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Para el experto en inteligencia artificial e innovación colectiva digital Ramón Sangüesa, la sociedad debe replantearse su relación con la tecnología.

[Infographic] A Brief History of Digital Video

Thomas Edison’s Black Maria was the first film production studio in the world. Residing in West Orange, New Jersey, it was lit with a retractable roof and filmed magic shows and vaudeville performances starting in 1983. About 119 years later, we have video cameras in our pockets in the form of smartphones

How would you change the Jawbone Up?

Ordinarily, we’d be dismissive if you answered that question with "Doy, make it work!" but in the special case of the Jawbone Up, it’s entirely apt. The wristband promised plenty of technological advances that would track your sleep, calories burned and diarize your food intake, all within the confines

Andreessen Horowitz Made $78M Off $250,000 Investment in Instagram

Andreessen Horowitz revealed that it made $78 million off its $250,000 seed investment in Instagram in a post that was meant to quell criticism that it “fumbled” its involvement with the company. “Ordinarily, when someone criticizes me for only making 312 times my money, I let the logic

Web Video Sucks, But Here’s How It Can Be Great

Editor’s Note: Jordan Kurzweil is Co-CEO of Independent Content, an agency that helps media companies launch new digital products and businesses. Prior to starting Independent Content, Jordan worked at AOL running original programming, and News Corp, where he helped bring its traditional brands to digital.

Perch’s Interactive Displays Could Change the Way You Shop for Shoes [VIDEO]

Digital technology is making increasingly frequent appearances in offline retail environments. Those installations — think TopShop’s aug…

The Billion Dollar Mind Trick

Yin asked not to be identified by her real name. A young addict in her mid-twenties, she lives in Palo Alto and, despite her addiction, attends Stanford University. She has all the composure and polish you’d expect of a student at a prestigious school, yet she succombs to her habit throughout the day.

Refresh Roundup: week of April 16th, 2012

Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it’s easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make sure

As Pinterest’s Hype Peaks, There Are External Signs That Its Growth Is Slowing

Pinterest has been on a hot streak this year. Or should we say hype streak? In February, comScore reported that the site had passed 10 million monthly unique users faster than any standalone site ever. Then we started to hear from sources on Sand Hill that the company has attracted interest at a $1 billion

Inhabitat’s Week in Green: ten earth activities, transnatural stools and wood ash bike frames

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green. Happy Earth Day! In honor of Earth Week, this week we took a moment to think about the origins of this now-global event, exploring why we need Earth Day and how