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Google taps Levi’s to create interactive jeans

Google and Levi’s are teaming up to create interactive clothing.<p>At Google’s developer conference today, the Mountain View, California company showed off Project Jacquard, an experimental program within Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects unit that has developed conductive yarn with textile …

Google Glass

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

Energy

This is what a feminist really looks like

Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom has landed himself in more trouble after claiming that women are better finding mustard in a pantry than driving. The remarks came only a few weeks after he complained that UK foreign aid was going to countries like "bongo bongo land".<p>Writing for Politics.co.uk, Bloom said …

Why China won't be a better superpower: Believe in people, not states | US & Canada

In a thoughtful column, Murtaza Hussain asks whether the world might be better off with the rise of China than it was under Western and US hegemony?<p>After all, European imperialism and US wars since 1945 have caused millions of deaths; the Western sense of superiority prevents any fair dialogue with …