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April 6th, 2014 at 9:16 am

Top 14 Photos of the Week

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Some kids are raised by wolves! This guy, not so lucky!

Quote of the Day: “Beware of complexity disguised as a solution.” – Futurist Thomas Frey

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March 31st, 2014 at 12:38 pm

Zuckerberg explains why drones are better than balloons to deliver internet access

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Facebook wants to place internet drones over specific population centers.

Facebook and Internet.org revealed their intentions last week to connect the developing world through aerial drones and satellites. Their plans drew the inevitable comparisons to Google’s Project Loon, which would field fleets of balloons in the Earth’s stratosphere. The similarities weren’t lost on Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

 

 

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March 3rd, 2014 at 1:27 pm

9 robots that are actually stealing our jobs

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One day robots will replace humans in certain jobs.

Eric Schmidt, Google chairman, thinks robots have their work cut out for them if they want to replace people. “There’s something about humans that technologists always forget,” he said. “Humans are creative and unpredictable.”

 

 

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February 26th, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Google announces Project Tango 3D-mapping smartphone

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Project Tango

Google just announced Project Tango is a an experimental phone that understands space and motion. Next month, Google plans to hand out a specially-equipped five-inch Android phone to 200 developers.  (Video)

 

 

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February 21st, 2014 at 5:50 pm

Top 14 Photos of the Week

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What’s the matter, cat got your tongue?

Quote of the Day: “Golf is more fun than walking naked in a strange place, but not by much.” – Buddy Hackett

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February 21st, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Google planning aerospace, robotic projects for Hangar One

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Hangar One

What would you do with a 350,000-square-foot hangar built to house helium airships for the U.S. Navy if you were Google, Inc.? Would you use the cavernous interior for building and testing new robots, planetary rovers and other space or aviation technology?

 

 

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February 11th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Where does the Internet of Things stand?

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Like the Cloud in 2012, the Internet of Things is about to come on strong.

Google bought Nest for an incredible amount of money a few weeks ago. Do you know what Nest is or what they do? More specifically, do you have any idea what Nest is trying to do or what platform they are built upon? If the answer to all those questions is no, don’t worry, you’re not alone.

 

 

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February 4th, 2014 at 7:55 am

Top 14 Photos of the Week

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Time to change the weather!

Quote of the Day: “Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.” – Robert Bloch

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January 27th, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Google patents ad-powered taxis that offer to transport web shoppers to stores

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Google to offer free rides in self-driving cars for shoppers.

Self-driving cars have a lot to do with Google’s core business selling ads. Google was just awarded a patent for an ad-powered taxi service. The patent would allow advertisers to offer potential customers a free ride to their place of business.

 

 

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January 21st, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Google developing ‘smart’ contact lenses to monitor diabetes

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Google’s smart contact lens.

Google announced its next big project last week—smart contact lenses intended to help diabetics manage their condition. The tiny contact lens uses a wireless chip attached to a glucose sensor that measures glucose levels in tears.

 

 

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