If Harald Haas is right, in just a few years we’ll all be getting internet through our lightbulbs.
Haas, a professor of mobile communications at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, has been championing the idea that data can be transmitted through LED lightbulbs for years. Now, he has created a working model of a “Li-Fi” system.
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Denzel Washington will be awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10, 2016. This news comes in the aftermath of awarding director and long time friend Spike Lee an honorary Oscar.
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Ever wondered how to better your emotional stability or achieve a more peaceful mental state? Perhaps improving your emotional intelligence is the way to go. But just what is emotional intelligence?
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In a landmark decision more than two decades in the making, the US Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of a genetically modified Atlantic Salmon variant on Thursday. The AquAdvantage salmon, which was initially developed back in 1989 and submitted for approval in 1995, grows far faster than its conventionally bred brethren. The FDA has deemed it safe for human consumption, equally nutritious as other salmon varieties and not dangerous to the environment. And since the GMO salmon is considered nutritionally equivalent to regular salmon supermarkets will be able to carry the fish without having to label them being GMO.
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For the moment, it’s impossible for YouTube to completely stop users from uploading video content that potentially infringes copyright of other video and music creators. But Google’s massively popular video streaming site does a fairly good job of finding copyrighted material, and paying creators of those videos with its Content ID system.
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It turns out that pigeons can do things other than crap all over statues, terrify small children on the streets of NYC with their beady orange eyes, and be Mike Tyson‘s best friend.
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GOOD NEWS CAN feel all too hard to come by lately. But this, at least, is something the US can be proud of: the digital divide in the country’s schools is rapidly closing.
Continue reading It Won’t Be Long Now Until Every School Has Internet Access