Thomas Larkin

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Yes, the internet of things will be great, once we get the mess untangled

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>If you thought the in-house data silos of the client-server era were a nightmare, get ready for the hairball that the internet …

Google's New Self-Driving Car Ditches the Steering Wheel

Steering wheel, accelerator, brake pedal, mirrors -- all gone.<p>Google has finally built its own car from scratch. And it looks like a gondola with wheels.<p>The two-seater prototype vehicle is Google’s reimagination of what the modern automobile should look and feel like if you took the human out of …

Sensibo wants to make your dumb air conditioner smart

Crowdfunding a solution for more efficient A/C<p>Intelligent temperature control is becoming increasingly popular, in part thanks to the success of smart devices like the Nest Learning Thermostat. Over at Indiegogo, an Israeli startup is looking to fund Sensibo, its attempt at appending smart …

Samsung Beats Apple to the Punch with Their New Health Monitor

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Samsung has officially beat Apple to launching a health tracking system. While Apple is set to …

A New Approach to use "Drawing" for Writing: Using Drawings in Google Docs to Write a News Magazine

The Set Up<p>Who can resist the allure of watching the world's top athletes meeting to compete in dangerous, fast, and difficult sports. It was Winter …

Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd (she doesn't capitalize her name) is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center, where she …

Encouraging Reflective Learning with Podcasting at the K-12 Level - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - education, Podcast

It’s no secret that students today belong to a very tech-savvy generation. Whether a consequence of an increased culture of technological innovation …