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Stop being a founder, and start being a CEO

A lot of founders don’t make it as a CEO. Not that they can’t, but they don’t. None more glorious that Andrew Mason and his middle finger salute to …

May | 2013 | Ars Technica

Sony SBH50 Bluetooth headset touts NFC and a smart remote (video)

Sony's Xperia ZR isn't reaching the market all by its lonesome: it's accompanied by a high-end Bluetooth headset, the SBH50. The sequel to the Smart Wireless Headset Pro mostly ups the ante with NFC -- listeners just have to tap the smart remote against their Xperias (or many other NFC-aware …

The United States of Energy

The United States of Energy from Saxum, is a huge project to map domestic energy sources.<p><i>Finally… After almost 50 years of dependence on foreign</i> …

11 Arduino projects that require major hacking skills—or a bit of insanity

Lawn care, Daleks, bug zappers prove the Arduino thrives as much as Raspberry Pi.<p>Raspberry Pi has received the lion's share of attention devoted to …

Neuromimetic processor board beats supercomputers at their own game

By on April 25, 2013 at 4:08 pm<p>Neuromorphic chips were first developed by Carver Mead at Caltech back in the late ’80s. He made many of the most …

We've Finally Figured Out What Makes LED Bulbs So Inefficient

Now maybe LED lighting will take off in more than just traffic lights and gadgets.<p>LEDs should be lighting the way to a greener future: They use 75 percent less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent light bulbs, and they do so at a cooler temperature. But right now, we mostly use LEDs in …

NASA’s cold fusion tech could put a nuclear reactor in every home, car, and plane

By on February 22, 2013 at 8:39 am<p>The cold fusion dream lives on: NASA is developing cheap, clean, low-energy nuclear reaction (LENR) technology that …

The first private mission to Mars will launch in 2018 and use poop for radiation shielding

By on March 4, 2013 at 1:34 pm<p>Dennis Tito, the world’s first space tourist, plans to send a married couple to Mars in 2018. The married couple will …

How to bypass an Android smartphone’s encryption and security: Put it in the freezer

By on March 12, 2013 at 2:40 pm<p>Security researchers at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany have shown that they can extract photos, …

The 500MW molten salt nuclear reactor: Safe, half the price of light water, and shipped to order

By on March 13, 2013 at 10:33 am<p>Nuclear power basically comes down to two issues: Safety and cost. Nobody denies that mass nuclear has the raw …

Aluminium-air battery can power electric vehicles for 1,000 miles, will come to production cars in 2017

By on March 27, 2013 at 10:20 am<p>Phinergy, an Israeli startup, has demonstrated an aluminium-air battery that is capable of powering an electric …

Inside IBM’s $67 billion SAGE, the largest computer ever built

By on March 28, 2013 at 11:08 am<p>In 1957, IBM began the construction of the Semi-Automatic Ground Environment, by far the world’s largest computer. …