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r. buckminster fuller

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Jac Holzman: From vinyl to apps to what comes next (Q&A)

He signed the Doors and counts "chief technologist" among his many titles over a 60-plus year career. Jac Holzman talks to CNET about using tech to revive rock's past and what is in music's future.

By February 9, 2014

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Apple tries out new 'Think Different' campaign

Apple's flurry of lawsuits is part of its strategy to get competitors to think different -- i.e., to sink time and money into steering clear of any resemblance to the iPhone, iPad or iWhatever.

By August 31, 2012

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Score! NASA spots soccer-ball shape buckyballs in space

The Spitzer infrared telescope discovers solid buckyballs in space for the first time, giving astronomers clues into the nature of matter in deep space.

By February 23, 2012

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Steve Jobs thought different

Over the 25 years Jobs worked at Apple, the company was an extension of the man and of his vision for computing, industrial design, and a digital lifestyle.

By October 5, 2011

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Toshiba adds Sandy Bridge to the Portege R800

One of last year's best laptops is about to get the full Sandy Bridge treatment.

By February 16, 2011

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Bucky Dome: Daddy of all geodesic dome homes

The R. Buckminster Fuller dome home in Carbondale, Ill., is a lot less dangerous and a lot more sustainable than Mad Max's Thunderdome. It's the proud parent of all geodesic dome homes.

By April 16, 2011

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At Google, doodling is real work

There's a whole team behind the special Google logos that mark holidays, big events, and VIP birthdays. CNET's Daniel Terdiman witnesses the Doodlers in process.

By September 6, 2010

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Hands-on look at Apple Magic Trackpad

Apple's newly released Magic Trackpad offers all the functionality of a MacBook clickpad in a stand-alone Bluetooth device. Will iMac owners make this their new mouse?

By July 27, 2010

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Makeshift shelter of future: Sewer pipes, balloons?

In light of the Haiti earthquake, design site Core 77 launches a contest tasking designers with creating innovative designs for short-term shelters.

By February 19, 2010

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Reinventing the MacBook Air

How does Apple reconceive the MacBook Air as the trendsetting laptop approaches its second anniversary? Some thoughts.

By December 30, 2009