Emerging Tech–Digital Trends

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How Hollywood techniques and virtual reality are changing the field of neuroscience

Big-budget CGI and virtual reality are mostly confined to the entertainment industries, but researchers have taken advantage of those techniques to help them more easily study the human brain.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/virtual-reality/cgi-and-vr-change-neuroscience/

Kickstarter lets you subscribe to creators with Drip

Drip is a crowdfunding tool that allows people to subscribe to a creator and give them monthly payments. This is in contrast to the Kickstarter model, which has backers pledge money to one single project.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/kickstarter-drip-content-creators/

Try these accessible tech teaching tools on your next dream golf vacation

Golfers have always loved gadgets, but now you can use the latest technology previously only available to tour pros to help you improve your game on your upcoming vacation to a high-end golf resort.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/golf-resorts-new-technology/

20 car technologies we’re thankful for (and a little spoiled by)

There’s a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, but here at DT, cool car technologies are at the top of the list. Inside, we’re giving thanks for heated seats, adaptive cruise control, and much more.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/10-car-technologies-to-be-thankful-for/

High-tech neuroprosthetic ‘Luke’ arm lets amputee touch and feel again

Researchers at the University of Utah have attached a robotic arm and hand that respond directly to nerve impulses. Called the "Luke" arm, it's a revolutionary advance in neuroprosthetic devices.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/prosthetic-luke-arm/

Scientists hope their latest alien invitation won’t trigger an invasion of Earth

Researchers from METI have sent a friendly greeting to a red dwarf system that could be home to an alien civilization. We may hear back from them in 25 years, but what will the response be?

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/meti-alien-invitation-luytens-star/

The Orbital Reflector, launching in 2018, is the world’s first space sculpture

The Orbital Reflector is a satellite that will have no commercial, military, or scientific purpose. Visible from the ground without a telescope, it will exist as a artistic endeavor orbiting the Earth for all to enjoy.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/orbital-reflector-space-sculpture/

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Snow scooters and fully automatic toothbrushes

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/awesome-tech-new-crowdfunding-projects-unico-snow-white/

‘Slaughterbots’ video warns of the future of fully autonomous weapons

This Slaughterbots fictional video from the Future of Life Institute depicts a swarm killer robot drone attack. This chilling short was presented at the recent UN conference on fully autonomous weapon systems.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/slaughterbots-killer-robot-video-united-nations/

Apple data center in Denmark gets a new neighbor: Google

Apple and Google may be rivals, but they are also neighbors. The search giant recently purchased a plot of land in Denmark which is next to the one Apple is using to build a data center on.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/google-buys-plot-next-to-apple/

Visualize thousands of distant worlds in the Periodic Table of Exoplanets

We've unearthed thousands of planets outside of our solar system, and many more are waiting to be found. Astronomers created the periodic table as a way to classify and understand the range of exoplanet discoveries.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/periodic-table-of-exoplanets/

What the heck is machine learning, and why is it everywhere these days?

Machine learning has been responsible for some of the biggest advances in artificial intelligence over the past decade. But what exactly is it? Check out our handy beginner's guide.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/what-is-machine-learning-beginners-guide/

Inside the creative maker spaces proving China can do more than manufacture

We tagged along with the founder of a Shenzhen-based makerspace to get a taste of what it’s like to bring an idea to life in the Mecca of electronics manufacturing

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/inside-chinese-makerspace-shenzhen/

Weekly Rewind: Bill Gates’ smart city, a robo pillow, our Black Friday favorites

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/top-tech-stories-11-16-2017/

Tesla Roadster pictures: Get your car porn right here

Tesla has officially unveiled the second-generation Roadster and the car is currently set to arrive in 2020. That said, these Tesla Roadster pictures should hold us over until then.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/tesla-roadster-pictures/

The Moodo scent diffuser lets you digitally adjust aromas by shouting at Alexa

Smart homes let us control everything from lighting to music. So why not scents, too? Thankfully, a new smart aroma diffuser called Moodo is here to make everything that bit sweeter.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/moodo-smart-scent-diffuser/

Get your Sagan on with 50 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. The best space photos show off the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and the far corners of the universe. Here are our current favorites.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/best-space-photos/

Spire’s tiny health tracker tags can smarten up your dumb clothes

Spire Health Tag is a tiny device which adheres to your clothes, and then offers you real time data relating to your heart rate, sleep, stress, and other assorted daily activities.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/spire-health-tag/

Behold the majesty of our world with the 50 best drone photos

Most of today's drones come equipped with high-end cameras, which are quickly revolutionizing the world of aerial photography as we know it. Here are 50 of the best drone photos from around the world.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/best-drone-photos/

New brainwave-reading technique may unlock ‘locked-in’ patients

An Austrian company has created a smart brain-computer interface that allows patients with locked-in syndrome to communicate answers to questions using nothing more than their thoughts.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/locked-in-mindbeagle/

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