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Shanley Kane challenges the assumptions and practices of the tech industry.
- HP Will Release a “Revolutionary” New Operating System in 2015
Hewlett-Packard’s ambitious plan to reinvent computing will begin with the release of a prototype operating system next year.
- “Nanobuds” Could Turn Almost Any Surface into a Touch Sensor
Stretchy, conductive films made of novel nanobuds could bring touch sensors to more surfaces.
- Communication App Works Without a Cellular Network
An app called MeshMe lets you communicate without a cellular or Wi-Fi connection, providing enough other users are close by.
- Artificial Skin That Senses, and Stretches, Like the Real Thing
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.
- How to Measure Planck’s Constant Using Lego
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? <
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
These exclusive satellite images show that Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway
Weirdly, any recent work on The Line doesn’t show up on Google Maps. But we got the images anyway.
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