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Face Scanner Guesses Age and Gender

Posted by on May 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Face Scanner Guesses Age and Gender

A brilliant place to test this new scanner is San Francisco.  And that is precisely where SceneTap has introduced its newly launched app this weekend that will scan the faces of patrons in 25 bars across the city to determine their ages and genders. Would-be customers can then check their smartphones for real-time updates on the crowd size, average age and men-to-women mix to decide whether the...

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Robot Guided by Thoughts-Human Ones

Posted by on May 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Robot Guided by Thoughts-Human Ones

Back to the wild, primates, you are now out of a job. A successful experiment has been conducted using the human brain and willing volunteers. Being able to drink a cup of coffee without assistance has been accomplished just by thinking about it by a woman who lost the use of her limbs after a devastating stroke nearly 15 years ago. The 58-year-old used a brain implant to control the robot and...

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At What Price? Freedom From Taxes

Posted by on May 14, 2012 | 0 comments

At What Price? Freedom From Taxes

This is ONE way to avoid paying capital gains taxes. Evidently, the desire to keep a few extra billion dollars is a small price to pay for Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. Saverin has renounced his U.S. citizenship, according to an Internal Revenue Service report, just days before the company’s initial public offering. He now lives in the Asian city-state of Singapore, which has no...

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Always Wear Protection–Say What?

Posted by on May 9, 2012 | 0 comments

Always Wear Protection–Say What?

Growing up, we are taught to take care of ourselves. Do this! Don’t do that! Whatever you do, WEAR PROTECTION! Your ears are irreplaceable. Temporary hearing loss can happen after you’ve been exposed to loud noise for any duration. If you have temporary hearing loss, you won’t be able to hear as well as you normally do for a while. Don’t worry, it will go away (usually...

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Samsung Lets Out Sexy New 5 Series Laptops

Posted by on May 8, 2012 | 1 comment

An Intel 3rd generation i7 processor, graphics processing, a Blu-ray drive, crazy storage capacity and JBL speakers with a subwoofer, the Series 5 550P delivers an exceptional multimedia experience even while on-the-go. 15″ and 17″ screen sizes are offered for these sleek, thin powerhouses that have been released to the masses, but only in the U.K. so far. But that doesn’t stop...

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For The Love Of The Silicon

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 | 0 comments

We all love technology, don’t we? The beeps, the boops, the touchscreens, the Bluetooth, everything that makes our world wireless, our data given to us at high-speeds, and the form & function the arouses our eyes, and opens our wallets. Does anyone even remember the days before mass e-mails, Facetime, and digital signatures? It seems like ages ago, the stone age. Video conferencing?...

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