December 4, 2012

The Five Technologies That Changed My Life

Ben Bajarin, Tech.pinions

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These five technologies had a profound impact on my life.

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November 29, 2012
Armageddon 2.0
Fred Guterl, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
The world lived for half a century with the constant specter of nuclear war and its potentially devastating consequences. The end of the Cold War took the potency out of this Armageddon scenario, yet the existential dangers have... more ››
November 29, 2012
Control Your (Artificial) Limbs with Your Mind
Liat Clark, Wired
A postdoctoral student has developed a technique for implanting thought-controlled robotic arms and their electrodes directly to the bones and nerves of amputees, a move which he is calling “the future of... more ››
November 28, 2012
The Hunt for a Better Butter Churn
Farhad Manjoo, Slate
A few years ago, on a lark, I decided to make butter. This sounds like it might be some kind of arduous, gourmand pursuit, but it was quite simple. Following chef Daniel Patterson’s instructions, I bought a whole lot of... more ››
November 30, 2012
Tech Blunders, Catastrophes & Epic Fails of 2012
Zack Whittaker, ZDNet
Thanksgiving is over, and we're heading into December. It's time for a look back at all the blunders, catastrophes, epic fails and major screw-ups of 2012. more ››
November 30, 2012
Why's Jeff Bezos Making a 10,000 Year Clock?
Seth Fiegerman, Mashable
Jeff Bezos has already revolutionized the way we shop, now he wants to change the way we think about time.Earlier this year, news broke that the Amazon founder and CEO has invested at least $42 million in a project to build a... more ››