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Despite the UK's idiocy, Google Glass is extremely safe for driving | Digital Trends

Despite the UK's idiocy, Google Glass is extremely safe for driving | Digital Trends | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
The UK Department of Transport has pre-emptively banned Google Glass from use in the car. But why? If anything, Glass may be the safest new invention to ever come to the vehicle.
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Apple's Siri Goes Through Puberty

Apple's Siri Goes Through Puberty | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
Siri has a more mature voice and developed appearance, but that's not enough when compared with Google's advanced personal assistant.
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Tempo: A Calendar App From The Makers of Siri

Tempo: A Calendar App From The Makers of Siri | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
Most of us want privacy in our apps. We worry about them digging through our Facebook feeds, let alone something more personal like our email.
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BBC News - Will self-driving cars become a reality?

BBC News - Will self-driving cars become a reality? | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
LJ Rich investigates whether self-driving cars will ever make it out of the prototype stage and onto the roads.
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Ribbed Tape Rolls Remember Your Spot & Won’t Roll Away | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

Ribbed Tape Rolls Remember Your Spot & Won’t Roll Away | Designs & Ideas on Dornob | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
Ribbed Tape Rolls Remember Your Spot & Won’t Roll Away...
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App-controlled LIFX bulbs reinvent the humble household light (Wired UK)

App-controlled LIFX bulbs reinvent the humble household light (Wired UK) | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

Each bulb can be controlled wirelessly with a smartphone app, with a wide range of options over brightness, colour and timing...

 

Admit it.....its pretty cool!!!

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Pierce Buckley's comment, September 25, 2012 5:24 PM
Ok, I admit it. Interesting is that the article sums up about as many pros as cons. Especially worried about the amateur DJs running light-shows at parties - as if the music wasn't presenting enough problems ;-)
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HGH and SRI Demonstrate Mobile Situational Awareness Solution | SRI International

HGH and SRI Demonstrate Mobile Situational Awareness Solution | SRI International | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

SRI International Sarnoff and HGH Infrared Systems will launch a new mobile situational awareness solution in booth 120 at the ASIS International tradeshow for the security industry on Sept. 10 – 13, in Philadelphia, Pa. 

 

HGH Infrared Systems’ IR Revolution™ 360 Camera is a real-time, high resolution, thermal imaging system for full panoramic surveillance and intrusion detection of an unlimited number of threats.

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Guidelines For Designing With Audio | Smashing UX Design

Guidelines For Designing With Audio | Smashing UX Design | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

There are many subtleties to designing with audio in order to create useful, non-intrusive experiences. Here, we’ll explore some guidelines and principles to consider when designing with audio.

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Apple Maps In iOS 6: What Happens When You Take A Step Back With User Experience? | TechCrunch

Apple Maps In iOS 6: What Happens When You Take A Step Back With User Experience? | TechCrunch | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

YES! What DOES happen when a company known for innovative Experience Design back-pedals???


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When Google looked through the looking glass

When Google looked through the looking glass | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

The biggest news at Fashion Week in New York had as much to do with technology as it did with fashion. In a partnership with Google, prominent fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg hosted the first-ever runway fashion show featuring the new augmented reality Google Glasses.

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Call Centres are going mobile

Call Centres are going mobile | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

"The concept of integration in the contact centre has been widely discussed in recent years, with many companies having made great strides towards achieving a more unified environment. SMS, e-mail and web chat are gradually being incorporated into contact centres, and now afford customers the option to have their queries dealt with via a variety of channels."

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MERCEDES BENZ ANNOUNCES INVISIBLE CAR : fullinsight

MERCEDES BENZ ANNOUNCES INVISIBLE CAR : fullinsight | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

Mercedes Benz has announced its new Invisible car. Created to advertise the car’s ability to produce zero emissions and protect the environment, Mercedes-Benz covered the automobile in several mats of LEDs on the driver side of the car and mounted a Canon EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR camera on the opposite side of the vehicle.

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Russia's Deputy PM says country must shoot for Moon base | Reuters

Russia's Deputy PM says country must shoot for Moon base | Reuters | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

Russia should set itself the super goal of building a large base on the Moon it could use to achieve leaps in science and to give a new sense of purpose to its troubled space program,...

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Drivers could be BANNED from using Google Glass in the UK before the device even launches

Drivers could be BANNED from using Google Glass in the UK before the device even launches | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
The Department of Transport is said to be taking steps to try and make using Google Glass while driving illegal - before the head-mounted device has even launched in the UK.
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Is Google Glass A Siri Killer?

Is Google Glass A Siri Killer? | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
It was just seven days ago that I went to the Google Glass HQ in New York to pick up my first foray into wearable computing.  I had some preconceived notions about what to expect, and many of those expectations have been smashed in the past week.

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Position the customer, not the brand | Brands Create Customers

Position the customer, not the brand | Brands Create Customers | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
The strategic priority is to position the customer. That’s where the customer---and the brand---gain advantage.
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UK's 'first virtual interactive shop'

UK's 'first virtual interactive shop' | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
Tesco is trialling a new technology which aims to solve the problem of an empty fridge the day you arrive back home from your holidays.
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Compact Coke Bottle Concept is Stunning & Space-Saving | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

Compact Coke Bottle Concept is Stunning & Space-Saving | Designs & Ideas on Dornob | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
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Hands on: Apple's new EarPods headphones | Macworld

Hands on: Apple's new EarPods headphones | Macworld | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
Apple's new headphones, called EarPods, ship with the iPhone 5 and the latest iPod models, but they're also available for purchase separately. Are they worth your money? Here's our first look.
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The future of news: You - USA TODAY

The future of news: You - USA TODAY | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
The future of news: YouUSA TODAYThirty years ago, you got your news by newspapers, magazines, television and radio. Different journalists provided coverage through different media.

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Apple Lightning Adaptor Kills iPod Out on BMW, Mini Models | Autopia | Wired.com

Apple Lightning Adaptor Kills iPod Out on BMW, Mini Models | Autopia | Wired.com | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
Image: Apple Would-be iPhone 5 owners are in store for disappointment when they connect their shiny new Apple device into their BMW or Mini model.
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The Invisible Bike Helmet

The Invisible Bike Helmet | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

Hovding's attempt at tackeling the reasons that so many adults are reluctant to wear bike helmets has given birth to an interesting inovation in persdonal safety.

 

But, the $600 price tag suggests that this technology still has a long way to go until it hits the high streets as a competitor to the good old fashioned Bike helmet 'as we know it'.....

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Top 10 games we simply can’t wait for

Top 10 games we simply can’t wait for | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
The tail-end of 2012 will be one of the busiest times for video game players as a plethora of exciting titles will make their way onto the market.
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BOTANICUS INTERACTIVE: DISNEY’S INTERACTIVE PLANTS : fullinsight

BOTANICUS INTERACTIVE: DISNEY’S INTERACTIVE PLANTS : fullinsight | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it

Pretty soon, you might be able to turn on your iPod by touching a houseplant. Disney Imagineers from the Disney Research Centre have developed a technology that turns plants into interactive devices:

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Wireless Charging—Has Its Time Finally Arrived? - Technology Review

Wireless Charging—Has Its Time Finally Arrived? - Technology Review | Forward thinking...Or failed thought?? | Scoop.it
The idea of charging your phone without plugging it in seems appealing, but consumers have been slow to adopt it.
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