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Man With Locked-In Syndrome Tweets Using Eye-Tracking Tech Man With Locked-In Syndrome Tweets Using Eye-Tracking Tech

In 2005, husband, father, and rugby fan Tony Nicklinson suffered a massive stroke that paralyzed him – almost completely. He now suffers from what is know as “Locked in syndrome,” a condition that leaves nearly every voluntary muscle in the …

DARPA Hypersonic Glider Runs Hot, Peels Itself Apart DARPA Hypersonic Glider Runs Hot, Peels Itself Apart

Back in August, the U.S. Military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, conducted the second test flight of their experimental hypersonic vehicle, the HTV-2. The project was part of a data collecting mission, a way to test global strike …

Patents: The Tech Company Goldmine Patents: The Tech Company Goldmine

Apple has filed a few patents recently that have eyebrows raised. There was the 3D display and user interface, and the 3D camera. As Shaylin Clark points out, having those patents on the books doesn’t even remotely mean that Apple …

26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts 26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as …

Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater

The Catlin Seaview Survey, with the help of award-winning cinematographer and shark researcher Richard Fitzpatrick, are taking Google+ Hangouts under the sea. The Catlin Seaview Survey is a research project whose mission is the “carry out the first comprehensive study …

Kermit The Frog Talks Tech Troubles

Kermit The Frog answered a few poignent questions about technology and social media in a compelling interview with Talking your Tech on USA Today. In the interview, Kermit admits he is not the real person behind his Facebook and Twitter …

Guy Spies On Wife’s Sex Life With Under-The-Bed Transmitter Guy Spies On Wife’s Sex Life With Under-The-Bed Transmitter

Sometimes, a man can only take so much. And after walking in time after time on your wife and her boyfriend having sex, you have to take some steps to protect yourself. Wait, what? As odd as that sounds, that’s …

UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet? UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet?

Apparently there are robots preparing to take over the world; it’s a scary time and we all need to band together. Nah, just kidding, but that’d be kind of cool, right? Well, if you’re a lover of robotics and technology …

Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors
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Apparently, Best Buy thinks Silicon Valley inventors make the best spokespeople, and are willing to bank on that at this year’s Super Bowl. Best Buy’s Super Bowl advertisement, which will appear during the third commercial break of the 1st quarter …

ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC

Recently, ASUS revealed its new padfone, which is a smartphone and tablet combo. The combo was introduced at CES, but was put on the back burner to be officially unveiled at the MWC. February 27th is the big day, which …

The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls
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Caroline Drucker, partner marketing manager of SoundCloud, took part in an event called IgniteNYC. According to the site, they ask the question… 5 minutes and 20 slides rotating automatically in front of NYC’s brightest geeks, what would you say? For …

Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It? Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It?
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Yesterday, we discussed Pinterest and how it’s not just for the ladies anymore. But, for those among us who have not had a lady around talking about Pinterest and sharing pictures of shoes with each other, let’s back up a …

Steve Jobs Statue Shows The Tech Giant Waving? Eating? Flashing Gang Signs? Steve Jobs Statue Shows The Tech Giant Waving? Eating? Flashing Gang Signs?
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It only took a couple months, but someone has already erected a statue of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The bronze statue was apparently commissioned by Gabor Bojar, Founder and Chairman of GRAPHISOFT. It was sculpted by Hungarian artist Ermo …

Does Kindle Fire Prove A Dissonance Between Consumers & Tech Community? Does Kindle Fire Prove A Dissonance Between Consumers & Tech Community?
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If you’re Amazon, apparently bad news doesn’t really matter because the Kindle Fire continues to be the #1 best selling item from their website for the 11th straight week (since its debut). According to a press release from yesterday, not …

Facebook: #1 Tech Company To Work For in 2012 Facebook: #1 Tech Company To Work For in 2012

It probably won’t require any dexterous tricks of imagination to believe this statement: Facebook has been named the best tech company to work for in 2012, according to Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards. As if that glimpse into the Facebook …

Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel

Today, Google honors “The Mayor of Silicon Valley” with a Doodle that puts the Google logo right in the middle of a chip. That chip is there to celebrate Robert Noyce, the influential tech figure that is credited with the …

Facebook’s New NYC Engineering Office Is Already Accepting Applications Facebook’s New NYC Engineering Office Is Already Accepting Applications

Looking to tap into some East Coast talent, Facebook has just announced that they will be opening a brand new engineering office in New York City. It will be their first engineering office outside the West Coast. “More than 800 …

Soft Robot Creepily Crawls, Fits Into Tiny Spaces Soft Robot Creepily Crawls, Fits Into Tiny Spaces

Kill it. Kill it with murder. I’m not one to pour derision on any sort of scientific or technological advancement. In fact, one of the best parts of my day is when I come across something that makes me say …

This Water-Powered Jetpack Looks Like So Much Fun I’m About To Faint This Water-Powered Jetpack Looks Like So Much Fun I’m About To Faint
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Jetpacks. Need I say more? I want one. I want one. I want one. I want one. The only problem is that my “path to ownership” includes a couple of lottery wins or some sort of felony. This water-powered jetpack …

Super Batteries Use Silicon, Tiny Holes To Improve Life, Recharge Time Super Batteries Use Silicon, Tiny Holes To Improve Life, Recharge Time
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Batteries are on everybody’s mind these days. As smart devices evolve to perform more complex actions, the batteries that power those devices must hold up their end of the deal and provide sufficient charge time. Battery issues have plagued the …

Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop
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Today’s infographic round-up looks at the differences and features of paid, earned, and owned media. The second infographic shows what it takes to convert in a social world. Finally, learn about the dirtiness of the things we touch on a …