Shoreditch is a startup village. But it doesn’t have a space you can bring the village into. We need a village hall.
It looks more like an ancient videogame than a modern movie. Yet “The Boy With the Atom” may be the most scientifically advanced cartoon ever made - not to mention, the tiniest. IBM created the one-minute film of a stick-boy dancing, bouncing on a trampoline and tossing a ball into the air by rearranging individual carbon monoxide molecules on a frame measuring 45 by 25 nanometres. There are one billion nanometres in a metre. IBM claims it is the smallest stop-motion animation ever made. (via World’s smallest movie: IBM uses individual atoms to make record-breaking short film of boy kicking football - Science - News - The Independent)
If you want to push the CPU in your PC to its absolute limit then you need to switch from air to water cooling (liquid nitrogen would be even better, but isn’t very […]
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Big data and analytics can help predict trends down to the customer.
Engineered and built by samuel nicz, the Suntoucher is a two-passenger solar-powered aircraft, capable of flying hundreds of miles without fuel. The modern eco-aviation design features an AC engine in the middle fuselage, a main wing and a smaller up-front wing, both outfitted with photovoltaic cells. It’s sleek aerodynamic design and capabilities of 100km an hour, are a nod towards the wind blown silence of future flight.
Interview with Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman (by TheVerge)
Santa Fe Institute and researchers at MIT have found out that formula’s particularly, Moore’s law and Wright’s law, used for predicting how fast technology will advance offer enhanced estimates of the pace of the progress. This research is a first of its kind to compare the diverse approaches in a quantitative way. Extensive database that include past performances of many different industries have been compared to reach to this conclusion.
Somersby Cider - The Somersby Store (by SomersbyCiderUK)
Not tech, but it’s funny
South Korea’s Meteorological Administration has selected IBM Big Data technology to enable more accurate and predictive environmental forecasting.
Every day, KMA gathers more than 1.6 terabytes of meteorological data.
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Global Collaboration will be a huge part of the future of technology. With an international growing market more people in different time-zones will need to come together and work in harmony.
IBM eyes mobile, social add-ons for mainframe
In the near term, Balog sees “operational analytics” — analyzing data in real time — as a big driver of mainframe usage.
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Mobile is becoming the primary way people compute and connect. Explore @ ibm.co/Xx0trH #ibmmobile
“The Infinite Dial 2012: Navigating Digital Platforms”; Arbitron Research; 2012