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Russian scientists have figured out how to 3D print working thyroid glands for mice

The budding industry of 3D bioprinting took a massive leap forward last week after a Russian bioprinting company announced a series of successful …

3D Bioprinting

Uber’s ‘destinations’ feature could turn basically everyone into an Uber driver

Even you<p>Starting soon, Uber drivers looking to earn some extra money on their commutes to and from home — especially those who drive part-time — will be able to with the ride-hailing app's new "destinations" feature. Drivers heading in a specific direction can input their destination into the app, …

The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America

We've rounded up the cutest village in every single state.<p>We've rounded up the cutest village in every single state.

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Nobody wants your wearable

SAN FRANCISCO — The problem with wearable technology might just be that nobody particularly wants it.<p>Not if you call it “wearable technology,” that is. That’s the conclusion proffered by Marcus Weller, the chief executive and cofounder of Skully, the maker of a “smart” motorcycle helmet.<p>I spoke …

How to understand power - Eric Liu

Artificial intelligence and the Singularity - History, Trends and Reality Check

The technological singularity hypothesis is that accelerating progress in technologies will cause a runaway effect wherein artificial intelligence …

Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Looking at a bunch of code for the first time can be something of a daunting affair. All those strings and symbols can simply look like a mess to the …

TapInfluence Raises $5M As It Launches A Marketplace For ‘Influencer Marketing’

TapInfluence, a company that connects marketers with bloggers and other online influencers, is announcing that it has raised $5 million in Series B funding.<p>The round was existing investor Grotech Ventures and new investor Access Venture Partners, with Access’ Kirk Holland joining the TapInfluence …

Piccolo Automatically Prints Your Facebook And Instagram Photos Every Month

The growth of mobile devices, smartphones, and social networking services have forever changed the way we take photos. Today, we continuously snap pictures, pausing only to selectively share the best to our network of friends, family and followers on sites like Facebook and Instagram. Today, a new …

Apple's iPhone Software Has Flaws, And Just Changing The Design Won't Be Enough

If Apple doesn't do more than just superficially update the way iOS looks, it puts itself at risk of seriously falling behind Google's Android.<p>The new iOS look will be "flatter," supposedly abandoning the familiar design style that made the iPhone a multi-billion success. Instead of glossy icons …

Operating Systems

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Will 3D Printers Manufacture Your Meals?

3D-printed food as a concept is beginning to ripen, but will need to get faster and taste better before earning a spot in your pantry.<p><b>These days, 3D printers are laying down</b> plastics, metals, resins, and other materials in whatever configurations creative people can dream up. But when the next 3D …

How to Talk 21st-Century Shop

If you're going to join the new manufacturing revolution, first you need to talk the talk. Start with these 7 terms to know.<p><b>3D Printing</b><p>Now available for as little as $500, 3D printers can turn almost any CAD creation into a physical object. Sophisticated desktop units such as this MakerBot …