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The internet of things is setting up the ultimate culture clash

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Company-wide access to Gigaom Research, analyst briefings or inquiries, Gigaom Event tickets & much more. How a company builds a business model, or even products for the internet of things,

This is the most detailed map yet of our place in the universe

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2 mentions12 months ago
We know that the Earth and the solar system are located in the Milky Way galaxy. But how, exactly, does the Milky Way fit in among the billions of other ...

Future of Film: Even Bigger Screens and, Yep, Cinema Selfies

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3 mentions12 months ago
As exhibitors try to fend off competition from ever-bigger home theater systems, movie houses may soon take their cues from the '50s. Back then, to counter the arrival of TV,

Box on Vimeo

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2 mentions12 months ago
Box explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping onto moving surfaces. The short film documents a live performance, captured entirely in camera. botndolly.com/box CREDITS Directed by: BOT ...

Why Wearable Tech Will Be as Big as the Smartphone | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

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Data will not help you if you can’t see it when you need it. For Dan Eisenhardt—a competitive swimmer for more than a decade, beginning as a 9-year-old in his ...

IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years

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2 mentions2 years ago
The IBM “5 in 5″ is the eighth year in a row that IBM has made predictions about technology, and this year’s prognostications are sure to get people talking. We ...

U.K. Military Failing to Tackle Big Data

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The U.K. and other military forces are failing to manage the flow of data modern war-fighting equipment generate, which could result in operations failing.A report, Big Data for Defence And ...

64% Of Organizations Have Invested In Or Plan To Invest In Big Data Tech, But Only 8% Have Started Using It, Says Gartner | TechCrunch

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Businesses are eager to spend money on big data, but few have a clear cut plan for what they plan to do with the technology, according to a new Gartner ...

RainDance Technologies raises $35M to tackle big data challenges of genomics

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6 mentions2 years ago
RainDance Technologies, a big data genomics company, has raised $35 million to expand into new markets. Big data genomics company RainDance Technologies has raised $35 million in debt financing from ...

Facebook Chases Google’s Deep Learning with New Research Group | MIT Technology Review

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A technique called deep learning could help Facebook understand its users and their data better. Facebook’s piles of data on people’s lives could allow it to push the boundaries of ...

Coming Soon: iPads and Kindles During Take-off and Landing

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If all goes as expected this week, the New York Times's Nick Bilton will get almost everything he's ever wanted when the Federal Aviation Administration relaxes its safety recommendations for ...

Yottamine Sets Big Data Machine Learning Record

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Bellevue, WA September 23, 2013 – Yottamine Analytics, a new machine learning innovator, announced today that it has achieved unprecedented prediction speed, scale, accuracy and price-performance with its Yottamine Predictive ...

Why the future of software is all about analytics, analytics, analytics

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12 mentions2 years ago
Any company that wants to sell software to enterprise in the next few years might be wise to start thinking about data. That doesn’t mean becoming a “big data” company,

A new web tool lets you compare the world's constitutions

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3 mentions2 years ago
The Comparing Constitutions Project has launched new web tool called Constitute, which lets users search their way through the world’s constitutions by keyword or theme. Not only is the tool ...

SteamOS

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7 mentions2 years ago
Thousands of games, millions of users. Everything you love about Steam. Available soon as a free operating system designed for the TV and the living room.As we’ve been working on ...

A new worker's revolution is rising in China and it doesn't involve humans

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2 mentions2 years ago
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at ...

Introducing Apple’s New “Kids” App Store | TechCrunch

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Apple has finally take steps to better cater to the children who have adopted its devices, and especially family favorite the iPad, with the launch of a Kids App Store.

Heavybit: Grad School for Startups Building a Software Supply Chain | Xconomy

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James Lindenbaum, the Heroku co-founder who has spent the last year building a new startup training program called Heavybit Industries, thinks the software industry is still just as primitive as ...

Blackberry in a Financial Freefall and Rolls Out the New Blackberry Z30

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4 mentions2 years ago
Too little too late for Blackberry indeed… imagine, in the same week that the company has reported a massive loss, huge employee cuts/layoffs, and yet we have a new Blackberry ...

IA Summit 2014

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4 mentions2 years ago
As we recently announced, London-based designer and journalist Martin Belam will be a keynote speaker at the 2014 IA Summit in San Diego.Johanna Kollman, an IA Summit co-chair, interviewed Martin ...

Three Ways That iOS 7 Will Spark a Boom in App Design | Wired Design | Wired.com

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If you want to see the future of apps, look to Apple’s new stock apps. Photo: Ariel Zambelich / WIREDYou probably feel strongly about iOS 7. Maybe you love it.

Augmented reality sat-nav tried out

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The BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones tries out a sat-nav which is projected onto a car's windscreen.Pioneer's Masaya 'Matt' Hashida claims that eye movement is reduced with his company's Navgate ...

MGUG Fall Conference 2013 - October 2, 2013

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The MGUG Fall Conference is Manitoba's premier geospatial information conference event. Previous Conferences have attracted hundreds geomatics professionals and students. Attendance last year exceeded 400 attendees. With an outstanding slate ...

Football Type

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Football Type is a non profit book celebrating football and typography. The book is a limited edition of 1000 with each bespoke cover hand numbered using official FAPL lettering.100% of ...

Contest: Use OpenStreetMap Data for Game Maps

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Game engine maker Crytek came up with the idea to encourage use of open data in computer games. Now the idea is part of a contetst,IC tomorrow’s digital innovation games ...

Stamen is looking for a graphic designer

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4 mentions2 years ago
We design and build maps and data visualizations in San Francisco's Mission District for a wide variety of happy clients. Hire us! Read more about the studio, catch up on ...

Apple fingerprint ID 'hacked'

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2 mentions2 years ago
Hackers claim to have broken Apple's iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint recognition system just a day after the phone was launched.Germany's Chaos Computer Club claims it "successfully bypassed the biometric ...

WORLD | Virtual reality violence too real to ignore | Laura Edghill | Sept. 21, 2013

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Police arrested a Louisiana high school student last week for posting a YouTube video of himself simulating the shooting of classmates using the augmented reality (AR) app “Real Strike.”The app ...

Super Typhoon Usagi

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2 mentions2 years ago
This weekend, the most powerful tropical cyclone of 2013 passed between Taiwan and the Philippines, then slammed into the southeastern coast of China on September 22. Dozens of people died ...

WEARABLE COMPUTING: Inside The New Mobile Market That Is Taking Shape

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2 mentions2 years ago
But wearables won't just complement smartphones. What is perhaps most intriguing about them is that they will serve new purposes too. Because they are designed to be worn close to ...

What's it like to live in a smart city?

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2 mentions2 years ago
As we head towards a new era of urbanisation - half of the world's population will live in cities by 2050 - the race is on to make our cities ...

How a Type Museum Rewrote Its Fate

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5 mentions2 years ago
The passion and generosity of font fans helped save Wisconsin's Hamilton Wood Type when it was forced to leave its historic factory building. Late October 2012, the board of the ...

Will Wright raises $5M for Syntertainment startup to blend reality and entertainment (exclusive)

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3 mentions2 years ago
The creator of SimCity is back. Will Wright has cofounded Syntertainment, a new startup that has raised $5 million from investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and former Electronic Arts chief executive ...

Go Beyond Contest

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On Thursday, September 19, the Toronto Star, in partnership with Nissan Canada, will produce a newspaper that springs to life with the swipe of a smartphone or tablet. By hovering ...

After 20-year absence, Star Trek returns to the world of pinball

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Last time on Pinball Technica we covered the announcement of the Metallica pinball machine. Reader response was pretty positive, even if the band theme was a little polarizing for some,

iPhone's M7 motion processor to integrate with Maps as Apple develops indoor mapping, public transit

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Besides the main 64-bit A7 processor in the new iPhone 5s, Apple has included a dedicated motion co-processor called the M7. The chip powers many of the sensor technologies in ...

First Hadoop Search Engine Launched By Cloudera

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Cloudera has announced the general availability of Cloudera Search and an accompanying add-on RTS (Real-time Search) subscription. This product represents the first fully integrated search engine for interactive exploration of ...

U.S. Flooding Map & Satellite Images

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Continuously updated US flooding information from the National Weather Service shows observed flooding locations and statistics, flood warning areas, as well as current precipitation.See the real-time effects of the flooding ...

SAP plans KXEN buy to widen appeal of big data analytics | ZDNet

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Summary: The proposed acquisition of predictive-analytics firm KXEN is designed to help SAP automate more business modelling tasks for non data scientists.Enterprise software giant SAP says it's buying predictive-analytics firm ...

OracleVoice: Big Data At Work: The World Is Making A Digital Copy Of Itself

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Forbes BrandVoice™ allows marketers to connect directly with the Forbes audience by enabling them to create content – and participate in the conversation – on the Forbes digital publishing platform.

push.conference by envis precisely

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2 mentions2 years ago
Regarding a strong design and software development industry, Munich is one of the most densely packed areas in Germany.In 2013 there are around 5.000 businesses focusing on media and creative ...

Datapipe Acquires Newvem, An Analytics Service For Monitoring AWS | TechCrunch

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Datapipe, a managed services provider, has acquired Newvem, a company that provides heat maps and other forms of analytics for AWS customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Newvem provides ...

Scenario Maps Designed to Manage Possible Levee Breach

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The City of Muscatine Levee Breach Scenario maps are published online along with the Army Corps of Engineers study presentation."High water is an annual occurrence along the Mississippi River, threatening ...

Investigating the Security of the Firefox OS

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Firefox OS is Mozilla’s foray into the mobile operating system field and promises a more adaptive mobile OS. But as mobile threats, in particular in the Android platform, has gained ...

An Interview with Geoff Manaugh (@bldgblog)

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1 mentions2 years ago
In architecture and design-related circles, author and educator Geoff Manaugh needs little introduction. Through a consistently revelatory and often dizzying stream of spatial polemics hatched at his blog BLDGBLOG, Manaugh ...

Smarter Planet -- SMBs Make Sustainability A Reality with Social --

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3 mentions2 years ago
To achieve sustainability, we need to be smarter about our impact on the world, and more efficient in everything we do, from how we consume resources to how we do ...

“Making Data More Human” Lecture with Jer Thorp

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2 mentions2 years ago
The data artist will discuss his beautiful and moving data visualization projects that seek to help put abstract data into a human context. This event is free. For information visit ...

IA Summit 2014

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Proposals for workshops, presentations, and panel discussions are now being accepted. What will you share at #ias14?The IA Summit brings together industry leaders, mid-career professionals and new practitioners alike to ...

2013 Esri Developer Summit in Europe

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The Esri DevSummit Europe is the event for developers to come together and learn the latest and greatest in geospatial development from each other and Esri developers.This year's DevSummit has ...

Home Office accused of illegal font use on illegal immigrants campaign

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2 mentions2 years ago
A French type designer has accused the UK Home Office of using his typeface without permission on its recent anti-illegal immigration van campaign.The controversial campaign saw vans drive through London ...
 

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