Joe Molloy

114 Flips | 5 Magazines | 3 Following | 1 Follower | @joem2go | Project Manager, Wannabe Product Manager, Part-Time Developer (Mobile, Web, Big Data), Scrum Master, Technical Consultant & Writer....Phew

Battery-powered air taxis and bigger hybrid planes poised to change aviation<p>Trains, ships and automobiles have all been swept along in recent years by the electric power revolution – and planes are next.<p>Passenger jets are poised for an electric makeover that could fundamentally change the economics …

Aviation

Wanted: Robot Babysitters

As a job, would you like to look after a robot?Wally Robot from https://unsplash.com/@drscytheBabysitting a robot is not just the purview of space …

'You Can't See the Join!' - Recovering Morecambe and Wise (Part 1) - BBC R&D

BBC R&D<p>'You Can't See the Join!' - Recovering Morecambe and Wise (Part 1)<p>Posted by <b>BBC Research and Development</b> on 29 Dec 2017, last updated 30 Dec 2017<p><b>A regular TV tradition</b> at this time of year is the repeat of the Morecambe and Wise Christmas specials and 2017 is no exception - there is even a …

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Why Engineers Despise Agile

TL;DR<p>The agile consulting industry repackages an originally human-centered, technology-driven philosophy into a standardized, all-weather …

The Product Roadmap vs. the Project Roadmap

It’s amazing what you learn when you stop talking at work and start listening. This is particularly true when you are meeting with the world’s best …

Japanese AI Writes a Novel, Nearly Wins Literary Award

I had thought my job was safe from automation--a computer couldn't possibly replicate the complex creativity of human language in writing or piece …

Researchers Create Matrix-Like Instant Learning Through Brain Stimulation

You know Kung Fu. Researchers at HRL Laboratories have discovered that when you use transcranial direct current stimulation to send the brain activity of commercial and military pilots into the heads of novice pilots, subjects can essentially learn to fly in a realistic flight simulator.<p>The …

Did I just get hacked?

9 Answers<p>up vote 475 down vote accepted<p><b>EDIT 2</b>:<p>there is one good reason why this post is attracting so much attention: you managed to record the …

GUEST BLOG: Smithsonian Update on Enterprise Studio Model Restoration

Stardate 1601.28: After a year of extensive research, conservation work on the original studio model of the USS Enterprise is now underway in the …

Desert complex will provide electricity for more than 1 million people when complete, helping African country to supply most of its energy from renewables by 2030<p>Morocco’s king will switch on the first phase of a concentrated solar power plant on Thursday that will become the world’s largest when …

Renewable Energy

Climate Home: Power from the sun could supply 20% of energy worldwide by 2027 on current technology trends, say UK researchers<p>Solar power costs are tumbling so fast the technology is likely to fast outstrip mainstream energy forecasts.<p>That is the conclusion of Oxford University researchers, based …

Oxford University

Bye bye Wi-Fi: iOS code hints Apple may switch to super fast Li-Fi on future iPhones

Operating system code can sometimes give us clues as to where a company is headed in terms of development. And that could be happening with iOS, as …

IPhone 7

What will power tomorrow’s spacecraft?

The missions that will last decades or longer will need a new generation of power sources. What are the options?<p>Power systems are a critical part of a spacecraft. They need to be able to operate in extreme environments and be utterly reliable. Yet, with the ever-increasing power demands of more …

The first guy to hack the iPhone built a self-driving car by himself

George Hotz made a name for himself at 17 years-old as the first person to hack the iPhone, but his next project could be headed on a collision course with Apple’s self-driving car.<p>Using affordable electronics that any nerd on the street can purchase, Hotz revealed that he hacked an Acura ILX to …

Google wants to help you go solar, expands Project Sunroof to 9 major U.S. regions

Making solar easier<p>Google's stated mission is to "organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful". At first this …

Product Manager Vs Project Manager

The disciplines of Product Management and Project Management are so intertwined that in many companies the same person is responsible for both. Look …

Product Management

10 Ways Mobile Is Changing the Role of Product Managers

Mobile product management as a profession is still relatively new, although it’s picked up speed over the last year across companies of all sizes. …

Car turns driver in for hit-and-run

A Port St. Lucie woman is under arrest in connection with a hit-and-run.<p>Police responded to a hit-and-run in the 500 block of Northwest Prima Vista …

Co-op chain accidentally introduces 20% discount at stores

<b>A regional supermarket chain accidentally introduced a 20% discount in all its stores - costing thousands in lost revenue.</b><p>The East of England Co-op intended to have the offer at just one shop, in Clacton, starting last Wednesday.<p>However, computers introduced it at the checkouts of 140 stores across …

Issue 40

Get your FREE Raspberry Pi Zero with the print edition of The MagPi #40. Yes, you read that right…<p>It’s a fully-fledged Raspberry Pi with a 1GHz …

Starships size comparison

'Red Mars' could be sci-fi TV's 'Game of Thrones'

Author Kim Stanley Robinson's <i>Mars</i> trilogy is heading to television, under the title of its first novel <i>Red Mars</i>. American network Spike TV has …

Game of Thrones

Oral Argument

We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to publish internationally bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson’s first stand-alone short story in …

Star Wars' Greatest Screenwriter Wrote All Your Other Favorite Movies Too

Lawrence Kasdan’s keen ear for dialogue defined the movies of the 1980s and 1990s. From <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i> to <i>The Big Chill</i>, from <i>Silverado</i> to <i>Body</i> …

Star Wars

Quantum entanglement achieved at room temperature in semiconductor wafers

Entanglement is one of the strangest phenomena predicted by quantum mechanics, the theory that underlies most of modern physics. It says that two …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo<p>Silicon Valley dominates the world’s technology sector, but its origins lie in a unexpected confluence between hippies, academics and the military.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/d9d01045524d41035f3e2c80490d918f64124055/0_335_5099_3058/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Fabrizio …

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Apple Open Sources Its Swift Programming Language

In a move that represents a significant shift for Apple—and for the tech industry as a whole—the world's most valuable company has open sourced its …

Open Source Software