This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

The Internet is a whole lot older than we originally thought.According to a new book, titled “Cataloguing The World,” a little-known Belgian entrepreneur named Paul Otlet envisioned a world wide web well before the computer (and the actual World Wide Web) was invented.

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Look, no driver: Google's new car

Look, no driver: Google’s new car

Google has revealed a prototype of its latest driverless car — and this one doesn’t even have a steering wheel.The car will only have a stop and go button. No steering wheel. No pedals. 

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Solar-powered roads of future

Solar-powered roads of future

As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting up miniature speedways on the living room carpet so that he could race his favorite slot cars up and down the electric tracks. “I thought that if they made real roads electric, then us kids could drive,” recalls Brusaw, who grew to […]

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The Brain Exercise That Boosts Creativity

The Brain Exercise That Boosts Creativity

Many corporations use meditation to help employees bring new ideas to the table — Shell Oil, Google, General Mills to name a few. I think it’s also important for entrepreneurs to make meditation part of their daily routine.

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Stealing from nature: Incredible new tech inspired by biology

Stealing from nature: Incredible new tech inspired by biology

When the body comes under attack by flu, dendritic cells rush to the site of infection and identify the alien forms attacking it. Millions raise the alarm and the immune system is fired into action.

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The Surprising Thing Exercise Can Do For Your Brain

The Surprising Thing Exercise Can Do For Your Brain

Why do some people love working out, while others loathe it? If rats are any indication, the will to be active is at least partly genetic, according to a 2013 University of Missouri finding. And according to new research published online in the Journal of Physiology, those rats with a genetic predisposition toward being active […]

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How Your After-Work Activities Help You At Work

How Your After-Work Activities Help You At Work

A new study might convince you to finally register for that painting class — or get started on that novel, or sign up for a salsa dancing class, for that matter. Turns out, pursuing your creative interests outside of work could boost your job performance.

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Americans wary of futuristic tech

Americans wary of futuristic tech

Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible — from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab — they get nervous.

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Google Explains Exactly How It Reads All Your Email

Google Explains Exactly How It Reads All Your Email

Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by software to create targeted ads.

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Using tablets to reach kids with autism

Using tablets to reach kids with autism

Two 5-year-old boys, one with autism, were having some friendly playtime when they had a communication breakdown. One boy didn’t respond to the other and walked away. The ignored kid got frustrated and pushed over a small staircase, causing the first boy to fall.

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Why anonymous social networks are scary

Why anonymous social networks are scary

In late 2007, a social network called Juicy Campus started going viral at a handful of colleges.But unlike Facebook, which saw a similar buzz three years earlier as a fast-spreading social network conquering one university after another, Juicy Campus encouraged its users to talk about each other, not themselves.

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Helping 'smart' devices talk to each other

Helping ‘smart’ devices talk to each other

A house that tracks your every movement through your car and automatically heats up before you get home. A toaster that talks to your refrigerator and announces when breakfast is ready through your TV. A toothbrush that tattles on kids by sending a text message to their parents.

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Microsoft defends its right to read your email

Microsoft defends its right to read your email

Microsoft is defending its right to break into customers’ accounts and read their emails. The company’s ability — and willingness — to take such an approach became apparent this week.

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The 'Back to the Future' Arbitrage of Silicon Valley

The ‘Back to the Future’ Arbitrage of Silicon Valley

I’m not a huge fan of Silicon Valley. It reminds me so much of Hollywood and the movie and TV industry. In Hollywood everyone will talk and listen to you about your project. But while they are standing there, right in front of you, they are not looking at you.

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Google introduces 'Android Wear' software for smartwatches

Google introduces ‘Android Wear’ software for smartwatches

Google is ready to try its hand at smartwatches with its “Android Wear” initiative. Partnering with manufacturers, chip makers, and fashion brands, Google  is planning a full scale roll-out of smartwatches in the near future.

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