June 18, 2024

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Wearables Might Be Powered by Sweat Sooner Than You Think

The future of wearables is here. These devices have been around for a few years but have recently taken off as hot commodities. Whether it’s for exercise or health, wearable technology is becoming increasingly valuable. Though these devices usually use battery power to operate, new wearable technology now has a biological option — sweat.

Post-Pandemic SUVs Head Two Different Directions

New Models Introduced This Week Offer Electric or High-Horsepower Gas Choices

The automotive market is not always clear in the direction it’s taking at any given moment. This week was one of those weeks. Future SUV buyers are going to be able to choose from a very green path or one emphasizing horsepower and off-road proficiency.

Big Wheels Keep on Turning…Quietly

While headlines have showcased a dip in the light-duty car sector, big trucks, commercial vehicles, over-the-road, and short-haul semis have seen a surge in recent technology deployments.

Why FTP Servers are Still Relevant

First developed in 1971, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers have long served a key part in data communication. Before the advent of Transfer Connection Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP),

Amazon Wants to Take You for a Ride

Retail Giant Spends $1B+ for Zoox AV Startup Amazon appears to be looking for new markets to dominate, including future robotaxis, as it last week added autonomous vehicle (AV) developer

Video Games as Medicine

When we think of video games, the last thing that comes to mind is that they might be used as a medical treatment for a brain disorder or disease. But

Leland Melvin’s Newest Mission

The former NASA astronaut and STEM advisor to President Obama focuses his energies on his greatest passion: prepping today’s students for Mars.   A recurring thought crosses Leland Melvin’s mind

Self-Driving Cars Are Not a Safety Solution

There are two ways of looking at autonomous vehicles, and both of them are true. A thorough analysis by one of country’s leading automotive insurance research groups threw some hard data—some would say cold water—on self-driving car technology and the reactions were in predictably stark contrasts. Potential headlines on the news:

New Injection Molding Technology Could Close COVID-19 Testing Gap

Following the White House’s declared state of emergency in March and subsequent Harvard study showing a need for up to 20 million COVID-19 tests per day by the end of summer, innovation from the manufacturing industry has responded with a scalable technology capable of closing the testing gap. 

5 Ways AI is Changing Education

Beyond the direct teaching of students, AI can be implemented into school infrastructure to improve efficiency. Schools could easily benefit from the technology being developed for smart cities.

Jason Latimer’s Most Scientific Magic Trick

Impossible Science curator Jason Latimer has a deep passion for magic and science like, combining them in his live performances to great effect. In this exclusive snippet from our interview, Latimer explains the trick he believes has the most scientific relevance. 

Wearables Might Be Powered by Sweat Sooner Than You Think

The future of wearables is here. These devices have been around for a few years but have recently taken off as hot commodities. Whether it’s for exercise or health, wearable technology is becoming increasingly valuable. Though these devices usually use battery power to operate, new wearable technology now has a biological option — sweat.

Post-Pandemic SUVs Head Two Different Directions

New Models Introduced This Week Offer Electric or High-Horsepower Gas Choices

The automotive market is not always clear in the direction it’s taking at any given moment. This week was one of those weeks. Future SUV buyers are going to be able to choose from a very green path or one emphasizing horsepower and off-road proficiency.

Big Wheels Keep on Turning…Quietly

While headlines have showcased a dip in the light-duty car sector, big trucks, commercial vehicles, over-the-road, and short-haul semis have seen a surge in recent technology deployments.

Why FTP Servers are Still Relevant

First developed in 1971, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers have long served a key part in data communication. Before the advent of Transfer Connection Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP),

Amazon Wants to Take You for a Ride

Retail Giant Spends $1B+ for Zoox AV Startup Amazon appears to be looking for new markets to dominate, including future robotaxis, as it last week added autonomous vehicle (AV) developer

Video Games as Medicine

When we think of video games, the last thing that comes to mind is that they might be used as a medical treatment for a brain disorder or disease. But

Leland Melvin’s Newest Mission

The former NASA astronaut and STEM advisor to President Obama focuses his energies on his greatest passion: prepping today’s students for Mars.   A recurring thought crosses Leland Melvin’s mind

Self-Driving Cars Are Not a Safety Solution

There are two ways of looking at autonomous vehicles, and both of them are true. A thorough analysis by one of country’s leading automotive insurance research groups threw some hard data—some would say cold water—on self-driving car technology and the reactions were in predictably stark contrasts. Potential headlines on the news:

New Injection Molding Technology Could Close COVID-19 Testing Gap

Following the White House’s declared state of emergency in March and subsequent Harvard study showing a need for up to 20 million COVID-19 tests per day by the end of summer, innovation from the manufacturing industry has responded with a scalable technology capable of closing the testing gap. 

5 Ways AI is Changing Education

Beyond the direct teaching of students, AI can be implemented into school infrastructure to improve efficiency. Schools could easily benefit from the technology being developed for smart cities.

Jason Latimer’s Most Scientific Magic Trick

Impossible Science curator Jason Latimer has a deep passion for magic and science like, combining them in his live performances to great effect. In this exclusive snippet from our interview, Latimer explains the trick he believes has the most scientific relevance. 

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