The future

01.06.11
Late mid-week shocker: young adults get their 'news' from the 'net, not from television
01.06.11

Late mid-week shocker: young adults get their 'news' from the 'net, not from television

In what is undoubtedly a shocking and groundbreaking revelation, the Pew Research Center has conduc...

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10.13.10
Computer wins at Japanese Chess against human for the first time
10.13.10

Computer wins at Japanese Chess against human for the first time

The humans vs. computers battle just got a little more complicated, if you're keeping score. The...

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10.11.10
Sofie surgical robot gives haptic feedback for a more humane touch
10.11.10

Sofie surgical robot gives haptic feedback for a more humane touch

Surgical procedures assisted by robots are nothing new -- they can be more precise and less invasiv...

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09.16.10
Dear Aunt TUAW: Burn baby burn
09.16.10

Dear Aunt TUAW: Burn baby burn

Dear Aunt TUAW, Is iTunes slowly encouraging the death of CDs? The burn icon at the bottom of the i...

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09.16.10
Boeing plans to add space tourism seats to its CST-100 flights by 2015
09.16.10

Boeing plans to add space tourism seats to its CST-100 flights by 2015

Boeing has announced plans to add space tourism to its CST-100 -- or Crew Space Transportation-100...

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09.13.10
Microsoft Principal Researcher Bill Buxton: Surface will be in homes within three years
09.13.10

Microsoft Principal Researcher Bill Buxton: Surface will be in homes within three years

Microsoft's Principal Researcher recently sat down for a very long interview with The Globe and Mai...

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08.30.10
Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition finalists: the future's so bright...
08.30.10

Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition finalists: the future's so bright...

You're looking at the eight finalists (culled from the submissions of over 1,300) of the Electrol...

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08.24.10
Guess what Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio doesn't use to read? A Nook
08.24.10

Guess what Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio doesn't use to read? A Nook

That's right, folks. Barnes & Noble, a company which -- according to its recent earnings -- is...

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08.14.10
Prototype of robot that develops emotions on interacting with humans officially complete
08.14.10

Prototype of robot that develops emotions on interacting with humans officially complete

The first prototype of a Nao robot that can develop emotions as it interacts with a human caregive...

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