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Aerospike CTO touts need for speedy database to supplement Hadoop | #BigDataNYC

Hadoop provides a highly efficient means of storing and processing unstructured data, but for all the buzz surrounding the project, it doesn’t address the equally burning need to make the results available to users when they need them – which … Continue reading ?

Building a working Robot controlled by a C#, an iPhone, and Monkey.Robotics

This year at Xamarin's Evolve there was a Robot Building area that introduced a new beta platform called Monkey.Robotics (GitHub). There is a disclaimer on the GitHub: "Monkey.Robotics is still a beta/work in progress and is not officially...Show More Summary

Building a working Robot controlled by an iPhone, C#, and Monkey.Robotics

This year at Xamarin's Evolve there was a Robot Building area that introduced a new beta platform called Monkey.Robotics (GitHub). There is a disclaimer on the GitHub: "Monkey.Robotics is still a beta/work in progress and is not officially...Show More Summary

The Replicator Is Still Sci-Fi, But Here's A Start

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The dream of the Replicator—a machine that can create or copy any object—has mesmerized us ever since Star Trek used one to conjure a glass of water out of thin air. Yet, like so much other sci-fi tech invented by show business, it's always been just out of reach. The 3D printer company XYZ Printing wants to change that. Read more...

12 Star-Spangled Fails to Ruin Your Patriotism

Aaron Lewis' botched performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Sunday's World Series game disappointed America But the lead singer of Staind is certainly not the first to fumble under pressure while performing the national anthem....Show More Summary

Colour-Correcting A 30-Second Commercial Is Unbelievably Complex

When it comes to post-production, it’s usually the visual effects artists who bring impossible characters to life that get all the attention, not the digital artists responsible for colour-correction. But watching this breakdown of all...Show More Summary

Disney Villains Cover OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars” [Watch]

What is one sure way to get you into the Halloween Spirit? This cover of Disney Villains singing the well-known OneRepublic song “Counting Stars.” The Oh My Disney YouTube channel (Videos for Disney lovers, by Disney lovers) has uploaded a video that went viral and became a Facebook top trend today. A lot of villains […]

Baby Uncle Leo Halloween Costume Is Way Cuter Than Cousin Jeffrey

Shelve whatever Halloween costume you'd whipped up for your kid because this one is goldGOLD Illustrator Kiersten Essenpreis dressed her 7-month-old son Harlan as the the ultimate Seinfeld reference: Uncle Leo with drawn-on eyebrows....Show More Summary

Check Out This 'Hail to the King: Deathbat' Soundtrack Behind the Scenes Video and iOS Alert Sounds

Despite being an oddly polarizing title in our community, we really dig Hail to the King: Deathbat [$4.99]. We posted a review and made it out game of the week. Now, we've got a behind the scenes video featuring M Shadows and Synyster Gates from Avenged Sevenfold talking about the sound design of the game

OK Go’s latest music video is guaranteed to make you smile. Oh, and it was shot with a drone.

OK Go has a penchant for making tremendously complex and amazing music videos. Their latest is no different: a highly choreographed routine set to "I Won't Let You Down" — an incredibly catchy song in its own right, but the addition of drone technology brings things to the next level. Needless to say, the film was […]

A Concert Cellist Is Using Brain-Reading Technology To Play Duets With Her Own Brain

Concert cellist, Katinka Kleijn, can play a duet with her own brain. "It was really interesting when I heard the sound of my own brain — or a translation of my own brain waves into sound," she says in the audio file below, first seen on Buzzfeed. Show More Summary

OK Go’s latest music video is guaranteed to make you smile. Oh, and it was shot with a drone.

3 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

OK Go has a penchant for making tremendously complex and amazing music videos. Their latest is no different: a highly choreographed routine set to "I Won't Let You Down" — an incredibly catchy song in its own right, but the addition of drone technology brings things to the next level. Needless to say, the film was […]

OK Go’s latest music video is guaranteed to make you smile. Oh, and it was shot with a drone.

OK Go has a penchant for making tremendously complex and amazing music videos. Their latest is no different: a highly choreographed routine set to "I Won't Let You Down" — an incredibly catchy song in its own right, but the addition of drone technology brings things to the next level. Needless to say, the film was […]

A Comment About Artificial Intelligence Left Elon Musk Frozen On Stage

Artificial intelligence really spooks out Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. He's afraid, without proper regulation in place, it could be the "biggest existential threat" to humans. Musk was asked about AI at MIT's annual AeroAstra Centennial Symposium last week. Show More Summary

Remastered Version of PC Point-and-Click Adventure 'The Longest Journey' Launches in New Zealand and Australia

Classic-style adventure games have seen a resurgence over the past several years, but at the turn of the millennium things weren't all that rosy for the genre. Adventure games had ruled the early and mid '90s, but as console hardware improved and twitchier games like first-person shooters began to rise, our old friend the PC

Genius Puts GoPro on Handle of Fireball, Passes It Around a Wedding

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Whiskey finally surpassed vodka this year as the dominant ingredient in America's afterparty vomit. That sounds like good news, because vodka is the world's worst-tasting gin, but it's deceptive. All it really means is that we're drinking more Fireball, that cinnamon-tinged whiskey-in-name-only. Read more...

Humans Are About To Land A Probe On A Comet For The First Time — Here's The Incredibly Tricky Process To Make It Happen

The moment we've all been waiting for is less than one month away. On November 12, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is scheduled to deploy the Philae lander in the first attempt in human history to land a probe on a comet — a feat not easily overcome. Show More Summary

Five Arduino Tutorials For The Ultimate High Tech Haunted House

Technology has the potential to make our lives a lot more pleasant. But have you ever considered all the ways it can be used to make them scarier? Imagine a Jack-O-Lantern that senses when guests are near before going into scare-mode. Show More Summary

Encourage -- Don't Discourage -- STEM Dreams

Eighteen years ago, I was a young girl who'd rather solve a math equation than go to recess. Today, I'm a woman who'd prefer to "crack a code" than go shopping. I'm where I am today because my family, friends and teachers nurtured my interests. Show More Summary

Simogo's 'The Sailor's Dream' Arrives November 6th, New Trailer Released

Back in July Simogo officially announced their newest project to follow up their 2013 masterpieces Year Walk [$3.99] and Device 6 [$3.99]. Called The Sailor's Dream, this new project would be heavy on narrative and filled with mysteries for the player to unlock and experience, much like their last two games. A new trailer and

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