Chris Davies - Amazon has revealed ambitious and architecturally striking plans for its new downtown Seattle buildings, a cluster of “biosphere” bubbles filled not only with space for eager workers but plants and even full-sized trees. A rethink of Amazon’s original plans for … Continue reading
Google has officially released specifications and application programming interfaces for its Glass Explorer editions, a beta program designed to generate developer interest, apps, buzz and improvements for a broader rollout. Naturally, this Glass kickoff, which will probably ramp until Google … Continue reading
Matthew J. Schwatrz – The avionics systems used in some commercial aircraft are vulnerable to being fed bogus data, which would allow an attacker to take control of navigation systems, relay fake information to pilots’ displays and adjust other systems, … Continue reading
From Corning Glass RB: This is very cool. Thanks to my wife for finding it.
Google opened up a sort of pre-order contest for civilians (i.e., non-developers) this week for its new augmented reality headgear that should ship before the end of 2013 for $1,500 (for those with a clever enough idea.) The other significant … Continue reading
Most science fictional and futurist visions of the future tend towards the negative — and for good reason. Our environment is a mess, we have a nasty tendency to misuse technologies, and we’re becoming increasingly capable of destroying ourselves. But … Continue reading
Data guru Chuck Joiner tells MacWorld to embrace technology to impose order on chaos and prevent information overload If you’re suffering information overload from email, news feeds, social media and other electronic chatter, you could turn it all off, hide … Continue reading
A good number of computer users think the answer to the tech problems they encounter is to ignore the symptoms, upgrade to fancier software or buy a new computer. Let me help. Here are five things that won’t turn you … Continue reading
With the Consumer Electronics Show now drawing to a close, the best and worst products and vendors are starting to reveal themselves. As in previous years, the world’s biggest technology trade show has been a place for many companies not … Continue reading
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A Cambridge, U.K.-based consulting firm has managed to use the open source Raspberry Pi computer to replicate the functions normally performed by a 30-foot GSM cellular base station to create a fully functional mobile network… Read more:
The world of tech is hugely competitive and ridiculously fast-moving, and that’s why we like it so much: today’s hero can quickly become tomorrow’s zero as something more interesting, elegant or exciting comes along… Read more:
Found the day and half event enlightening. Especially enjoyed Teri Dunn and Todd Johnson’s presentations. Good mix of vendors and a great turn out. Thanks BTA.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced its latest technological advance, a combination of “mind and machine” to help soldiers on the battlefield respond more quickly to deadly threats. It’s the latest in a series of technical breakthroughs from … Continue reading
Owners of Tesla Motors’ Model S electric car will be able to travel long distances without spending a dime on recharging, thanks to the company’s new “Supercharging” stations. Tesla has installed six solar-powered stations in California… Read more:
Jesus Diaz - Perhaps a Star Trek experience within our lifetime is not such a remote possibility.” These are the words of Dr. Harold “Sonny” White, the Advanced Propulsion Theme Lead for the NASA Engineering Directorate. Dr. White and his colleagues … Continue reading