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VR versus AR: which technology will win the battle for hearts and virtual minds?

Heather Kelley<p><b>Co-founder, Kokoromi</b><p>"In a few years' time, these legacy terms will be artefacts. The underlying question is, to what degree does a …

Mixed Reality

This Robo Pizza Company Bakes Your Pie As It Drives To Your House

The Silicon Valley pizza company Zume wants a slice of the $46 billion U.S. pizza market . . . and more.<p>From the outside, it doesn’t look very different from any old food truck you know. But inside, it’s the world’s most powerful pizza-making machine on four wheels, custom-built like the …

Robotics

Why It Matters That Artificial Intelligence Is About to Beat the World's Best Poker Players

Libratus, a smart new computing system, is pushing into new territory for artificial intelligence.<p>If you've ever left a poker table penniless, you definitely don't want to go up against Libratus.<p>Built by a computer science professor and a graduate student, the artificial intelligence system is …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI

In nearly the same breath as he shared updates on his plans to dig tunnels, Elon Musk also noted he’s looking to hopefully share more on his progress with developing a “neural lace” next month. That’s a technical term for direct cortical interface, and it’s something that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO …

Tesla

The Worst Question You Can Ask in an Interview

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Helium Dreams

A new generation of airships is born.<p>Igor Pasternak started thinking about airships when he was twelve. Back then, in the nineteen-seventies, he loved rockets. One night, he was curled up in the soft green chair that doubled as his bed, in the two-room apartment where he lived with his parents, his …

Aviation

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

What happens when a country goes bust

FROM the days when monarchs over-borrowed for their mercantile adventures, to Argentina’s recent failure to pay its creditors, countries have long …

2015 predictions: 5 ways our experience of the web will be different from last year

This past year, we saw the rise of Uber, Apple jumping into the wearables arms race, and large acquisitions like Facebook’s $22 billion bet on Whatsapp. So what big changes can we expect to see in 2015? With the New Year already upon us, here are a few predictions for the year ahead:<p><b>1. Say hello to</b> …

What The Financial Services Industry Could Look Like In 17 Years

<b>What The Financial Services Industry Could Look Like In 2030 (Tiburon Research via Nerd's Eye View)</b><p>The size of the financial markets hasn't grown in the last six years even as the industry has tried to grow, reports Matt Lynch of the Tiburon Strategic Advisors. This has been complicated by other …