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YEAR END: 2011 Future Tech & Prototype Review

If 2011 is any indication, our future relies on robots and computer intelligence. In this year's future technology and prototype review we'll take a look at technologies that could one day be common place making our lives easier and more enjoyable.

Written by Nick Barber15 Dec. 11 09:22

YEAR END: 2011 Future Tech & Prototype Review

If 2011 is any indication, our future relies on robots and computer intelligence. In this year's future technology and prototype review we'll take a look at technologies that could one day be common place making our lives easier and more enjoyable.

Written by Nick Barber15 Dec. 11 09:22

YEAR END: 2011 Apple Review

2011 was a bittersweet year for Apple. It debuted two headlining products among others, but also lost its leader and founder.

Written by Nick Barber15 Dec. 11 09:17

YEAR END: 2011 Apple Review

2011 was a bittersweet year for Apple. It debuted two headlining products among others, but also lost its leader and founder.

Written by Nick Barber15 Dec. 11 09:16

A rare peek into power grid management with big data visualization, at California ISO

Cal-ISO facilitates the management of power lines throughout the state. It’s not the only company to do it, though managers say this facility is the most up-to-date. Its control room likes like something out of a movie, where specific desks are charged with big tasks—like wholesale brokering of energy into California and management of emergency power line failures.

Written by Nick Barber07 Dec. 11 08:56

Software developers speed date their way to job stint

A meet-up group of developers who use Ruby, a programming language, decided to host its first ever speed-dating event, only instead of love, it was geared towards employers finding good candidates for work.

Written by Nick Barber23 Nov. 11 10:12