Per Nystedt

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The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

13 TED Talks from Nobel Prize winners

When he was 26, Kailash Satyrathi left his job as an electrical engineer. It sounded like a crazy move, but he was determined to help children in …

Quantum Computers Move Another Step Closer To Reality

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scientists find they can entangle mechanical vibrations in this same way, findings that could help enable quantum computers far more powerful than normal …

Apple sells nine million new iPhones in three days

Apple just set a new all-time record for iPhone launch sales: it reports selling nine million total iPhone 5s and 5c units this weekend, well over the 5 million of the iPhone 5 launch last year. While the company isn't breaking down sales by individual models, it notes that the initial iPhone 5s …

Occipital’s New Structure Sensor Turns Your iPad Into A Mobile 3D Scanner

The folks at Boulder/San Francisco-based Occipital are very much software people — the company’s RedLaser app was a big hit in the early App Store days before the team sold it to eBay, as was 360 Panorama before iOS 6’s Panorama feature took some of the wind out of its sails.<p>Their roots may be in …

Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

New camera sensor borrows human retina tech to capture images at 1000+ FPS - ExtremeTech

By on August 29, 2013 at 2:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Acquiring images as a succession …

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How Google can avoid becoming the next Microsoft, as told by an insider with knowledge of both

The deeper you dig into the causes of Microsoft’s decade of stagnation and the departure of CEO Steve Ballmer, the more apparent it is that the problems Microsoft faced affect all large companies, to one extent or another. Fortunately for the world (and unfortunately for Microsoft) the company’s …

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