Amit Bera

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How Credit Card Numbers Are Created

If you thought the sprawl of 16 numbers across the front of your credit was randomly generated, think again: like any good string of numbers, an …

Recon Jet is Google Glass for athletes and professionals, now available for preorder at $499

Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.<p>The Vancouver, B.C.-based Recon Instruments, which created the first-ever heads-up display for sports in …

Siri's creator shows off Bright, a predictive assistant that reduces stress, increases productivity - ExtremeTech

Siri’s creator shows off Bright, a predictive assistant that reduces stress, increases productivity<p>By on July 2, 2013 at 8:42 am<p>This site may earn …

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Solar-powered 'family car' of the future prepares to race across the Outback

It's not quite a stylish sedan, but a team of students from the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology have put together what they believe is the world's first solar-powered car that can tote around the whole family. The team debuted the "Stella" solar car today, which they intend to race …

The Future Of Flight: Helicopters Will Fly Like Airplanes

Two new programs are coming to improve the U.S. Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) fleet.<p>In the wake of the unsuccessful Iran hostage-rescue attempt in 1980, when three of eight helicopters failed and crippled the mission, military planners came to a realization: The U.S. fleet was in desperate …

Solar Impulse’s solar-powered coast-to-coast U.S. flight touched down safely this weekend - http://tcrn.ch/1d8G7KI

Facebook fans: We’re putting together a list of the greatest Hubble images, and we need your help. Show us the #Hubble images that rivet your attention, engage your sense of mystery, and capture your imagination. From now until Aug. 18, post the pictures on your page with the hashtag #Hubbletopshots and we’ll include the results in our compilation on HubbleSite. Or you can post your suggestions here in comments. You can find images at the HubbleSite news archive (http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/) or Gallery Picture Album (http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/entire) Happy hunting and thanks for your vote!