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Shut Up About the Batteries: The Key to a Better Electric Car Is a Lighter Motor

Shut Up About the Batteries: The Key to a Better Electric Car Is a Lighter Motor

The trick is to make a motor that can tweak its magnetic fields to run more efficiently Photo: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Photos: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Keep On Turning: The authors’ motor represents an advance on another design—one that did not use magnets to shift the field.     During the first decade of the 1900s,(…)

Wouldn’t You Like Alexa Better if It Knew When It Was Annoying You?

Wouldn’t You Like Alexa Better if It Knew When It Was Annoying You?

Affectiva’s Rana El-Kaliouby says our devices need to get a lot more emotionally intelligent Illustration: Affectiva What could your computer, phone, or other gadget do differently if it knew how you were feeling? Rana el Kaliouby, founder and CEO of Affectiva, is considering the possibilities of such a world. Speaking at the Computer History Museum(…)

Why Paid Vehicle Tracking Systems Are Better Than Free Tracking Systems

The advent of commercially available GPS devices has revolutionised how the general public navigates around the country. In-car satellite navigation systems have almost replaced the paper map (now that the directions given are considerably more accurate than the early models, that is!) and the use of GPS systems for commercial vehicles has changed the way(…)

A GPS Tracker Will Save You A Bundle Utilizing Considerably better Route Planning

A consequence of untrustworthy and criminal tendencies in our population, we require security equipment ready to not only record wrongdoing but be a prevention before it occurs. Surveillance equipment and hidden cameras are extensively employed to avoid and right a bad actions of criminal minds. Surveillance equipment including hidden cameras has grown progressively more essential(…)

GPS Personal Tracker -A Better Way to Keep An Eye On Your Valuables

“Where have you been?”–“out” “Where did you go?”–“no where” Does this sound familiar? Well, there is a solution to your problems. The popularity of personal GPS trackers is on the rise. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) reports: “Every year in America an estimated 800,000 children are reported missing, more than 2,000(…)

How kid-friendly child GPS tracking device in India is better than traditional trackers?

Using GPS trackers can be now considered as one of the smartest means for finding the accurate location of the kids. Now, your kids’ safety is in your own hand, you just need to choose the right GPS tracker that can indicate the whereabouts of your kids perfectly and with great accuracy. Now, you can(…)

Will Earth’s Climate Get More Sensitive to CO2? Only Better Satellites Can Say

Will Earth’s Climate Get More Sensitive to CO2? Only Better Satellites Can Say

A mathematical rethink suggests that CO2 will warm Earth more in future than it does today. But better satellites—such as those Trump wants to scrap—are needed to reduce climate uncertainty Illustration: Getty Images President Trump, his top officials, and Republican leaders in Congress propose to dial back action on climate change, arguing that the scientific(…)

A Better Way to Organize the Internet: Content-Centric Networking

A Better Way to Organize the Internet: Content-Centric Networking

An ambitious new networking scheme promises to make the Internet safer and more reliable Illustration: QuickHoney Illustration: QuickHoney The Internet is more than 45 years old, and it’s starting to show its age. To be sure, it has served us wonderfully well. Its underlying technologies delivered the World Wide Web (still a young adult at(…)

Flying Saucer Quantum Dots: The Secret to Better, Brighter Lasers

Flying Saucer Quantum Dots: The Secret to Better, Brighter Lasers

Elliptical shape makes the lasing process easier Photo: Kevin Soobrian/U of T Engineering Ted Sargent and his team at the University of Toronto have done many things with quantum dots: boost solar cell efficiency, invent infrared imagers, optoelectronics you can apply with a paint brush. Now Sargent and his team have added a new spice(…)