Ryan Ackerman

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Why video is the next big thing in big data

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Prism Skylabs<p>For most of its time as an IT industry buzzword, <i>big data</i> has been focused on numbers and letters. Sales …

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These hip exercises help cure knee pain.<p>The classic advice for runners suffering from knee pain has been to strengthen the quadriceps. However, two new studies back the growing consensus that knee issues often originate in the hips. One set of researchers found that people with patellofemoral pain …

How long does it take to learn a new skill? 20 hours.

If you have 20 minutes, watch the video, it’s worth it. If you want a summary, read below the video.<p>The speaker, Josh Kaufman, author of The Personal MBA, explains that according to his research, the infamous “10,000 hours to learn anything” is in fact, untrue.<p>It takes 10,000 hours to become an …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

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Few letters here but fantastic ornaments for that awesome work from south african Simon Frouws. Perfect details here!

New Technology: Paper Generators Harvest Static Electricity

Scientists at Disney Research have figured out how to harness one of the most readily available, yet hard-to-capture sources of electricity. And they’ve created a dead simple, open source device based on that technology that anyone can build with low-cost materials.<p>The energy harvesting technology …

earHero Earphones

Like the AfterShokz, earHero are open ear earphones. Its speakers are so tiny that they won’t block your ear canal, so you can still hear the sounds …

Dyle Mobile TV Tuner

Belkin’s Dyle is a mobile TV tuner for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It lets you watch over-the-air digital channels on the go, without the need …

Squito Ball Camera

Invented by Steve Hollinger, the Squito is a ball-shaped throwable camera. It takes 360º panoramic videos or pictures and has built-in image …

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SanDisk Wireless Flash Drive

The Wireless Flash Drive lets you transfer files and stream media to multiple mobile devices or computers without the need for an Internet …

Researchers build an audio speaker out of stretchy transparent gel

Audio speakers are showing up in a variety of unusual forms these days, from the incredibly tiny to the eye-catchingly bizarre, but a research group …

Mashable on Twitter: "The little white box that could give you an ad-free Internet for $139 http://t.co/NQExh99tSh"

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Math matters: how big data is building the future of everything

To speed up innovation, scientists are sequencing 'the materials genome'<p>New materials lead to new innovations. Gorilla Glass is a big selling point for smartphones. Kevlar saves lives and has worked its way into consumer products. Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a host of energy-storage …

Google Glass competitor ships 50K devices, takes Intel investment, hints at Apple connection

Google Glass competitor Recon, which sells the Recon Jet heads-up display and bills itself as the Google Glass for athletes and professionals, has secured an investment from Intel Capital.<p>In perhaps bigger news, the company announced that it has already shipped 50,000 units worldwide of its Snow …

WriteThat.Name’s New Chrome Extension Updates Your Address Book Or CRM With Contact Info Found Online

After a little bit of a rough start, the automatic address book updating service WriteThat.Name has become one of my preferred “set it and forget it” tools for keeping things organized. Built by Paris-based Kwaga, WriteThat.Name is one of those under-the-radar technologies that doesn’t get a lot of …

How to Build a Dry Stone Wall | Hunker

"Preservation is part of a continuum of the craft, which includes restoration," said "waller" Dan Snow. "There are good reasons to repair and rebuild …

6 Ways to Stack Your Firewood

Whether you keep your firewood indoors or outdoors, we've got smart ways to keep your stack nice and neat.<p>Whether you keep your firewood indoors or outdoors, we've got smart ways to keep your stack nice and neat.

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Prop Power is an Extension Cord that Wraps Around Things

Put that power where you need it with Prop Power. If you’ve ever tried to use an extension cord on a table or ladder, you know it’s an exercise in …

Lamps that Use Your iPhone's Flash as a Light

This may not be the best idea in practice but conceptually it’s pretty neat- a bedside iPhone dock that looks like a lamp and uses your iPhone’s …

iKoroKoro Screen Cleaning Roller

The roller might be one of the most efficient ways to apply paint to walls so perhaps it also works as a gadget screen cleaner too. The iKoroKoro …

GadgetellSolutions Media

16Mar/18<p>Technology and data are changing the world and have changed marketing as we know it. The new age of marketing is all about providing a …

Apple autograph patent aims to replace physical John Hancocks

Apple has been granted a patent for an application that lets authors, artists and musicians issue autographs to individual consumers. First filed by …

How to Run for 60 Minutes | Runner's World

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>Even if you love working out, it’s completely normal to battle negative thinking. Here's how to get over it.<p>"Physically it felt bad, but it was so much better than the emotional pain I was feeling."<p>Swimming, rowing, and …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

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Royal Caribbean Launches Instagram Film Festival

In New Zealand, Royal Caribbean has launched what it claims is the world's first Instagram film festival. Created by Hulsbosch and Circul8, a …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

How to Run Strides

This running drill improves your form and mechanics.<p><i>Kevin asks: I'm training for a half marathon and the schedule I'm following includes strides. I'm not certain I'm doing them correctly. Can you explain what they are and how to properly run them?</i><p>A stride (a.k.a. a pick-up) is an easy to perform …

Social Advertising: How Twitter Can Compete With Facebook

The two companies have different opportunities within social advertising. Here’s why.<p>Twitter announced last week that it had filed for an IPO, which for many drummed up memories of a similar announcement that Facebook made last year.<p>It makes sense to compare the two companies. Both make money by …

Google+ introduces Snapseed-powered image editing tools for Chrome browser users

If you’re on Google+ and Chrome is your browser of choice then you’ll soon have access to a new suite of image editing tools to help beautify your …

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Google Reader mourners, rejoice! The RSS feeder is back… sort of

It was two months ago when Google Reader went kaput, and since then legions of RSS feed lovers have been forced to turn to countless alternatives. …

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