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Hacking humans: Building a better you

'Man is something that shall be overcome,' wrote Nietzsche. He may have never envisioned today's efforts to re-engineer the body, but he looks prophetic as pioneers aim to push the envelope of human capability.

By August 21, 2012


Jawbone Up aims to get you healthier

Jawbone ventures into fitness gadget territory with Up, a wristband that combines with an iPhone app to track your movement, sleep patterns, and eating habits to improve your overall health.

By November 2, 2011


TEDGlobal: Connected consequences

One of the main themes at TEDGlobal this year was a lively debate between optimistic and pessimistic voices on the social potential (or doom) of the web. This outlook was somewhat more somber than I expected at a TED conference, perhaps - as some attendee

By July 25, 2009


Festo's robo-seagull gets standing O at TED

Attendees at TED in Scotland laud a robot seagull that flies like the real thing.

By July 25, 2011


CNET UK Podcast 246: The second coming of TV

The CNET UK podcast team grab the remote and channel-surf the latest news in the world of technology, from the MacBook Air and BlackBerry PlayBook to fighter jets and skydiving iPhones.

By July 22, 2011


Imogen Heap controls music with 'magic gloves'

The gloves function as both live instruments and DJ. The singer debuted the technology at a TED conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

By July 14, 2011


Jawbone launching Up, a fitness bracelet

The maker of Bluetooth headsets and speakers is extending its line to include health and wellness products.

By July 14, 2011


Imogen Heap makes music with gadget-packed gloves on TED stage

Michael Jackson's glittery glove may be the most famous mitten in music, but it's not the most high-tech: that honour goes to the gadget-packed gloves worn by dulcet-toned diva Imogen Heap.

By July 12, 2011


TEDGlobal coming back to Europe in 2009 - and staying

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), arguably the world's most influential gathering of creative thinkers, is coming back to Europe - and staying. TEDGlobal 2009, the companion to the TED conference in California, is to be held in Oxford, UK, July 21-

By November 26, 2008


Wikileaks denies receiving classified State Dept. cables

Wikileaks editor Julian Assange tells the TED Global conference that if he had received sensitive U.S. diplomatic cables, he would have not hesitated to publish them.

By July 20, 2010