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MIT Tech Review


  • 4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool
    While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries.That's mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improving…
    - 8 days ago 20 Jun 17, 9:58pm -
  • We need virtual assistants that talk to each other
    Everybody talks about (and often to) the Big Four virtual assistants — Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant. But many other companies are working on virtual assistants, too.Huawei is working on a virtual assistant for the Chinese market.Samsun…
    - 18 days ago 10 Jun 17, 10:49am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: How technology is transforming New Orleans
    There are a handful of major technological hubs in the United States, where investors and consumers loom to witness the birth of the next revolutionary technology. However, there may be a new city among their ranks, as New Orleans starts to adopt mor…
    - 42 days ago 17 May 17, 5:00pm -
  • It’s time to decide how quantum computing will help your business
    If you're not ready to start using quantum computing in your enterprise, you should at least be planning how to do so.Researchers say companies may be less than five to 10 years away from turning to quantum computing to solve big business problems.De…
    - 42 days ago 17 May 17, 10:00am -
  • Yes, Apple is building a car
    The experts say Apple's self-driving car project is canceled, delayed or converted into a software play. They'll also tell you that cars are a weird business for Apple to be in.The experts have it all wrong.Apple is going pedal-to-the-metal on buildi…
    - 46 days ago 13 May 17, 11:00am -

GizMag - Emerging Tech

  • !Light-sensitive device walks like a worm
    Led by Prof. Dick Broer, scientists from the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology and America's Kent State University have created what they claim is "the world's first machine to convert light directly into walking." It actually und…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Jun 17, 7:33pm -
  • !Blueye's underwater drone is good to go deep
    While still not as plentiful as their aerial cousins, there are now several underwater drones that are either in development or production. Essentially consumer versions of the Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) used by scientists and other prof…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 4:52pm -
  • !Boaty McBoatface conquers the Antarctic depths
    Boaty McBoatface, arguably the most famous scientific submersible in the world, has returned to port triumphant after completing its first Antarctic mission. The unmanned submarine survived a seven-week expedition, which saw it brave frigid wat…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 4:24pm -
  • !Scientists look to breed heat-resistant cows for a hotter planet
    The bovine world's answer to Brangelina, the Brangus cow, is a desirable species bred through the 20th century that has proven resistant to heat and humidity. These traits have led scientists to study the Brangus, a mix of the Angus and Brahman…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 4:13pm -
  • !Self-driving pod delivers groceries to online supermarket customers
    Online supermarket Ocado in the closing stages of a two week grocery delivery trial, where customers in residential areas of Greenwich, London, get their shopping delivered by a self-driving electric van called the CargoPod. Developed by Oxboti…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 3:43pm -


NextGov - Emerging Tech

Popular Science

Scientific American

NanoTech Now

Emerging EdTech

  • !10 Great Tips for Protecting Yourself and Your School From Ransomware
    Image Source Ed Note: I wrote this over the weekend, having no idea there was going to be a major ransomware attack across the world this week. Just a coincidence, but one that certainly reminds us...[Please click on the post title to continue readi…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:59am -
  • Yikes! Education is the Number 1 Target for Ransomware Attacks
    Here are 15+ Colleges, Universities, and K-12 Schools and Districts hit by Ransomware (and many more that have been hit have avoided ending up in the news). At the recent UBTech conference, I sat...[Please click on the post title to continue reading…
    - 1 day ago 27 Jun 17, 12:37pm -
  • #EdTech Tweet Wrap and Recap, w/e 06-24-17
    Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … exploring Bandura's...[Please click on the post title to continue reading the…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 17, 2:01pm -
  • Teaching IoT (Internet of Things) in our Courses and Classrooms
    Forecasts for the growth of the Internet of Things (a.k.a. IoT or IoE, as in the Internet of Everything) suggest tens of billions of devices will be connected as spending grows to exceed a trillion...[Please click on the post title to continue readi…
    - 7 days ago 21 Jun 17, 12:08pm -
  • Mayer’s 12 Principles of Multimedia Learning are a Powerful Design Resource
    What you Need to Know to Create the Best Videos for Learning One of the many great sessions I attended last week at UBTech 2017 was Brian Klaas's “Spielberg not Shakespeare: What we can Learn...[Please click on the post title to continue reading t…
    - 8 days ago 20 Jun 17, 12:09pm -

PwC - Emerging Tech


  • !How to Fix an Inkjet Printer Using an Enormous Hammer
    This meditative build video from John Heisz ends violently, with CMYK in place of blood. It's also a perfect metaphor for why we build low-tech things by hand. Infuriated by his malfunctioning hi-tech printer, Heisz builds an enormous stake maul (thi…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 3:29pm -
  • !Upcoming "Digital Self-Defense and Empowerment Workshops"
    For those of you in the NYC area this summer, the New Museum is holding a fascinating-sounding series of "Digital Self-Defense and Empowerment Workshops" on July 22nd. This afternoon of workshops extends the exhibition's inquiry into the complexities…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 3:00pm -
  • !Tools & Craft #53: Low-Tech Ways to Transfer Patterns to Wood
    Whether you're prototyping something or doing a decorative carving, you might need to sketch something on paper and transfer that pattern to wood, which you can then carve or saw out. Never mind fancy CNC machines, I'm talking about when you need to…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
  • !40 Miles of Power in a Friendly Package that Doesn’t Scream "E-Bike"
    The VOLTA is a compact “20/20” electric bike for inner city use. The bike is light-weight and clean, and offers everything for a practical and cool urban commute. In the design, we have been looking for a clean and readable expression. To achieve…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 2:55pm -
  • !Reader Submitted: Mini Balloon and Kite Mapping Kits for Aerial Photography
    Seven years ago, during an environmental crisis—the BP oil disaster—and a media blackout, where information about the spill was being tightly controlled, hundreds of people came together to collect their own data. Using just cameras, attached to…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 2:51pm -