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Mercedes solves Trolley Problem – just pick the driver

If you’ve been paying attention to the world of technology, self-driving cars are totally a thing that is going to happen but there’s been one problem. How do we program them to make the “right” choice in a crash? When it comes to who dies and lives in a Mercedes, they’ve picked the driver.


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Tesla Solar Roofs – check out this super attractive solar roof tiles

The sun is a great big ball of energy that we can harness for our own needs which leads to a cleaner earth over all. Solar roofs have been around for a long time but Tesla’s new tiles promise to keep your home attractive and green, and all for less money.


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SPUD – the extra monitor that can go with you anywhere

Laptop screens are not known for their grand size but you can’t take a second monitor everywhere you go, or can you? The SPUD is a 24-inch display that collapses like an umbrella so you can take it wherever you go.


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future tech November 1, 2016 posted by

Kodak Ektra – the camera that happens to have a smartphone attached

Smartphones are the most used cameras in the world. Probably, I haven’t done any official research but considering the huge amounts of people who own phones with cameras in them, it’s a totally safe bet. So given that information, why not just make a phone with the best camera possible? Enter the Kodak Ektra, the photography first smartphone.


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Kodak Ektra – the camera that happens to have a smartphone attached

RadarCat – in the future machines will feel

Robots and computers are shown in science fiction as having a wide range of ways to identify what something is but generally speaking, machines don’t have much in the way of touch. That is all going to change with RadarCat, the innovation that gives machines a sense of touch.


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Solar Powered Glowing Walkways – these walks glow with the power of sunlight

If you like ride your bike at night or take relaxing strolls under a darkened sky, then Poland wants to make that a little safer for you with their Solar-Powered Glowing Walkways. These aren’t powered by LEDS, they are pathways that glow right under your feet.


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SanDisk 1 Terabyte SD Card – in the future our cameras will hold more than laptops

It’s always really funny to see a side by side photo comparison for how our technology has changed. Like a shot of a stack of floppy disks vs one SD card. Well, tomorrow’s photo comparison might be your laptop next to one SD card. SanDisk has just announced it’s 1 Terabyte SD Card.


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future tech September 16, 2016 posted by

D. F. Vegas Fan – don’t let dust ruin your performance with this self-cleaning fan

Dust is the bane of computer fans everywhere. A little bit of buildup can drastically cut down how well your fan is able to spin. If we’re all being honest, we probably don’t clean them off as often as we should. You don’t have to worry about that with the D. F. Vegas Fan, this fan cleans itself.


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Comma.ai – turn your normal car into a self-driving one (almost)

People who like to road trip but hate driving may finally see some relief soon. The AI startup Comma.ai has announced their self-driving car system and, good news, you won’t even have to buy a whole new car to use it.


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ConFlexPave – making better concrete by letting it bend?

Concrete is generally considered to be a strong material, we make sidewalks and buildings out of it but you’ve probably noticed that the older it is, the more cracks you see. This is because it’s actually pretty brittle, A new type of concrete called ConFlexPave gives you all the strength of concrete with better durability by making it flexible.


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Smart Tactile Paving – stop lights for pedestrian smartphone users

We’ve all done it, walked down the street while staring at our smartphones. Maybe we were playing a game, maybe we were reading emails, it doesn’t matter, with our noses stuck to the screens, our chances of getting into an accident goes up by like a lot. Smart Tactile Paving is a simple solution that can help keep everyone safer since simply not walking and while using smartphones is totally out of the question.


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Kernel – the brain implant for a better you

We’ve talked about a future where machines take over all the jobs because, let’s face it, they’re better faster, stronger and we humans can only do so much. What if there was a way to increase what we, as humans, can do? Kernel wants to boost brainpower so that we can avoid a jobless future.


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Solid Energy – building a better, smaller battery

When you’re shopping for a new gadget, you probably make sure you check the battery life on it. If the battery doesn’t give you at least a couple of hours of usage, you’re probably going to pass on it. The problem is, the smaller the battery, the less use it will get before dying. What if there was a way to keep the battery small but increase the life of it? That’s Solid Energy’s goal.


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RoVa4D – the 3D printer that works like a Laserjet

3D printers seemed sort of gimmicky when they hit the market a few years back but now it’s clear the possibilities for them are near endless. Most people are excited about making little models, which is a lot of fun, but you can do more. If you want to be more creative with your printing, the RoVa4D is the 3D printer that blends colors and materials for a true artistic expression.


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