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"Deletion as the Default" -- Snapchat and Ephemerality in a Mobile Photo World

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Everyone loves a good selfie — just not necessarily for more than 10 seconds. That looks to be evident with Snapchat, the self-destructing photo messaging service that has exploded in popularity in just a short time. Even for mobile photo services — which are both incredibly popular right now and...
"Deletion as the Default" -- Snapchat and Ephemerality in a Mobile Photo World

Onyx Ashanti's beatjazz music machine does everything, looks good too (video)

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Onyx Ashanti has sent us over a demo of his beatjazz controller, and we have to marvel at the direction he's taken with this custom electronic music machine following more modest efforts. Onyx's 3D-printed interface receives inputs from a voice / breath-operated synth in the headgear, while the two...
Onyx Ashanti's beatjazz music machine does everything, looks good too (video)
Google Glass Already Being Banned from Strip Clubs

MIT’s Brainput boosts your brain power by offloading multitasking to a computer

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A group of American researchers from MIT, Indiana University, and Tufts University, led by Erin Treacy Solovey, have developed Brainput — pronounced brain-put, not bra-input — a system that can detect when your brain is trying to multitask, and offload some of that workload to a computer.The idea of using...
MIT’s Brainput boosts your brain power by offloading multitasking to a computer

Sony's HMZ-T2 3D headset at TGS: gaming at close range (video)

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Sony's second generation 3D visor didn't make a big splash back at IFA, but the HMZ-T2 certainly has a pigeonhole at Tokyo's premier gaming event. In addition to the headset's substitutional reality prototype, the standard model stakes claim to almost a fifth of PlayStation's demo area. With all the...
Sony's HMZ-T2 3D headset at TGS: gaming at close range (video)
Google jumpstarts Glass development with apps form Twitter, Facebook and Evernote
Foursquare CEO Looks Beyond Mobile Handsets: Anywhere There's A Screen, We Want To Be On It

Watch Out, Google: Olympus Says It's Doing Computer Glasses, Too (GOOG)

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A week after Google made its Glass available at I/O, Olympus says it has a prototype of its own wearable display, via Louis Goddard at The Verge. The MEG4.0, as it's called, mounts to your glasses and uses Bluetooth to sync with your phone. It is lightweight, has an eight-hour battery...
Watch Out, Google: Olympus Says It's Doing Computer Glasses, Too (GOOG)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (YHOO, GOOG, AAPL, TMUS)

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Ready for some news?  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has met with Hulu execs about potentially buying the video streaming site. Four guys just bought a mountain for $40 million and plan to hold startup conferences there. Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund is seeing a 20% to 30% internal rate return...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (YHOO, GOOG, AAPL, TMUS)

Why I broke up with Kickstarter

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This is a guest post by designer Jim Clark  When I first found out about Kickstarter, I thought it was a great idea. I’ve been making things all my life. As the owner of a visual effects and imaging studio, designing, rendering and visually developing creations is right up my alley. I wanted...
Why I broke up with Kickstarter

Turtle Beach partners with MLG, will unveil tournament-focused Ear Force Seven Series programmable headsets, TM1 audio mixer at E3

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If you're familiar with Major League Gaming tournaments, you're likely aware that Astro Gaming's Mixamp Pro has been the staple device for providing multi-platform surround sound and team chat to the headset-wearing pros. Things are set to change this fall, however, as Turtle Beach has announced a partnership with...
Turtle Beach partners with MLG, will unveil tournament-focused Ear Force Seven Series programmable headsets, TM1 audio mixer at E3

Columbia University's low-cost robotic arm is controlled by facial muscles, we go face-on (video)

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We've seen Emotiv's Epoc headset control cars and trapeze acts, but now a small posse of students at Columbia University is teaching it how to control a robotic arm. The appendage, aptly named ARM for Assistive Robotic Manipulator, was envisioned as a wheelchair attachment to help the disabled. According...
Columbia University's low-cost robotic arm is controlled by facial muscles, we go face-on (video)
Microsoft’s SemanticMap: After Project Glass, Another Take On How To Make The World More User-Specific

Growing up Geek: Natali Morris

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Welcome to Growing Up Geek, an ongoing feature where we take a look back at our youth and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. Today, we have CNBC technology contributer, Natali Morris. These days I spend more of my time raising geeks than...
Growing up Geek: Natali Morris
Microsoft's vision for the future of gaming transforms your living room to make it part of the game

Hyundai's E4U vehicle is an egg on training wheels

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Hyundai's new personal motor vehicle comes with headgear that serves as the "roof." [Read more]...
Hyundai's E4U vehicle is an egg on training wheels

Google Glass snags unofficial Facebook photo sharing

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Sure, Glass Explorers can post photos to Google+ with the high-tech headsets straight out of the box, but sharing to other sites requires additional glassware. While Facebook has yet to out its own app for Glass, an unofficial application dubbed Glass To Facebook has just arrived, allowing Google's adventurers...
Google Glass snags unofficial Facebook photo sharing

Google Glass? You have to applaud their vision

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Though wildly ambitious, Google's augmented reality headgear is equipped to transform everyday lifeA few weeks ago, the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, spent four days in Cambridge as the Humanitas visiting professor in the university's Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, where I work. Afterwards, one...
Google Glass? You have to applaud their vision
Yes, Mr. Schmidt, talking to Google Glass is, actually, 'the weirdest thing'

Just Sergey Brin rocking Google Glass on the downtown 3 Train in NYC

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I imagine in a few months this will be commonplace as the 3 train is on a lot of the  Chelsea Googler’s commute…but at the moment, a Glass spotting in NYC (outside of a fashion show) is unique. Oh, and it happens to be the founder of that company. Perhaps...
Just Sergey Brin rocking Google Glass on the downtown 3 Train in NYC

Which countries are filing the most trademarks? Find out using this infographic

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Data specialists Thomson CompuMark have created a graphic showing the top five classes of trademark in 2011 and the five countries filing the most trademarks across all classes.• Who made the graphic? Thomson CompuMark• Where can I find it? Here• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianDesigners at...
Which countries are filing the most trademarks? Find out using this infographic

This Cyborg Alleges That McDonald's Employees Assaulted Him For Wearing Digital Glasses

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No shirt. No shoes. No augmented reality glasses. No service. Earlier this month, human cyborg and University of Toronto Professor Steve Mann, claims he was brutalized and kicked out of a Paris McDonald's after employees objected to his headset and its ability to record photos and videos of his experiences....
This Cyborg Alleges That McDonald's Employees Assaulted Him For Wearing Digital Glasses

Google Bought A Company That Collects Wind Power From Airborne Turbines 2,000 Feet Above Ground (GOOG)

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Google confirmed to Bloomberg Businesweek today that it bought Makani Power, a company that makes airborne turbines that collect wind power and delivers it to the ground via a tethered cable. Makani Power will become part of Google X, Google's secret lab where it develops "moonshot" projects like the Google...
Google Bought A Company That Collects Wind Power From Airborne Turbines 2,000 Feet Above Ground (GOOG)

Living with Google Glass, Day Two: Around the House

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"You look ridiculous." This was not exactly the reaction I was hoping to receive from my wife the first time she saw me wearing Glass. She was long-since asleep when I arrived late the night before, and so had missed my triumphant, technologically augmented homecoming. I confess Google Glass...
Living with Google Glass, Day Two: Around the House

Google patents an electronically-controlled Project Glass nose bridge for Sergey's comfort

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Sergey Brin spends a lot of time wafting around town with his Project Glass(es) on, and he's never complained about the pain of carrying a computer on his nose. Perhaps now, we've learned why. Google's latest patent reveals that the company is considering a malleable nose bridge that hardens...
Google patents an electronically-controlled Project Glass nose bridge for Sergey's comfort
Google Glass Has Its First Porn App (GOOG)
Japanese artist creates EEG headgear for 'Brain Pulse Music'
Recon Instruments Jet: hands-on with a rugged Google Glass, of sorts

Volvo Now Using Radar, Cameras On Cars To Improve Cyclists' Safety

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The system is the first of its kind. But caution is still the best system, say road safety experts. Volvo has launched an updated safety system to its vehicles that it claims will protect cyclists. The feature, unveiled at the Geneva Motor show yesterday, is an update to its...
Volvo Now Using Radar, Cameras On Cars To Improve Cyclists' Safety

LG's head-mounted display patent ensures you're always watching

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While head-mounted displays are nothing new, LG has patented a novel method for utilizing them that might grab your attention. The patent states that when you're staring at content on a device like a tablet, the HMD is inactive. But turn your head or the device away and that...
LG's head-mounted display patent ensures you're always watching
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