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Why Cognition-as-a-Service is the next operating system battlefield

The Semantic Web may have failed, but higher intelligence is coming to applications anyway, in another form: Cognition-as-a-Service (CaaS). And this …

When trying to find innovation, look for the intersection of the physical and digital worlds

I remember my first forays onto the internet in the mid-’90s.<p>I could look at cars, buy airline tickets, and even see what other books people bought …

Beware of vendors pitching private cloud

http://blogs.gartner.com/alessandro-perilli/dont-believe-any-claim-about-private-cloud-market-share/<p>Buyer beware when it comes private cloud. In this …

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4 stories about how design & user obsession can have a big impact

We know everything from Snapchat clones to the latest infographic are falling under the umbrella term of design these days — heck, the President of …

Could hi-tech accessories make cycling safer?

<b>Although more people are getting around by bike, cyclists remain the most vulnerable group of road users. Could a range of wearable technologies keep them safer?</b><p>In the UK, the number of people killed in cycling accidents is on the rise.<p>Most serious incidents involve another vehicle and commonly …

How To Create Your Own Luck

Luck–in business and in life–isn’t always something that happens to you, it’s also something you can find and help create.<p>Failed actors rarely give career advice. “The advice business is a monopoly run by survivors,” writes David McRaney of You Are Not So Smart. The chefs who failed don’t have a …

Startup Ceiva Energy wants to use your family photos to lower your energy use

Picture this: a digital photo frame that flashes memorable moments of your life . . . and how much electricity you use and what your monthly utility …

Smart Power Strip now works with SmartThings WiFi hub to keep your home always connected

If you couldn't tell by its name alone, the Smart Power Strip's a card-carrying member of the 'internet of things' or, for those of you without jargon translators, 'connected devices.' The current Kickstarter project (and recent Insert Coin semifinalist) is nearing the final throes of its funding …

7 Ways To Give Presentations That People Actually Care About

No one will be looking at their phones–unless they’re tweeting about how awesome your talk is. Really.<p>When NYU leadership lecturer Helio Fred Garcia wants to gather an audience’s attention, he enlists the most fearsome of allies: The Black Eyed Peas.<p>“At precisely 9 a.m. I touch a button on my …

How To Ask Questions That Uncover Your Company’s Values

Are your personal values engrained in the identity of your entire organization? Let’s find out.<p>Defining your company’s vision is no easy task. How can you possibly condense what you do in your 60-hour weeks with your entire team and the grand vision behind it into a short and sweet sentence? You …

Why Carving Out 5 Hours Every Day For Difficult Work Can Lead To Greatness

If you want to do remarkable stuff, stop wasting your time on email. Great artists, writers, and inventors spend almost a quarter of their days immersed in deep work. Here’s how to dive in and create something amazing.<p>By now you may have encountered <i>Mason Curry’s Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i>, a …

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Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

General relativity, the geometric theory of gravity developed by Albert Einstein in the early 1900's, is today considered one of the twin pillars of modern physics. Along with quantum mechanics, it is fundamental to our understanding of the universe.<p>Yet despite its importance, general relativity …

Knightscope K5 And K10 Robot Security Guards

Knightscope is a Silicon Valley startup that plans to replace human security guards with robot security guards, the company has revealed two models, …

Raspberry Pi Camera Case With Wall And Ceiling Mount

If you enjoy tinkering and creating projects with your Raspberry Pi mini PC and it companion camera module you might be interested in this new …

Honda Creates First Airbag Smartphone Case

If like me you are always dropping your smartphone and need a good protective case to make suer that it’s not damaged you might be interested in this …

ivee Sleek : Siri Style Wireless Voice-Activated Home Assistant (video)

If you are looking for a little more help around the home you might be interested in this new ivee Sleek device which has been designed to provide …

Future Toyota electric vehicles will recharge wirelessly thanks to WiTricity

Wireless power company WiTricity announced on Thursday that it has entered an intellectual property licensing agreement with Toyota(s tm). The …

Umidi Is The Worlds First Custom DJ Controller (Video)

Designers Bartosz Kowalski and Joseph Chehade from Australia, have come up with what they are calling the worlds first custom DJ controller, the …

Awesome Raspberry Pi Arcade Stick Build Using PiJamma Add-on PCB (video)

Gamers who have also got a spare Raspberry Pi mini PC kicking around might be interested in this awesome Raspberry Pi arcade stick created by …

Raspberry Pi-equipped AR.Drone can hijack other quadcopters' WiFi link (video)

There might come a time when you'll wait for a drone instead of a truck for your Amazon or UPS package, while worrying about tech-savvy thieves instead of armed robbers. Let's just hope no ne'er-do-well uses Samy Kamkar's SkyJack for evil, because the software can worm its way into flying machines …

6 things you should know about the market for big batteries

The market for big batteries that store electricity across the power grid or at buildings, as well as power electric vehicles, has long been just …

Sugru Magnet Kit Allows You To Attach Anything To Anything (video)

Sugru the company that creates the awesome mouldable self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand, has this week announced the creation of a new …

Technical Machine gets $1M to let web developers play with the internet of things

Technical Machine (see disclosure) has raised $1 million in seed round funding led by True Ventures (see disclosure) with Slow Ventures and angels …

Bluetooth beefs up for the internet of things

The next version of Bluetooth, the low power wireless protocol used in headsets, smart locks and personal fitness devices is getting a few tweaks to …

Sleep mask measures brainwaves to keep naps refreshing

<i>This article was taken from the July 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Switched On: Banishing Bing

<i>Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.</i><p>Much like George Orwell's classic 1984, wars continue in the technology industry without seeming regard for who the enemy is or who it once was. Take, for example, Nokia's embrace of Windows Phone and Microsoft's …

Is Working On Weekends The Secret To A Successful, Happy Work-Life Balance?

Seriously. Read on to find out how it could work for you.<p>Last week, the financial world was abuzz with some interesting news: Goldman Sachs was easing up on its junior analysts. Specifically, the firm announced that it wanted its young bankers to take weekends off. As David Solomon, co-head of the …