Electric car highways πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί, full-body VR, and 3D-printed... Earables? πŸ‘‚

Newsletter | August 3rd, 2017   This week we're talking about full-body VR wearables, human organ factories in New Hampshire, the largest electric vehicle highway in Australia πŸ›£οΈβš‘, and [w]earables that go into... your ear. πŸ‘‚   WEARABLES + VR .  True whole-body tracking now possible in VR πŸƒπŸ•Ή   Animation Magazine threw out some major +1's this past [...]

If you care about the environment, we've got some wins for you πŸ‘

Newsletter | July 27th, 2017   This week we're talking about robotic eels tracking water pollution, building DNA from scratchπŸ‘¨‍πŸ”¬, the first floating wind farmπŸ’¨, and the first solar-powered train β˜€οΈπŸš†.   ENVIRONMENT .  Robotic eels vs water pollution   We have certainly measured water pollution before. But what about measuring water pollution [...]

Talk to the hand βœ‹, my smart-wearable-glove hand 😎

Newsletter | July 20th, 2017   This week we're talking about smart gloves that translate sign language! πŸ™‹, Moon-mining in 2020 πŸŒ•, the top programming languages of 2017 πŸ’», and new, cool, skin-like wearable tech!   WEARABLES .  Smart glove can translate sign language πŸ‘   This glove can not only translate sign language into text, but also control [...]

πŸ˜’ Your phone has a battery?... that's really 2016

Newsletter | July 13th, 2017   This week we're talking about electric bike-sharing programs 🚲⚑, a new phone that doesn't need a battery πŸ˜’, cryptocurrency using more energy than small nations, and an AR device that screws in like a light bulb. Now let's get lit... πŸ’‘   TRANSPORTATION .  Electric bike-sharing in Denmark, it's moving 🚲⚑   Bike-sharing [...]

😒 This wearable's sole purpose in life is to tell you how drunk you are ⌚🍺

Newsletter | July 6th, 2017   This week we're talking about wearables knowing your drinking limit πŸΊπŸ›‘, wearables taking your blood πŸ’‰, AI better than doctors at matching IVF embryos?, and tracking money πŸ’Έ  in Macau with facial recognition.   WEARABLES .  Telling you to stop drinking ⌚🍺   A lot of people believe that wearables should monitor how [...]

πŸ‘Ύ Can you smell the pixels?

Newsletter | June 29th, 2017   This week we're talking about playing πŸ•ΉοΈ Super Mario Bros. in Central Park, an AR iOS app for real-time measuring, smelling with VR πŸ‘ƒ, and one state down (Florida), 46 to go for legalizing robot delivery.     AR .  It's Me, Mario, in Central Park 🌲   Abhishek Singh is our hero. This past week, the developer [...]

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ A.I. just beat your Ms. Pac-man score 🀷

Newsletter | June 22nd, 2017   This week we're talking about Switzerland with a top 3 global supercomputer, blockchain for refugees, A.I. that can beat Ms. Pac-man, and A.I., again, in competition between Airbnb and hotels.     COMPUTING .  U.S. no longer in top 3, welcome Switzerland πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­   The Swiss have some impressive new supercomputing [...]

From self-driving cars to self-flying planes? πŸ€–βœˆοΈ

Newsletter | June 15th, 2017   This week we're talking about innovative air taxis, a CityTree🌲 that's more than a tree, smart beacons helping the visually impaired, Boeing's dream for self-flying planes ✈️   TRANSPORTATION .  Air taxis, for real, and... safer? πŸš•  πŸš   We know you’re anxiously following the latest developments in the [...]

Mmmm it tastes so watery 🚰

Newsletter | June 8th, 2017   This week we're talking about AI detecting autism early and accurately, πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­ Swiss building-sized air purifiers, there may be a sixth taste πŸ‘…?, and VR for drug rehabilition.   MEDICAL .  AI Detects Austism in Infants Before Humans   Our last newsletter mentioned how the FDA is hiring computer and data scientists like [...]

We're all (inter)connected, even your house plants πŸ€–πŸŒ±

Newsletter | June 1st, 2017   This week we're talking about Walmart combining blockchain and drone technology 😲, the FDA playing catch up with artificial intelligence, new IoT for watering your plants, and a twist on robot delivery ⚑.   DRONES + BLOCKCHAIN .  Like PB+J? Walmart looking to mix and match   In past newsletters we've discussed how [...]

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