IBM's 5 in 5 predictions say harvesting energy from human motion will power homes and ocean power will leap ahead but even dramatic advances will still fill only a portion of our energy needs.
This week: camera balls, shoulder projectors, human batteries, password protection, and a fresh take on the teen superhero TV genre.
This week, Donald and Eric tackle the big ideas. Microsoft demos shoulder-mounted touch screen projectors, while Disney takes a decidedly low-tech route. We also look at a ball that can take 360 panoramic photos in one shot, advancements in harvesting energy from humans, the strength of your passwords, and a new spin on superhero teen shows.
Despite Microsoft and Google pulling out of home energy, other monitor makers are selling products directly to consumers that bring real-time power data online using a home broadband connection.
Start-up has developed embeddable chip and Internet software for remotely controlling electronic gear for better energy efficiency.
Tech-industry veterans who have traded bits and bytes for clean electrons say getting up to speed and making fresh contacts are key.
In Austin, leaders of companies like CafePress, Moo, and 8020 Publishing got together to see how they could work together to solve the problems facing them all.
With Crowd Companies, Jeremiah Owyang is hoping to help companies develop business models and best practices around the shared economy, the maker movement, and more.
In the latest update, the navigation app hooks up with Facebook to map social networkers to their events.
Activist group releases contact information for officer who allegedly sprayed women protesters with pepper spray, unprovoked.