Charging Infrastructure Is a $2.7 Trillion Barrier to Electric Cars
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Harvard researchers have demonstrated a new technique they call “rotational 3-D printing” that provides precision control over the materials it prints.
Learning from nature: Natural products like bone and wood have complex microstructures that give them… Read more
We’re starting to understand the true effects of light pollution on the natural world—and as we do, we’ll be able to tune lights to counter the effects.
Blinded by the light: The world is incredibly illuminated. More than 10 percent of Earth’s land can… Read more
If you work at one of the 50,000 companies that pay to use Slack for workplace collaboration, you probably spend hours on it, swapping information, bantering, and sharing files with your colleagues. It’s a casual, flexible way to interact—you tap out...Read the full story →
Last week’s CES technology show sold a vision of driverless cars—but this week’s motor show appears to disagree.
Bitcoin and other competing digital currencies have been suffering downturns, though you shouldn’t believe anyone who tries to tell you exactly why this is happening.
The numbers: At the time of writing, Bitcoin’s price was down more than 20 percent… Read more
Democrat push: Senate Democrats say they need just one more supporter to win a vote to overturn the FCC repeal. They’re using the Congressional Review Act,… Read more
Glassdoor, the jobs search and ratings site, has been able to build a collaborative working environment for its human and AI content reviewers.
The AI’s job: Machine-learning algorithms scan for fraud and profanity on the site. Cara Barry, who leads… Read more
In many ways this year’s CES looked a lot more like an autonomous-car show than a consumer electronics show.
There were announcements aplenty from the likes of Ford, Baidu, Toyota, and others about self-driving vehicles, upcoming driving tests, and new...Read the full story →
Keeping tabs on millions of shipping containers is difficult. But IBM and A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping firm, are building a blockchain they say will streamline the process and save billions of dollars.
The problem: International… Read more
Tech-savvy health-concious types are giving interesting insights into this year’s flu.