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Paul Allen: The Singularity Isn't Near - MIT Technology Review

Futurists like Vernor Vinge and Ray Kurzweil have argued that the world is rapidly approaching a tipping point, where the accelerating pace of …

The Four Layers of JavaScript OOP - O'Reilly Webcast

Zoom's H5 brings high-quality audio recording to budget-minded pros

Are you serious about capturing high-quality audio away from a studio, but not so serious that you need a do-everything recorder like Zoom's H6? You'll want to look into the company's newly unveiled H5, then. While it should match the H6's audio quality and can use the same stereo microphone …

AutoDesk Releases An Electronics Simulator Called 123D Circuits

Hardware hacking often seems like black magic to the uninitiated, which is why 123D Circuits is so cool: it allows you to learn electronics using a virtual Arduino board and breadboard without blowing up capacitors or burning yourself with solder on your work table.<p>Created by AutoDesk, 123D …

A tidy Repository of jQuery Plugins & JavaScripts

Home<p>Unheap<p>A tidy repository of javascript plugins<p>Vanilla<p>Snazzy Info Window is a plugin for customizable info windows using the Google Maps JavaScript …

Understanding Scope and Context in JavaScript - Modern Web

by <b>Ryan Morr</b> on August 26, 2013<p>The modern web is always changing, and this article is more than two years old.<p>JavaScript’s implementation of scope and …

Apple Patents 3D Gesture Control Via Hover-Based Input On Touchscreen Devices Like The iPad

Apple has had a new patent published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), and it’s one that details an extension of multi-touch input that would take gestures above the screen, allowing for 3D manipulation of objects via 3D gesture inputs. Fitting that I should just finish trashing 3D gesture …

Why does Angular dot js rock

<b>NOTE: This blog was migrated from another platform. The inline examples here used to work so this article is pretty much useless right now. I will</b> …

Software Is Still King. Hardware Is Just Along for the Ride

Sometimes, inspiration comes from the most mundane experiences – late-night phone calls, commuting, or in the case of Dropcam, dogs pooping on your …

Garmin HUD offers head-up display directions from your smartphone

Garmin has outed the latest must-have gadget for the <i>Top Gun</i> wannabe, the Garmin HUD, a head-up display that hooks up wirelessly to your smartphone. …

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Virtuix Omni Takes Virtual Reality In Every Direction

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research and blogs at Techspressive. Follow him on Twitter @rossrubin.</i><p>Now that there are enough wearable sensors on the market to track one activity per day each week, we’ve seen some sensor-based products turn their attention to chilling out …

A new kit that makes customized robotics affordable

Robotics is awesome — but incredibly expensive. Building a humanoid robot to look cute and cater to your whims with nifty batches of code will cost …

Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …