Andrew Vorozcovs

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Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Leadership

Tiny gecko-inspired robot pulls 100 times its weight

Technically Incorrect: Engineers at Stanford build little robots with big pulling power, using a design inspired by a real animal.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>As our computers get ever smaller, we still imagine robots being the same …

Volcanoes Are (Still) Not the Cause of Global Warming

A certain segment of the population here in the United States like to blame volcanoes for the increasing carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere. …

Climate Change

New High-Tech Farm Equipment Is a Nightmare for Farmers

I squatted down in the dirt and took stock of my inadequate tools. Over my left shoulder a massive John Deere tractor loomed. I came here to fix that …

Farming

The Navy's New Robot Looks and Swims Just Like a Shark

The American military does a lot of work in the field of biomimicry, stealing designs from nature for use in new technology. After all, if you're …

Why hardware startups should screw VC and go straight to crowdfunding

Software’s always been the sexy sell of Silicon Valley. With low startup costs, margins on par with the most illicit drugs and the boom or bust mentality of the Internet era, it’s been the sweetheart of startups for nearly three decades.<p>But business is dynamic and times are changing. Hardware, the …

Report: Schematics of 12.2-inch ‘iPad Air Plus’ rumored for April-June launch, iPad Mini 4 upgrade details

Japanese magazine Mac Fan has published what it claims are drawings for the much rumored upcoming 12-inch iPad (via Macotakara).<p>The report in Mac Fan, which refers to the 12-inch iPad as the <i>iPad Air Plus</i>, claims that the new iPad will include a 12.2-inch display, new A9 processor, four speakers to …

Most violence arises from morality, not the lack of it

We are rarely violent because we fail to think about right and wrong, we do it because it feels like the right thing, say <b>Alan Page Fiske</b> and <b>Tage</b> …

Morality

Enter the tech-powered playground of the future

There are playmats where you build the roads in seconds, a ballpit where the balls are as big as you, and a drawing-board where your doodles come to life. This is Team Lab's "Theme Park of the Future" .. but it isn't really a theme park. It's an attempt to bring projection mapping, motion gestures …

Solid State Storage Prices Tumble This Black Friday

For the last few years, I have been recommending that users upgrade their systems with a solid state drive, or SSD. If you have a system that’s still chugging along with a hard disk drive at the heart of its storage subsystem, replacing it with a solid state drive will be one of, if not the most, …

Printing 3D Sex Toys At The UPS Store Is Now A Reality

At The UPS Store, you might be able to pick up a different kind of package.<p>The company began offering 3D printing services over the past couple of months, and UPS Store rules don’t explicitly prohibit customers from using those printers to create sex toys, intrepid reporters at the Daily Dot …

3D Printing

A Gift Guide For The Starter Smart Home

The proliferation of smart home products means there’s never been a better time to get on board, even if you’re not that tech crazy or familiar with the market. Here’s the list of things to get you rolling with your own basic setup, plus a few nice-to-haves in case you want to go the extra …