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How The Internet of Everything will Cure Cancer

I recently stumbled upon a mobile app that will utilize the compute power of your mobile phone, while you are sleeping to decrypt protein sequences for cancer research. Even though utilizing an idle computer CPU for research isn’t something new, it caught my attention for the fact that it has now …

How Entrepreneurs Can Learn to Be Powerful Negotiators

<i>Denis Duvauchelle</i> <i>is the CEO and co-founder of productivity app</i> <i>Twoodo</i><i>.</i><p>Negotiation is not the simple art of getting what you want, when you want it. A great negotiation, whether in your personal or professional life, will leave both parties feeling [somewhat] satisfied rather than producing a clear …

This bracelet lets you flick your wrist to pay with Bitcoin

Sometimes, there's such a thing as being <i>too</i> forward-thinking. Take MEVU and its prototype payment bracelet as an example: the wrist-worn Bluetooth wallet lets you pay with Bitcoin using only air gestures. Sounds cool, right? In many ways, it is. As the company shows in its demo video, you can flick …

Smart Wind and Solar Power - MIT Technology Review

Breakthrough<p>Ultra-accurate ­forecasting of wind and solar power.<p>Why It Matters<p>Dealing with the intermittency of renewable energy will be crucial for …

Are we nearing the Dropbox moment for the internet of things?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The internet of things doesn’t exist today. We’re conflating the ease and ubiquity of the internet and the web with things that …

My Fish Just Sent Me A Text Message

The Internet of Things makes it easy for us to monitor our homes. Today I’m taking that concept one step further—getting our homes to report back to us.<p>In early March, I wrote about using Raspberry Pi to quantify my fish tank—in short, I taught the $35 single-board computer to monitor the …

Your connected home could one day save your life

Consider this scenario: Randall is an elderly man living alone. He's doing pretty well -- until one day he has a mild stroke. In the weeks that follow, he's not as active as usual, getting up later and not leaving the house. Motion detectors, a mattress sensor and a smart door lock in his home …

Is Your Country Ready For The Internet Of Everything?

The World Economic Forum launched the 2014 Global Information Technology Report (GITR) today, and the annual assessment provides insight into two questions: where will see the next evolution of the Internet take hold, and how can we as a society improve on Big Data?<p>The report includes the Networked …

Bring your own Internet of Things: The hottest new business trend?

While technology can certainly make life a lot easier, it also has the potential to create a lot of complications. Nowhere is this truer than in the …

The Need for a New IT Model: Fast IT and the Convergence of Mobility and Cloud for IoE

<b>Guess what? Convergence is happening again, and it’s happening at a faster pace with more profound implications than I have never seen before.</b><p>Those of us who’ve been in the industry a long time have seen convergence happen over the years across various technologies and areas of IT. This time, we’re …

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

ONO BRIDGE Table by SUGUI Design

The ONO BRIDGE – Furniture Design.<p>The fancy ONO BRIDGE table was designed by SUGUI Design for Picchio Furniture Design. It’s an award winning piece …

Häfele's Transformable Living Spaces

Häfele is a German manufacturer of furniture fittings and architectural hardware, and of all the booths we saw at Holz-Handwerk, theirs was the most …

OneLess Office

<i>OneLess Office</i> is a minimalist space-saving desk set made of solid steel. It consists of two decks, a printer stand, and a hanging file rack. It’s …