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By Ariel Coro | Lo cautivante del mundo de la tecnología / All things technology

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision

An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Robots

As MakerBot Struggles, Desktop Milling Machines Are On The Rise

The maker community is embracing affordable mini-mills designed to machine wood and metal.

MakerBot's 3-D printers will soon be able to produce items that look like bronze, limestone, and wood, thanks to a new line of plastic-based composite materials shipping later this year. But the launch may be …

DIY

The best air purifier

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article at TheSweethome.com

It took 100 hours of research and testing conducted by an airborne particle physicist and former NOAA scientist using $100,000+ of equipment to find the best air …

The best handheld vacuum

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the original full article at TheSweethome.com

For small spills and tight spots that a regular vacuum can't reach, we recommend using the Black & Decker BDH2020FLFH 20 V MAX Flex Vac ($130). Its powerful …

Vacuums

Hacker Can Send Fatal Dose to Hospital Drug Pumps

A hacker could change the dosages of drugs delivered to patients and alter the display screens on the pumps to indicate a safe dosage was being …

Hospitals

The Next Wave of Wearable Tech Will Be Your Clothing

(Google/Project Jacquard)

The next time someone tells you your outfit is looking smart, they may not just be complimenting your fashion sense. At its …

CEO says he will pay college tuition for all of his employees’ children - The Washington Post

As a growing number of startups compete for talent with giants like Google and Facebook, they seem to have entered an arms race of showering employees with lavish perks — whether free lunches, free housecleaning services or sending employees on free international vacations.

Now the CEO of Boxed, an …

Tuition

Film Industry Innovators On Google's New VR System

Until now, making high-resolution, stitch-free 360-degree VR films has been time-consuming. Google is aiming to change all of that.

Google sure likes to shake things up.

Over the last few months, 360-degree virtual-reality video has become one of the hottest trends in filmmaking, given that it allows …

Virtual Reality

This robot chef can cook any type of dish

This futuristic chef, created by Moley Robotics, was pre-programmed to prepare a crab bisque. The robot handles the entire cooking process - although the ingredients do have to be prepared and placed in a pre-designated spot for the robot to successfully follow the recipe.

The entire robotic kitchen …

Robots

The invention that changed music forever

(CNN) —"Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.

The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correcting software that has since changed the …

Entertainment Industry

Periscope: Four ways it's shaking up media

(CNN) —It's May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary's hospital to give birth to her second child. CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can't do much on TV until the baby is born. Instead, he turns to his phone -- clamped …

Periscope

Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

(CNN) — New York (CNNMoney) - A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday.

Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service called "Get …

Internal Revenue Service

Dawn of the cyborgs: how humans will turn themselves into gods

Name: Cyborg.

Age: Infinite.

Appearance: Ultra-buff.

Who is this we’re talking about? It could be anybody, really.

Me? Yes, as long as you’re extremely rich.

Ah. Well I haven’t become extremely rich so far. Pity.In that case you’ll miss out on a life of perfect health and theoretically eternal happiness.

Cyborgs

A robotic butt exists, and his name is Patrick

The day has finally come when a robotic butt can tell us what we're all doing wrong — well, what medical students are doing wrong, at least.

Researchers at University of Florida, Drexel University and the University of Wisconsin worked together to create "Patrick," a robotic butt who assists medical …

Robots

The 10 countries with the world's fastest internet speeds

With a few clicks on a keyboard and a swipe of the mouse, we have access to an unprecedented amount of information the likes of which humanity has never seen before.

But if you have a slow internet connection speed, then waiting for that page to load, that video to buffer, or that file to download …

Internet

The secret to building startup buzz online

There’s a lot being published these days about how to break into noisy digital environments and capture the interest of people whose attention spans are shorter than ever.

Yes, you can achieve this goal with things like paid Facebook ads and sponsored tweets. You can do it by pushing content on …

The Job Of The Future Is Training Robots To Work With Humans

Decades of science fiction movies have trained us to fear robots: They will enslave us. Wipe us out. Take our jobs. In real life, humans and machines are teaching each other how to do more together than they could do alone. Here are six companies where robot training is well under way and the …

Robots

How we sold our souls – and more – to the internet giants

Last year, when my refrigerator broke, the repair man replaced the computer that controls it. I realised that I had been thinking about the refrigerator backwards: it’s not a refrigerator with a computer, it’s a computer that keeps food cold. Just like that, everything is turning into a computer. …

Privacy

United Airlines will let you fly free if you find bugs in its software

Security researchers who locate bugs and vulnerabilities in United Airlines' software will be given free air miles, effectively allowing them to fly free, ZDNet reports.

Like many tech companies, United offers a bug bounty program that provides researchers with rewards for finding issues in critical …

Airlines

Microsoft Hyperlapse creates smooth time-lapse videos on Windows and Android

Microsoft first announced its Hyperlapse video technology just a couple of weeks before Instagram launched its own Hyperlapse app on iOS last year. Designed primarily as a way to transform bumpy GoPro videos into smooth works of art, Microsoft Hyperlapse can process any video and create a steady …

Robots Might Be the Necessary Future of Urban Pet Ownership

We all love our pets. We love them a crazy, ridiculous amount that is often entirely out of proportion to reality: you don’t want to know how much I …

Robots

14 surprising jobs that robots are doing

There are machines cranking out articles for The Associated Press and robots slicing the perfectly shaped noodle in restaurants across China — and that's just the start of it.

Historically, experts believed that robots would only threaten blue-collar jobs, but they're beginning to challenge …

Robots

Video Feature: Astronomy Apps for Getting to Know the Starry Night Skies

FOR stargazers who want to peer deep into the universe, there’s good news: Nowadays you don’t need a telescope to do some amateur astronomy. With the right apps, your phone can be a powerful educational window into the night sky.

SkyView, for one, is a simple yet impressive stargazing app. You hold …

Astronomy

Your Next Doctor's Visit Might Be Through An iPhone

Are you ready to visit your doctor … by iPhone?

American Well is banking on it.

You may not recognize the name, but the company is a key player in telemedicine: American Well provides telehealth kiosks and software to most of the nation’s health plans, leading hospitals like Cleveland Clinic, and …

Health Care

Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education

AltSchools are more than schools. They’re mini-research and development labs, where teachers and engineers are developing the formula for …

Education

The next big thing in tech: The desktop computer (yes, really)

(CNN) —You will see plenty of smartphones in the developing world and you'll see plenty of TVs; but you're unlikely to see desktop computers in remote areas.

Poor internet connectivity, uncertain power supply and a simple lack of money have meant that billions have been locked out of the knowledge …

Developing Countries

15-year-old creates telehealth communicator that dispenses meds for seniors

Of the hundreds of products on display at the American Telemedicine Association annual meeting, which starts Sunday, perhaps only one was invented by …

Telehealth

Video Is About to Become the Way We All Visit the Doctor

The country's largest insurer is saying a video visit to the doctor is as good as in-person.The post Video Is About to Become the Way We All Visit …

Health Care

Surprise, Surprise: Uber-Economy Entrepreneurs Pay Massive Taxes

Quick: What is the number one economic trend that virtually every political candidate is ignoring?

It’s the growth of self-employment. Many Americans, wising up to our broken employment system, are taking their career into their own hands and starting a business.

Zen99, which provide tax help for …

Entrepreneurship