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New York pilots a scheme to allow vehicles to communicate with one another

NEW YORK'S drivers are not always renowned for keeping their eyes glued to the road. Anyone who has visited the city could easily imagine the …

Why Cities Around The World Are Suddenly Ditching Traffic Lights

Chicago joins other urban areas from England to the Netherlands in rethinking the relationship between pedestrians and automobiles.<p>Common sense says that cars and pedestrians should be kept apart. Pretty straightforward. So why are so many cities challenging that idea? This spring, Chicago will …

Why Ants Handle Traffic Better Than You Do

Could studying ants reveal clues to reducing highway traffic jams? Physicist Apoorva Nagar at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology thinks the answer is yes.<p>Nagar says he got interested in the topic when he came across a study by German and Indian researchers showing that ants …

Insects

GPS Not Working? This Analog Nav System Contains No Electronics At All

Chemical computing may not be as practical as electronic GPS, but it works–and it’s fast.<p>What to do when the GPS on your phone is being wonky and you have no clue where you’re going? If these scientists have their way, there may be an alternative to find the fastest route to your destination: a …

Materials Science

Here’s what local governments care about when it comes to connected cities

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Private businesses aren’t the only ones tapping into the opportunities of the connected world. Local governments have taken …

Mercedes Is Making a Self-Driving Semi to Change the Future of Shipping

The latest truck concept from Mercedes-Benz doesn't look like anything crazy. Its design is a bit unusual, and it's loaded up with LEDs instead of …

Tomorrow's cities: Towards the congestion-free city

<b>Neil Fulton is debating what sort of persona to give the driverless cars that are soon to hit the not-so-mean streets of Milton Keynes.</b><p>"Are they going to be polite and let people pass in front of them?" he asks.<p>"There is a danger that if they are too polite, they wouldn't make any progression. But, …

Autonomous Cars

Interactive map compares London life to other cities

A data scientist from UCL's Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis has created an interactive online map that allows people to play with …

Car hacking: The security threat facing our vehicles

The car of the future will be safer, smarter and offer greater high-tech gadgets, but be warned without improved security the risk of car hacking is …

A System to Cut City Traffic That Just Might Work

Traffic sucks. Congestion is bad for the environment, health (see: Beijing), and maybe most importantly, our sanity. One solution gaining in …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

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Opportunities to invest in M2M

Many of the world’s biggest companies are investing heavily in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications in an effort to gain business efficiencies and …

Internet of Things

Pierre Horn and Eileen Huhn of Schall & Schnabel have joined forces with Diana Wehmeier to create a truly mesmerizing series of photographs featuring dancers and models painted to become one with their surroundings. http://artlog.com/post/91870822595

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Artist: Christina Nguyen Oil on canvas https://www.facebook.com/KristinaNguyen.art?fref=photo Posted by Nicoletta

4 Wi-Fi Tips from Former Apple Wi-Fi Engineer

Alf Watt, former Apple Wi-Fi engineer and creator of iStumbler, joined us on this week's Mac Geek Gab 509 to talk all things Wi-Fi. The episode …

Mercedes' semi-autonomous truck lets its driver relax on the highway

If you've ever driven a highway on a major trip, you know how monotonous it can get -- and it only gets worse for big rig operators, who may spend every day on those uneventful roads. Mercedes-Benz may eventually let those long-haul drivers make better use of their time, though. It just recently …

Richard and Gerry's Wedding - A view from above

Watercolor by Yu Hoshino https://www.facebook.com/yu.hoshino.5 Posted by Lara

Artist: Jeremy Barlow (Venice Façade) Description: Jeremy Barlow's introduction to the world of commercial art came at the age of 12 when he successfully negotiated the sale of a watercolour to an aunt for half a crown. Inevitable, however, it was to be some years before these embryonic signs blossomed into a successful career as a full-time artist. He had harboured a childhood ambition to become a cartoonist, and spurned the traditional boyhood pursuits of football and cricket in favour of a more creative pastime. Indeed, he was rarely happy unless he was doodling with a well-chewed pencil or working attentively with a worn watercolour mop! Source: http://shop.jeremybarlowonline.com/north-norfolk-art-prints/ Source: http://www.bournegallery.com/artist/details.asp?artist_id=104 Posted by Lara

Each cabinet office PC costs UK taxpayers £7,000 a year. Why?

If you want to get an idea of how the UK public sector came to spend £17 billion per year -- that's the equivalent of 30-odd new hospitals -- on …

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5 Clever Ways to Increase Mobile App Reviews

The opinions of others play a major role in people’s purchasing decisions, whether the opinions are about restaurants, movies, or apps.<p>With respect …

Apps

Artist : Daniel Uytterhaeghe © Posted by Humam

Artist : Daniel Uytterhaeghe © Posted by Humam