Many Americans Wary of Drones, Robot Caregivers and Google Glass

Many Americans Wary of Drones, Robot Caregivers and Google Glass

spectrum.ieee.org 18 Apr '14, 1pm

Many Americans who see technology as changing life for the better don't seem ready to embrace commercial drones, robot caregivers and wearable computing devices such as Google Glass. A new survey shows certain technologies remaining controversial despite a majority of respondents having an optimistic view of technology's long-term impact on life. The technological optimists outnumbered the pessimists in the random sampling of 1,001 U.S. adults carried out by the Pew Research Center and Smithsonian Magazine . Almost 60 percent said technology will lead to better lives for people in the future versus 30 percent who believed life will be wors...

BeagleBone Black + RAMPS

hackaday.com 19 Apr '14, 8am
BeagleBone Black + RAMPS

The BeagleBone Black, with an impressive amount of computing power and a whole bunch of I/O, would make an impressive CNC controller, save fo...

$25,000 to find a vulnerability in this device:

elektor.com 18 Apr '14, 8pm
$25,000 to find a vulnerability in this device:

E-lock makes the Internet of Things 100% secure Elektor and IntelligentSoC have jointly developed the first secure IoT interface, and we chal...

New Ampere won't affect your measurements @EDNcom @FlukeLeah

edn.com 18 Apr '14, 12pm
New Ampere won't affect your measurements @EDNcom @FlukeLeah

You may have heard talk about the Ampere being redefined . Rest assured that unless you work at the highest levels of metrology, the change i...

Our next APU conference to be in China: @amdapu @digitimes @AMDHSA @ryanshrout @anshelsag

digitimes.com 18 Apr '14, 8am

AMD to host APU 14 in China; embracing China for growth Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 18 April 2014] AMD will host its ...

Fitness Wearables Lack Accuracy: The Bodymedia Fit, the Nike+ Fuelband, the U...

eetimes.com 18 Apr '14, 11am
Fitness Wearables Lack Accuracy: The Bodymedia Fit, the Nike+ Fuelband, the Up, and the Fitbit are all trendy

The Bodymedia Fit, the Nike+ Fuelband, the Up, and the Fitbit are all trendy wristbands that ...

Scalable electronics fabrication by @circuithub -- our API spotlight this month!

octopart.com 18 Apr '14, 12am
Scalable electronics fabrication by @circuithub -- our API spotlight this month!

CircuitHub’s recently launched fabrication service provides instant quoting and scalable fabr...

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