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Google’s newly launched Magenta Project aims to create art with artificial intelligence

Inspired by the competitive success of AlphaGo and the cultural appeal of DeepDream, Google plans to expand its AI further into the humanities with the creation of the Magenta project.
Photography

Getty Images uses random stock photos to re-create 4 famous faces

Getty Images' latest ad campaign uses its massive archive of stock photos to recreate portraits of four famous people, using photos of random people’s faces. The idea was to show off how much variety is in Getty's portfolio.
Mobile

SolarBook harnesses the power of the sun to charge your creative mind and devices

The SolarBook is a notebook that doubles as a portable charger that uses natural sunlight to charge your devices. If you're intrigued, the notebook/portable charger is now open to pledges through Kickstarter.
Wearables

No more shirking! Prototype wearable can tell if you’re pushing it to the limit

A team of scientists and engineers have made a prototype wearable which knows how hard you're training, thanks to measuring lactate, an essential indicator of our body's reaction to exercise.
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Remember the iBot? The stair-climbing wheelchair may make a comeback

Remember the iBot? No, it wasn't a posterior-based Apple gadget that failed to take off. It was actually a motorized wheelchair with several tricks up its sleeve. High costs ended production in 2009, but a recent deal means it…
Mobile

Google has a new, free app to help you do science with your smartphone

Hoping to bring out the curiosity in each of us, Google has unveiled Science Journal, an app that measures and records data in real time, and then turns all that input into consumer-friendly graphs and charts.
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Obama wants your children’s opinions in the new Kids Science Advisors program

Over the course of his presidency, Barack Obama has made clear his dedication to STEM education. Now, the leader is proving just how much faith he has in the innovative minds of America's posterity by forming the Kids Science…
Cool Tech

61N is the camera that can compete with Narrative Clip 2

Devices require much our attention, but small cameras that don't require much attention are gaining momentum. 61N is one such camera and it looks like it might be able to put up a fight against Narrative.
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Lockheed Martin joins the space race to Mars

Before we land on the Red Planet, we’ll probably orbit it. Lockheed Martin has unveiled its Mars Base Camp concept – an ambitious plan to send a manned space laboratory to orbit Mars by 2028.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: A weight loss vest, manmade meteors, and a physical Amazon store

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Scientists managed to “cut out” HIV virus from rats

Science has brought us yet another step closer to an HIV cute with a pair of molecular scissors. A group of researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University have managed to "cut out" HIV-1 genes from mice and rat…
Health & Fitness

Use your breath to track your stress levels with Zenytime

Branded as "your personal stress laboratory and coach," Zenytime allows users to check the effect of everyday stressors in real-time using a connected device and breath-powered games.