Carrie F Bekker

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Siri Is Great, But When Will We Get 'Jarvis'?

I like Siri. No, really. I use Siri on my iPhone all the time. Admittedly, though, the most common uses are “Siri, set a timer for 10 minutes” when I’m cooking something, or “Siri, play Mockingbird by Eminem” when I want to listen to a specific song. There are still many things Siri is not very …

Build your own dinosaur: fossil models arrive for 3D printers

Thousands of ancient relics, quite literally at your fingertips<p>It's a decidedly 21st-century technology, but now 3D printing is being harnessed to highlight mesmerizing relics from the ancient past. A new web database out of the UK is offering users anywhere in the world the opportunity to explore …

Flutter Is A Wireless Platform For Arduino-Based Projects To Network Over Wi-Fi-Busting Distances

This embed is invalid<p>Getting Arduino-powered devices to talk to each other over long distances is going to get cheaper and easier if this Kickstarter project flies. Flutter is a wireless development platform for Arduino with over half a mile of usage range — making it suitable for outdoor projects …

Ready or not, the Programmable World is upon us

We live in an age where household objects can now intelligently communicate with each other via wireless protocols<p>Ever heard of the ‘programmable world’? Maybe not. The phrase, as far as I know, was coined by a US <i>Wired</i> journalist, Bill Wasik, in an article earlier this year.<p>Put simply, the …

How to Build out Your Startup's Operations in Asia

<i>Thomas Clayton has started and run numerous high-tech startups in Silicon Valley. He is currently CEO of Bubbly, a social media startup backed by Sequoia Capital, SingTel Innov8, and JAFCO. The company is one of the largest VC–backed startups in Southeast Asia, having raised over $60 million in</i> …