Technology | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/technology/RSS feed for TechnologyenThu, 04 Feb 2016 17:28:10 +0000360-Degree Cameras and Other Cool New Tech for Super Bowl 50 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/360-degree-cameras-and-other-cool-new-tech-super-bowl-50-180958039/This year's game, held at San Francisco's Levi's Stadium, should be the most high-tech Super Bowl everThu, 04 Feb 2016 17:28:10 +0000Five Ways to Fight Wildlife Crime in the Digital Agehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/five-ways-fight-wildlife-crime-digital-age-180957959/From GPS-tagged eggs to smartphone apps, these emerging technologies could help give endangered species a chance at survivalTue, 02 Feb 2016 14:00:00 +0000Google's New AI Can Beat Human Champions at the Game of Go http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/googles-new-ai-can-beat-human-champions-game-go-180957948/Google appears to have won the long race to develop a Go-winning artificial intelligence, considered a major step towards more human-like AIsWed, 27 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000People Are Still Trying to Build a Space Elevatorhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/people-are-still-trying-build-space-elevator-180957877/Though key players have distanced themselves from the concept, a new film examines the continuing draw behind the sci-fi stapleThu, 21 Jan 2016 15:38:25 +0000A Detachable Airplane Cabin and Other Strange Aviation Ideashttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/detachable-airplane-cabin-and-other-strange-aviation-ideas-180957878/A recently unveiled concept for a removable, parachute-equipped airplane cabin is only the latest in a long line of far-out designsThu, 21 Jan 2016 14:00:00 +0000Operation Desert Storm Was Not Won By Smart Weaponry Alonehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/operation-desert-storm-was-not-won-smart-weaponry-alone-180957879/Despite the "science fiction"-like technology deployed, 90 percent of ammunitions used in Desert Storm were actually “dumb weapons"Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:07:15 +0000How Wearable Tech Is Creeping Into the Beauty Industryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-wearable-tech-creeping-into-beauty-industry-180957857/With the release of L’Oréal's new UV-monitoring patch, beauty wearables are hitting the big timeTue, 19 Jan 2016 17:28:54 +0000This Powerful Metal Glue Sets at Room Temperaturehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/powerful-metal-glue-sets-room-temperature-180957836/MesoGlue uses nanorod technology to fuse items together without heat, potentially replacing solderingFri, 15 Jan 2016 15:15:01 +0000What Landing a Rover on Mars Teaches You About Leadership and Teamworkhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/what-landing-rover-mars-teaches-you-about-leadership-teamwork-180957751/In his new book, NASA engineer Adam Steltzner shares his insights on how to inspire people to make the impossible possibleMon, 11 Jan 2016 16:37:24 +0000Six Cool Gadgets From This Year's CES http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/six-cool-gadgets-years-ces-180957754/The Consumer Electronics Show has long been the launchpad for some of our most beloved electronics productsFri, 08 Jan 2016 16:50:20 +0000Eight Innovators to Watch in 2016 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/eight-innovators-watch-2016-180957648/These thinkers are making fascinating developments in medicine, economics, art, music and moreWed, 30 Dec 2015 14:00:00 +0000This Robot Will Make You Dinnerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/robot-make-me-dinner-180957535/Moley Robotics is developing a robotic kitchen that can prepare a meal from start to finish—cleanup includedFri, 18 Dec 2015 16:48:13 +0000This Metal Is 99.9 Percent Airhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/metal-999-percent-air-180957574/A new metal "microlattice" is strong yet incredibly light, lending itself to a wide variety of aerospace, automotive and medical usesFri, 18 Dec 2015 14:00:00 +0000A Smartwatch for the Visually Impairedhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/smartwatch-visually-impaired-180957581/Developed by University of Washington students, Dot translates texts, tweets and e-books to BrailleThu, 17 Dec 2015 19:54:59 +0000Teen Inventors Create Live Closed-Captioning Glasses for the Deaf http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/teen-inventors-create-live-closed-captioning-glasses-deaf-180957155/Seventeen-year-old Daniil Frants and his buddies hope to help the hard-of-hearing engage in naturally flowing conversationsWed, 16 Dec 2015 19:19:47 +0000How Transgender Women Are Training Their Voices to Sound More Femininehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-transgender-women-are-training-their-voices-sound-more-feminine-180957537/Does striving for some ideal female voice just reinforce stereotypes?Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:00:00 +0000Stanford Scientists Create an Algorithm That Is the "Shazam" For Earthquakeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/stanford-scientists-create-an-algorithm-that-is-shazam-for-earthquakes-180957510/The popular song-identifying app has inspired a technique for identifying microquakes in the hopes of predicting major onesFri, 11 Dec 2015 14:00:00 +0000In Another Giant Leap, Apollo 11 Command Module Is 3D Digitized for Humankindhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/another-giant-leap-apollo-11-command-module-3d-digitized-humankind-180957503/Nearly 50 years after Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins journeyed to the moon, their spaceship finds a new digital lifeThu, 10 Dec 2015 21:07:38 +0000A Moby-Dick Emerges from the Smithsonian Collectionshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/moby-dick-emerges-smithsonian-collections-180957497/The rediscovery of a fossil whale, previously believed to be an extinct walrus, is reexamined and digitized Wed, 09 Dec 2015 19:00:00 +0000