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high-tech art

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High-tech rooftop mirrors bounce sun's heat back into space

Stanford researchers suggest a unique place to store excess heat -- the coldness of outer space -- which could help keep buildings cooler and help save energy.

By December 4, 2014

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By August 29, 2014

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Artist's low-tech art form gets high-tech attention

The humble toothpick has been elevated to a thing of art. An elaborate sculpture of San Francisco is drawing crowds to the city's Exploratorium museum. CNET's Sumi Das shows us a surprising low-tech device used to create the masterpiece.

By October 11, 2013

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Episode 50: A high-tech music venue plus the Lumia 1020

We visit Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead and his musician's paradise. Plus we take the Lumia 1020 to a music festival and bust out the Galaxy Mega 6.3.

By September 10, 2013

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A high-tech way to walk through rain and not get wet

Pretend your whole body is hydrophobic when you step into the RainRoom, a room full of falling water that falls everywhere except on you.

By October 8, 2012

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High-tech sound system lets restaurant control noise level

Loud restaurants are a major turn-off for many diners. But a new sound system -- disguised as art and controlled by an iPad -- is helping one Berkeley restaurant control the noise of those annoying background conversations.

By August 9, 2012

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Quieting the dinner din with a high-tech sound system

Intent on creating a chitchat-friendly environment, a restaurateur uses cutting-edge technology to control noise levels with the press of a button.

By August 9, 2012

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2012 Porsche Cayman R: Lightweight and high tech

The R version of Porsche's Cayman shows that an incredibly rigid body leads to excellent handling. CNET reviews the 2012 Porsche Cayman R.

By December 19, 2011

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High-tech exhibits shine at Walt Disney museum

Road Trip at Home: San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum is a treasure trove of art and animation from the life of the great filmmaker. It is also a great example of how to incorporate digital displays in a modern museum.

By October 22, 2010

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Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

You don't have to daydream about "Back to the Future" to ride a hoverboard. Hendo Hover, with the help of Hawk, hopes its Kickstarter campaign will bring this high-tech fun to the masses.

By November 17, 2014