“New Google technology addresses the tiny screen problem by letting you control wearables with tiny gestures, or by touching your clothes.” Von Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review
“The official map of the human genome can’t tell you everything about your genes. Does graph theory offer a better way?” Von Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review
“Nearly six months ago, Oculus came to the Sundance Film Festival to announce its new “storytelling” division, Oculus Story Studio. They screened a compelling, Pixaresque short called Lost, and claimed that they were hard at work on five titles.” Von Peter Rubin, Wired > Weiter bei Wired
“If Scotland takes itself out of the United Kingdom, it would probably make sense for the United Kingdom to remove Scotland from its flag. Yes, the Union Jack as we know it might be at stake in Thursday’s referendum on Scottish independence. The British flag’s blue-and-white cross represents Scotland.” Von Belinda Lanks > Weiter bei Bloomberg Businessweek
“Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are officially at war. And how.
On Wednesday, Bezos presided over a press conference in which his rocket company Blue Origin formed a partnership with United Launch Alliance, or ULA. The deal between the companies will see Blue Origin develop an engine for use with ULA’s rockets, which currently carry U.S. government and military satellites to space.” Von Ashlee Vance > Weiter bei Bloomberg Businessweek
“Research firm Gartner is predicting that 2015 will be the year in which the number of tablet devices finally overtakes the number of PCs shipped worldwide. The company’s latest report foresees that the number of traditional PCs (that includes both desktops and notebooks) and ultramobile devices will reach 317 million in 2015, up slightly from its estimate of 308 million for this year. In contrast, Gartner estimates that the number of tablet devices will increase from 256 million in 2014 to 321 million in 2015.” Von Jon Russell > Weiter bei The Next Web
“The road trip may be the perfect expression of American’s obsession with freedom. The ability to hop in a car and go wherever we want whenever we want has inspired a canon’s worth of books and films. It is the stuff of dreams, and very often of vacations.” Von Alex Davies > Weiter bei Wired