Tag: technology

Psychology Around the Net: January 19, 2019

Within this week’s Psychology Around the Net, you’re going to meet a psychiatrist who uses social media for good, get a plethora of self-care tips (many of which I guarantee you haven’t thought of), find out just exactly how many happy facial expressions we have, and more. Enjoy! You Have 17 Different Facial Expressions to […]

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technicon designs carat 187 superyacht’s exterior with split personalities

transitioning across the luxury transport sector after considerable work in the aviation field like the IXION windowless jet, technicon has conceptualized the ‘carat 187’, a dramatic 187-foot superyacht. the design once again offers luxury in mobility yet does so with a focus on the sense of occasion and distinct exclusivity that only boating can offer. all […]

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People Have Turned The #TenYearChallenge Into A Look At Climate Change

UPROXX / Pixabay A lot can change in 10 years. So when the #HowHardDidAgingHitYou meme (aka the Ten-Year Challenge) started circulating on social media, people took the opportunity to brag about their glow-ups or how good they still look or, hell, lament their lost youth. But you know what else has changed a lot in […]

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wireless earbuds with the louis vuitton branding will cost you $1000

louis vuitton has launched a pair of wireless earbuds in collaboration with new york city-based audio company master & dynamic. inspired by its visual universe the product marks the french fashion house’s first forray into the world of audio and are expected to retail for $995. images courtesy of louis vuitton the wireless earbuds are very […]

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project alias ‘parasite’ feeds smart speakers to protect your privacy

smart speakers aren’t always smart and sometimes they record things they shouldn’t. last may, a woman claimed that her amazon echo taped a private conversation and forwarded it to someone she didn’t know. then in december, a man asked for his data from amazon – and they sent him 1,700 recordings of someone else. fortunately though, […]

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nissan’s IMs concept takes design cues from the japanese kimono

following the debut of its newer, longer range 2019 leaf e+ at CES last week, nissan has unveiled plans for its newest all-electricconcept model. shown at the detroit auto show on monday, the nissan IMS is defined by an abundance of japanese design cues and characterized by its pure EV identity, with the battery located under the […]

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NVIDIA’s ‘kitchen manipulator’ is the ultimate robot chef

california-based robotics start-up NVIDIA has debuted its ‘kitchen manipulator’, an AI-powered robot that could be the next must-have home gadget and your future sous-chef. the robot can track objects like dirty dishes, open and close drawers, identify ingredients and even make meals. images courtesy of NVIDIA the robot is one in a collection of robots being developed at […]

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carlo ratti serves up an urban self-driving cafe with robotic bartender

following the launch of the first mass-produced robotic bartender in 2018, carlo ratti associati (CRA) and makr shakr enhance driverless technology to create GUIDO, an urban self-driving cafe. the autonomous vehicle comprises a unit with two mechanical arms that can prepare and serve any drink in seconds. it conceptualizes a dynamic shift in leisure within cities […]

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Mommy and Data

In 2009, Piraye Yurttas Beim, a molecular biologist from Texas, started pitching investors on her vision for a new kind of women’s health company. The startup she had founded, Celmatix, would bring the power of big data and cutting-edge genetic testing to bear on a problem that had long resisted comprehensive understanding and reliable treatment: […]

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robot dogs in driverless vans are the delivery system of the future

german automative firm continental unveiled a concept delivery system at this year’s consumer electronics show in las vegas, tapping the help of robotics company ANYbotics. the system uses four-legged robot dogs to hop in and out of its driverless delivery vans, carrying packages right up to someone’s door. image courtesy of continentalheader image courtesy of […]

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two radical harley-davidson electric concepts shown at CES 2019

with power and stylish poise, the ‘LiveWire’ is notably an authentic harley-davidson motorcycle but with one subtle difference: it is their first all-electric model. the project kick started in 2014 with a prototype and took years to develop before an electric model was able to match their prized brand experience. the 2020 production motorcycle was […]

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app-controlled cat treadmill promises to help fat felines lose their holiday weight

cat owners with money to spare, it’s time to help your feline friend achieve their fitness goals. an IoT-based exercise machine, dubbed the little cat, has been unveiled by korean startup pet ding at CES 2019 and is designed to get your tubby cat moving. it’s basically a cat treadmill that looks like an oversized hamster […]

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When Is It the Better Part of Valor to Keep Your Mouth Shut?

Opinions abound on topics ranging from politics to religion, from relationships to climate change. Conversations no longer just happen around the water cooler at work. With the advent of social media, sharing those beliefs is as easy as tapping fingers on keyboard and pressing “post.” There was a time when the “taboo subjects” of sex, […]

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Electrification’s Silver Lining: Audi CEO Announces PB 18 e-tron Production Plans

Audi unveiled the PB 18 e-tron Concept at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance with absolutely no assurance that it would ever be more than a fun idea. In fact, the company outright said it had no plans to put the vehicle into production. Miraculously, Audi flip-flopped, and the electrified hypercar is now slated for assembly. […]

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the buttonless novus electric motorcycle is a minimalist’s dream

german electric motorcycle company novus presents their debut model at CES 2019 – an incredibly light and incredibly minimal, hollow-bodied city commuter. sat somewhere between an e-bike and a performance motorcycle, the novus is the co-creation of industrial designers, rené renger and marcus weidig, who shared ambitions to create a new type of bike. images courtesy […]

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Twitter Will Stream NBA Games Using An ISO-CAM Starting With The All-Star Game

Getty Image   NBA fans without cable will soon have another method of streaming games on their phones. As reported by Recode, Twitter made a deal with the NBA to start streaming nationally-televised TNT games in February. The first such contest will be the NBA All-Star Game, and the contract extends for 20 games, including […]

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