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What the Texas-Freeze Fiasco Tells Us About The Future of the Grid

Depending on your point of view, the Texas blackouts were caused by deregulation, green energy, or an isolated electrical grid “Don’t Mess with Texas” started life as part of an anti-litter campaign, back in 1985, and soon became an inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekFeb 23rd, 2021

Elon Musk Plans New City in Texas - Called Starbase and Led by "The Doge"

schwit1 shares an article from Entrepreneur: If anyone has the ability to surprise the world with his ambitious projects, it is Elon Musk . The billionaire announced that he is building a new city in Texas to be called Starbase, around the rocket lau.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

The Biden Administration Weighs the Social Cost of Carbon

A new White House policy tries to put a dollar value on the future harm of greenhouse gas emissions......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

What is Epic Games’ metaverse? And what does Fall Guys have to do with it?

Here's what Epic Games' most recent acquisition means for the future of the metaverse......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Wind Replaces Coal As Main Source of Power In Germany

Qbertino writes: Heise.de, a German tech news publisher, reports that wind has replaced coal as the main source of power in Germany. From the report: "The share of renewable energies in the amount of electricity generated and fed into the grid domest.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Consumers fear self-driving future, but like the tech that blazes the path

Only 14 percent of drivers would trust automated vehicles to drive them around, according to an annual AAA survey. But people do like driver-assist features......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

"A bridge to music"s future?": Abbey Road sets stage for festival avatar 5,000 miles away

In March 2020, the world-famous Abbey Road recording studio shut its doors for the first time in almost 90 years......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Study shows cactus pear as drought-tolerant crop for sustainable fuel and food

Could cactus pear become a major crop like soybeans and corn in the near future, and help provide a biofuel source, as well as a sustainable food and forage crop? According to a recently published study, researchers from the University of Nevada, Ren.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Controlling adhesions in the abdomen

Adhesions are scars in the abdomen, which can occur after surgery, often have serious consequences. Now, researchers have discovered how such adhesions form. The findings may help to develop a drug to prevent adhesions in the future......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Life"s rich pattern: Researchers use sound to shape the future of printing

Researchers in the UK have developed a way to coax microscopic particles and droplets into precise patterns by harnessing the power of sound in air. The implications for printing, especially in the fields of medicine and electronics, are far-reaching.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Study finds no link between gender and physics course performance

A new data-driven study from Texas A&M University casts serious doubt on the stereotype that male students perform better than female students in science—specifically, physics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Financial crashes, pandemics, Texas snow: How math could predict "black swan" events

What if mathematicians could have seen COVID-19 coming, or could predict the next outbreak? Is it possible that numbers, manipulated by statistics, might warn of future market fluctuations and environmental disasters, or herald vast shifts in finance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Jelastic and Togglebox announce partnership to spread advanced PaaS on US market

Jelastic, the multi-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company announced a partnership with Togglebox, a leading US provider of cloud computing, hosting services, and hosting infrastructure headquartered in Philadelphia, and data centers located in Texas a.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Samsung"s Isocell 2.0 pushes mobile camera technology forward

ISOCELL 2.0 is a new approach that consists of two parts. First, Samsung replaced the metallic grid between color filters with a new material. Phase two, which is happening now, involves replacing the lower part of the new color filter barriers with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Liberalizing 5G: Q&A with Polish startup IS-Wireless CEO Slawomir Pietrzyk

Window of opportunity has opened up for Polish startup IS-Wireless, which was nominated for DigitalEurope's Future Unicorn Award 2021, having won several other awards in Europe with its innovative 5G mobile communications technologies. They have join.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

SpaceX Starlink Factory In Texas Will Speed Up Production of Dishy McFlatface

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas, to design systems that will help make satellite dishes, Wi-Fi routers, and other equipment for its Starlink satellite broadband network. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Microsoft Talks Mesh Platform at Ignite, Google Expands Workspace and More News

This week, Microsoft outlined its future in AR and VR at Ignite, Google expands Workspaces, while BlueJeans makes Teams meetings better. All that and more. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Facts vs. Fiction: Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing

Imagine if your digital marketing tools had the capacity to predict the future. What would you do with that crystal ball? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

SpaceX"s SN10 Starship rocket manages to land for the first time, explodes minutes later

Boca Chica, Texas, and the world (via live stream) saw the launch of SpaceX's SN10 (Serial No 10) prototype on Wednesday as it went up 10km into the sky with the powerful thrust of its three Raptor engines......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Samsung"s ISOCELL 2.0 pushes mobile camera technology forward

ISOCELL 2.0 is a new approach that consists of two parts. First, Samsung replaced the metallic grid between color filters with a new material. Phase two, which is happening now, involves replacing the lower part of the new color filter barriers with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Nuclear engineering researchers develop new resilient oxide dispersion strengthened alloy

Texas A&M University researchers have recently shown superior performance of a new oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloy they developed for use in both fission and fusion reactors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021