Originally posted on TIME:
After Google Glass, the next “moon shot” Google product might very well be a contact lens with a built-in micro-camera.
The tech giant has filed a patent application on a smart lens with sensors that could detect light, pattern of colors, objects and faces.
Those wearing the contacts would command the device through a sophisticated system of unique blinking patterns, as explained by the blog Patent Bold.
Google’s latest breakthrough could help blind people see certain moving objects around them, according to Patent Bolt.
“For example, a blind person wearing Google’s contact lens with a built-in camera may be walking on a sidewalk and approaching an intersection. The analysis component of the contact lens can process the raw image data of the camera to determine … that there is a car approaching the intersection.”
The lens would also have wireless capabilities to be hooked up to smartphones.
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Originally posted on U.S.:
Not every hydrocarbon is equal—the U.S. produces about the same amount of natural gas as it does petroleum, at least in terms of the BTUs of energy those fuels can produce. Saudi Arabia, by contrast, produces nearly all petroleum—and with oil running north of $100 a barrel and tradable around the world, Saudi Arabia’s oil is more valuable than America’s gas, which can’t easily be exported.
But there’s no denying how astounding—and how real—America’s energy revolution has been, as the EIA indicates:
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Originally posted on HBR Blog Network - Harvard Business Review:
Upon reading about the study, I wondered if the idea of such long-term research could be attempted in another field that touches all of us: work. After more than a decade in People Operations, I believe that the experience of work can be — should be — so much better. We all have our opinions and case studies, but there is precious little scientific certainty around…
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Originally posted on StorageServers:
Edward added that NSA has injected spying malware in almost 140,000 computers since August 2007 and was tracking all the activity taking place on those systems from its data center.
A news website called “The Internet” published this news in its website on Wednesday. It also disclosed that this piece of news was being delivered direct from the mouth of tainted NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
It is a known fact that in June 2013, Edward Snowden disclosed to the world that US populace was being spied.
In August 2013, American government confirmed this news and added that…
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Originally posted on TransBio-Tex:
In a Phase I trial, researchers show that neural stem cells transplanted into humans can differentiate and begin producing myelin.
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