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3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

Your Brand’s Reach on Flipboard: Case Studies with Intel & Merrill Lynch

In February, we launched Promoted Story on Flipboard. In keeping with our style of advertising, this product fits right into the normal reading experience by presenting a promoted story as users flip through their feeds. And it turns out, when you add great content from a brand into a feed of …

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Amazon can finally test its delivery drones in the US

Amazon's drone team must have heaved a collective sigh of relief: the company only had to wait a few weeks for the FAA's approval this time. The agency has officially granted Amazon's request to test its new UAVs in the US on Wednesday, April 8th. If you recall, the company's previous request spent …

Predictive Analytics And Novel Visualization Draw Customers To 'Must Have' Data

Anand Sanwal, CEO and Co-Founder of the data analytics company CB Insights tells the entrepreneur’s classic back story in a recent interview about what inspired him to co-found his company: he was in pain doing his job. “I used to work in American Express in their corporate ventures/M&A team. We …

5 Consumer Trends that Change Work and Mobile

Consumerization of technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. After pondering the announcements at CES, Mobile World Congress and the Apple watch event, I’m even more convinced that consumer technology will continue to profoundly impact enterprise technology. In the plethora of recent consumer …

Virtual Reality

Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace

Algorithmia, the startup that raised $2.4 million last August to connect academics building powerful algorithms and the app developers who could put them to use, just brought its marketplace out of private beta.<p>More than 800 algorithms are available on the marketplace, providing the smarts needed …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

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Month to Go: November Keeps 2014 on Track for Warmest Year on Record

Driven by record warm oceans, Earth's average temperature last month was again well above normal and 2014 continues on a pace to be the warmest year since record-keeping began in 1880, federal scientists reported Monday. Last month tied as the seven-warmest November, and January-November was the …

3-D Map Of Earth Shows Real-Time Weather

One of our 15 favorite recent data visualizations<p>Like the planet itself, some data is constantly changing—so a static visualization will always be out-of-date. Cameron Beccario’s animated globe displays real-time data, at least to within three hours. Each time a user loads the web page, it shows …

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PetersenDean/Solar4America Call for Immediate Resignation of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) CEO and Board of Directors

FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 16, 2014–<p>The following is a statement and open letter from Petersen-Dean to the Solar Energy Industries Association:<p>PetersenDean, a privately-held roofing and solar company, announced today that is calling for the president and full board of the Solar Energy …

Handwriting vs typing: is the pen still mightier than the keyboard?

In the past few days you may well have scribbled out a shopping list on the back of an envelope or stuck a Post-it on your desk. Perhaps you added a comment to your child’s report book or made a few quick notes during a meeting. But when did you last draft a long text by hand? How long ago did you …

How to Get Off the Airplane and Through Immigration in 12 Minutes

It's possible: to deplane quickly with your personal items (and sanity) intact. Here are six steps to getting off the plane—and through customs—in 12 minutes.<p>I have two great skills as a traveler: The first is my disciplined, even punitive, approach to packing. The second is my ability to get off …

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TheGoodData wants your browsing data to benefit good causes

A new scheme called TheGoodData launched on Thursday to help people protect their online privacy – or, if they’d rather allow themselves to be …

8 Things You Didn't Know About London

No matter how many times you visit London, you can always find something new and surprising. Whether it’s a challenger to tea’s longtime reign or a bar in a place you wouldn’t expect, here are some of the Big Smoke’s little treats.

What Twitter Can Tell Us About Unemployment

Where, when, and how people tweet reveals information about the socioeconomics of a region.<p>The Twitterverse is not easy to navigate. It's noisy. It's full of trolls and Twitterbots. Whether you're trolling or tweeting for good, one thing is clear—every time you tweet, you leave a little trace of …

Startups, Exits, And Ecosystem Flux In Software And Biotech

The world is awash in cool new tech startups and poised for “A Cambrian Moment”, according to a recent special report from the Economist. For those that haven’t read it, it’s a very interesting set of articles about the trends shaping venture formation in digital media and software: the ease of …

How to follow the eruptions of volcanoes in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Two minutes past midnight this morning, after weeks of rattling Iceland with hundreds of earthquakes, the volcano Bárðarbunga finally erupted. Magma breached the surface in a lava field in Holuhraun, the Icelandic Meteorological Office reported, in what’s called a “fissure eruption,” seeping …

Geology