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Youngest face transplant recipient in US history finds hope after suicide attempt

After a 31-hour procedure, Katie Stubblefield emerged from an operation room last year with a new face and new possibilities. Now she's sharing her story with the world.<p>Stubblefield survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound at age 18. Three years later, she became the youngest person to receive a …

Cleveland Clinic

Scientist Finds a Hidden Diagnosis in Heart Rate Data From Fitness Watches

An algorithm can diagnose the heart condition that plagued Larry Bird.<p>A human heart beats about 86,000 times per day, accelerating if you drink …

Fibrillation

Why smartwatches failed

Smartwatches failed as a product category because the main industry players made a huge mistake.<p>They started with consumer smartwatches and treated …

Smartwatches

Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?

In early January, I went to see Mark Zuckerberg at MPK20, a concrete-and-steel building on the campus of Facebook’s headquarters, which sits across a desolate highway from the marshy salt flats of Menlo Park, Calif. The Frank Gehry-designed building has a pristine nine-acre rooftop garden, yet much …

Social Media

Hackers Can Easily Hijack This Dildo Camera and Livestream the Inside of Your Vagina (Or Butt)

The Internet of Shit gets up close and personal.<p>If you're using an internet-connected vibrator equipped with a camera that allows you to stream your "pleasure" right to the internet, your intended viewers might not be the only ones watching.<p>Hackers from the UK-based security firm Pen Test Partners …

Exploit attacks your smart TV through over-the-air signals

Worries that someone could hijack your TV with a broadcast have been present for decades (ever see <i>The Outer Limits</i>?), and it's clear that they're not going away any time soon. Oneconsult security researcher Rafael Scheel has outlined an attack that can control smart TVs by embedding code into …

Living Rooms

This pretty e-paper smart calendar is everything I want in a gadget

A designer named Kosho Tsuboi has conceived a beautiful gadget idea. His product, the Magic Calendar, is an e-paper calendar that syncs with a smartphone to display your schedule. The project is associated with Google’s Android Experiments, which appears to be a Japanese program in which creators …

The Difference Between Inbound and Content Marketing Explained [Infographic]

My company, CarverTC, is an inbound marketing company. People often ask, "what's the difference between inbound and content marketing? Don't you do …

Marketing

Email Marketing Hacks: Read This Checklist Before Hitting Send

Sending a bulk email is an irreversible process. You cannot undo it, edit it, or pull it back from the subscriber’s inbox.<p>It’s done, and you can do …

Marketing

Seth Meyers' Fake Donald Trump Press Conference Gets Surprisingly Real

Fake news has never seemed so real.<p>Unlike CNN and the “failing” New York Times, Seth Meyers’ recut press conference with Donald Trump is totally fake news. Still, dude got real.<p>Because President Trump’s most recent press conference left him with a lot of questions, Meyers held a “Late Night White …

How to Design Marketing Campaigns: The Importance of Market Segmentation

Read my latest: <b>THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: The Ultimate Thought Leadership: How To Write an Industry ‘How-to’ Book: Process, Tips, Hacks, and Resources</b><b>.</b><p><b>The</b> …

An Inbound Marketing Architecture Diagram

An inbound marketing technology architecture diagram can quickly communicate the role and relationship of systems within your marketing stack.

Tesla Model S hack uses Android app exploit to track, unlock and steal car without the key

Norwegian app security firm Promon demonstrates how a Tesla can be driven away using malicious Android app.<p>A team of computer hackers have …

Watch a Tesla Drive Itself through Crowded Urban Streets

If you care about technology, the future, and human progress, get ready to maybe cry a little bit. On Friday, Tesla released new video showing a …

Tesla's Buying a Robot Maker to Automate Its Factories

Tesla wants to make 500,000 cars a year by 2018. Realizing that goal will require the company to improve its factories, it announced on Tuesday that …

Facebook admits it must do more to stop the spread of misinformation on its platform

Facebook has responded to widespread criticism of how its Newsfeed algorithm disseminates and amplifies misinformation in the wake of the Trump victory in the US presidential election yesterday.<p>Multiple commentators were quick to point a finger of blame at Facebook’s role in the election campaign, …

How B2B Sales Can Benefit from Social Selling

Outbound B2B sales are becoming less and less effective. In fact, a recent survey found that connecting with a prospect now takes 18 or more phone calls, callback rates are below 1%, and only 24% of outbound sales emails are ever opened. Meanwhile, 84% of B2B buyers are now starting the purchasing …

Tesla's Electric Domination Moves Forward With Debut of Beautiful Solar Shingles

In a move that would make Steve Jobs boil over with envy, Elon Musk presented Tesla’s latest product in an over the top presentation at Universal …

Customer Relationship Automation Is the New CRM

Our digital universe is vast and growing exponentially, expected to swell to 44 zettabytes of data by 2020. (For reference, one zettabyte is 1,000,000,000,000 gigabytes.)<p>Companies have attempted to use this tremendous amount of data in ways that make our lives better. In the consumer world, …

How Pricing Bots Could Form Cartels and Make Things More Expensive

How competitive is our market economy? Not as much as it ought to be. And the growth of big data threatens to make things even worse. Antitrust regulators already struggle to keep markets competitive. How will they fare in a world where intelligent pricing algorithms subtly collude with one another?<p>…

My First Virtual Reality Groping

Last week I was groped in virtual reality — did you know that could happen? I didn’t, but now I’m all the wiser.<p>While visiting my brother-in-law last …

How an army of vulnerable gadgets took down the web today

Malware known as Mirai is targeting the smart home<p>At some point this morning, one of the US’s critical internet infrastructure players was hit with a staggering distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that has taken out huge swaths of the web. Sites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, and …

Tesla claims it can control how customers use its self-driving car - ExtremeTech

By on October 21, 2016 at 4:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Tesla recently announced all new …

Joey from Friends becomes first TV character to be 'virtually immortalized'

University of Leeds researchers analyzed the body language, facial expressions and voice of sitcom character to create a digital avatar and, eventually, a chatbot<p>Since the final episode of hit sitcom Friends first aired in 2004, many fans have clung to the hope of a reunion. Earlier this year, the …

Chatbots

Automakers are beating Silicon Valley at its own game

When Google unveiled its self-driving car and rumors surfaced that Apple was also working on a car, it looked like the future of driving belonged to Silicon Valley. Turns out, automakers were up to the challenge, and the "hobbies" of tech giants are going to be left behind.<p>While Apple reportedly …

Silicon Valley

Stephen Hawking: AI will be 'either best or worst thing' for humanity

Professor praises creation of Cambridge University institute to study future of artificial intelligence<p>Professor Stephen Hawking has warned that the creation of powerful artificial intelligence will be “either the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity”, and praised the creation of an …

Artificial Intelligence

Neighbor Unlocks Front Door Without Permission With The Help Of Apple's Siri

The smart home is supposed to make our lives safer and more efficient, but it’s clear the technology still has a long way to go.<p>According to a Reddit post by user “sportingkcmo,” he had his house equipped with an August Smart Lock, a Bluetooth-enabled door lock that users operate using their phone, …

Tim Cook

A Simple Guide To The Ideal Places For Farting

1. When boarding a plane, in the first class section right before you go to coachLook at them there - with their big seats, excess legroom, and …

Wild Charger Juices Up Your iPhone While It Floats in Mid-Air

It's a gimmick, but a rad one.<p>Are you sick of charging with wires, and gravity? Well, the suffering could be coming to an end.<p>Either through some dark magic or cool tech (I'm pretty sure it's tech), you could soon be charging your phone while it levitates.<p>The OvRcharge device is currently gaining …