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Intel announces Edison, a computer the size of an SD card

Intel built a processor for wearable computing, and now it has a tiny computer where that processor can live. At CES 2014, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced Edison, "a full Pentium-class PC" that's the size and shape of the SD card you might otherwise put in your camera. It's powered by a …

Barbot with Laptop

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Is this telemarketer a human or a robot?

A telemarketer named Samantha West who sells health insurance may or may not be a robot, though a straight answer to that question is proving to be difficult. <i>Time</i> has relayed the findings of its in-house probe into the humanity of West, who's making calls on the behalf of an insurance company based …

IFTTT can now automate actions based on your iPhone's location

The clever automation service IFTTT is getting a lot more powerful today with the addition of location features. In an update to IFTTT's iPhone app that's rolling out now, the service will be able to begin watching your location, allowing it to automatically trigger tasks based on where you are. …

Major general who opened Guantanamo says it's time to shut it down

The major general who was the first commander of the US detention facility in Guantánamo Bay has written an editorial in the <i>Detroit Free Press</i> urging Congress to close the 11-year-old facility, which has been criticized for keeping international suspects in legal limbo for years.<p>The prison "should …

Back to the Start: imagining a better Windows

Jay Machalani has a vision for Windows 8. Frustrated by the inconsistencies of Microsoft’s touch-friendly operating system, Machalani has been putting together a plan over the last three months to fix and unite the disparate desktop and “Metro” interfaces. It turns out that the 20-year-old …

Inside Instagram Office

Situés à San Francisco, les bureaux du réseau social Instagram ont été imaginés par Geremia Design, déjà à l’origine de la décoration des bureaux de …

Unportrait Series

L’artiste brésilien Lucas Chimello Simões dont nous avons déjà pu parler s’amuse à déstructurer et recomposer avec talent des portraits ou des …

10 signes qui montrent que ce n’est pas la bonne

L’amour rend aveugle. Adage bien connu, mais maintes fois vérifié. Combien de fois vous êtes vous dit qu’un de vos potes était avec quelqu’un qui ne …

RAWGraphs

The missing link between spreadsheets and data visualization.<p>1First, insert your data into RAWGraphs<p>As simple as a copy-paste.<p>RAWGraphs works with …

Data Visualization

Beddit: A Proper Sleep Tracker That Uses An Ultra-Thin Film Sensor In Your Bed

Beddit, a Finnish company that has long made sleep trackers for medical professionals, is looking to tap into the broad consumer market with a $149 sleep tracker that uses a thin-film sensor on your mattress.<p>The sensor can send data back to a person’s smartphone, that tells them when they’ve been …

Coca-Cola Zero Calligraphy

Le graphiste freelance vénézuélien Jose Luis Vivas Andrade, plus connu sous le nom de Joluvian, a imaginé une série de créations calligraphiques de …

Colorado town proposes $100 'drone bounty'

Normally, if you shot down an aircraft owned by the federal government, you'd be in trouble. But a small Colorado town named Deer Park is looking to carve out an exception, proposing a $100 bounty to any hunters who shoot down unmanned drones that appear to be "owned or operated by the United …

Revolv shows how you could control a connected home with Google Glass (video)

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British Airways testing out new E Ink luggage tags

We’ve seen the reinvention of the wheel, and we spend every single day reporting new technologies that improve on things that technically weren’t …

British Airways

Kenya Photography

Diego Arroyo est un directeur artistique espagnol basé à New York City passionné de photographie. Voyageant à travers le monde, il a réalisé de …

US Defense Department developing secure 4G network and updating rules for cyberwarfare

The US military is in the process of building its own secure 4G wireless network and is also updating its rules of engagement — the guidelines that combat personnel are required to follow when deciding how and when to use force against adversaries — to include new directives dealing with …

Behold: Fighter-Jet Augmented Reality for Your Motorcycle Commute

Google Glass has the potential to revolutionize how we get information on the move, but a team of Russian motorcyclists-slash-engineers are going one …

Open Source Project Mimics Yahoo Pipes on Your Own Machine

Web applications are so very convenient. But there's always a rub.<p>When you move your life onto the web, you lose control of your data. And – who …