Evan Lee Conley

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The $400 Deltaprintr Is A Cheap Way To Make Really Big 3D Prints

Another day, another 3D printer. This time we have a model that comes from SUNY Purchase College where they are working on a laser-cut, compact 3D printer that can make extra tall models simply by swapping out a few pieces.<p>The printer pumps out plastic at 100 microns, a more than acceptable …

Math matters: how big data is building the future of everything

To speed up innovation, scientists are sequencing 'the materials genome'<p>New materials lead to new innovations. Gorilla Glass is a big selling point for smartphones. Kevlar saves lives and has worked its way into consumer products. Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a host of energy-storage …

Former SpaceX director signs on to crowdfunded hyperloop project

Ever since Elon Musk revealed his Hyperloop designs in August, the inventor has been coy about any plans to construct the device, leaving many to wonder when the innovative transportation system would see the light of day. But today brings good news for Hyperloop fans, as a new group has formed to …

Stock Market Game TradeHero Stands Out By Offering Information

In the crowded world of apps right now, standing out among picky consumers is extremely difficult — and it gets even harder when you have a game that is similar to those already on the market.<p>Singapore-based mobile virtual stock market game TradeHero, however, has managed to catch the eye of …

3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson on the future of drones

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Chris Michel, nautilus ventures<p>In 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson’s future vision of the world, drones will collect …

WEARABLE COMPUTING: Inside The New Mobile Market That Is Taking Shape

But wearables won't just complement smartphones. What is perhaps most intriguing about them is that they will serve new purposes too. Because they are designed to be worn close to the body, they're ideal for monitoring our vital signs and health. They'll track how active we are, our sleep quality, …

New Zealand Company Testing Jetpacks for Commercial Use

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Stanford's nanotube computer: 4 reasons for non-geeks to care

<b>Because the speed of silicon chips are about to hit a wall.</b><p>A laptop today would've been considered a supercomputer 20 years ago. Every couple years, processors have gotten smaller and faster, relentlessly. But that progress is going to slow down soon.<p>"People are very worried that ten years from now …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

Scientists Say They've Confirmed A New Element

Scientists in Sweden say they have confirmed a new, super-heavy element that was first proposed by Russian scientists in 2004. The element with the atomic number 115 has yet to be named.<p>In a press release, Lund University says a group of international scientists led by physicists from Lund …

Elon Musk just started building a real 'Iron Man' laboratory

The SpaceX founder plans to unveil gesture-based system next week<p>SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has often been compared to a real life version of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Director Jon Favreau has openly said that Musk inspired his depiction of Stark in the first <i>Iron Man</i> film, and both …