Vam Bristol

16 Flips | 7 Magazines | 1 Follower | @vamsamma | Keep up with Vam Bristol on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Vam Bristol”

Apple Patents 3D Gesture Control Via Hover-Based Input On Touchscreen Devices Like The iPad

Apple has had a new patent published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), and it’s one that details an extension of multi-touch input that would take gestures above the screen, allowing for 3D manipulation of objects via 3D gesture inputs. Fitting that I should just finish trashing 3D gesture …

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

On-demand on-chip teleportation of qubits performed for first time - ExtremeTech

By on August 15, 2013 at 9:21 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s going to be a while before …

Quantum Physics

Carbyne: A new form of carbon that's stronger than graphene - ExtremeTech

Carbyne: A new form of carbon that’s stronger than graphene<p>By on August 15, 2013 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

Discovery of twisted graphene may finally make ultra-fast electronics possible - ExtremeTech

By on August 16, 2013 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The past decade has seen explosive …

Nanotech

Solar-Powered Drones' Bright Future

New unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with powerful photovoltaic cells can fly for hours, months, or even years at at time.<p><b>What happens when you pair up unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)</b> with the very latest in photovoltaic cells? The result is two new UAV prototypes: an upgraded battlefield …

2014 BMW i8 Test Drive

Five years in development, this new hybrid super coupe goes on sale next summer for about $155,000. We caught up with a barely disguised preproduction model at BMW's proving ground in the South of France.<p><b>On-Sale Date:</b> July 2014<p><b>Base Price (est.):</b> $155,000<p><b>Competitors:</b> Tesla Model S, Porsche 918 …

Intel teases 1.6Tbps optical interconnect, asks us to forget about Light Peak - ExtremeTech

By on August 15, 2013 at 8:28 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ahead of the Intel Developer Forum …

Who needs Hyperloop? Consumer jetpack to release by 2015 - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 2:46 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Martin Aircraft Company has been …

Hyperloop

How researchers captured the first images of atoms making and breaking molecular bonds - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 12:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>There’s something about pictures. …

Chemistry

Regenerated human heart tissue beats on its own, leads towards replacement hearts and other organs - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 7:44 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A team of scientists at the …

Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

If you've been watching the skies for the spectacle of the Perseid meteor shower over the past few days, you've probably thought about some of the larger rocks up above.<p>A few are downright scary compared to shooting stars. This graphic from NASA shows the orbits of more than 1,400 Potentially …

Parametric Architecture Rattles The Italian Alps

With the Paramount Alma Residence, PLASMA Studio places a contemporary and well considered wake-up call in a sleepy town of quaint chalets.<p>Tucked away in the northernmost part of Italy’s South Tyrol province is the picturesque town of Sesto. The thousand-year-old hamlet sits at the base of the …