The illustrious Becky Stern has joined us for an interview about wearable electronics. As you know, Becky lives and breathes wearables so she has some incredible insight. If you’d like to find more of
Google has announced that it will provide up to $50 million for organizations that can help encourage more girls to take an interest in computer science at an early age. Revealed as part of its newly Made
CrucialTec, the company currently supplying fingerprint scanners to Samsung, announced on Wednesday that it has developed a new algorithm for small area-type fingerprint scanning sensors, which it is “Fermion”.
Have you ever had a dream that you knew was a dream? Were you able to control it? What did you do? In this week's episode of Top Shelf, Katie Drummond dives into the world of lucid dreaming and the technology
The two behemoths of theoretical physics are Einstein's theory of general relativity, and quantum field theory. General relativity describes gravity, and the geometry and development of the universe on
Damage to certain parts of the brain can lead to a bizarre syndrome called hemispatial neglect, in which one loses awareness of one side of their body and the space around it. In extreme cases, a patient
Researchers are working on robots that can make ethical choices and then explain why In Isaac Asimov’s short story "Runaround," two scientists on Mercury discover they are running out of fuel for the base.
Artificial Light, like the light from the screen you are looking at right now, is like a drug that we’re all addicted to. And this addiction has taken its toll on modern society in the form of unnatural
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
From fingerprint and iris scanners to voice verification, biometric technology is becoming an increasingly widespread security tool. But for some people, this technology can feel intrusive and they may
Shocking the brain with mild electrical current was once a controversial treatment for the mentally ill. Now evidence is emerging that it could quicken learning and improve attention, and as Emma Young
• Author: DK This book explores a group of animals that first appeared on land more than 400 million years ago—insects. A comprehensive introduction places insects in the context of other living things,