One of the many goals of Uber is making high-end transportation affordable for everyone and everywhere. In order to achieve such difficult goal, an Uber project POOL wants its riders to walk up to the corners for quick pick ups, so everybody saves money, time and energy.
As the gif above clearly explains itself, just a few minutes of very short walk the riders take, allows drivers to avoid getting stuck in busy avenues and therefore charge you less and serve even more Uber riders.
How POOL does work?
It’s actually nothing more than computer matching and routing algorithms that calculates best pickup, route and drop [...]
Bragi, one of the very first companies that has developed completely wireless headset technology, becomes a big trouble for other headphone brands with its new wireless earbuds. The Bragi Dash Pro headphone is quite appealing to music lovers with its elegant design, but it also professionally attractive with its AI powered, real-time translation feature.
With a 32-bit processor and 4 GB of storage, Bragi Dash Pro is powered by artificial intelligence and has an advanced active noise cancellation system with 27 sensors. The noise coming from the outside world can be half or completely blocked, interestingly, it’s a manual feature, which means you get to choose when you [...]
You’re just shopping for a new gaming monitor, and you’re presented with a wall of letters, numbers and even the general claptrap. Well, it’s claptrap only if you don’t understand them. I’m taking about the monitor’s refresh rate. How does it affect the performance and experience of a gaming monitor? And more specifically, what should you be looking out for when buying a new gaming monitor?
Let’s dive in together.
But first things first.What exactly is a gaming monitor’s refresh rate?
As the name suggests, the monitor’s refresh rate is the number of times per second that the screen refreshes the image or picture on it. In other words, the refresh rate is the [...]
Crytek, founded in Germany by 3 brothers, is sure going through some hard times. In the past few months, they have shut down 5 of their studios as part of the company’s effort to “refocus on its core strengths” ¹ ² Suffered a humiliating closure and was kicked out of its offices by the building’s owner and paid some employees late month after month.
Big data – a collection of data, both traditional and digital, collected both inside and outside the company that stands as a source of discovery and analysis for improvements – seems to be the buzzword around the digital technology sphere nowadays. But does big data make our efforts to better protect ourselves and our businesses from potential breaches harder?
Data encompasses almost everything. Unstructured data refers to the more qualitative information of things that can’t be classified – tweets, social media opinion and so on. Multi-structured data refers to data that is better for systematic analysis. All data can help businesses understand their customer [...]
The cracks and pits on the roads often make drivers go crazy. Asphalt repair and maintenance works make things even worse by causing roads to get shut down for for an unknown period of time.
Regular asphalt roads used all over the world, has a very porous structure due to its natural chemical components. But the new technology developed by Dutch researchers allows both roads to repair itself and charge electric cars while they drive over the road.
We have actually seen self repairing and charging road technologies many times before, but researchers at Delft University of Technology have brought these two technologies together for the first time in a quite unique [...]