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Shanley Kane challenges the assumptions and practices of the tech industry.
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Hewlett-Packard’s ambitious plan to reinvent computing will begin with the release of a prototype operating system next year.
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Stretchy, conductive films made of novel nanobuds could bring touch sensors to more surfaces.
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An app called MeshMe lets you communicate without a cellular or Wi-Fi connection, providing enough other users are close by.
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South Korean and U.S. researchers have developed a stretchable material that senses touch, pressure, and moisture, and could be used to give artificial limbs feeling.
- A Coal Plant That Buries Its Greenhouse Gases
The first commercial power plant to use carbon capture and sequestration shows the potential of a crucial technology.
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If you’re searching for the perfect present for the physicist who has everything, how about a Lego kit for measuring one of the universe’s fundamental constants? <
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