Now with more than 3,000 subscribers from across the US and Canada, Call in the Night "attempts to wake people mid-dream so they can be recorded talking about what was happening during their REM cycle."
Designed at Chicago's Toyota Technological Institute, it can help a car figure out its location even when it's under a bridge or going through a tunnel...a useful skill in the coming driverless age.
School’s out! Here is an end-of-the-school-year post in three strands positing that much of what we do in school is a monumental waste of time, creativity and intellect. Strand one: recruitment insights from Google In a recent interview in the New York Times, Laszlo Bock, a senior vice ...
More are beginning to speak up against the practice of recording live shows, saying it negatively impacts the performance on both ends.
Researchers have launched a project that will figure out how to get the sensors we carry (or will carry) on our bodies to talk to each other, creating "cooperative interpersonal networks" that relay a wide range of data.
While other European countries are up in arms over what they say are Google's invasions of privacy, Lithuania is using Street View to uncover and go after citizens with unreported taxable assets, such as buildings and cars.
A study of participant data from the citizen science project GLOBE at Night shows that on average, people's observations of artificial night sky brightness were surprisingly accurate compared with satellites.
Microsoft's TwedEx is one of several systems being developed that would use technology to deliver packages to people on the move using other people on the move as couriers .
Possibly...if the success of a Kickstarter campaign for the NPR/PRI show "Planet Money" is any indication. However, some say that it's just a more modern way of how things have always been done.
While it's not the first attempt to bring writers and researchers together for brainstorming, the Hieroglyph project's focus is on producing aspirational outcomes at a time when darker fictional futures are in the spotlight.
Hedonometer.org, created by a team of University of Vermont mathematicians, provides daily estimates of the global mood based on a random sampling of 50 million tweets.
It's one thing to have someone online perform a routine task. It's another if you're blind and about to eat dinner, or you're deaf and attending a college lecture. Two apps come to the rescue.
In a push against a "buy-toss-buy" consumer culture, a group of residents in one German city get together once a month to fix broken household items. It's an example of the slowly-growing "hackerspace" movement.
There's still time to sign up for the International Space Apps Challenge, in which participants will attempt to provide creative answers to 50 current scientific and technological problems.
Monday's twin blasts occurred at a time when more people than ever use social media. Authorities hope the photos and videos that bombarded the Internet in the moments following the attack will prove useful in their search.