Antonio Grillo

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Italy wants to roll out Smart Highways with first aid drones

Self-driving cars and drones are transforming the world we live in – and designers are harnessing these new technologies to make transportation …

These STEM coding toys will entertain your kids while teaching them about programming and robotics

STEM coding toys — toys that emphasize science, technology, engineering, and math — are on the rise. Amazon recently experimented with a program that …

Nintendo Labo

Who plays mobile games?

The amazing growth of mobile games across the world means more and more people engage with gaming experiences previously limited to users of other …

Google Play

Boston Dynamics Finally Unveils Video of New Jumping, Skating Robot

It's got wheels for feet, yet stairs are no problem<p>Following a leak earlier this month, all we had was a grainy snippet of video; but now Boston …

Robotics

Extracting Insights from Vast Stores of Data

Companies have invested millions of dollars in big data and analytics, but recent reports suggest most have yet to see a payoff on these investments. In an age where data is the new oil, how are smart companies extracting insights from these vast data reservoirs in order to fuel profitable …

Profit

The futuristic Lenovo Yoga Book can digitize your paper notes

BERLIN — Cool doesn't even begin to describe Lenovo's Yoga Book, announced Wednesday at IFA 2016.<p>The Yoga Book is about the size of a children's …

Singularity Watch: IBM's Watson Cut A Horror Movie Trailer

Why yes, the movie IS about an evil AI<p>How to pique interest in another spooky motion picture about technology run amok? Have a powerful AI take a …

Artificial Intelligence

The Octobot Is A Major Robotics Breakthrough (It’s Also Pretty Cute)

Harvard’s soft 3D-printed robot is fueled by chemical reactions.<p>Octomom: Frightening. Octobot, the first autonomous soft robot: Adorable. 3D printed by Harvard researchers from a malleable material and powered by chemical reactions, the robot moves without the use of electronics.<p>One of the biggest …

Robotics

Italian High-School Students Create Vending Machine That Turns Plastic Trash into Phone Cases

A group of high-school students from Italy have invented an awesome vending machine that grinds used plastic bottles into pellets which are then …

How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Biology

Mercedes' autonomous Future Bus just drove through Amsterdam

Autonomy isn't just for cars; Mercedes-Benz has created a self-driving city bus, too.<p>Mercedes-Benz revealed its latest creation on Monday morning. …

Consumer Reports calls for Tesla to disable and rename Autopilot

The number of consumer-advocacy organizations calling for Tesla to do something about its much-criticized Autopilot system is growing.<p><i>Consumer …

Tesla

Turn anything in your home into a connected device with Mesh

If only making ourselves smarter were as easy as making your whole house smarter, we’d all be geniuses by now. Alas, such technology does not yet …

Smart Homes

Tinder for insurance lets you insure your electronics by swiping right

An American startup is hoping to overhaul the stuffy insurance industry with a couple of swipes.<p>On Monday, Trov launched its latest product in …

Now you can try Amazon Echo and Alexa in your web browser

If you've heard about the Amazon Echo and have been wondering what it's like to use it before committing to buying one, there's now an online tool …

In France, It Is Now Illegal To Email Employees After Work Hours

How many of us receive emails from work directly, or emails that are related to work even when we’re not working? For example receiving emails on our …

Illustrated Chart Shows 40 Different Types Of Pizza

No matter how you like you're pizza pie you've got to agree on one thing- it's all about the toppings.<p>With the addition of toppings the pizza becomes …

Foodies

Facebook Messenger now lets you start a chat by scanning profile codes

Becoming friends with someone on Facebook Messenger just became a lot easier.<p>In a new update that started to roll out Thursday, Facebook's chat app …

A bird's eye view into how Uber designs for cities across the world

Uber To Talk About Solving Cities’ Ultimate Design Challenge At PSFK 2016<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your …

New York City

'Biopen' lets doctors 3D print cartilage during surgery

If you need knee replacement surgery in the future, doctors may be able to create a custom-made joint from your own stem cells. A team from St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, have developed the Biopen, a type of 3D printer that uses "ink" made from hydrogel and stem cells. While 3D printing stem …

Check Out The Amazing Buildings Designed By Foster + Partners, The Firm Designing Apple's New HQ

Apple is working on a new headquarters in Cupertino, California, with Foster + Partners, a British design firm.<p>In fact, we got a construction update on Apple Campus 2 on Monday. Apple anticipates the new building to be ready by the end of 2016.<p>As you might expect, Apple doesn't partner with a …

The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals

BEING bilingual has some obvious advantages. Learning more than one language enables new conversations and new experiences. But in recent years, psychology researchers have demonstrated some less obvious advantages of bilingualism, too. For instance, bilingual children may enjoy certain cognitive …

University of Chicago

IBM's Watson can sense sadness in your writing

Artificial intelligence won't be truly convincing until it can understand emotions. What good is a robot that can't understand the nuances of what you're really saying? IBM thinks it can help, though. It just gave Watson an upgrade that includes a much-improved Tone Analyzer. The AI now detects a …

The Secrets Behind Designing an AI Persona

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and personal growth …

New York City

Labs Spotlight: The Future of Augmented Reality

Trend Watch: AR Steps Out From Virtual Reality’s Shadow in 2016<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand …

How Wearable Technology Can Quantify the Payment Process

Presented By:<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and …

Wearable Tech

The DeanBeat: 10 predictions for the game industry in 2016

The video game business is unpredictable. But if you can predict the trends with a reasonable degree of accuracy, your company can gain a big advantage. And sometimes, the process of making predictions can sharpen your thinking.<p>That’s why I am trying once again to predict what will happen in games …