This new, miniature handheld microscope is being developed by mechanical engineers at the University of Washington. The microscope could allow neurosurgeons to distinguish between cancerous and normal brain cells and determine where to stop cutting.
For the first time, a computer has beaten a human professional at Go. Go is an ancient board game that’s been viewed as one of the greatest challenges for AI, and up until recently has had a hefty handicap for computers.
Desert Control, a Norwegian start-up, is looking to turn deserts into a blooming, fertile ground. What normally takes 7 – 15 years to transform soil to fertile land, they have managed to do in just 7 hours.
When you notice that your smartphone or laptop is getting hot, it’s a good indicator that it’s crunching a lot of data. So just imagine the amount of heat generated by the racks of servers that process all of the world’s digital information. Tech companies like Facebook and Google have chosen to move their data centers to colder countries in order to help keep the servers cooled, however Microsoft has found a better home: under the sea.
Coworking has had a major influence on mainstream office design within the past few years. So much, in fact, that it has fundamentally changed the way office space is consumed.
NOTE: Visit DaVinci Institute’s new coworking space located between Boulder and Denver, Colorado.
The mostly male students in the classroom lift their virtual aircrafts into the air. This is all part of a new cottage industry that’s rapidly growing in China: drone pilot schools.
If you don’t need a separate dishwasher from a dish dryer, why would you need one for laundry? This is the question that Glenn Reid of Marathon Laundry – former Apple employee who worked with Steve Jobs – has been trying to answer for six years.
Google’s testing its solar-powered drones at Spaceport America in New Mexico. They are exploring new ways to deliver high-speed internet from the air.
Coin is primarily known for making one of the first “smart” credit cards. This hasn’t exactly worked out well, but it does mean that Coin has learned a thing or two about how to integrate payment systems into hardware. The company is teaming up with MasterCard to get other companies to integrate mobile payments into basically anything and everything that can fit an NFC chip inside it.