Link: Pew study: When it comes to political news, Facebook has become local TV for millennials

“For baby boomers, local TV is the top source for politics news. Millenials are getting it from their News Feed.” Von Joseph Lichterman, Nieman Lab > Weiter bei Nieman Lab

Lesetipp: “Leitwolf im Schafspelz – Über das Spektakuläre an ‘Spiegel online’”

Stefan Gärtners grandiose (und ganz ernste) Analyse des (ehemaligen) Nachrichtenportals ‘Spiegel Online’ > Weiter bei Titanic

Virtuelle Objekte real fühlen

Die Oberflächen rein virtueller Objekte könnten bald fühlbar werden: “Senseg uses technology it calls ‘tixels’ — short simply for ‘tactile pixels’ — to generate a controlled electric field that extends several millimeters above the device’s surface.”

> Weiter bei Springwise (John Greene)

TED Talks (2002): George Dyson on Project Orion (Video)

“Author George Dyson spins the story of Project Orion, a massive, nuclear-powered spacecraft that could have taken us to Saturn in five years. His insider’s perspective and a secret cache of documents bring an Atomic Age dream to life.”
George Dyson ist der Sohn von Freeman Dyson und der Bruder von Esther Dyson (Esther Dyson bei Neue Gegenwart). >> Zum Video bei TED

Link: The Paperless Cockpit

“What is in those bulky, black flight bags that pilots carry into the cockpit? It is not a change of clothes but reams of reference material needed for the flight — about 40 pounds of it. [...] But instead of carrying all that paperwork, a growing number of pilots are carrying a 1.5 pound iPad.” Von Kate Murphy. > Weiter bei The New York Times

Markus Kayser – Solar Sinter Project

von Markus Kayser

Link: “Google Health: Why It’s Ending & What It Means”

“Google’s quest to organize the world’s information will no longer include one of society’s most important and sensitive sources of data: our health records. The company announced this afternoon that Google Health will be closed forever and deleted in 18 months, along with a thematically similar and also formerly ambitious project, Google Power Meter.”

Artikel von Marshall Kirkpatrick > Weiter bei ReadWriteWeb

Want/Need Glass

via Likecool. Foto: Alesina Design.

Twistspin [Video]

Von ogaooooo – Blog, Twitter (japanisch).

Link: Convergence vs. Specialization: Which Will Win Out? [ReadWriteWeb]

“One of the enduring themes of technology is convergence, when different products evolve to do similar tasks. The smartphone is the prime example of convergence in this era, bringing together voice and data (web) applications. Plus, in recent times, high quality photography and video. However, we’ve entered an age where we have multiple Internet-connected devices within our grasp. Many of these are specialist devices, such as the Kindle and Xbox. We’ll see many more examples soon, as specialist household objects such as toasters and fridges get connected to the Internet. So, does that mean specialization will win out over convergence? ” By Richard MacManus. > Weiter bei ReadWriteWeb

Six Dream Projects of the 3-D Printing Pioneers [PopSci]

“3-D printing is a young technology, but its pioneers and champions aren’t satisfied with printing cars, airplane parts, or tiny edible spaceships–they’re always looking down the road at what’s next. We talked with some of the best minds in 3-D printing about their dream projects–not what’s possible now, but what their current work might lead to in five or ten years.”

By Dan Nosowitz > Weiter bei PopSci

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