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How Tesla is ushering in the age of the learning car

While Tesla’s new hands-free driving is drawing a lot of interest this week, it’s the technology behind-the-scenes of the company’s newly-enabled …

'Tacopedia': A Mouth-Watering Tour Of Mexico's Taco Culture

While it's hard to find a person who doesn't at least like tacos, they don't always get the respect they deserve.<p>According to Déborah Holtz and Juan Carlos Mena, authors of <i>Tacopedia,</i> an impressive new tome,the taco is a focal point not just of Mexico's cuisine but of its culture, too.<p>"Mexicans eat …

Mexico

Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …

My Life as a Robot

I have been part robot since May. Instead of legs, I move on gyroscopically stabilized wheels. Instead of a face, I have an iPad screen. Instead of …

Mind

RAND report: Self-driving cars could give police new powers.

A few lines in a seemingly routine RAND Corp. report on the future of technology and law enforcement last week raised a provocative question: Should …

IBM Acquires Database-As-A-Service Startup Compose

IBM today announced that it has acquired Compose, the Y Combinator-backed database-as-a-service startup originally known as MongoHQ. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.<p>Compose had raised $6.4 million since it launched in 2010 — most of it in a Series A round in 2012 that was led …

How digital marketing operations can transform business

Struggling to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer behavior? Digital marketing operations can bridge the divide between what customers expect and …

6 Essential Free Social Media Management Tools

41 Must Have Digital Marketing Tools to Help You Grow

Not to be dramatic, but digital marketers today live and die by the tools of the trade. Modern marketers are expected to be a million places at once. …

Digital Influence Mapping Project

Marketing automation and intelligence aims to make marketing and, potentially, sales more efficient. They can become the high performance engine that …

This 'tediously accurate' map of the Solar System puts the space into space

In the words of Douglas Adams, space is big. How big? "Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." Peanuts indeed, but peanuts worth considering — especially …

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Mexico swings back at Donald Trump with piñata

https://www.theblot.com/mexico-swings-back-at-donald-trumps-racist-comments-literally-7746080<p>Batter up! After Donald Trump accused Mexicans of being …

GenY und GenZ haben unterschiedliche Werte, zeigen zwei Studien.

Es lohnt sich als Marketer immer wieder mal einen Vergleich zu ziehen zwischen Gen Z und GenY (Millennials). Schließlich sind bis 2025 drei von vier …

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a major upgrade: the metal quadruped can now autonomously jump over hurdles like a trained horse. Yes, it can automatically detect and leap over …

Watching a Grown Man Unlearn How to Ride a Bicycle is Surprisingly Compelling

A prank played by a welder rewrites part of this man's brain<p>I had avoided watching this video because I assumed it was clickbait, but I was wrong. …

Sipping pretty: Tequila’s global ambitions

<b>By Clay Risen</b><p>Photographs by Frédéric Lagrange for Fortune<p>May 21, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT<p><b>The liquor’s popularity in the U.S. has soared as high-end makers</b> …

The Next Roomba May Recognize All Your Crap

<i>Video Credit: iRobot</i><p>The Internet of Things is plagued by communication breakdowns. While connected thermostats, egg trays, and even forks can beam …

Smart Homes

Green lights for our self-driving vehicle prototypes

Meet Lily, the world's coolest drone that you probably aren't allowed to use

The Lily Camera is the latest addition to the jaw-dropping array of drones on the market. The only downer about this new unmanned aerial vehicle is …

All the space greys.

Couchlet turns any sofa or bed into a charging station

Chris Hawker does his best thinking when he sees someone doing something awkward. Watching people struggle with everyday tools guides the designer to invent things that solve everyday problems, from peeling a cucumber to powering our growing number of electronic devices.<p>So when Hawker found himself …

How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.

Kids

Moore's Law Is Dead. Long Live Moore's Law.

As Moore’s law turns 50 on Sunday, silicon is losing its grip, but there is good news in Gallium nitride technology.<p>The year is 1965. The Beatles release four albums. The war rages on in Vietnam. And a research-and-development professional by the name of Gordon Moore makes a bold prediction that …

The Future Of Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Google

In one of the most energetic and entertaining presentations I’ve seen in a while, Scott Galloway, Clinical Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern, Founder & CEO of L2, business intelligence firm serving prestige brands. spoke in Munich about “The Four Horsemen of the digital economy“: Amazon, Apple, …

eCommerce

One statistic that shows how much America already relies on Uber

Sorry, taxis: Uber is taking over business travel.<p>Bloomberg found a new study from Certify, one of the largest expense management software companies in North America, suggests that Uber is nudging out traditional ground transportation.<p>Last month, Uber accounted for 47% of ground transportation …

Hey everyone, science is really cool. For example, Moore's Law.