GIFGIF might seem like just another silly online timewaster, but it's actually a serious attempt to build
up a library of quantitative data about how we perceive the expressions
and facial tics of others.
There are plenty of wearable gadgets that can help mitigate the dangers
of epilepsy, but not all are designed to help sufferers better
understand their condition and live with it as well.
And that's where this Dialog concept comes in. Designed by
Seattle-based Artefact, this patch-like wearable device connects to your
smartphone via Bluetooth, allowing sufferers to better track, manage, and
predict their seizures.
If you think Google's search results look a tad different, don't worry, you're not alone. The company is rolling out a new design of search to desktop users that includes changes to both organic and ads results.
Now isn't that incredible? The latest trading software developed by Virtu - a company specializing in high frequency trading has only had one day of loss in the past four years. That's incredible!
The software puts the company using it in the black 99.91 percent of the time. According to Zero Hedge, this is possible by using high-frequency trading, which relies on speed to reduce risk close to zero on very small trades.
Harvard just listed a new job - they are hiring a Wikipedian-in-residence. The job will pay by the hour. What does a Wikipedian-in-Residence do? They will handle all things Wikipedia for the institutions or companies.
Apple Maps was a disaster, but they've gotten better since. It's no surprise to hear that Apple is still trying to make them better, and iOS 8 will be all about that.
According to sources who told 9to5Mac, iOS 8 will feature lots of "under-the-hood changes", and that includes an overhaul to the Maps application. They will use data from their recently acquired startups like BroadMap, Embark, and HopStop.
In one of the most anticipated matches in ping pong history (?), the showdown of man vs. machine has happened. And the results: Humans: 1, KUKA Robot: 0.
The match shows pro German table tennis player Timo Boll schooling the KUKRA KR AGILUS in a match of ping pong. For now, the robot arm is no match for human agility and speed. Watch the video below and see the amazing prowess of the robot. It is not to be messed with, but it is certainly no match for pros like Boll just yet.
Don't want to wait for the perfect pair of sneakers to drop? You don't have to. Now, thanks to a new flexible filament from Recreus, you can use it in standard 3D printers without clogging the nozzle. You can design and print your own kicks, and in a variety of colors. Take that, Nike ID!
Helmets' will protect your head during a ski accident. You have to replace the helmet after its first major impact. But helmet liners made from expanded polypropylene can endure multiple of these impacts before you need to replace them. This new helmet, combines that approach with sensors.
Staring at blueprints may not make sense to most people, and it is tough for someone who doesn't understand to comprehend the space in real life. The solution? 3D print those blueprints out.
The Plan Collection can hosts floor plans for over 20,000 different homes designed by a variety of architects. You just need to get a CAD file construction package with the floor plan of your new home and 3D print it after. Finding a printer to do just that is up to you.
Cold whiskey is great but if you're a purist you know ice will just dilute and muddle the flavor. So how do you go about enjoying your drink? By using a whiskey stone of course. They are generally supposed to be the best of both worlds. But which one is the best?
Marjan van Aubel knows his way around an electrical diagram, so she fused furniture designing with some electrical expertise to create this energy efficient table. Called the Current Table, it uses dye solar cells to absorb energy and charge your devices.
We save our data on the go on USB thumb drives these days, but the future may look a whole lot different if this concept happens. What if you could save data as easy as slapping on a sticky note on your screen.
This metallic piece was made from 13,000 variably sized platinum beads. That makes it very very expensive. Created by Japanese jewelers, Platinum Guild International K.K, the quote begins at half a millon dollars.
This photo shows how a nuclear armed AGM-86B cruise missile is loaded on a B-52 Stratofortress. It almost looks sci-fi! You can't really tell because you are looking at the butt of a 1.4 ton nuclear shark, which is 20 foot and 9 inches long with the wingspan of 12 feet.