Humans watch a billion hours of YouTube every single day

YouTube users are now watching more than a billion hours of videos every single day, the company has announced. Put back-to-back, that’s more than 100,000 years of footage, split between the millions of YouTube users across the world. The company announced the figure in a blog post published on Monday, but said that the billion-hour […]

GoPro HERO5 + Karma: The Launch in 4K – Life Sold Separately…

More than a drone: Karma is an aerial, hand-held and mountable stabilization solution. And yes, it includes a drone! Hollywood in a backpack for $799. Shot 100% on GoPro, including HERO5, HERO5 Session and Karma HERO5 Black is the most powerful and easy-to-use GoPro ever, thanks to its 4K video, voice control, one-button simplicity, touch […]

Adam Savage Behind the Scenes of Ghost in the Shell!

Adam Savage visits Weta Workshop to get up close with some of the practical props the effects studio made for the upcoming film Ghost in the Shell. Weta Workshop’s Richard Taylor shows Adam the mechanical geisha masks and animatronic puppets his team created, and how Weta Workshop used new fabrication and design technologies to make […]

Apple’s new iPhone reportedly will have curved screen

I found this story to be mildly interesting. The photo used by CNBC cracked me up and just had to look to see how an ancient Apple logo and SAMSUNG in the background was chosen.  Bitter rivals making strange bedfellows In an attempt to expand their OLED screen production Samsung have said to invest another […]

Flow, the secret to happiness

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.” Transcript I grew up in Europe, and World War II caught me when I was between seven and 10 years old. And […]

How Elon Musk Wants to Eliminate Your Car Insurance and Maintenance Bills

Buying a car is only the beginning of the expenditures: there’s the hundreds of dollars in insurance each month, and then thousands more in maintenance over a car’s lifetime. Tesla wants to change that. During its earnings call Wednesday, the company revealed that it wants to offer a pay-one-price model that will include both insurance […]

The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First – Shelly Palmer

Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take first? First, we should define “robots” (for this article only) as technologies, such as machine learning algorithms running on purpose-built computer platforms, that have been trained to perform tasks that […]