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Weapons of World War III: How new technology will affect the next great conflict - ExtremeTech

By on March 19, 2015 at 8:50 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>AUSTIN–During a panel this week at …

ET deals: 10,000 online courses for $10 each at Udemy - ExtremeTech

By on March 20, 2015 at 10:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Looking to learn something new? …

Solar energy could soon get a 2-for-1 boost with tandem cells - ExtremeTech

By on March 24, 2015 at 1:06 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>While Europe has embraced solar …

Unmanned drones, robots, and missiles could win the next war: DARPA - ExtremeTech

By on April 1, 2015 at 8:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>World War II brought the principle …

ARM-based chip can run for 'decades' on one set of batteries - ExtremeTech

ARM-based chip can run for ‘decades’ on one set of batteries<p>By on April 1, 2015 at 4:22 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Boeing patents sci-fi force field that deflects explosive shock waves - ExtremeTech

By on March 23, 2015 at 2:28 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Boeing is perhaps best known for …

Google Now will use other apps to better assess your needs

The basic idea behind Google Now is to present useful information before you know you’ll need it. That’s done with server-side crunching of data from …

See through the eyes of a Stormtrooper with this speeder bike drone

First there was the Millennium Falcon drone. Then came the Tie Intercepter drone. And now, thanks to MIT-grad/aviation nut Adam Woolworth, we can add …

Acrobat strategy coalesces into Adobe Document Cloud

Add Acrobat to the growing list of Adobe products relying on the software as a service model.<p>Subscription Acrobat isn't new, but now that entire end of Adobe's business follows another big step down the road its design- and marketing-oriented compatriots have traveled. It joins Creative Cloud and …

You won't miss camera cables with Eyefi's latest wireless SD card

Eyefi's always had an intriguing hook: Wouldn't it be easier if you could just transfer photos from your cameras over Wi-Fi, instead of manually plugging into your computer? Its wireless SD cards haven't always worked flawlessly, and they're a lot more than standard SD cards, but they're still …

Solar Energy Was America's Sole New Power Source in October

Get ready for a photovoltaic building boom.<p>In October, power plants generating 530 megawatts of electricity came online in the United States. And every single electron put on the grid came from the sun, according to a report released today.<p>It’s possible to make too much of the fact that solar …

Green energy sector jobs surpass total oil sands employment

Canada's green energy sector has grown so quickly and has become such an important part of the economy that it now employs more people than the oil sands.<p>About $25-billion has been invested in Canada's clean-energy sector in the past five years, and employment is up 37 per cent, according to a new …

China Targets 70 Gigawatts of Solar Power to Cut Coal Reliance

China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, plans to speed up solar power development, targeting a more than tripling of installed capacity to 70 …

Stitch Raises $3.25M From Google Ventures And Others To Help Salespeople Close More Deals

Stitch, a new startup that wants to help salespeople close more deals via a mobile, productivity platform, has raised $3.25 million in seed funding from Google Ventures, SoftTech, Freestyle Capital, Foundation Capital, ENIAC Ventures and angels such as Brad Garlinghouse, Tom Conrad, and Eric …

Beware The "Buyers Already Know What They Want" Myth

A new and pernicious myth as taken hold in many B2B Sales and Marketing organizations. The myth – that buyers are 60-70% of the way through their …

Accenture Accelerates Adoption and Integration of Cloud Solutions with High-Velocity Salesforce Delivery Tools

LONDON, May 22, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Accenture ACN, +0.02% is launching a set of intelligent delivery tools for Salesforce that help accelerate …

Path Talk: Not Only Can You Text Friends, You Can Text Any Business In The U.S.

The gorgeous social network Path is spinning off a messaging app that can text, not just your friends, but every business in the U.S.<p>Path, the gorgeously designed mobile social network that’s never quite taken off with a mega userbase (it claims about 4 million active users), is spinning off its …

Fast Company Is Hiring An Ambitious Associate Events Editor

Do you attend events and feel energized by what you learned and who you met? Then this may be the job for you.<p>Do you attend events and feel energized by what you learned and who you met? Then this may be the job for you.<p><i>Fast Company</i>, the most innovative business media brand and this year’s ASME …

Jack Whitham

I am a software engineer at Rapita Systems, York, England. I specialise in Ada and C programming for Linux and Windows, and have extensive embedded …

Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain – Backchannel – Medium

“I need to know a bit about your background,” says Geoffrey Hinton. “Did you get a science degree?”<p>Hinton, a sinewy, dry-witted Englishman by way of …

The Simple Secret To Boosting Your Productivity

You can define productivity in a many different ways. To me, productivity means achieving my highest creative potential on a consistent basis. If …

Productivity

8 Productivity Mistakes You Might Be Making Everyday

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Stop Playing the Victim with Your Time Management and Take Control

When it comes to managing your time, many people feel like they have a crushing number of requests coming at them that make them a victim to their …

As County Costs Climb to $600K in Mountain Fire, Supervisors Request Aid

With costs estimated at around $600,000 for recent efforts related to the Mountain Fire near Idyllwild, Riverside County officials are requesting …

Transport Blogger Ridicules The Hyperloop -- Says It Will Cost A Fortune And Be A Terrifying 'Barf Ride'

And a transportation blogger named Alon Levy has posted an interesting critique .<p>Levy ridicules the Hyperloop from top to bottom.<p>He also ridicules Elon Musk--with such passion and disdain that his (Levy's) Hyperloop analysis becomes suspect.<p>But Levy's criticism of the Hyperloop is still interesting.<p>…

High-speed Rail

Marijuana Law Enforcement Cost States An Estimated $3.6 Billion In 2010: ACLU

States together spent somewhere around $3.6 billion enforcing marijuana possession laws in 2010, according to a new study by the American Civil Liberties Union, entitled “The War On Marijuana In Black and White.” That's the authors' "best estimate," though approximations using different …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Bushcraft 101

All the survival gear in the world isn't going to help you if you don't know how to use it. Penned by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, <i>Bushcraft</i> …

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