscape of Northern Norway. Rotterdam-based architect Vladimir Konovalov designed …

Scientists Create High-Conductivity Transparent Nano-Scale Film Material

A team of researchers announced, in a study published Friday in the journal Nature Communications, that it had succeeded in creating a nano-scale …

AIRS

When you think of the Deep Web, what comes to mind? Illegal activity? Phishing and scams? Bitcoins? Well, you’d be kind of right…and kind of wrong. …

SpaceX Just Laid out a Plan to Give Everyone Internet Access

A Worldwide Network<p>The fact that you’re able to read this article means you are one of the more than 3.77 billion people in the world that has access …

The 7 Businesses Venture Capitalists Are Really Interested In

VCs fill us in on the sectors likely to score major financing in the months and years ahead.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Entrepreneur's book</i> Finance Your Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Venture capital (VC) firms are often regarded as the holy grail of startup financiers. …

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10 Breakthrough Technologies That Are About to Change the World | Inc.com

<b>Reversing Paralysis.</b> "Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries take away."<p><b>Self-Driving Trucks.</b> "Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the …

Track Down

Kurzweil: By 2030, Nanobots Will Flow Throughout Our Bodies

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s director of engineering, is a well-known futurist who seems to have a penchant for accurate predictions. Most recently, he has …

Elon Musk's masterplan for humanity's future is beyond your wildest sci-fi dreams

Elon Musk is about to become a CEO of another company. Yes, the guy who's already the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX will take on lead duty at a new company …

Baidu is making its self-driving car platform freely available to the automotive industry

Baidu is opening its self-driving vehicle platform in a bid to help drive the development of autonomous cars.<p>The Chinese internet giant today announced its Apollo project that will see its platform, including vehicle platform, hardware platform, software platform and cloud data services, opened to …

Meet The Mixed Reality Makers That Are The Future of YouTube Influencers

YouTuber Tribal Instincts, a.k.a. Jesse, twirls a morning star around his gauntleted hand. A naked gladiator approaches, shoulders the size of tree trunks, with a menacing look on his flattened face. Jesse slices at him, and knocks him to the ground, cutting off his arm in the process. Somehow, the …

Augmented Reality

Pad & Quill unveils new FSC certified Wooden Apple Pencil Holder

Daily users of the Apple Pencil looking for an attractive way to keep it handy might want to take a look at Pad & Quill’s new offering. The team behind the Cartella Slim has just announced its new Wooden Apple Pencil holder.<p>Apple Pencil holders aren’t particularly new, Zac took a look at Belkin’s …