Imagine if Nikola Tesla had to pitch venture capitalists to fund his idea. The reaction to his crazy ideas would be precisely what you see on this video. Sadly, the video also says a lot about the skewed risk and investment system in Silicon Valley these days.
Eyeglasses are a technological marvel. Chances are, many of you are reading this through glasses or contact lenses. But we didn't invent these devices overnight, and there were some pretty weird versions along the way.
We are surrounded by tiny, intelligent devices that capture data about how we live and what we do. Soon we'll be able to choreograph them to respond to our needs, solve our problems, and even save our lives.
Taunting the police on Facebook has limited benefits -- as one wanted man in the U.K. discovers when it takes police just 12 hours to catch up with him. They leave him a taunting message on Facebook in return.
Nick Allen: Everyone's now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. But 3D printing is severely overhyped — and I should know, because it’s what I do for a living.