Juan J. Barrios

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How 3D printing will impact our future: A rundown of companies to keep your eyes on

<i>Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020.</i><p>The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the …

Android alternatives to the Apple iPhone 6

If you're thinking about preordering the iPhone 6, first check out what's on deck from its Android competitors.<p>As the dust begins to settle from Apple's event earlier this week, and preorders for the iPhone 6 (as well as its larger counterpart the iPhone 6 Plus ) kick off this Friday, it may appear …

Apple Loop: iPhone 6 Release Dates, Apple Watch Pricing, And The iPod Classic Retires

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the announcements of the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, the Apple Watch, and Apple Pay; the missing healthcare software and sapphire screens; the renewed focus on iOS gaming; and we say goodbye to an old …

Basics #2

Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2014<p>Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy …

The Perils of Economic Consensus

Disagreements among economists reflect the fact that their discipline comprises a diverse collection of models, and that matching reality to model is …

Science

New Microsoft Project Turns Boring First-Person Videos Into Awesome Hyperlapses

There are barely any mountain bikers, climbers, skydivers or skiers left who don’t have a GoPro camera attached to their helmet. Nobody really wants to sit through an hour of video of you heading up and down the slopes, however. You could just speed those videos up, but then they become completely …

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

There’s a name for uncomfortable benches, hard-to-reach parks, and ubiquitous surveillance: disciplinary architecture.<p>A few weeks ago, news emerged that a New York building was planning a separate entrance for residents of its low-income units–“poor doors.” Outrage ensued, but the truth is, urban …

NerdFit: Why Techies Love CrossFit

"CrossFit's analytical structure is very appealing," says Keith Hoffman, a Cisco web marketing manager who worked out at Gold's Gym for 15 years …

The Suburbs Made Us Fat

People in dense cities are thinner and have healthier hearts than people in sprawling subdivisions. New research says the secret is in the patterns of the streets.<p>Just seeing someone wearing a Fitbit makes me nervous. I'm told I have a tendency to become “obsessive.” A count of steps or calories …

Ground war

EVERY February thousands of American romantics send their Valentine’s Day cards via Loveland, a small city north of Denver, where they are stamped …

Political Science