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Weird, wacky inventions honoured with Ig Nobel prize – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Weird, wacky inventions honoured with Ig Nobel prize
Hindustan Times
Koji Tsukada yells into his invention the "SpeechJammer" during a performance at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University on September 20. The Ig Nobel prize is an award handed out by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine for silly
Are useless inventions really useless?The Voice of Russia
2012 Ig Nobel Prizes Announced, Celebrate Year's Goofiest Achievements In Geekosystem

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Lunch with the FT: Tim Berners-Lee (Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson/Financial Times)

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson / Financial Times:
Lunch with the FT: Tim Berners-Lee  —  Over iced tea and eggplant pita, the inventor of the world wide web talks about Apple, Facebook and the digital divide  —  Sir Tim Berners-Lee is an intimidating interviewee.  It’s not so much the worry about keeping up with the brain that invented the world wide web …

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In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning (John Markoff/New York Times)

John Markoff / New York Times:
In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Inside Google’s secretive X laboratory, known for inventing self-driving cars and augmented reality glasses, a small group of researchers began working several years ago on a simulation of the human brain.

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A Creepy Robot: A New Invention in Robotics – The Money Times

Now a days, the robo-science is in a hype. Robotics research through out the world has taken a new dimension in science and technology. At present, multi functional work is a new behaviour in scientific inventions. It is a robot equipped with a …
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Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control – Los Angeles Times


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Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
Los Angeles Times
Polley felt he did not receive proper credit for his invention. Eugene Polley holds his Flash-Matic television remote control. “This is the greatest thing since the wheel,” he told the Chicago Tribune in 2007. (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune / January
Eugene Polley, inventor of TV remote, dies at 96Cincinnati.com
Inventor Of The TV Remote DiesKJCT8.com

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Publishing Heirs fight to air Pepsi’s secret – Washington Times

NEW YORK | The heirs of the man who helped develop the formula for Pepsi are suing the soda company over their right to share with the public documents detailing their father’s invention. The daughter and son of Richard Ritchie say PepsiCo Inc …
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