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Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

Net neutrality is dead – welcome to the age of digital discrimination

Want to know if someone is internet-savvy? Just ask them why anyone should care about net neutrality. If they understand the technology, stand by for a lecture on why it is vital that all data on the network should be treated equally by ISPs, and why it is essential that those who provide the pipes …

Tell Me a Story - Rookie

Illustration by Minna.<p>I’ve wanted to be a fiction writer since the second grade, when, upon learning to read, I discovered the <i>Little House</i> series. …

Convergence

How to Master on the Art of Getting Noticed: Austin Kleon’s Advice to Aspiring Artists

In 2012, artist Austin Kleon gave us <i>Steal Like an Artist</i>, a modern manifesto for combinatorial creativity that went on to become one of the best art books that year. He now returns with <b>Show Your Work!</b> (<i>public library</i> | <i>IndieBound</i>) — “a book for people who hate the very idea of self-promotion,” in …

Hero-Glyphics Art Series by Josh Lane

Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future

<i>“Trying to predict the future is a discouraging and hazardous occupation,”</i> Arthur C. Clarke declared in 1964, and yet he got it astoundingly right in his own predictions, including his 1968 vision for the iPad. He wasn’t alone — Isaac Asimov predicted online education, Douglas Adams predicted …

Apocalypse NAO: Are Robots Threatening Your Immortal Soul?

Last week, a Christian college in Matthews, North Carolina unveiled something unprecedented: a humanoid robot whose sole mission is to explore the ethical and theological ramifications of robotics.<p>Expectations, however, should be managed. The bot in question isn’t a clattering machine assembled in …

Robotics

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Illustrations by Giordano Poloni

Selected Editorial Illustrations.<p>Giordano Poloni is a Milan, Italy based illustrator and motion graphic designer. This is a small collection of his …

Illustration