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Greater than the sum of its parts

LIKE some people who might rather not admit it, wolves faced with a scarcity of potential sexual partners are not beneath lowering their standards. …

Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough May Mean Game Over For Gasoline

The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better.<p>Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than previously believed.<p>First things first. What is a lithium air battery?<p>A battery has three basic …

Clean Energy

New Volkswagen CEO halts non-essential investment to get ready for massive diesel recall

Some estimates suggest that Volkswagen could spend close to $90 billion righting the wrongs of its dirty diesel engines, a staggering figure by any measure. That's going to require some adjustments — and Matthias Müller, the Porsche CEO tapped to replace Martin Winterkorn, is starting to …

“The Road to Superintelligence,” meaty long-read on future of artificial intelligence

Tim Urban has a great, longform post up on the future of artificial intelligence. “As I dug into research on Artificial Intelligence, I could not …

Bad-Ass Audi TT Race Car Debuts, Destined for German Spec Series

Interested in competing on some of Europe’s greatest tracks, but don’t have the scratch to field a race team of your own? Audi’s Sport TT Cup series will follow portions of the DTM circuit in 2015, providing a one-model, six-race program for up to 24 drivers.<p>The series is built around spec …

Audi TT

Julian Assange Fires Back At Eric Schmidt And Google's 'Digital Colonialism'

ECUADORIAN SOIL -- A police officer stands just inside the lobby of 3 Hans Crescent, a nondescript apartment building just around the corner from Harrods of London and a few blocks south of Hyde Park. He's watching the door to apartment 3b, a mini-flat that has for two years been the home of …

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

The Next Big Thing for Tech: The Internet of Everything

In a column I wrote here before CES, I outlined eight trends I suggested would come out of the show. I omitted a key trend known as the Internet of …

Predictive tech is getting smarter and more pervasive — but more controversial, too

We’re seeing the biggest change in how we interact with computers in years. And it’ll mean much less input from you.<p>Apps like Google Now, Tempo AI, and others represent the first wave of “predictive technology.” These are apps and services that are smart enough to fetch information for you — before …

New 3D printer can print in carbon fiber

A Boston startup has introduced the first 3D printer capable of printing in carbon fiber, the super-strong and lightweight material used in race cars and space shuttles. After a year of stealth development, the Mark One printer from Mark Forged was unveiled at the SolidWorks 3D-printing expo this …

The Science Of Comic Strips

Our brains recognize them as a distinct, and complex, “visual language.”<p>Language is more than just a series of words strung together. A sentence must have some essential structure, some system of rules governing words and clauses–a grammar. You don’t have to be Strunk or White to recognize this …

Biz Stone: Entrepreneurship Is All About Making Mistakes | Inc.com

Earlier this week, Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, presented at the New Context Conference in San Francisco and highlighted the fumbles from his start-up career--a nice lead up to today's much-anticipated Twitter IPO.<p>“The first, second and third company I went to work for, somehow I screwed them …

Caterham 620R is one hot firecracker

Caterham's fastest car used to be the R500 Superlight. The new fastest car from the UK-based company is the Seven 620R. Where the R500 uses a 263-horsepower, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, the 620R straps a supercharger onto the Ford mill, for a total of 310 horsepower and 219 pound-feet of torque. At …

Whoops. Was that the Nexus 5 in Google’s own promotional video?

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Taylor Wimberly<p>Google(s goog) defied expectations earlier today when it announced Android 4.4, otherwise known as …

Interview: Filippo Perini, Lamborghini's Head of Design

by Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten<p>Italian auto manufacturer Lamborghini has been producing cutting-edge luxury sports cars for 50 years. Through financial tumult and the hands of many owners, Lamborghini has managed to sustain a reputation for top-tier design. Purchased by Audi in 1998 (itself a …

Modifying The Dollhouse: Exposing Girls To Tech Through Play

Two recent Stanford graduates are trying to get more girls interested in technology — by embedding it in dollhouses.<p>The founders of Roominate, Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, took the concept of building toys for girls to a whole new level by adding wires and generators.<p>What was originally meant to …

Your Current Supply Chain Is Toast, But Its Replacement Will Be Awesome

3D printing, intelligent robotics, and open source hardware stand to revolutionize modern-day manufacturing. These disruptive forces will usher in a new manufacturing paradigm that is managed by software and data files — something we call the “software-defined supply chain.”<p>For more than a year, my …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across …

If The Government Can Access Our Facebook Data, What Happens When We Have Computers On Our Faces?

Wearables will follow a similar path as the smartphone market, Forrester analysts predicted in April 2012. “Wearables will move mainstream,” they said.<p>But will they?<p>Do you believe this?<p>Do I?<p>Maybe?<p>From fitness trackers to smartwatches to computers you wear on your face, this emerging market, enabled …

How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

Transparent graphene-based display could enable contact lens computers - ExtremeTech

By on June 11, 2013 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Augmented reality generated in the …

Google: Motorola's tattoos could replace passwords

Motorola’s forthcoming phones could use electronic tattoos or pills to identify users, it has been announced.<p>The technology, which aims to remove the need to enter passwords and replace them simply with a phone being close to a user’s body, was one of the suggestions Dennis Woodside, Motorola’s …

Going Wireless and Restoring Memories: The Incredible Future of Brain Implants

Neuroprostheses are already bridging the divide between man and machine to treat diseases and allow paralyzed people to move prosthetic limbs. And the next generation of brain-machine interfaces will be even more incredible.<p><b>In some ways, the human brain isn't much</b> different from a computer. Both …

Neurophilosophy

Volvo demos smartphone-enabled self-parking car prototype (video)

Volvo's no stranger to autonomous vehicles -- it's been working on SARTRE for several years now -- but yesterday the company shared some info about a new self-parking concept it plans to demo next week. The prototype car (a V40) is able to find a space and park in it without a driver on board, all …

Audi Demonstrates Driverless Self-Parking Technology

At CES 2013 in January, senior engineer Annie Lien of the Audi/Volkswagen Group of America demonstrates the new Piloted Parking technology for the …

Computer picks emotion based on brain scan - Futurity

CARNEGIE MELLON (US) — For the first time, scientists have identified which emotion a person …