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Does America's First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Portend a Clean Energy Revolution?
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In the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Slashdot reader Dan Drollette describes visiting one of North America’s biggest experiments in renewable energy, off the coast of Rhode Island. As the only commercial offshore wind farm in North America, Block Island is “setting the stage for what could be a rapid explosion in the number of […]

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The Next Energy-Efficient Architecture Revolution: A House Built By Robots
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“Erecting a new building ranks among the most inefficient, polluting activities humans undertake,” reports Qz. “The construction sector is responsible for nearly 40% of the world’s total energy consumption and CO2 emissions, according to a UN global survey. A consortium of Swiss researchers has one answer to the problem: working with robots.” Over four years, […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens, dead at 99, promoted the Internet revolution
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Former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday at the age of 99. During Stevens’ tenure on the high court, which stretched from 1975 to 2010, Stevens had a huge impact on legal issues affecting the technology sector. Tonight we’re republishing a lightly edited version of our 2010 story that originally marked his retirement […]

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The 3D E-Commerce Revolution
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We are now living in a time when customer expectations are changing particularly fast, and retailers that can’t keep up get left behind. A consumer who enjoys the online shopping experience at an e-store automatically begins to expect the same level of service from every virtual point of sale. Thus, the expectation loop is born, […]

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Tetris 99 isn’t just a great twist on a classic—it’s a gameplay revolution
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Enlarge / What happens when more people get their hands on Tetris pieces in a single online match? A lot more than you might realize. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In an interview with Ars Technica last year, Brendan Greene, the game designer best known for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), offered a throwaway opinion: every […]

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To prepare for the AI revolution, learn to be more human     – CNET
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AI will displace many workers, says tech exec and investor Kai-Fu Lee. But it’s got limits.

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The Transportation Revolution: Self-Driving Cars Are Only the Beginning
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The autonomous car has thrown the automotive industry — an industry that is notoriously slow to change — into the forefront of technology. The autonomous car has become a technology catalyst because it requires innovation in many areas, ranging from processor and sensor technology to AI. As with all new technologies, the industry rushes to […]

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The Transportation Revolution: Much More Than Self-Driving Cars
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The autonomous car has thrown the automotive industry — an industry that is notoriously slow to change — into the forefront of technology. The autonomous car has become a technology catalyst because it requires innovation in many areas, ranging from processor and sensor technology to AI. As with all new technologies, the industry rushes to […]

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The robot revolution is just beginning
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Sanjit Dang Contributor Share on Twitter Sanjit Dang is an investment director at Intel Capital. More posts by this contributor What’s holding back VR? Online Commerce Needs An Offline Experience Every year, Time magazine gets swamped with pitches from thousands of companies, all convinced their product deserves to be included in Time’s “25 Best Inventions” list. This past December, the […]

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