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Man invented cooking with fire. The Brava oven reinvented it.

Every few years we come across a technology that redefines an industry. The cooking world saw its last revolution with microwaves, but things have …

Amazon's new Part Finder scans your nuts and bolts to find odd parts

A new Amazon feature first spotted by <i>TechCrunch</i> helps anyone with an iPhone find odd parts that might otherwise involve a trip to the hardware store.<p>Called “Part Finder,” Amazon‘s new tool is one of the more useful computer vision tools to date. It takes advantage of the iPhone‘s excellent optics …

Why People With Brain Implants Are Afraid to Go Through Automatic Doors

In 2009, Gary Olhoeft walked into a Best Buy to buy some DVDs. He walked out with his whole body twitching and convulsing. Olhoeft has a brain …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

Why Finding Gravitational Waves Would Be Such a Big Deal

<i>This article was originally published on 1/11/2016.</i><p>This morning, the Internet erupted with rumors that physicists have finally observed gravitational …

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Electrical Symbols | Electronic Symbols | Schematic symbols

Electrical Symbols & Electronic Symbols<p>Electrical symbols and electronic circuit symbols are used for drawing schematic diagram.<p>The symbols represent …

Connecting the Unconnected

<b>Connecting the Unconnected</b><p>“The Internet of Things is the next technology transition where devices will allow us to sense and control the physical world by making objects smarter and connecting them through an intelligent network”, Lindsay Hiebert, Senior Marketing Manager, Internet of Things, Cisco …

How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming Manufacturing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing manufacturing as we know it. Factories and plants that are connected to the Internet are more efficient, productive and smarter than their non-connected counterparts. In a marketplace where companies increasingly need to do whatever they can to survive, …

Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world

All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... …

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PagerDuty CTO Andrew Miklas talks operations performance management

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with PagerDuty.</i><p>At Databeat, VentureBeat’s annual big data conference, we caught up with Andrew Miklas to talk about IT and ops – specifically, how to tell when systems go down and what to do when that happens.<p>Miklas is the chief technology officer at …

How Dundee Precious Metals is Reinventing Mining with Internet of Everything

<i>Maciej Kranz, VP and GM of Cisco’s Corporate Technology Group, shares his perspective on Dundee Precious Metals and the Internet of Everything</i><p>I’ve traveled a great deal around the globe in the last year and am amazed at the interesting things organizations are doing with technology to connect the …

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What Happens When A Company Bans Email And Starts Mining Data About Its Employees?

Klick Health waged a war on email and discovered it was sitting on a goldmine of data about its employees. Here’s how it’s making the most of that information.<p>Klick‘s evolution into a data-driven company was born out of our desire to be more efficient–and a deep hatred for email.<p>It began with a …

Physicists, Generals And CEOs Agree: Ditch The PowerPoint

About six months ago, a group of physicists in the U.S. working on the Large Hadron Collider addressed a problem they've been having for a while: Whenever they had meetings, everyone stuck to the prepared slides and couldn't really answer questions that weren't immediately relevant to what was on …

Intelligent Forklifts Reshape the Warehouse

Modern intelligent forklifts include diagnostics that allow the equipment to signal when it needs to be serviced, speed controls, anti-slip technology that monitors wheel spin and improve traction on slick floors, collision detection, fork speed optimization, and more.<p>Intelligent forklifts promote …

Making Smarter Manufacturing and IoT a Reality Today

Recently, Lopez Research published a white paper entitled Building Smarter Manufacturing with the Internet of Things (IoT). It is a worthwhile read especially for industrial and manufacturing companies as they wrestle with the implications of IoT for the factory floor and beyond.<p>The paper describes …

RainDance Technologies Closes On $16.5M More For Liquid Biopsy Tech

The life sciences technology development company RainDance Technologies has raised $16.5 million from new investors GE Ventures and Northgate Capital as it looks to make its liquid biopsy technology available commercially.<p>To date, RainDance has raised well over $100 million in equity and debt to …

Blowing Up: Tesla's Gigafactory Is Going To Revolutionize The Auto And Utility Industries

Very soon, Tesla is going to announce plans to build the world’s largest battery factory here in the United States. It desperately needs to get started on the project in order to have enough lithium-ion capacity to power its third-generation car that it hopes to sell for $35,000 just 3 years from …

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Street Fighter 2: An Oral History | Polygon

By Matt Leone on February 3, 2014<p>An inside look at the creation and fallout of Capcom's industry-defining fighting game, as told by those who were there.<p>In 1985, artist Akira Yasuda showed up to a Capcom job interview dressed in pajamas and a tie. He left his portfolio at home, saying fans stole …

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20 Handmade Gift Ideas for Boys

Last week was Baby Boy Week…now onto bigger kids. I have a great selection of ideas here, some big, some small and from a range of different crafts …

5 Social Media Metrics that your Business Should Track

This post is brought to you by Simply Measured.<p>Publishing content on the Internet generates reams (or, rather, spreadsheets) of data. Creators like you have access to unprecedented information about how your content is received and acted upon.<p>As data gets bigger, more ubiquitous, and more social, …