Posts filed under “Technology”

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 The Washington Post and Vox that raise valid concerns and cases for skepticism.

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, 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

‘Star Trek’ Tech Aims to Be Google for Matter

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Technology, Video

Most Wired Countries in the World

Relative to last week’s whine about US telecom infrastructure:   Click for full list. Source: Bloomberg Visual Data We’re # 13! We’re # 13!

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Why Does US Cell Phone Service Suck?

Yesterday on my commute to work, I became annoyed with the spotty coverage and slow connection provided by Verizon Wireless. I tweeted my frustration. Imagine my surprise when AT&T’s social networking Tinkerbell responded to me: “Connect when and where you want with our reliable 4G LTE!” I found that amusing. The reason I switched to…Read More

Category: Really, really bad calls, Regulation, Taxes and Policy, Technology

Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Healthcare

Category: Technology, Think Tank

Be a Google Ninja: Tips and Tricks for Online Research

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Category: Research, Technology

Tallest Deepest Longest Manmade Structures

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Category: Digital Media, Real Estate, Technology