Mitchell G

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GE CEO Jeff Immelt On How The Industrial Internet Is Helping Slash Downtime

At the company’s Minds + Machines event in San Francisco today, GE unveiled a range of new Industrial Internet offerings.<p>In a video touting General Electric’s new initiative to get more than 20,000 people building for Predix.io, the company’s new dedicated cloud environment for app developers, we …

Internet of Things

After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

Last month’s revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of over a million Chrysler automobiles has delivered a stark warning that life in …

Computer Science

DIY platform makes it fast and easy to create your own smart projects

Sony’s IoT Kit Facilitates Connected Mini-Inventions In Minutes<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with …

New York City
Internet of Things

Where Is The Internet-Of-Things Being Invented? Not In Silicon Valley

The emerging consensus view of humanity’s imminent future is that just about everything will soon be interconnected with just about everything else.<p>In a recent report on Digital Life in 2025, the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project predicted that the internet would soon become a “global, …

Internet of Things
Internet of Things

Samsung Invests In Sigfox’s Network For Connected Objects

Sigfox’s $115 million mega round has yet to close (€100 million). Today, Samsung announced at a press conference that the company invested in the French startup as well. The amount of this additional funding is undisclosed. And that’s not all. A source told me that two other companies also recently …

Internet of Things

iPhone-based eye-exam kit raises $6.1M to bring eye care to a billion people across the globe

The equipment needed to carry out a proper eye examination typically costs $20-40k; the Smart Vision Labs SVOne aims to reduce that cost to just $4k by using an iPhone as part of the kit. The iPhone takes a series of photos of the eye, while an app performs the analysis and generates a prescription.<p>…

‘Thermobooth’ Photo Booth Only Takes a Picture when Two or More People Touch

We’ve seen a few interesting twists on the typical photo booth, from the funny and popular slow-motion booth to the Instagram-inspired DIY version. …

Blueprint Health’s newest class of digital health startups tackle genetics, hospital waste, social need

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>It’s been a big week for digital health startups: On Tuesday, San Francisco-based Rock Health held its demo day and, today, …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Awesome Life-Sized Lamborghini Made of Paper

Many of us have built a small paper-craft object once or twice in our lives, but graphic designer Taras Lesko takes it to a whole new level. The determined artist, who is no stranger to working with paper, has built everything from Gundams, wall art, and 3D busts out of the fragile material. Most …

Wall Art

Nest Thermostat opens up with new developer program and Control4 integration

Nest, the company founded by iPod creator Tony Fadell to reinvent home devices, is opening up. The company just announced a new developer program and web API for its popular Nest Learning Thermostat, allowing third parties to create apps, products, and services that integrate with the thermostat. …

Pebble smartwatch goes on sale at AT&T on September 27

The customizable smartwatch spreads its reach as it becomes available on the mobile carrier's Web site and in select retail stores.<p>AT&T announced that it will be hawking the Pebble smartwatch come September 27. It will be the first mobile carrier to sell the watch, which not only tells the time but …

Wearable Tech

Excel's Power Maps take bar graphs to some new and mildly interesting places

There are only so many ways one can juice up boring Excel data, but Microsoft's new Power Map Preview for Office 365 looks like it's up to the challenge. The 3D map visualizer has just graduated from "project" status with a handful of features sure to please number crunchers and map lovers alike. …

The $400 Deltaprintr Is A Cheap Way To Make Really Big 3D Prints

Another day, another 3D printer. This time we have a model that comes from SUNY Purchase College where they are working on a laser-cut, compact 3D printer that can make extra tall models simply by swapping out a few pieces.<p>The printer pumps out plastic at 100 microns, a more than acceptable …