Posts filed under “Technology”

Tech Immigrants: A Map of Silicon Valley’s Imported Talent


Source: Businessweek

Category: Digital Media, Technology

All NSA Revelations in One Chart

Source: ProPublica

Category: Digital Media, Legal, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Technology, War/Defense

A Matter of Time (and Distance)

@TBPInvictus here:   “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” – George Carlin A quick note on where I think technology might take us in the very near future. We’re well into the age of electronic toll collection systems (E-ZPass,…Read More

Category: Technology

Internet Hall of Fame

World Startup Report research on the biggest Internet companies across 50 countries. The insights that will make you look outside Silicon Valley and the US. Things to Know about the World of Internet Companies Internet Hall of Fame: Things to Know about the World of Internet Companies from World Startup Report

Category: Technology, Think Tank, Venture Capital

Will a Robot Take Your Job?

Source: NY Times   Steven Rattner: “in the sweep of history, the human condition barely improved for centuries, until the early days of the industrial revolution, when transformational new technologies (the robots of their day) were introduced. Consider the case of agriculture, after the arrival of tractors, combines and scientific farming methods. A century ago,…Read More

Category: Employment, Technology

LiveWire: Harley-Davidson Electric

Pretty bad ass looking EV bike — clutchless, fast, plug i

 

More photos after the jump.

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Category: Technology, Weekend

Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways!

Are Solar roadways possible? Are they too ambitious, costly, and technologically unfeasible? Check out the compelling and entertaining video.     If you would like more information, check out the Indigogo project page for information straight from the source. The project has been getting a lot of attention recently and there are recommended articles on…Read More

Category: Energy, Technology, Weekend

Retail in Real-Time

Click to watch the data in real time. Source: Retale

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

Operating System Overload? Blame the Octothorpe!

Yesterday, Amazon.com announced its new mobile phone, the Fire. Just in case the phones that run on Apple’s IOS or Google’s Android or BlackBerry or Windows don’t do it for you. The phone has some sort of a 3D holographic imaging, for whatever that’s worth. Also, you can take a picture of some product, and…Read More

Category: Technology

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Story of Drones in Pakistan

Click for an animated presentation. Source: Pitch Interactive

Category: Politics, Technology