Artist runs an electronic sound exhibit using his own blood

Artist runs an electronic sound exhibit using his own blood
Russian artist Vtol is no stranger to making sounds with unusual technology, but one of his latest projects might top them all. He recently created Until I Die, an electronic sound installation powered by himself — namely, his blood. His creation…
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Bittercoin: true blockchain believers vs. the trough of disillusionment

Bittercoin: true blockchain believers vs. the trough of disillusionment
 The last 12 months have seemed an annus horribilis in the cryptocurrency world. The Bitcoin community is still fighting its years-old esoteric-to-an-outsider civil war, and is still nowhere near consensus; Ethereum’s public image has not recovered from the DAO fiasco; the much-hyped R3 consortium has abandoned blockchain technology; and the SEC rejected the touted Bitcoin ETF. Read More


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Study says Fukushima region is safe enough for people to return

Study says Fukushima region is safe enough for people to return
Fukushima's ill-fated nuclear power plant may still be so dangerous that it kills robots, but residents are trickling back as officials decide that radiation levels are safe in some areas. But are they safe enough that you'd never have to worry abou…
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Omidyar Network and the Anti-Defamation League are launching a center to combat cyberhate

Omidyar Network and the Anti-Defamation League are launching a center to combat cyberhate
 With hate crimes reportedly on the rise across the country and online, the Anti-Defamation League is setting up a new outpost in Silicon Valley, backed by the Omidyar Network, to look at ways to use technology to fight back. Racially and religiously motivated threats were on the rise in the run-up to the election and have continued into the new year. Events have culminated in the murder… Read More


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Detroit Electric's EV business gets a $1.8 billion jumpstart

Detroit Electric's EV business gets a .8 billion jumpstart
Do you remember Detroit Electric? You're forgiven if you don't — the American automaker vowed to make electric sports cars exciting back in 2013, but a combination of production delays (it delivered its first car in 2016) and Tesla's rapid rise larg…
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'Breath of the Wild' creators explain how they bucked tradition

'Breath of the Wild' creators explain how they bucked tradition
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild isn't just the series' best game in years, it's also unlike any title in the series — it's an open-world experience where you're free to find your own solutions to challenges. But just how did Nintendo manage…
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What it's like playing 'Rez Infinite' strapped into a synesthesia suit

What it's like playing 'Rez Infinite' strapped into a synesthesia suit
At SXSW last year, Sony showed off a bunch of unusual and intriguing prototypes from its Future Lab division. In 2017, Sony's going even bigger: a huge space called the Wow Factory has stuff from the Future Lab as well as a whole host of immersive VR…
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