Contour crafting is the brainchild of Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California. The process involves feeding data to a machine that sprays and smooths out walls and structural components using nozzles, arms, and other tools. Khoshnevis' team imagines using this technology for commercial construction, low-income and emergency housing, and possibly space colony construction.
If you’ve braved these games yourself, or even finished some of them, you’ve earned our respect. If you’ve finished all of them you must some kind of inhuman game-mastering science experiment that escaped from a lab somewhere.
Aereo, a company that lets you stream live network TV (NBC, ABC, Fox, PBS, etc.) to your computer, smartphone or tablet, is gearing up for a big Supreme Court battle this spring with those networks that could dismantle the startup.
A rock musician regains his career with the aid of the robotic prosthesis that turns him into a 'three-armed power-drumming cyborg'. The performer can control either one drumstick or two with his right 'arm'.
A small, but growing band of groups is developing videogames and home computer entertainment for the so-called 'silver generation' — Japan's burgeoning army of elderly people, who are living longer and healthier lives than ever before.
On Tuesday, tech nerds scratched their heads at an expensively produced viral video purporting to show a 'real' hoverboard, with earnest testimonials from Tony Hawk, Moby, Terrell Owens, and even the great Christopher Lloyd.
Viral Facebook posts claiming the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight has been found are pieces of malware and links to fake surveys posted by hackers, who are now profiting from people’s growing interest in the story.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its annual 'Enemies of the Internet' index this week — a ranking first launched in 2006 intended to track countries that repress online speech, intimidate and arrest bloggers, and conduct surveillance of their citizens.
The U.S. government risks undermining people's trust in the Internet if it keeps invading their privacy, warns Mark Zuckerberg, who ought to know. In a status update Thursday, the Facebooker-in-chief reports that he called up President Obama himself to complain about fresh reports of government spying.
By attracting and building big tech companies, the prime minister said in 2010, the gritty corner of east London hipsters call their own could thrive on the global stage - and the next Facebook could be a company built in Britain. But several years on, the UK's Mark Zuckerberg-in-shining-armour is yet to show up. Why not?
If you're one of the masses who inexplicably thinks that NSA phone surveillance doesn't matter, you're in for a shock: new research reveals that simple analysis of cellphone metadata can reveal masses about you, from medical conditions to firearm ownership.
Copyright lobbyists just can’t get over the breakup; they want SOPA back. Already, they have made some Game of Thrones-esque alliances with payment processors and advertisers to pressure the tech companies they want to squeeze.
The 25th anniversary of the world wide web will be celebrated around the globe this week. The milestone will be marked on Wednesday, a quarter of a century since it was first proposed in 1989 by British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
According to a new cross-platform report from Nielsen, the average American adult spends 11 hours per day with electronic media. That includes watching the age-old activities of watching TV and listening to the radio — which, surprisingly, are the top two digital activities in the average American adult's day.