March 28, 2016

Wireless Charging for your Smartphone

By Kathryn Van Druff   Technology keeps gifting us with exciting new products and processes every time we turn around. Smartphones continue to evolve and improve […]
March 4, 2016

Is 2016 the year of VR?

Yes, and no. Will the VR headsets come out this year? Yes. Oculus will be out March 28, HTC Vive on April 5, and PlayStation VR […]
February 12, 2016

The Future Is Now: Welcome “Alexa,” Amazon Echo

By Kate D’Imperio Most of us have enjoyed some form of voice-activated technology for some time now. Whether conversing with Siri, using speech-to-text apps, or dictating […]
December 16, 2015

Fitbit’s Growth Fueled by Social Benefits

About a month ago, I won a Fitbit Flex at a networking event and almost wrote it off with the idea that I would give it […]
November 13, 2015

TensorFlow: Google’s Open Source AI

Google has open-sourced the machine learning technology TensorFlow which is the brain behind their photo search, speech recognition, and the new “Smart Reply” feature in the […]
September 24, 2015

Would you trust a bridge built by drones?

  Researchers at ETH Zürich’s institute for Dynamic Systems and Control are finding ways to program construction drones to autonomously build tensile structures. They have now […]
September 4, 2015

IBM’s ‘Rodent Brain’

The amount of research being done on artificial intelligence is skyrocketing. IBM has been working with DARPA’s, “Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics” or SyNAPSE […]
July 24, 2015

The Future of AI: Self Aware Robots

A robot has become self-aware! Roboticists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York built three robots that have been put through the “wise man” test. The […]
July 3, 2015

What is 3D Printing?

The idea of taking a digital blueprint file and turning it into a physical object. Creating the possibility of printing plastic model toys to technical innovations […]