Technology

July 26, 2016

When complete, Aquila will be able to circle a region up to 60 miles in diameter, beaming internet connectivity down from an altitude of more than 60,000 feet to people within a 60-mile communications diameter for up to 90 days at a time. It will be part of a future fleet of drones.

June 22, 2016

Meet Marty the Robot, a fully programmable and customizable walking robot. For kids, for makers, and for educators. Now launched on Indiegogo! Find out more at http://www.robotical.io

January 06, 2016

More than 3,500 exhibitors will unveil the next big thing in technology in Las Vegas, from virtual reality to smart homes.

December 04, 2015

Many everyday objects give off some amount of electromagnetic (EM) noise, and when your squishy, conductive body comes into contact with an item, its EM signals enter your body. Disney's proof-of-concept augments a smartwatch to be able to read those signals, and apparently the signals are unique enough that the watch can discern and reliably identify different objects.

November 10, 2015

The Facebook COO and co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz sit down with Alan Murray at Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco.

October 29, 2015

Carnegie Mellon scientists are creating cutting-edge technology that could one day solve the shortage of heart transplants, which are currently needed to repair damaged organs. "We’ve been able to take MRI images of coronary arteries and 3-D images of embryonic hearts and 3-D bioprint them with unprecedented resolution and quality out of very soft materials like collagens, alginates and fibrins," said Adam Feinberg, an associate professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.

September 15, 2015

Boeing’s Compact Laser Weapons System harnesses directed energy on its targets. The system recently reached a milestone at an exercise at Point Mugu, Calif. by tracking and disabling a moving, untethered unmanned aerial vehicle. The Compact Laser Weapons System is portable sets up quickly.

September 14, 2015

This episode focuses on the overall potential of additive manufacturing, particularly in the industrial sector.

August 23, 2015

A new world of flexible, bendable, even stretchable electronics is emerging from research labs to address a wide range of potentially game-changing uses. The common, rigid printed circuit board is slowly being replaced by a thin ribbon of resilient, high-performance electronics.

August 16, 2015

What's beyond silicon? There have been a number of proposals: protein computers, DNA computers, optical computers, quantum computers, molecular computers.

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