Peter Reinold

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Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

Aviation

Duracell, The Company That Makes Batteries, Wants To Compete With $10 Billion Dropbox

The latest one caught our eye because the company is better known for making batteries: Duracell.<p>It's standing out from the crowd by combining an old-fashioned hard drive that you would pick up at the store with unlimited cloud storage.<p>For $20 per month, you'll get a 1 terabyte hard drive and …

Google buys military robot-maker Boston Dynamics

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1037000/1037334_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524664084_cd08745197aea9f80789807cad2fafef<p><b>Google has acquired the engineering company that developed Cheetah, the world's fastest-running robot and other animal-based mobile research</b> …

Microsoft loses top engineer to Google

Blaise Agüera y Arcas, a former distinguished engineer at Microsoft, is joining Google. Agüera y Arcas originally joined Microsoft in 2006 after the software giant acquired his Seadragon startup. He was a key software architect who helped develop and build Microsoft’s Bing Maps service and its …

What the arrival of Bitcoin means for society, politics and you

We are moving to a world that uses currencies secured by cryptographical systems. It's time our social and political institutions seriously consider …

Tech Companies Are Trying To Rename Downtown San Francisco The "Cloud Corridor"

In a city famous for micro-hoods, these companies are trying to rebrand an entire district.<p>A group of tech companies is trying to rename downtown San Francisco the "Cloud Corridor," in an effort to rebrand the city's thriving tech district.<p>"The cloud is the hot topic these day," says David …

San Francisco

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking