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This algorithm cleverly recreates 3D objects from tiny 2D images

With a lifetime of observing the world informing our perceptions, we're all pretty good at inferring the overall shape of something we only see from the side, or for a brief moment. Computers, however

AAA officially launches its car sharing startup Gig with a giant, sober dance party in Oakland

Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA’s venture arm and the new one-way

CRISPR loses Nobel to tiny machines

CRISPR, the gene-editing technology revolutionizing the biotech industry, has failed to take home the Nobel prize in chemistry for the second year in a row. Instead, the award went to Jean-Pierre Sauv

ShakeAlert provides earthquake early warning system

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and a series of university partners are developing an earthquake early warning system called ShakeAlert, which aims to provide the general public with alerts up to 10

Ultra-cute bugbots cooperate to climb a step together

Anything is possible if we all work together — and no one gets left behind. That is the lesson these tiny "VelociRoACH" robots taught me today.

Carat: The Brilliant App That Increases Your Battery Life By Showing What Other Apps To Kill

"Kill Pandora - Expected Battery Life Improvement: 1 hour 50 minutes" This is what you'll learn from <a target="_blank" href="http://carat.cs.berkeley.edu/">Carat</a>, an incredibly useful free <a tar

Who Could Have Guessed: 3D Hurts Your Eyes

After experimenting on 24 adults, a research team at the University of California, Berkeley has determined that viewing content on a stereo 3D display hurts your eyes and your brain. The scientific te

Tech Industry Managers: Little Men in Big Shoes?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fotolia_19809259_xs.jpg"> When I was ready to transition from computer programmer to project manager, my employer, Xerox Corporation, sent me