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Smart jeans: A cause for concern?

Smart jeans: A cause for concern? | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
What if those new jeans you've just bought start tweeting about your location as you cross London Bridge?
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In San Francisco, a House with Its Own Twitter Feed | MIT Technology Review

In San Francisco, a House with Its Own Twitter Feed | MIT Technology Review | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
A techie’s San Francisco home has its own Twitter feed. Will yours be next?

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Fred Thiel's curator insight, May 21, 2013 10:28 AM

"If the wash is done, SMS my wife and tell her to empty the load...."

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Business discovers the 'web of things'

Business discovers the 'web of things' | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
It was sci-fi just a decade ago, but with the internet forcing its way into every aspect of our lives, the border between the real and cyberspace is blurring.
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Penguins teach humans to walk on ice without getting injured

Penguins teach humans to walk on ice without getting injured | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Loving this little graphic from the folks at TABLET Infographics (see below for the full image).
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Little Lamp: an Internet-of-Things light that tells you about your ...

Little Lamp: an Internet-of-Things light that tells you about your ... | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Alexandra sez, "The Good Night Lamp lets you stay in touch with your loved ones by turning on a Big Lamp that remotely turns on a network of Little Lamps around the world. Wifi-enabled, collecting the Little Lamps of loved ...

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trendwatching.com's February 2013 Trend Briefing covering the consumer trend "VIRGIN CONSUMERS"

trendwatching.com's February 2013 Trend Briefing covering the consumer trend "VIRGIN CONSUMERS" | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
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Recyclables used to make 3D printing affordable for all

Recyclables used to make 3D printing affordable for all | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Filabot is a desktop extruder that lets users make and reuse their own filament from household plastic recyclables.
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Learn a new hobby by subscription

Learn a new hobby by subscription | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Amabam is hoping to use the subscription business model to help people find their latest passion, with monthly hobby boxes that teach them new skills.
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Tiny vending machine dispenses healthy snacks to toddlers

Tiny vending machine dispenses healthy snacks to toddlers | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
UK-based children's food brand Ella’s Kitchen recently unveiled a tiny snack vending machine designed for young kids.
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Molson Canadian Creates "Plantable Coasters" That Grow Into Trees

Molson Canadian Creates "Plantable Coasters" That Grow Into Trees | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Seed-infused coaster that grows into Black Spruce trees. Complex.com: The original buyer's guide for men.
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Mobile Commerce - Peapod launches 100 virtual grocery stores in commuter rail stations - Internet Retailer

Mobile Commerce - Peapod launches 100 virtual grocery stores in commuter rail stations - Internet Retailer | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - Technology/Mobile Commerce - Peapod launches 100 virtual grocery stores in commuter rail stations
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Are 3D-Printed Fabrics the Future of Sustainable Textiles? | Ecouterre

Are 3D-Printed Fabrics the Future of Sustainable Textiles? | Ecouterre | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
3D-printed textiles are greener than you might think, offering the potential for body-conforming bespoke clothing that can be made in a matter of hours, rather than months.
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Vibrating 'smart fork' for weight loss launches at CES

Vibrating 'smart fork' for weight loss launches at CES | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
HAPIfork, a vibrating 'smart fork' that helps you lose weight, launches at CES in Las Vegas.
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The Open Source Internet of Things has some big aspirations - Network World

The Open Source Internet of Things has some big aspirations
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Internet of Things (IOT) advocate Michael Koster fixated makers and hackers at the recent Maker Faire in San Mateo, California, a few weeks ago.
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Auggy – Augmented Reality Smart Menu

Auggy – Augmented Reality Smart Menu | Cool Tech | Scoop.it

Auggy is designed to revolutionize the way people get information about the food they eat. With the power of augmented reality, consumers will be able to actively view the dietary information of the food on the menu.


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Alex Bassi: Internet of Things: from 'owning' objects to 'using' objects | the internet of things

Alex Bassi: Internet of Things: from 'owning' objects to 'using' objects | the internet of things | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
RT @robvank: Alex Bassi: Internet of Things: from 'owning' objects to 'using' objects | the internet of things http://t.co/eWukgfir
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The medical Internet of things and the future of health care

The medical Internet of things and the future of health care | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
How will health care be transformed by smart devices, continuous patient monitoring, and tele-medicine?

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Augmented reality app makes Japanese newspaper more engaging for kids

Augmented reality app makes Japanese newspaper more engaging for kids | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
The AR News app enables kids to use their smartphones to reveal more kid-friendly versions of articles in the Tokyo Shimbun.
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Plantable Food Packages

Plantable Food Packages | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
eco-friendly food packaging - A clever and eco-friendly food packaging project is on its way into the market. Michal Marka, a designer from Ruzemborok, Slovakia, has desig...
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In China, virtual reality stores turn open spaces into a supermarket

In China, virtual reality stores turn open spaces into a supermarket | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Yihaodian is launching augmented reality stores, which give customers the impression of a physical store while they browse on their smartphones.
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iPhone app helps restaurant patrons decide what to order

iPhone app helps restaurant patrons decide what to order | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Dish.fm is an iPhone app that helps restaurant patrons zero in on the best-reviewed dishes at any particular restaurant.
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Transparent, flexible 3D memory chips may be the next big thing in small memory devices

Transparent, flexible 3D memory chips may be the next big thing in small memory devices | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
New memory chips that are transparent, flexible enough to be folded like a sheet of paper, shrug off 1,000-degree Fahrenheit temperatures, and survive radiation could usher in the development of next-generation flash-competitive memory says Dr. James M. Tour, Professor of Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science at Rice University.

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Sophia Smithe's comment, March 30, 2012 12:11 AM
I am pleasantly surprised that academics made breakthrough here. These days, companies make best memories and CPUs.
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Timbuk2 Launches "Full Cycle" Bags Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles | Ecouterre

Timbuk2 Launches "Full Cycle" Bags Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles | Ecouterre | Cool Tech | Scoop.it
Timbuk2 has launched a new range of messenger bags, backpacks, gym totes, and gadget sleeves made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled PET.
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Sprout: a pencil with a seed

Sprout is a pencil that wants to be a plant when it grows up. When it's too short to use, plant Sprout to grow herbs, flowers and more!
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