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Online Behavioral Tracking

Online Behavioral Tracking

If you’ve never been targeted by an ad because of your online behavior, then you’re probably just not paying much attention. According to an informal survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), more than 80% of advertising campaigns in 2009 involved tracking of some sort. The advertising business, in short, loves online tracking just about...
Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Imagine a set of electronics as easy to play with as Legos. TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir introduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together.
Mind Boggling Hacking : Are you safe ??

Mind Boggling Hacking : Are you safe ??

Could someone hack your pacemaker? At TEDxMidAtlantic, Avi Rubin explains how hackers are compromising cars, smartphones and medical devices, and warns us about the dangers of an increasingly hack-able world.
Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

We have all changed someone’s life -- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk from TEDxToronto, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives.
3d Printing - The Next Level

3d Printing – The Next Level

2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace. Lisa Harouni gives a useful introduction to this fascinating way of making things -- including intricate objects once impossible to create.
Apple and Microsoft Fail !!!!

Apple and Microsoft Fail !!!!

We all have seen Microsoft and Apple at there best. Rocking the events and showing casing there latest inventions. But they are not perfect. So, check out the following videos.
Controlling Direction of Sound

Controlling Direction of Sound

Woody Norris shows off two of his inventions that treat sound in new ways, and talks about his untraditional approach to inventing and education. As he puts it: "Almost nothing has been invented yet." So -- what's next?
World's Smallest 3D Printer

World’s Smallest 3D Printer

Klaus Stadlmann majored 2008 in industrial engineering at the TU Vienna. His degree thesis: "the development of an orthosis used in the supporting and measuring of a torque path of the ankle during rehabilitation" received special honors. At the moment he is finishing his pre-doc in technical sciences at Vienna's Technical University's Institute of Material...
Self-aware robots

Self-aware robots

Hod Lipson demonstrates a few of his cool little robots, which have the ability to learn, understand themselves and even self-replicate.