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Video: The influence of Star Trek on tech

Would the iPhone exist without the Tricorder? Is warp drive possible? Is 3D printing a precursor to the replicator? What about Eric Mack, Jason Snell, and Jay Garmon explain Star Trek influential legacy on science, technology, and culture.

September 19, 2017 by

Tracing the 2017 Solar Eclipse (Video)

When depicting an eclipse path, data visualizers have usually chosen to represent the moon's shadow as an oval. By bringing in a variety of NASA data sets, visualizer Ernie Wright has created a new and more accurate representation of the eclipse. For the first time, we are able to see that the moon's shadow is better represented as a polygon. This more complicated shape is based NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's view of the mountains and valleys that form the moon's jagged edge. By combining moon's terrain, heights of land forms on Earth, and the angle of the sun, Wright is able to show the eclipse path with the greatest accuracy to date. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Genna Duberstein Music: Life Choices by Eric Chevalier

August 18, 2017 by

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For the fourth and final video in our small business video series, our expert panel looks at making a small business more resilient.

May 10, 2016

The Future of IT: A Strategic Guide

ZDNet and TechRepublic draw on their community of C-level executives and business thinkers to prognosticate where business technology is headed over the next 36 months. This includes advice, perspectives, and opinions on both creating and reacting to the future.

November 3, 2014

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