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The cost of being a second generation Holocaust survivor (Rant Warning!)

Being a second generation Holocaust survivor can be complicated and I know from experience that being able to speak to someone who understands can really help.  576 more words

'Maria' by Alexandra Mázers

I am very pleased to host Alex’s second guest blog post ‘Maria’, which is a fascinating account of her Great Grandmother Maria and the story of how she saved Alex’s father’s life during the family’s displacement from Latvia during the Second World War.   2,690 more words

Are Flying Cars The Future Of Transportation?

Speaking today at SXSW, AeroMobil CEO Juraj Vaculik argued that his flying car is more than just an interesting prototype, and that he hopes to release the first model of “wealthy supercar buyers” by 2017. 540 more words


Jaw-dropping Magic Leap demo shows off our augmented future

Google’s multi-million dollar investment  in augmented reality startup Magic Leap appears to be paying off if this demo reel is any indication. In it, the fledgling AR firm shows off what a year and half a billion dollars can accomplish. 117 more words


Heartbeat Could Replace Online Banking Password.

A bracelet has been developed by a Canadian firm which it claims is more secure than other biometric proofs of identification.

Customers at Halifax bank could soon be able to prove their identities online using their heartbeat, rather than a password. 228 more words


Third Space - between?

One of the places in Berlin thats history moved me so much is Friedrichstraße railway station, which used to be called “A station of Tears”. During the time when Berlin was split into East and West this was a station on a boarder with an access only to the East. 436 more words

Google is reportedly working on a virtual-reality version of Android.


  Android is moving from mobile devices to virtual-reality headsets, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal, citing two unnamed sources, reported Friday that Google has tasked a group of engineers with developing a version of Android to can power VR applications. 155 more words