Graeme Thickins

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The Ocean: Endlessly Interesting

You may have surfed in water thousands of years old<p>Have you ever, even for the briefest of moments, thought about the age of the water in which …

Seafloor

Here's how much mayhem one drone can cause flying near an airport

Drones are becoming a real nuisance to airports.<p>In the the U.K., the Airprox Board monitors incidents where an airplane's safety is compromised by …

Drones

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

• <b>Advances in machine learning now mean that doctors can take a photo and identify the disease or condition depicted.</b>• <b><br>Apple is a fan of one specific app, VisualDx, that uses new machine learning software to assist with diagnosis on an iPhone.</b>• <b><br>VisualDx has built a database of 32,000 high-quality medical</b> …

Medicine

the multipurpose migra bag is an essential surfer gadget

<b>migra is a brand new company dedicated to surfboard bags and durable, rugged gear.</b> a skilled group of product designers and business managers decided …

Shopping

The Digital Hospital: 100+ Companies Reinventing Medicine In One Infographic

From automated record keeping with Google Glass to computers that read medical images, startups are working to transform hospital care.<p>Digital health …

Kelly’s Wave Pool Added To 2018 ‘CT Schedule

The Tour's newest stop: Lemoore, California<p>We (speculatively) know that the 2019 Championship Tour will differ from the current schedule, with a more …

Kelly Slater

Surfer who escaped a shark by punching it in the nose gives a classic TODAY interview

It turns out that Mick Fanning didn’t just save himself when he escaped a shark by punching it in 2015.<p>English tourist Charlie Fry found himself in …

Surfing

Guy Turns Ray Collins Wave Photos Into Cinemagraphs and They’re Astonishing

Photograph by Ray Collins<p>In an ongoing series of cinemagraphs, artist Armand Dijcks has teamed up with award-winning photographer Ray Collins …

Photography

Watch: This flying drone folds its wings and dives into the sea, then relaunches itself

There's some cool science happening around multidomain robots, which are built to traverse multiple environments<p>I'm a sucker for bio-inspired …

Drones

DJI launches an Apple-exclusive Mavic Pro

DJI launched the limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White today, an all-white version of the Mavic Pro with a color-coordinated remote control and propellers to match. The drone is available at Apple.com and Apple Stores in most countries.<p>It’s sold as a bundle, which includes a remote control, two …

Drones

SUP Surfing Emerald Walls in France

Delphine Macaire is more than France’s 2017 national champion of standup paddle surfing. She’s more than a professional kiteboarder and sailor. …

SUP Surfing

More robots are coming to retailers

It’s not just Walmart (WMT) adding robots to its roster; other retailers are planning to do the same.<p>San Francisco-based Bossa Nova Robotics said its new autonomous service robots that are currently only in select Walmart stores throughout the country, will be making its way to other retailers soon.<p>…

Robots

FDA Approves First Digital Pill That Can Track Whether You've Taken It

Support the news<p>The Food and Drug Administration has approved its first digital drug: a pill embedded with a sensor that transmits whether someone …

Pharma

AI and the enterprise: The view from Noodle.ai

Stephen Pratt, CEO of Noodle.ai, explains how his San Francisco-based startup uses 'AI as a service' to help companies make complex business …

Big Data

Working Together to Build a Big Data Future for Enterprise

<b>To leverage Big Data and build an effective Artificial Intelligence infrastructure, enterprises must embrace collaboration.</b><p>In a digital economy, the …

Big Data

Drones are helping French traffic cops to catch hundreds of dangerous drivers

While Amazon’s vision of cops going around with shoulder-based “assistant drones” may be something for the distant future, their French counterparts …

Drones

This Timelapse Was Made by Flying a Drone in Giant Circles

Need a dose of inspiration for your aerial drone imagery? This 3-minute film of drone footage from Hong Kong-based production company Visual Suspect …

Drones

Dolphin puts on an aerial show in Newport Beach surf

Surfers weren’t the only ones scoring some fun waves over the weekend.<p>Photographer Tom Cozad was in just the right place Sunday, Nov. 12, capturing …

California

Big-wave surfer Kim Hamrock, author of ‘My Grandma Surfs Better Than You,’ talks bullying, etiquette in the water

Surf icon and former world champion Kim Hamrock of Huntington Beach surfs just north of the Newport Beach Pier on Friday, November 10, 2017, in …

California

Delivering medical supplies into the remote Amazon is a big challenge, but drones could help

Delivering medical supplies into the heart of the Amazonian rainforest is no easy feat. So a group within BD, a medical technology manufacturer, is …

Drones

Stranded kitesurfer used his Apple Watch to call for help in shark-infested waters

Over the past few years, we’ve seen quite a few stories detailing how the heart sensor on the Apple Watch has helped save lives. Just last month, for …

Smartwatches

What He Rode: Ian Walsh and his Christenson Gun

The 2017 Pe'ahi Challenge winner tells us about his winning sled<p><i>The 2017 Pe’ahi Challenge was a monumental two days of surfing. Simply put, the bar</i> …

Surfing

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Machine Learning

Karl Angell captures Mother Nature's best work

HIS surfing and photography passions give Karl Angell wings.<p>The Angell Surf Photography founder never looked back when he first picked up a camera …

Photography

Think Big Data: Act Small Data

Business is obsessed with data - data is the new raw material to crunch. Beliefs are being strengthened that data beats emotions. Data really powers …

Big Data

Drone used to find missing woman in North Carolina cornfield, video shows

An 81-year-old woman who was lost in a North Carolina cornfield on Sunday was found in less than 30 minutes after officials used a drone to locate her, a video released by police showed.<p>Mary Brown was walking near her home when she got lost about 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, WFMY reported. Randolph County …

Crime

A group of crazy surfers rode a SUPsquatch at big Nazaré; video

Iconic big-wave spot in Portugal, Nazaré has been lighting up this week, and has been so big it even broke the back of British big-wave surfer Andrew …

Big Wave Surfing

Design Forum: The Merits of a Proper Soft-Top with Jack Coleman

The California surfer and filmmaker has a soft spot for free-friction<p>It's been nearly 60 years since Mickey Muñoz introduced the world to the …

Indoor Cycling

A.I. is about to make the hassle of air travel a thing of the past

Artificial intelligence appears set to revolutionize the air travel experience for passengers — and that could happen in just a matter of years, …

Airlines

How blockchain and AI improve supply chain tracking

Chronicled's Samantha Radocchia explains how companies can use AI, machine learning, and blockchain to improve data visibility and enhance …

Big Data