Archive for January, 2014

Facebook Turns 10: The Mark Zuckerberg Interview

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  Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t usually observe sentimental anniversaries. This year he’s confronted by three of them. On Feb. 4,Facebook (FB), the company he co-founded in a Harvard University dorm, turns 10 years old. The prodigy himself turns 30 in May. It’s also been a decade since his first date with Priscilla Chan, now his wife, whom […]

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Is programming interesting ?

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How interesting is programming ? Or what do programmers do? That’s something I get asked often…so am writing this post to highlight a bit more that a programmer’s job is really like. It also might help people confused about this domain in making a decision. So here’s what programming is really about: it is a […]

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Mark One 3D printer creates carbon fiber objects.

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Mark One 3D printer creates carbon fiber objects.

There’s a new 3D printer in town, and unlike other models that use plastic, rubber or even chocolate, this one prints out objects using a far tougher material: carbon fiber. The printer, named Mark One, was designed by creator Gregory Mark as a way to reduce carbon fiber manufacturing costs. He sees Mark One as […]

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Nothing we see today is actually real

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Nothing we see today is actually real

French artist, Boggie, as she faces the camera, exposes all these real-time digital manipulations in her new video clip. The final result has nothing to do with the actual artist. Skin tone changed, eyes changed, hair changed, make up intensified, and skin made ‘perfect’. So many corrections are done on the artist starting from makeup […]

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Nokia’s phone business

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Apparently Nokia isn’t doing so well. Since Microsoft decided no to break out its Lumia & Asha sales in the last quarter, it’s hard to judge. All we know is that both smart & dumb phones sales are dropping and Nokia is blaming the drop on the usual suspects, like the competitive market and cheaper […]

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Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels

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No that’s not Google Glass in a contact lens, but it seems like Google is going this way. this lens helps diabetic people in measuring their glucose levels. The contact lens is still in testing phase. It uses a tiny wireless chip and a miniaturized glucose sensor. These chips are embedded in between two soft […]

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Face swap ? Facial recognition web-app

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Ever wondered what it’s look to look like Walter White or Justin Bieber? Or even Obama or Mona Lisa? Check out this interesting web-app, all you need is a webcam! http://auduno.github.io/clmtrackr/examples/facesubstitution.html Norwegian programmer Audun Mathias Øygard created the free, open-source experiment using a javascript library called CLMtrackr and facial recognition technology Connecting to a webcam feed, the app detects 70 points on a user’s face before […]

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Self-Cleaning Dishware May Mean No More Mealtime Chores

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Swedish design studio Tomorrow Machine has come one step closer to helping us realize our dream of mold-free sinks by releasing a self-cleaning plate-and-bowl prototype. A super-hydrophobic coating on the dishware repels dirt and water. The coating causes muck from past meals to slide right off, much like water droplets rolling off a lotus leaf. […]

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Chrome Mobile New Feature Reduces Your Data Usage By Up To 50%

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Earlier today, Google announced the official release of a data compression feature for its Chrome mobile browser. This optional feature allows you to reduce your data usage on smartphones and tablets. It will also include safe browsing technology to protect against malicious webpages. By enabling this feature, you’re agreeing to route all your HTTP traffic […]

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BlackBerry CEO: our future devices will ‘predominantly’ have hardware keyboards

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After Blackberry’s keyboard drove them to success, and after focusing on software keyboards, Blackberry decided to go back to it’s roots as an inspiration. CEO John Chen told Bloomberg that the next Blackberry phones will feature hardware keyboards. “I personally love the keyboards, so you will look to Blackberry going forward to do keyboards — […]

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