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Jun 9, 2016

Now you can upload photos to Facebook with 360-degree views

Posted by in categories: mobile phones, virtual reality

Facebook launched a feature that allows users to upload photos with 360-degree views on Thursday.

Apart from photos taken from 360-degree cameras, panoramic photos taken on a mobile phone can be converted to a 360-degree view on the newsfeed, the company said on Thursday.

The photos can also be seen in virtual reality compatible devices, Facebook said.

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Jun 9, 2016

Digital Currency Tech Will as Be Transformative as the Internet

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, bitcoin, business, computing, cryptocurrencies, finance, health, internet

Exponential Finance celebrates the incredible opportunity at the intersection of technology and finance. Watch live as hundreds of the world’s leading investors, entrepreneurs and innovators gather in New York to define the future of the way we do business.

In Bitcoin’s early years computer scientists and early adopters were running the show. Now, a new community of academics, entrepreneurs, and economists, are working with cryptocurrencies and blockchain to bring the technology to a new set of diverse applications.

From building peer-to-peer networks for secure data computation and storage to decentralized content management systems that give patients access to health-care records across hospital databases, blockchain and digital currencies are starting to rewrite the rules of the 21st century transaction.

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Jun 9, 2016

Big Area Additive Manufacturing

Posted by in category: futurism

Cute, sporty, and 2D Printed.


Local Motors purchases two BAAM systems from Cincinnati Incorporated.

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Jun 9, 2016

Android version of literary giant Natsume Soseki to return to alma mater to lecture

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Students can learn about classic literature from a classic author with an android version of Natsume Soseki.

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Jun 9, 2016

The UK Nanosafety Group

Posted by in category: nanotechnology

UK’s new Guidlines for NanoTech.


The UK Nanosafety Group brings together key experts in the field of nanotechnology and helps to establish links with others working in this rapidly developing field.

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Jun 9, 2016

Now Graphene Can Have a Tunable, Stable Bandgap

Posted by in category: materials

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has improved Graphene’s bandgap.


New doping method makes graphene with low defects, high stability and a tunable bandgap.

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Jun 9, 2016

Tungsten trioxide nanostructures for solar energy conversion

Posted by in categories: nanotechnology, solar power, sustainability

Low-cost, low-dimensional nanoarchitectures provide optimal structures for charge collection in large-scale solar energy harvesting and conversion applications.

Photoelectrochemical water splitting, where irradiation of a photoelectrode in water produces hydrogen and oxygen, can be used for solar energy harvesting and conversion.1 The process potentially offers a clean, sustainable, and large-scale energy resource. Photoanodes used in the photoelectrochemical process are generally made from Earth-abundant oxide semiconductors, such as titanium dioxide, tungsten trioxide, and iron (III) oxide.2 Among these metal oxide semiconductors, tungsten trioxide is regarded as one of the best candidates because of its visible light-driven photocatalytic activity, its good charge transport properties, and its relative stability in aqueous electrolytes. However, the light absorption and charge collection efficiency of tungsten trioxide—especially within a bulk structure—still needs to be improved to realize practical photoelectrochemical applications.

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Jun 9, 2016

Turning an Asteroid into a Spacecraft with 3D Printing

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, space travel

Definitely the making of a Wild Ride.


Made In Space has received NASA funding to detail plans for converting asteroids into spacecraft using 3D printing.

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Jun 9, 2016

First 3D-printed electric motorcycle looks exactly how it sounds

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, transportation

I cannot wait to see the sports car.


3D printing has allowed for a motorcycle far lighter than normal.

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Jun 9, 2016

Tennessee startup plans to create 3D printed house

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, habitats, information science, robotics/AI

Wishing them luck.


Tennessee -based Branch Technology has announced it will begin construction of a 3D-printed house in 2017. Designed by Honolulu-based WATG, the project was initiated for the Freeform Home Design Challenge, which asked participants to design for Branch’s Cellular Fabrication (C-Fab) 3D printing technology. The small house designs were required to be between 600 and 800 square feet.

Branch’s C-Fab technology involves 3D printing carbon-fiber-reinforced ABS plastic with a large robotic arm. The resulting formwork can then be covered in more traditional building materials, such as concrete or foam. Instead of the typical completely 3D printed additive technique, C-Fab uses an algorithm to formulate an interior framework for the structure.

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