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Jay Leno and Direct Metal Laser Sintering: 3D Printing Replacement Parts for His Rare Car Collection

The comedian gets an assist from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing<p>You wouldn't suspect a comedian and former talk show host would be an early adopter of …

3D Printing

Futuristic Apple 'spaceship' headquarters to open in April

The first employees will soon start moving into the new campus. Parts of "Apple Park" will be open to the public.<p>The spaceship has landed.<p>Apple's new headquarters -- or the spaceship, as it's been called -- will open in April and will even feature some areas open to the public.<p>The first employees …

Steve Jobs

This Lego Booth Scans Your Face and Makes a Custom Kit So You Can Build Yourself Out of Legos

If you’ve always dreamed of creating a self-portrait out of Lego bricks, rejoice! A nifty machine at the toy maker’s London store can finally set you …

Lego

Danish police first in the world to hunt down criminals using bitcoin

It’s hard being a criminal. Surveillance techniques and forensic science are constantly being improved and people are working full-time to destroy your livelihood. That’s why many criminals around the world probably celebrated when the cryptocurrency bitcoin was launched back in 2009.<p>With …

Bitcoin

Tech CEOs back call for basic income as AI job losses threaten industry backlash

It's 2067 and robots have wiped out millions of jobs, AI is rampant, and unemployment is on the rise. Technology companies and CEOs have become …

Basic Income

Endgegner Computerspiel

Dreißig Minuten am Tag müssen reichen<p>„Wenn wir mal richtig großzügig sind, dann darf er 30 Minuten spielen. Meistens aber eher 20 Minuten am Tag.“<p>Es …

Vespa’s makers have built a fleet of futuristic helper bots

In the summer months of 2015, Jeffrey Schnapp and a few of his colleagues started collecting rideables. The hoverboard craze was in full swing, and …

The royal twitterati: how the monarchy learned to love social media

The Queen and princes Charles, William and Harry have been quick to realise the power of social media to boost popularity<p>The Queen almost never takes to Twitter personally – just twice, it seems – but for her aides, social media has become as important as the walkabout, the garden party and her …

Royal Family

Stinkefinger für Edeka: Euer Dickenhass ist scheiße

Dieser Text ist Teil 42 von 42 der Serie (Mein) Fett ist politisch<p>Mit dem Satz „Mein Fett ist politisch“ zitiere ich die US-amerikanische Autorin …

Welcome to the era of transhumanism

In a compelling webseries from 2012 entitled H+, we were introduced to a future world where much of the population has a hi-tech implant, allowing …

Singularity

John Oliver Hatches a Plan to Reach Trump Where He Watches

John Oliver kicked off his fourth season on HBO on Sunday night with 25 minutes of predictable outrage that built to five spectacular minutes of brashly original guerrilla warfare.<p>In the first “Last Week Tonight” since President Trump’s inauguration, Mr. Oliver devoted his main segment — which is …

Comedy

Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google’s most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic.<p>Called Spanner, it was the first …

Google

This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked - Motherboard

It's not paranoia if they're really after you.<p>If you have an iPhone there was no way to figure out if you were really being paranoid or not, until now. Thanks to a new $1 app, you can finally figure out if someone sneakily hacked and jailbroke your device.<p>"[We] wanted to provide the public with a …

iOS

Das Land hat seinen ersten Reste-Supermarkt

Kings and Hawks Troll NBA's New Social Media Policy on Twitter

The NBA thinks things have become a little too savage between players and team accounts on Twitter. After Portland Trailblazers guard C.J. McCollum …

Here's How to Completely Remove Politics From Your Facebook Feed

For when you can't even anymore.<p>Once upon a time, the most annoying things on Facebook were baby photos and engagement announcements. Boy have things …

Facebook

GM releases impressive real-world self-driving demo of Cruise’s Bolt EV prototype

Last week, Cruise Automation, GM’s startup working on self-driving technology, released a video of its Bolt EV prototype driving autonomously in San Francisco. Even though the company claimed it was driving autonomously, it was quite boring since it was from a dashcam and looked exactly like a …

Driverless Cars

Börder Wåll für Trump: Marketing Gag vom Postillon sorgt in den USA für Furore

Während alle Welt über den geplanten Mauerbau von Donald Trump diskutiert, hat das Satire-Magazin <i>Der Postillon</i> für eben diesen Bau eine …

These Agency Creatives Just Turned #AlternativeFacts Into a Card Game

Just over two weeks ago, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway created an instant meme with two simple words: “alternative facts.”<p>The phrase, …

Advertising Industry

All About Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Drones

The best Super Bowl halftime shows leave indelible memories, be it a notorious wardrobe malfunction, that goofy Left Shark, or every last second of …

Here's What Apple's Ad Agency Learned At CES About Kids And The Future Of Tech

TBWA Worldwide is pretty excited about startups Ziro and Play Piper.<p>Ad agencies often wander the showroom floor of CES looking for the trends and tools that will help them attract consumers of the near-future to buy their client's wares.<p>This year, ad agency network TBWA Worldwide—whose TBWA MAL …

Adtech

The Girl Behind The Sparkle-Shooting Prosthetic Arm Is Just Getting Started

After her 3D-printed glitter cannon gained nationwide attention, 11-year-old Jordan Reeves helps make an entirely new kind of prosthetic.<p>While showing off the sparkle-shooting prosthetic arm that made her an internet sensation, 11-year-old Jordan Reeves has a glitter emergency.<p>Over video chat from …

3D

This Facebook post about lemons has gone viral — and could save your life

We’re definitely in a ~women’s empowerment~ sorta mood following the marches worldwide this weekend, and so we’re SUPER digging this photo of lemons …

Cancer

How Indigenous voices are using social media to #ChangeTheDate

If you've been on Australian social media lately, you may have seen a message: #ChangeTheDate.<p>Jan. 26, 1788 was the first official day of European colonialism in Australia. For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, it marks the beginning of a cycle of dispossession and violence.<p>"Australia …

Social Media

For Every Stupid Ad Cliche In the Super Bowl This Brand Will Donate Thousands to Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern California

Are you ready? Are you ready for the onslaught if silliness and inanities otherwise known as Super Bowl Ads? Because we can all be assured there will …

Advertising

The bizarre story of Trump’s plagiarized inauguration cake

It all started when baker Duff Goldman of <i>Ace Of Cakes</i> fame tweeted out this photo:<p>The cake on the left is the one I made for President Obama's …

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires and will free up science search engine Meta

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make it easier for scientists to search, read and tie together more than 26 million science research papers. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is acquiring Meta, an AI-powered …

Mark Zuckerberg

How Silicon Valley Utopianism Brought You the Dystopian Trump Presidency

Two years ago, journalist Anand Giridharadas took the stage at the TED Conference and told the attendant techno-solutionists that they were, in fact, …

Silicon Valley

The Long Quest To Create Artificial Blood May Soon Be Over

Blood, blood everywhere — but not a drop when you need it. In the U.S. alone, there are around 17,000 preventable trauma deaths each year due to untreated hemorrhagic shock. Basically, that means someone loses a fatal amount of blood before they can reach the hospital more than 46 times per …

Medicine