President Obama demonstrated a remarkably lenient attitude toward the legal marijuana experiments in the states, during a series of YouTube interviews recently. In essence he is saying that his administration would not try to beat back these legalization efforts, as the previous administrations have. Continue Reading »
Jobs are constantly being replaced by new technology. Here is a list and pictures of 10 jobs that have become obsolete… Continue Reading »
Based on printing technologies, VTT Technical Centre of Finland has developed and utilized a mass production method allowing the manufacturing of decorative, organic solar panels. Freedom of design increases the range of panel applications on the surfaces of interior and exterior building spaces.
Rapidly declining costs of sensors is one of the major factors in the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) —the networking of the physical world within existing Internet infrastructure. Continue Reading »
With their finger on the pulse of what’s happening in tech, and invested in some of today’ most talked-about startups, including Slack, Buzzfeed, and Instacart, venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz investors have shared 16 trends and themes they’re excited about this year. Continue Reading »
Bitcoin represents the future of money and global finance, despite all of it’s growing pains. Continue Reading »
Futurist Thomas Frey: It all started when Toni, one of our staffers working on our flying drone workshop, asked me a simple question. She asked, “Since I live in an apartment complex, if I order something to be delivered by drone, where would they leave the package?”
GTM Research’s solar analysts release every quarter, the most important data and findings from the past three months. The most important charts from the Q4 2014 Solar Executive Briefing follow. Continue Reading »
One of the most commonly cited arguments against electric cars is range anxiety. Tesla Motors has been rapidly expanding its Supercharger network in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia to combat this fear of not having a place to charge before your battery quits.
Researchers announced in 2011 that they had reprogrammed the genome of the bacteria E. coli so that one of DNA’s methods of encoding information went unused. While a technological breakthrough, the scientists didn’t do anything with the new bit of genetic code. Now only a few years later, two different groups have taken this technological tour-de-force, and are using it in the same way: creating genetically modified organisms that may never be able to escape into the wild.