Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar

Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar

Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar

The forces reshaping the nature of transportation are conspiring to shift focus away from the driver. The post Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar appeared first on WIRED.
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UK switches on the world's largest wind turbines

UK switches on the world's largest wind turbines
The largest wind turbines in the world have recently started producing energy for the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the project, has recently switched on the 32 gigantic structures in Liverpool Bay. The turbines are taller than some skys…
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Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power

Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power
Methane as a greenhouse gas isn't all that eco-friendly when used for power, but scientists might have a way to keep the damage to a minimum. Penn State researchers have crafted microbial fuel cells that can convert methane into electricity right at…
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NBC and Viacom are making original shows for Musical.ly

NBC and Viacom are making original shows for Musical.ly
Musical.ly might have professionally made original shows to offer along with user-produced content sometime in the future. According to Bloomberg, the music video app is currently talking to Viacom and Comcast's NBCUniversal about creating original p…
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Microsoft's true holographic display fits in your glasses

Microsoft's true holographic display fits in your glasses
A lot of the technology billed as holographic, well, isn't. Not even HoloLens. Real holography requires a laser-generated 3D image, and it's no mean feat to stuff that into something you can comfortably wear. Microsoft just made some important pro…
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Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki to work on his final film this fall

Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki to work on his final film this fall
Studio Ghibli fans have something else to look forward to after Ronja, the Robber's Daughter. Hayao Miyazaki, famous Japanese animation filmmaker and the studio's mastermind, will be coming out of his retirement to begin working on his last project t…
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Live look at the 'alien megastructure' star may solve mysteries

Live look at the 'alien megastructure' star may solve mysteries
Astronomers may have ruled out an alien megastructure as the likely cause behind KIC 8462852's strange dimming, but it's still mysterious — and that's partly due to the lack of live data (as live as you can get for a star 1,277 light years away, at…
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American special forces open a drone hacker lab

American special forces open a drone hacker lab
Battlefield drones are evolving quickly, and there's only so much militaries can do to keep up — they're not used to competing with consumer tech that can improve in a matter of months. To that end, US Special Operations Command (aka SOCOM) is taki…
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At I/O 2017, Google doubled down on a future built on AI

At I/O 2017, Google doubled down on a future built on AI
A few years ago, when a cadre of dudes jumped out of a zeppelin wearing Google Glass, nearly everyone watching had a "holy shit" moment. Company execs had just run through a slew of big, consumer-facing announcements, and then Sergey Brin threw the p…
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Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time

Bitcoin just surged past ,000 for the first time
 The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin. It took ¬†That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges, including Coinbase and Kraken. That valuation puts the total market cap of bitcoin — the total number of coins in circulation — at $32.92 billion. Bitcoin has been on a tear this year, as this chart from Coindesk shows. Bitcoin¬†first… Read More


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