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Nanotech Converts Conventional LCDs into Glasses-Free 3-D Displays

During a famous scene in Star Wars, Princess Leia has R2D2 play a holographic video message in midair in which she pleads for help from Obi-Wan Kenobi. In the near future, smartphones and other mobile devices will have the ability to show something similar, according to David Fattal.

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/535376/new-display-technology-lets-lcds-produce-princess-leia-style-holograms/

Everything Microsoft announced at its Windows 10 event in one handy list

We’ve just wrapped up our live coverage here in Redmond, Washington where Microsoft held its Windows 10 press event. If you missed the two hours of announcements, here’s our recap in one handy list. As usual, click the links for full details of each story.

Everything Microsoft announced at its Windows 10 event in one handy list

The Unorthodox Habits of Top Business Leaders [Infographic]

These strange habits are practiced by some of the most successful people in the world. Literally billions of dollars and thousands have been generated by these people, so they have to be doing something right, right?

http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/weird-habits-business-leaders

Data Sources for Cool Data Science Projects: Part 1

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At The Data Incubator, we run a free six week data science fellowship to help our Fellows land industry jobs. Our hiring partners love considering Fellows who don’t mind getting their hands dirty with data.  That’s why our Fellows work on cool capstone projects that showcase those skills.

http://blog.thedataincubator.com/2014/10/data-sources-for-cool-data-science-projects-part-1/

McLaren P1 vs Porsche 918 vs Ducati 1199 Superleggera in epic standing-mile drag race

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We live in a high-tech supercar renaissance, with the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and Ferrari LaFerrari all duking it out for performance supremacy. All three members of this power trio place the engine behind the driver and use some kind of hybrid assist.

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/10/10/mclaren-p1-porsche-918-ducati-1199-drag-race-video/