Smart home device adoption sees “big uptick” according to new study

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Smart home device installations seen a “big uptick” in 2016, with refrigerators, washers, and smoke detectors seeing year-on-year growth of over 250 percent. That’s according to a new study published by PlumChoice, an Internet of Things (IoT) technical service provider and Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of companies deploying Z-Wave technologies, called 2016: Year of the… Read more »

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IoT Analytics report: The journey towards successful IoT solutions

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The IoT Analytics team recently published an infographic highlighting the 5-step path towards successful implementation of IoT solutions. The insights are based on more than 30 expert interviews in IoT as well as recent research. For more information, you may refer to the Guide to IoT Solution Development. In this 31-page guide, you will find:… Read more »

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General Motors plans to test thousands of driverless cars in 2018

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Thousands of modified Chevrolet Bolt cars may hit the roads next year, as part of a major deployment by General Motors to test its self-driving system on public roads. GM, along with ridesharing app Lyft, will test the cars and possibly pick up members of the public, similar to Uber’s self-driving program in Pennsylvania and… Read more »

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Do you want to build some BrickHeadz…?

Disney’s Frozen left us with a couple of heavy earworms still playing in the very background of our minds, but CK HO doesn’t let our favourite winter characters go. Recreated in the style of BrickHeadz, Elsa and Anna (featuring Olaf and Swen) do not look as excited as the versions by YOS Lego we featured Continue reading →

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets US Space Endurance Record, Speaks to President Trump

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson set the endurance record for time in space by a U.S, astronaut today, Monday, April 24, during her current stint of living and working aboard the International Space Station (ISS) along with her multinational crew of five astronauts and cosmonauts.

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I’m completely operational and all my bricks are put together perfectly

It’s the great-granddaddy of rogue AIs — HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Built from a small selection of LEGO bricks by Jason Allemann, this model perfectly captures the unblinking stare of the famous fictional computer. I can’t look at this without hearing the iconic voice in my head, only this time there’s a disagreement Continue reading →

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