digital divide, mesh networking, internet access, mobile service,

New App Offers Chat Without an Internet Connection

Open access to the internet is a hot topic, whether it’s the challenge to net neutrality or the digital divide. People can end up on the wrong side of the digital divide... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/11/14


Check Out This Futuristic 3D Printed Car Body

German auto firm, EDAG, made a stir at this year's Geneva Motor Show with a fully 3D printed auto body called Genesis. And why not? Its smooth grey curves and futuristic... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/10/14


First Balloons and Drones, Now Dirigibles: The Race for a Truly ‘World Wide’ Web

Facebook wants to be as cool as Google. Google wants to be the most innovative tech firm in history. Both are aiming to deliver internet access to the world’s offline... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/9/14


The Dutch Are 3D Printing a House

My first article here at Singularity Hub was on a plan to 3D print houses in under 24 hours. What on the surface appeared to be an exciting new idea was, in fact, an... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/8/14


Air Pollution Killed 7 Million in 2012, According to WHO

The Industrial Revolution may seem like a thing of the past to residents of developed countries, but those who live in developing countries are still very much in the thick... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/7/14

drone, internet, telecommunications, facebook,

Facebook Will Expand Global Internet Access And Reach With Drones and Satellites

What happens when an internet media company amasses more than a billion users, or one in seven people on the planet, as Facebook has done? The social network’s user base... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/6/14


Singularity Surplus: Smile, You’re on Candid Camera!

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers in... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/6/14


Fruits and Vegetables Do More to Reduce Cancer and Extend Life Than Many Prescription Drugs

It’s probably not news to most readers that we should all eat more fruits and vegetables. The advice has circulated seemingly since time immemorial, but some researchers at... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/5/14


Cheap Mobile Eye Exams For Rural Poor Made Possible With Smartphones

The World Health Organization estimates some 90% of the world’s visually impaired folks live in the developing world. Most suffer from correctible but undiagnosed... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/4/14


Why Farmers Are Connecting Their Cows to the Internet

The Internet of Things is a vision of a world in which most objects are connected, transmitting updates about their performance so the people who use them can learn to do... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/3/14


New ‘Smart’ Gel Tags Aim To Prevent Leftovers From Becoming Science Experiments

Most of us aren’t scientists, but every once in awhile, nearly everyone unintentionally runs a science experiment in their refrigerator. If left long enough, for... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/2/14

The Automated Planet Finder Telescope dome shortly after sunset.

Robotic Telescope Searches Full-time for Habitable Planets

If, like many self-proclaimed science geeks, you love robots and outer space, this is the story for you: The first robotic telescope has shown early success scouring the... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/2/14

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