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It's not quite high-speed rail, but a new 100 m.p.h. passenger train in Florida will transport riders across the state.
3 | August 18, 2012 4:39am |
Good ideas don't happen in isolation. You need to be able to freely associate among existing ideas -- within limits, author Steven Johnson writes.
August 17, 2012 9:03am |
Researchers from Stanford University are monitoring the brains of race car drivers to improve computer algorithms for driverless cars.
August 17, 2012 12:25am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about rare earth materials.
1 | August 16, 2012 11:13pm |
Which corporations have received top marks for their efforts to eradicate conflict minerals from their supply chains?
1 | August 16, 2012 12:16pm |
A kit which transforms your average vehicle into a hybrid model has been developed by students at the University of Middle Tennessee.
16 | August 16, 2012 10:28am |
Elektrilevi has chosen Ericsson to supply, deploy and manage a smart meter network for Estonia.
1 | August 16, 2012 10:00am |
Along America's dense Northeast Corridor, passengers fed up with flight issues are increasingly taking the train. Funding complications could slow the trend.
19 | August 16, 2012 5:49am |
Premier League soccer club Manchester City plans to publish player performance data on its website, giving the public access to new analytical possibilities.
August 16, 2012 5:02am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about patents and legal disputes.
August 16, 2012 1:30am |
Silicon Valley cloud computing startups are taking on a whole new enterprise: agriculture. The upside of new tech? A generations-old grail: efficiency.
2 | August 15, 2012 5:31pm |
Smart appliances beget a smart home, yet somehow we're still all flipping light switches. A promise unfulfilled -- or a quieter type of progress?
August 15, 2012 5:08pm |
The flight test for the experimental X-51A WaveRider plane which could potentially travel up to 4500mph has resulted in failure.
4 | August 15, 2012 2:03pm |
London's new attraction tries to bring the community together through constructing an enormous urban toy.
August 15, 2012 1:41pm |
How did Ikea bring their paper catalogs into the modern, technological consumer environment?
August 15, 2012 12:57pm |
Goods you purchase should be priced based on your loyalty to that brand. Right? Maybe. Increasing use of customer data by retailers could upend shoppers' relationship with them.
August 15, 2012 9:22am |
At the London Olympic Games, athletes broke many world records. How? With help from facilities engineered to give them an edge.
August 15, 2012 8:50am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about data protection in different industries.
1 | August 15, 2012 2:08am |
Researchers at University College London have created a device that can detect objects through a wall by measuring the Doppler effect.
1 | August 14, 2012 3:31pm |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about smart grid technology.
August 14, 2012 1:09am |