Sean Farmer

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Tesla's Powerwall Leads the Charge for Self-Powered Homes

People have been trying to live off the grid for as long as there had been a grid to leave behind. The latest advance from the electric masterminds at Tesla — a cheap, safe battery called the Powerwall that stores cheap energy for use later — may be just the thing to nudge this community from the …

Clean Energy

Tesla unveils batteries to power homes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1164000/1164241_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532009610_bb5c3154a7dfa30a3c506dbb3ab75ea3<p><b>US electric carmaker Tesla Motors has unveiled batteries that can power homes and businesses as it attempts to expand beyond its vehicle business.</b><p>…

Tesla

DARPA Steerable Bullet Tech Repeatedly Hits Evading Targets

"Is able to hit moving and evading targets with extreme accuracy."<p>DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, self-steering bullet …

DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift

Many commercial telepresence robots are merely screens or iPads on moving platforms. DORA (Dexterous Observational Roving Automaton), however, promises to make users feel like they've been transported to another location when it does become available. The system was created by a team of University …

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Productivity

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba secretly invested in an Amazon competitor

Founded by former Quidsi CEO Marc Lore, Jet plans to compete with Amazon using a dynamic pricing model and has raised more than $200 million, most recently at a $600 million valuation.<p>Lore told Forbes in February that Jet had no plans to raise any more money, after its latest $140 million funding …