Ton Chong

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Google Maps-driven Map Dive 3D-tracking hands-on

This week the folks at the development studio known as Instrument have brought a virtual reality demonstration to Google I/O 2013, complete with a …

The Time Has Come For Chrome In The Home

I’ve spent the last two weeks wandering around London, Paris, and Istanbul (not Constantinople.) As an experiment, I left my trusty MacBook Pro behind and brought only the $199 Chromebook on which I type this. And to my considerable surprise it has served admirably. So admirably, in fact, that I …

Big Data: It's Hyped, but Here's How it will Change the World

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.<p>Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web …

In Tomorrow's Wars, Battles Will Be Fought With a 3-D Printer

A 3-D printed drone is shot down by insurgents near a far-flung base manned by the U.S. military. Within hours, a small lab dropped onto the base by …

'Best estimate' for impact of melting ice on sea level rise

<b>Researchers have published their most advanced calculation for the likely impact of melting ice on global sea levels.</b><p>The EU-funded team says the ice sheets and glaciers could add 36.8cm to the oceans by 2100.<p>Adding in other factors, sea levels could rise by up to 69cm, higher than previous …

Chris Hadfield: Space Chef In Chief

Amid the media phenomenon that is Cmdr. Chris Hadfield, you may have overlooked his turn as the International Space Station's top chef.<p>The Canadian astronaut, who landed back on Earth Monday along with two other ISS crew members, wasn't just hamming it up during his five months in space. (Although …

The Skylab Legacy -- Long Duration Space Flight