A metal pad that wirelessly recharges gadgets laid on top of it stands to eliminate the annoyance of charger cables. Each gadget must be fitted with an adapter that plugs into its battery compartment; metal contacts on the adapter draw power through conductive metal strips on the pad. Adapters are currently available for the Motorola Razr, the BlackBerry, and several Apple products, with more to follow.
Cost: $59.95; $30 to $40 per adapter, depending on the device
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
Meet the people who use Notion to plan their whole lives
The workplace tool’s appeal extends far beyond organizing work projects. Many users find it’s just as useful for managing their free time.
Learning to code isn’t enough
Historically, learn-to-code efforts have provided opportunities for the few, but new efforts are aiming to be inclusive.
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has quit Google
Hinton will be speaking at EmTech Digital on Wednesday.
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