Pigeons Monitor Pollution, Making Pollution Information More Accessible for the Public

A recent collaboration of Plume Labs – the team that created the superb flying detectors, DigitasLBi, Twitter UK and pigeons have started a campaign that can tell people about the air pollution levels in the region. While all of this sounds really cool, did you go back and read that again to make sure it said pigeons? The truth is that with their ability to evolve to accept urbanization, pigeons have finally made their way to the hiring zone.

In the ...

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PlayStation VR – Superb Experience and an Ergonomic Design Puts Sony at the Forefront of VR Headsets

Technology is contagious, you see one company come up with something cool, and the next moment there are a lot of other companies who have created the same thing with maybe some more swag and even better specs. We ditch the company that pioneered it and pick up the cooler stuff praising the quality and power of the product. That’s the kind of users companies are trying to woo today. We are unpredictable and finicky about the stuff we have. ...

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Hyperadapt 1.0 – Nike Gives You a Reason Not to Stoop Too Low

If you saw Back to The Future and yearned for those uber-cool, self-lacing, hi-tech looking Nike Air Mag, then let the power of the universe, or should I say Nike, make your dream come true. Nike has announced the world’s first self-lacing shoes – the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 – which will be hitting the stores later this year. They are an elegant recreation of McFly’s flamboyant high tops. Nike is yet to disclose the prices, and looking at the technology ...

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AceDeceiver – An Insidious Malware Affecting iOS Devices

Apple has been scrupulously keen about keeping malwares out of its systems for decades now. Apple’s systems are revered for their ability to avoid viruses and malwares as much as possible, but it appears that Apple’s meticulous designs have a flaw after all which is being explored by an iOS malware called ACeDeceiver. The first of its kind, this malware does not abuse enterprise certificates which were being done by some iOS malwares in the last two years. Instead, ...

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The Terasem Movement Provides Digital Reincarnation to Dead Ones

“What kind of wife would I be if I left your father simply because he was dead?”

-Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruins

Death doesn’t do as much harm to the person who died than those who are left behind in the abyss of their loved one’s absence. Grieving people often struggle to let go of their dead loved ones. It is being contemplated that very soon, technology will be used for recreating dead ones with the help of synthetic robot clones along with ...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 – A Phone with Personality

All this time while we have been going gaga over spectacular phones like the Nexus 6P and iPhone 6S, Samsung’s labs has been brewing something that took spectacular to the next level. Introducing Samsung’s latest flagship – Samsung S7 – a phone with a superb personality. I am not saying that it does not have any downside to it, but it is definitely one of the best phones that have been released in 2016. And for those who don’t mind ...

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Heads up Environmentalists – The Bolt m1 Runs of Electricity and Uses the Bicycle Lane

San Francisco start up, Bolt is the maker of electric motorbikes which has created a buzz among bike lovers and environmentalists. The handmade bikes created by this start up are highly advanced and have some unbelievable features. The bikes are built in a small garage on the edge of the town and the batteries used by the bikes are the same kind used in Teslas.

The founders of Bolt, Zachary Levenberg and Nathan Jauvtis are engineers who have experience in the ...

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Connie – A Hilton Worldwide and IBM project to bring AIs into the service industry

Employment opportunities at Hilton Worldwide are not just for humans, robots may soon find a place at Hilton’s plush lobbies. Connie is an IBM creation that now sits near the reception area of Hilton McLean hotel property in Virginia. Connie’s job is work as a concierge to assist visitors and personalize the guest appearance. She can provide information which can help you plan your trips too.

Her name is inspired from the founder of the Hilton brand of hotels – Conrad ...

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Fukushima’s No Man’s Land – A Place Where Even Robots Find It Hard to Tread

All this time we’ve been talking about technology taking us to new heights making life as comfortable as it was never before with robots and machines that can do things that we could hardly imagine and in one part of the world, we have technology fail us time and again as we try to clean out a disaster struck nuclear plant.

Japan’s Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant suffered multiple meltdowns when five years ago one of the worst earthquakes in history ...

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Harvard’s Computers – Women of Substance who Made Abundant Contributions to Astronomy

In 1881, the director of the Harvard Observatory – Edward Charles Pickering – was in a state of flux with enormous amounts of data making its way to the observatory and far from competent staff to analyze the data appropriately. Pickering was doubtful of the ability of his staff, especially his assistant who was considered to be inefficient at cataloguing.

What he did to resolve this rising concern was unconceivable at that time – he fired his assistant and gave the ...

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