Oliver Wissenbach

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What Teachers Can Learn From Vsauce's YouTube Show

One of the Internet's most popular science stars explains why kids watch his lessons for entertainment.<p>When I told my sons, ages 11 and 15, that I would be interviewing a series of unconventional and inspiring educators about their teaching methods, they insisted—nay, demanded—that I sit down with …

Facebook will pay you serious cash to make the internet more secure

Internet security bugs suck -- who actually wants to go through all their accounts to change passwords? Nobody, that's who. That's why many tech companies have bug bounty programs or security research grants, such as Facebook's Internet Defense Prize, which has now upped its reward to $300,000 for …

Battery Life

Esther Takeuchi has more patents than any American woman, and she's ready to revolutionize the battery.<p>Esther Takeuchi has over 150 patents. She’s actually not exactly sure how many there are (some have continued being issued while others have expired), but it’s somewhere between 150 and 160. …

Here’s What Google’s LEGO-Style Phone, Project Ara, Looks Like Right Now

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve heard much about Project Ara, Google’s effort to build a phone out of components that can be swapped out, piece-by-piece.<p>Google showed off the device a bit back at I/O and, alas, things got a bit crashy during the presentation.<p>In a new video released today, the …

THE CONNECTED-HOME REPORT: Forecasts and growth trends for one of the top 'Internet of Things' markets

Overall, a fair number of mainstream consumers still don't fully understand what connected-home devices are and how they work, and so demand hasn't reached its full potential. However, adoption and awareness is still high for such a new category. We expect the devices to become more prevalent in …

Drone-maker wants to take 'selfies' to the skies

What comes in a white cardboard box, weighs little more than a kilogram and can be purchased in a few clicks from Amazon?<p>Few people would guess a drone -- a term that conjures up stealth strikes and spy movies.<p>But that's the point for DJI, a Chinese company that dominates the young but growing …

Movie theaters ban Google Glass and other camera-toting wearables

Many individual American movie theaters are already hostile to guests who use wearables like Google Glass, and they've now made that opposition official on a national level. Both the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theater Owners have instituted a …

iPads have found a solid niche in health care

Apple has been talking a lot lately about the usefulness of the iPad in vertical markets, and the health care vertical might benefit from the device most of all. iPads are already very popular with physicians, who use them for everything from viewing medical images to entering notes in an …

Products Don't Become Interesting Businesses Until They Have 1 Billion Users, Mark Zuckerberg Says

But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think any product is a truly compelling business until it hits <i>1 billion</i> users. It took Facebook eight years to become that big.<p>The number of products that reach 1 billion users can probably be counted on one hand (Google, Facebook ...). But over the next …

MegaBots: How One Startup Wants To Kickstart Its Way To A Real Robot Fighting League

As modern sports go, NFL is pretty dramatic, F1 is high-tech and there's nothing quite as flowing and elegant as the beautiful game - by which we …

Deadmau5 Dishes a Lucky Strike with Another Tune '777'

Deadmau5 is back to posting incredible new music to Soundcloud. It seems that since the Progressive Electro-House giant has left Twitter he has been …

Deadmau5 to launch private music subscription service

Deadmau5, the EDM producer who performs in a signature giant mouse head, has announced via his Facebook page that he's "launching a private site / subscription model really soon... really soon as in, probably 24 hours. i think."<p>He went on to describe it as "a camp we can all enjoy with no spam. no …

Underneath the Mouse Head: 5 Facts About Deadmau5

Electronic music producer Deadmau5, who is known for wearing a costume mouse head during performances, recently set the headpiece aside for a Skype …

Deadmau5 and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Hospitalized After Assault

Breaking news out of Canada today, <b>Deadmau5</b> and the infamous Mayor of Toronto <b>Rob Ford</b> have been hospitalized after sustaining injuries from a violent …

Porter Robinson’s Plans for a “career-spanning, mash-up, multi-tracked, sample-triggering live show”

Along with the announcement of <b>Porter Robinson</b>‘s upcoming album <i>Worlds</i> a few months back came word of something else significant: a whole new Porter …

Swedish House Mafia announce 'One Last Tour: A Live Soundtrack' live album release

Swedish House Mafia announce ‘One Last Tour: A Live Soundtrack’ live album release<p>As the dust from recent Ultra mayhem begins to settle, we remember …

Skrillex & Ragga Twins Music Video For “Ragga Bomb” Explodes Onto The Net

We had a <b>Skrillex</b> drought for a bit there, but now we are in the middle of a full on musical assault of great proportions. One of the tracks that we …

Skrillex releases Ragga Bomb music video

Shortly after unleashing <i>Recess</i> on the world, Skrillex has dropped the music video for the album’s “Ragga Bomb.” Returning to the gritty and raw …

Laidback Luke – Mixmash Radio 044 – 31.03.2014

Deadmau5 Coffee Run With Vanilla Ice

While <b>Deadmau5</b> was in Miami this past weekend for his one-of-a-kind set at Ultra, he took the opportunity to film the latest in his series of coffee …

Chromeo – Jealous (Benny Benassi Remix)

With Chromeo’s new album, ‘White Women’, just around the corner, remixes of popular tracks off this upcoming album are beginning to surface. And what …

Afrojack LIVE at Ultra Music Festival 2014 (30.03.2014) FULL SET

Shakira, Shakira, review

Shakira's 10th album is not entirely seamless, but she still traverses musical styles like few others, says Alastair Smart<p>Shak is back – with her first album since 2010 and 10th in all. The video for lead single Can’t Remember to Forget You, a sizzling duet with Rihanna, proves she can still shake …

7 Of The Best: Frankie Knuckles

Unlike the names denoting most musical genres, house has a clear, distinct meaning.<p>It comes from the Warehouse - the nightclub which <b>Frankie Knuckles</b> …

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Frankie Knuckles: the man I knew

Clive Morgan pays tribute to Frankie Knuckles, the 'Godfather of house music' and a personal friend<p>When the news broke earlier today (April 1) that Frankie Knuckles had died, part of me hoped that it was one of those poor-taste hoaxes or even a very bad April Fool’s joke. Sadly it wasn’t either of …