Alejandro Tomas Lopez

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These Are Cabins? 9 Luxe Airbnb Rentals Around the World

Far, far from Little House on the Prairie, Airbnb has a host of luxe cabins that range from a chic glass house in Canada to a jaw-dropping tree house in Brazil.

IBM Wants The Power Of The Watson Supercomputer In The Palm Of Your Hand

Since its first appearance on "Jeopardy" in 2011, many have pointed to Watson as an indicator of where we're headed with technology like Apple's Siri.<p>If fed enough data, Watson can become an expert on a seemingly unlimited number of topics. Using probabilities, it's able to work out how different …

Cognitive Computing

'New Kind of Science' falls short of its iPad e-book potential

An update on Wednesday night brought Retina display support to the iPad e-book app of "A New Kind of Science," Stephen Wolfram's mammoth tome on mathematics, computing, cellular automata, and the nature of the universe.<p>Ordinarily, you'd think that would be a good thing. But for this particular …


Old Spice Is Back With Another Set Of Viral Things — This Time, It’s Prank Websites

I generally try to avoid writing about ads. But you know what? These are going to be absolutely <i>plastered</i> all over Facebook by tomorrow morning (if they’re not already), so hey: might as well make sure you lot see them relatively early. Plus, they’re pretty damn good.<p>After a short break, Old Spice — …

Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

Hobbyists have been assembling personal computers from their components for decades, buying the processors and other parts and putting them together in their basements. Now they’re doing the same for tablet computers.<p>Among them is Michael Castor of Make, the publisher of geek do-it-yourself …

Raspberry Pi

Hell Freezes Over in Linux Land as Red Hat Makes Nice With Its Clone

Hell has frozen over in the world of Linux, the open source operating system that runs so many of the machines that underpin today's online …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …