Tired of sitting or standing? I ran into the Locus chair at SXSW, which offers people a happy medium of leaning on a tractor-style seat. Lean in, y’all. Lean in.
The electronics inside today’s hottest connected devices are often custom and difficult to engineer because the big chip firms don’t offer the information entrepreneurs need. How can the industry fix this?
When your watch, your phone, your jewelry and your socks are all going to need charging, how on earth will we have enough plugs? We discuss SXSW and wireless power in this week’s podcast.
Let go of your transistors. A physicist from SLAC who spoke at SXSW interactive has proposed using the state changes in the orbits of electrons as a way to build faster computers.
It’s cold and rainy during SXSW and people are demanding Uber — or some other form of on-demand transport to help them get around the festival. I wish they wouldn’t.
In the seven years since Twitter made it big at SXSW Interactive the event has grown attendance five fold. But in 2014 attendance is expected to be flat while the events are farther apart.
How creative can a computer be? By teaching its Watson artificial intelligence system to recognize food, IBM is hoping to show that even though it’s a computer, Watson can also be creative.