In 2011 Nextbigfuture projected a Mundane Singularity, where certain emerging technologies would start to have development and impact by Dec 2016.
Crossbar ReRAM in Production chasing terabyte nonvolatile memories at sub-20 nanosecond read and write
Amazon is preparing to test experimental wireless communications technology, including mobile devices and fixed-base stations, in rural Washington and Seattle, the company disclosed in government filings this week.
Flexible, clear, and extremely robust, graphene is also an exceptional conductor of both heat and electrical current, all of which makes it a clear front-runner for the next generation of electronic devices. In this vein, researchers have, for the fi
After quantum dominance, a surge in quantum computer investment, boosts to AI and overall technological progress and a quantum AI singularity
Technocrats have no sense of ethics or responsibility when using technology. Sure, it sounds good on the surface, but spying on and tracking your children is beyond the pale. No, no, no! ? TN Editor
The REAL3™image sensor chip from Infineon Technologies AG plays a key role in the newest innovative Augmented Reality (AR) smartphone by ASUS. The mobile device was launched yesterday at International CES ® 2017 (International Consumer Electronics
The guys from Perception Neuron flew all the way from China to give us a hands on look at their effective and affordable new motion capture tech. They even gave us one to keep!
How do we ensure that technology works for society?
My wife and I are avid participants in one of the most dangerous sports nowadays: We walk.
Necessity is the mother of invention, and a creative inventor has found a way to completely thwart iris scanning by CCTV cameras during low-light conditions. Expect other 'resistance' items to appear in the future. ? TN Editor
Despite the fact that many of us spend a good portion of our day in front of a computer or pouring over documents, chances are we don't get our eyes checked as often as we should.
The Amazon Echo hands-free voice-activated speaker could figure in an Arkansas murder investigation -- and remind people that their internet-connected gadgets constantly collect information about their private lives.
Business Insider recently released a list of things to look for in the tech world in 2017. I scanned it to see what I "should be most excited about" and found myself excited about nothing.
Physicists from Stanford University say they have just invented the world's narrowest electrical wire, just three atoms wide, using diamandoids (the smallest component parts of a diamond) to do so.
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Grid of nitrogen vacancies created in diamond using femtosecond lasers and grid can make quantum computers or magnetic sensors for imaging magnetic fields
An international team of scientists has succeeded in making further improvements to the lifetime of superconducting quantum circuits.
Eight months after launch, the most fervent virtual reality enthusiasts have probably already settled on either the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.
Ray Kurzweil's latest graphs show that technology's breakneck advances will only accelerate -- recession or not. He unveils his new project, Singularity University, to study oncoming tech and guide it to benefit humanity.
Quantum computing Supremacy is when quantum computers perform computational tasks beyond the capabilities of classical (regular) computers for a significant range of important problems.
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a nano crystal around 500 times smaller than a human hair that turns darkness into visible light and can be used to create light-weight night-vision glasses.