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How to Stay Connected Anywhere in the World

How to Stay Connected Anywhere in the World | MishMash | Scoop.it
International travelers have dozens of options for staying connected while traveling. Here are three of our favorite international data plans.
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Google Maps teaches algorithm to identify city trees - Futurity

Google Maps teaches algorithm to identify city trees - Futurity | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new method uses data from satellite and street-level images, like the ones in Google Maps, to automatically create an inventory of street trees.
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Scientists Are Sending A Tiny Satellite Propelled By Water To Orbit The Moon

Scientists Are Sending A Tiny Satellite Propelled By Water To Orbit The Moon | MishMash | Scoop.it
A team from Cornell is out to prove that water is all you need to send an aircraft flying in space. They will attempt to send a CubeSat, a tiny satellite no bigger than a cereal box, to orbit the moon.
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What does the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence mean for humanity?

What does the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence mean for humanity? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence is a measuring rod for progress, scientifically, technologically and even socially. But technological progress cuts both ways.
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Meet Einstein, a New IoT Tool for Smart Commercial Buildings | PlanetSave

Meet Einstein, a New IoT Tool for Smart Commercial Buildings | PlanetSave | MishMash | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence company Verdigris just announced the debut of Einstein, a next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) smart energy management tool
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Startup Beats Elon Musk To Market With Solar Roofing

Startup Beats Elon Musk To Market With Solar Roofing | MishMash | Scoop.it
A startup solar company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for what it's calling "the Ferrari" of solar roofing.
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In Just 25 Years, We Have Destroyed 10% Of The Earth's Wilderness

In Just 25 Years, We Have Destroyed 10% Of The Earth's Wilderness | MishMash | Scoop.it
A group of international researchers undertook a project to map the Earth's wilderness areas. Using data from maps dating back to the early 90s, the team discovered just how much of the wilderness areas are still left today. What they found is troubling.
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UK Business: Innovate 2 Make Merges with Progressive Technology, Creating Manufacturing Powerhouse with Metal 3D Printing & Traditional Processes

UK Business: Innovate 2 Make Merges with Progressive Technology, Creating Manufacturing Powerhouse with Metal 3D Printing & Traditional Processes | MishMash | Scoop.it
Something’s in the air lately for mergers and acquisitions, it would seem, with the 3D printing realm continuing to power up in numerous and surprising ways, growing ever stronger and bigger.
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Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm

Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm | MishMash | Scoop.it
When I hear the word 'drone', the first thing I think of is a top-secret mission: spying, rescues, clandestine deliveries, and other James Bond-worthy uses... read more
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China is fueling a global decline in new coal power projects

China is fueling a global decline in new coal power projects | MishMash | Scoop.it
Shifting policies and sluggish economic growth in Asia spell weaker demand for coal-fired power plants, a new report says.
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Meet Boston Dynamics’ eclectic lineup of innovative (and peculiar) robots

Meet Boston Dynamics’ eclectic lineup of innovative (and peculiar) robots | MishMash | Scoop.it
Fascinated by Boston Dynamics' many robots? Here is our roundup of its most famous creations, the large and the small, the fast and the powerful.
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Geoengineering is a bonkers plan, but it may be needed to tackle global warming

Geoengineering is a bonkers plan, but it may be needed to tackle global warming | MishMash | Scoop.it
Many people think solar geoengineering is a crazy idea. But compared to the alternative -- a far warmer world, it may be the best option.
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Internet of Things – From Smart Fridge to Smart City

Internet of Things – From Smart Fridge to Smart City | MishMash | Scoop.it
Like Cloud, Big Data and other technological buzzwords, the definition of the Internet of Things (IoT) is often stretched to fit a corporate sales pitch. IoT.
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MIT's New Radio Can Detect Your Emotions Using Wireless Signals

MIT's New Radio Can Detect Your Emotions Using Wireless Signals | MishMash | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed a device that can detect basic human emotions using wireless technology. Dubbed EQ-Radio, it analyzes small variations in heartbeat intervals to determine whether a person is happy, sad, excited, or angry.
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The Robots We've Long Imagined Are Finally Here

The Robots We've Long Imagined Are Finally Here | MishMash | Scoop.it
They are wise-cracking companions, able to communicate in more than six million languages. Others are bent on enslaving or destroying humanity, deeming themselves better, more... read more
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A Fossil Free Tomorrow: LA Takes Steps Towards 100% Clean Energy

A Fossil Free Tomorrow: LA Takes Steps Towards 100% Clean Energy | MishMash | Scoop.it
The LA City Council has adopted a measure that instructs its power utility managers to collaborate with local stakeholders to find the best way towards a 100% clean energy portfolio.
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All Of Morocco’s Mosques Are Transitioning To Solar

All Of Morocco’s Mosques Are Transitioning To Solar | MishMash | Scoop.it
Originally published on Planetsave. With the first phase deadline set for 2019, Morocco has launched an ambitious “Energy Efficiency in Mosques” program aiming to provide solar power for all the mo…
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Does Renewable Energy Raise Electricity Prices?

Does Renewable Energy Raise Electricity Prices? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Since the big push from the U.S. government for investment in renewable energy in 2009, we’ve had the opportunity to see how prices have changed between states that have made large investments in renewable energy, and those that have not.
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"Waste Shark" Among New Aquatic Drone Fixtures in Rotterdam Port

"Waste Shark" Among New Aquatic Drone Fixtures in Rotterdam Port | MishMash | Scoop.it
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is welcoming innovation with arms wide open. Its vision to help make a smarter, cleaner, more efficient port has led to the deployment of water drones capable of surveillance and "eating" plastic waste.
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Tesla Upgrade: New Autopilot 8.0 Could Save Lives

Tesla Upgrade: New Autopilot 8.0 Could Save Lives | MishMash | Scoop.it
Version 8.0 of Tesla's Autopilot software includes improvements to existing radar technology. The new system is expected to decrease the likelihood of future accidents like this year's fatal Model S crash.
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Meet the new rocket from Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — the enormous New Glenn

Meet the new rocket from Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — the enormous New Glenn | MishMash | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are competing for dominance off the planet. And now, Bezos has introduced the New Glenn, the future rocket of Blue Origin.
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Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm

Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm | MishMash | Scoop.it
When I hear the word 'drone', the first thing I think of is a top-secret mission: spying, rescues, clandestine deliveries, and other James Bond-worthy uses... read more
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Improving predictions of the effects of climate change on ecosystems: International research team issues recommendations to improve the predictive capacity of ecological models

Improving predictions of the effects of climate change on ecosystems: International research team issues recommendations to improve the predictive capacity of ecological models | MishMash | Scoop.it
Climate change will alter our ecosystems. Using ecological models, researchers are attempting to predict what kind of changes we can expect to see. Up to now, however, these predictions have not been accurate enough. An international team of researchers has examined how to improve the predictive capacity of the models.
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Elon Musk unveils new safety upgrades to Tesla's Autopilot system

Elon Musk unveils new safety upgrades to Tesla's Autopilot system | MishMash | Scoop.it
Elon Musk said the software fixes are a "dramatic improvement in the safety of the vehicle."
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