What is The Singularity? An Easy-to-Understand Breakdown

As a society, humans are steeped in technology. They wake up, ask Alexa or Siri to turn on some music, check their custom weather reports, and maybe get their smart…

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What Are Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars?

In the early ‘naughts, people probably noticed as American highways suddenly filled up with wedge-shaped Toyota Priuses. The harbingers of the alternative fuel revolution touted battery technology as the path…

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Is The Flying Car Really The Future?

Science fiction writers have been promising flying cars for centuries. Enterprising inventors even attempted a gliding horse-cart in the 1800s. Today, there are roughly 80 different flying car patents on…

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Will You Ever Get Behind the Wheel of an Autonomous Car?

Every single day, more than 3,000 people lose their lives in car accidents across the world. Over the course of the year, that translates into more than 1.3 million fatalities…

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The Internet of Things Promises Tremendous Benefits—But at What Cost?

Many folks are already enthralled by the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT)—that is, the ecosystem of devices and gadgets that benefit from connectivity. Among many other advantages of…

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Tactile Messaging: The Next Arms Race in the Tech World

Thanks to modern technology, we can remain connected no matter where we are. Smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and even computers allow us to communicate with one another, be it through an…

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The Growing Privacy Concerns of Facial Recognition

Facial recognition has been a staple of science fiction movies for decades, but only recently has it become an everyday reality—especially for Facebook’s 1.3 billion users, who are likely already acquainted…

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Is the Supreme Court Finally Ready to Take on Patent Trolls?

As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But for years, patent trolls – companies that exist solely to attempt to collect license fees on patents…

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