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Techies U R Da Best

Just for the record: I'm thankful for my family, my work, my country, and those fighting to keep me safe. I deeply appreciate the gift of a beautiful sunrise, a long walk on the beach, a swim in the ocean, and every day I get to be on...Show More Summary

Why Interstellar Should Be Taken Seriously -- Very Seriously

A few of my closest friends are physicists. In fact, when I went to see Interstellar, I made sure one of them was at my side. My physicist pal and I loved the movie, and to us (especially the physicist) the physics of the story were merely a layman's version of the real thing, but that was the right way to do it. Show More Summary

Happy Thinks-giving

I have seen the future. And in it, people will not find pleasure and status by acquiring, using and displaying the latest electronic devices. Instead, the people who carry no electronic device will be those who command attention, respect and even envy. In the future, the wealthy will pay others to carry and tend to their technology. Show More Summary

The Regeneration Generation: A Conversation With Bob Hariri, Vice-Chairman and Co-Founder of Human Longevity Inc.

Bob Hariri, M.D., Ph.D., is the vice chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell-therapy diagnostics and therapeutics company he co-founded in 2013 with Craig Venter and Peter Diamandis, which is focused on extending the healthy, high-performance human lifespan. Show More Summary

The Dybbuk Inside My iPhone

Since I discovered the voice-enabled texting function on my iPhone, I have been texting like a teen, sending lengthy missives to my friends' and associates' cell phones at a prodigious rate and speed. As fellow texters can attest, the glitch in the system is Auto-Correct, a function I cannot seem to disable. Show More Summary

The Real Reason Girls Don't Like to Code

I recently sat down for a visit with friend who is running a program focused on STEM, and his insights into the boy/girl ratio were discouraging. "We offer coding camps and courses and work hard to get the word out to everyone. We send invitations to all of the girl-focused organizations. Show More Summary

4 Great Online Tools for Music Lovers

Music is the cornerstone of human culture. No matter who you are or what you do, a great song can make you feel happy. A certain track can remind you of unforgettable experiences, like your first kiss, honeymoon, or the birth of your...Show More Summary

Internet Applications: Don't Cry for Me in Argentina!

Let's imagine a normal scene from daily life: you wake up one day in Buenos Aires and want to remember a video that you saw on YouTube a few months earlier. You try to open the application, but receive this message: YouTube does not have a license to operate in Argentina as an Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Show More Summary

How Origami Could Help Us Reach the Third Dimension in the Micro World

2D Limitations Things we do with electronics nowadays are amazing. Processors in computers contain billions of transistors, each measuring a few millionth of mm in size. Airbags sensors in cars save lives every day, measuring the sudden...Show More Summary

How the Internet of Things Can Go Very Wrong

The Internet—one of history’s greatest inventions—is also one of history’s greatest platforms for crime. Here are ways things can go very wrong with the Internet of Things. Med-hacking. Researchers have hacked many medical devices. Though...Show More Summary

The Vagina Bio-Hack That Wasn't: How Two 'Startup Bros' Twisted the 'Sweet Peach' Mission

Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome, of biotech start-ups Cambrian Genomics and Personalized Probiotics, announced at last week's DEMO conference, "New Tech Solving Big Problems," that they had created a bio-hack to make women's vaginas smell...Show More Summary

Why Venture Capitalist Investors Should Care More About Human Rights Values

In the aftermath of the revelation that technology start-up Uber would consider using its private customer data, such as travel logs, to track down the private lives of reporters, the word "values" was bantered around a lot by the media. Show More Summary

The Good Side of Anonymous Apps

There are a growing number of social media apps that encourage anonymity. Popular services such as, Secret, Whisper and Yik Yak allow people to post under an assumed name, or no name at all. A new one, called Rooms, is actually...Show More Summary

New Yorkers, Times Have Changed: Charge Your Car or Fill It Up?

Electric vehicles are getting a lot more efficient and popular to drive in New York City. Did you know there are more than 150 commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Manhattan, as listed in the online database PlugShare,...Show More Summary

The Structure Dilemma

Are you a Diamond or Graphite? Clue? You could be either. It's all a matter of organisation. The world of high growth tech start-ups typically revolves around speed and deft execution. Every day is an ongoing race to do things bigger...Show More Summary

Technology, Communication and Religion

Many a pundit has suggested that the Internet has stirred -- or is a symptom of -- the greatest technological revolution since the dawn of the industrial age, or even the invention of the printing press in 1448. In fact, they could well...Show More Summary

The Secret Lives of LinkedIn Users

I have over 1,250 LinkedIn connections. Most people would consider me an active LinkedIn user. Still, I don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing on LinkedIn. In search of answers, I surveyed hundreds of fellow users and asked them to describe what they do on LinkedIn. Show More Summary

A New App that Tells You How to Get Where You Want to Go Using Pictures

Interior GPS is a new app that tells you by using pictures how to get where you want to go inside large buildings. "When I took my wife to the hospital a year ago to see a doctor, we had a lot of trouble finding the doctor's office," Jules White, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Vanderbilt University says. Show More Summary

Top 10 Streaming Video Trends You Can Expect in 2015

Serial entrepreneur and mobile consultant Hannah Bree Hanson and I were in attendance at the Streaming Media West Conference last week in Huntington Beach, CA. The event featured a veritable who's-who of industry leaders including Verizon,...Show More Summary

Solving the "STEM Paradox" With the Global STEM Alliance

Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report released its STEM Index of the United States. It revealed that student aptitude for and interest in science, technology, engineering and math has been essentially flat for more than a decade,...Show More Summary

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