In August the International Trade Commission issued a ruling that banned the import of some older Samsung smartphones and tablets for violating Apple's patent portfolio. The White House had 60 days during
It's no secret that Samsung is a hardware company first. The Korean firm became dominant in televisions and then mobile through efficiency and vertical integration in hardware development and production
Nokia today launched its rewards program for Windows Phone developers in 21 countries. Called DVLUP, the initiative uses gamification to boost app discoverability by empowering developers to increase visibility
Once, the earth was comprised of a supercontinent called Pangea. So what would that continent look like if it had the political boundaries of today? It’s hard to imagine a time when Antarctica was a stone’s
The science of what makes coffee great Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency. - William H.
Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us. A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with pungent
Science & InnovationOnly Human Last week my fellow Phenom Ed Yong wrote a post about what happens to consciousness when animals die. According to the research Ed described, a rat’s brain shows signs of
The advanced collective and social intelligence of bacteria colonies makes for some very psychedelic design. The invisible colony of bacteria that spreads its invisible biomass across a petri dish is gestalt
Scientists in Sweden say they have confirmed a new, super-heavy element that was first proposed by Russian scientists in 2004. The element with the atomic number 115 has yet to be named. In a press release,
We may not be able to catch lightning in a bottle, but NASA Langley research scientist Guillame Gronoff is working on encapsulating the various light shows that go on in our atmosphere and other planets.
The smooth motion of rotating circles can be used to build up any repeating curve even one as angular as a digital square
The smooth motion of rotating circles can be used to build up any repeating curve even one as angular as a digital square wave. Each circle spins at a multiple of a fundamental frequency, and a method
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