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Quantum dot white LEDs achieve record efficiency

Novel approach to white LEDs could lead to more energy-efficient lighting Date: July 12, 2018 Source: The Optical Society Summary: Researchers have demonstrated nanomaterial-based white-light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that exhibit a record luminous efficiency of 105 lumens per watt.   Researchers created nanomaterial-based white…

DARPA’s Combat Vehicles To Get Shape-shifting Wheel-Track

DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program  is all about improving safety, effectiveness, and mobility of combat vehicles of the future. The Reconfigurable Wheel-Track technology developed by a team from Carnegie Mellon University National Robotics Engineering Center consists of innovative shape-shifting wheels that turn…

The Ultimate Wareable

Probably not implanted but drawn / projected onto your skin/surface.  Very kool…

How they made Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Every summer, Hollywood goes big. Big stars. Big budgets and huge visual effects. This summer’s technology is more spectacular than ever. We went behind the scenes to see how magic is made in 2018. How to make a dinosaur,  by David Vickery, VFX…

Cenava P14 Apollo Lake Laptop with a 512GB SSD

Most Intel Apollo Lake laptops come with just 32 or 64GB SSD or eMMC flash storage, and if you need much more storage we previously covered DERE A3 Air laptop with an Intel J3455 processor, 64GB eMMC flash, and a 512GB hard drive.…

How a computer sees history after “reading” 35 million news stories

So far, humans have relied on the written word to record what we know as history. When artificial intelligence researchers ran billions of those words from decades of news coverage through an automated analysis, however, even more patterns and insights were revealed. Source:…

The Internet is Making You a Hoarder.

People just don’t realize how big 1GigaByte really is yet alone you typically now get 500GB  HDD on your laptop.   With that much space, and with such easy access to everything via the web.  It’s easy to hoard everything from downloaded applications…

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