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See the best new ideas in computer graphics and interaction from last week’s Siggraph conference.
- Adapting Old-Style Phone Wires for Superfast Internet
Alcatel-Lucent has demonstrated fiber-like data-transfer speeds over telephone wiring—but will ISPs adopt it?
- New Forms That Function Better
Design software helps architects create grand projects with fanciful forms. It’s time to put the technology to better use.
- Infographic: The World’s Technology Hubs
Regions around the world are competing to be the next centers of technological innovation. In a global map, we grade eight of them.
- If Facebook Can Profit from Your Data, Why Can’t You?
Reputation.com says it’s ready to unveil a place where people can offer personal information to marketers in return for discounts and other perks.
- Chromecast Review: Finally, an Easy Way to Watch the Web on TV
With Chromecast—a simple streaming dongle—Google may have found the perfect way to bring online videos to your TV.
- Hybrid Solar Power Works Even When It’s Not Sunny
The government’s energy research agency is spending $30 million to demonstrate cheap solar power that’s available day and night. <
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
Inside Charm Industrial’s big bet on corn stalks for carbon removal
The startup used plant matter and bio-oil to sequester thousands of tons of carbon. The question now is how reliable, scalable, and economical this approach will prove.
The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it
Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.
How Charm Industrial hopes to use crops to cut steel emissions
The startup believes its bio-oil, once converted into syngas, could help clean up the dirtiest industrial sector.
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