Inside Levi’s Stadium: Home of the San Francisco 49ers | Innovation Nation

going to live sporting events is a lot of fun but there’s always a lot of people so there are lines to get in lines to get food even lines to the bathroom and in our social media connected world most of these arenas are full of dead zones with no cell or Wi-Fi service […]

Electrical Engineering (MSc), DTU

I grew a passion for robots when I was doing my bachelor. I liked working with hardware, and then that went on to robots and then I thought this would be an obvious choice for a masters. I think it is exciting, and I like the fact that we learn some theory and then we […]

This Synthetic DNA Factory Is Building New Forms of Life

Inside this advanced foundry, biologists, software engineers, and a fleet of automated robots are working side by side to crank up the speed of nature. They’re taking synthetic DNA, remixing it and programming microorganisms, turning these living samples into mini-factories that could one day pump out new foods, fuels, and medicines. Every piece of DNA […]

POOP ELECTRICITY? — Mind Blow #71

The nICE mug invented by Glenn Auerbach lets you drink your beverage out of a mug made of ice. And an inventor in Portland has created a new type of mattress specially designed for the perfect night of cuddling. Vsauce! Kevin here…. this is Mind Blow Engineers at Stanford University have invented a microbial battery […]

Download To Your Brain? — Mind Blow #109

A new thin film of quantum dots covers glass and transforms windows into solar panels. The dots have a lifespan of 14 years and right now they’re trying to raise their energy conversion efficiency from 1.9% to a more practical 6%. And Kengoro is a biohumanoid robot from the University of Tokyo that cools itself […]

How Close Are We to Downloading the Human Brain?

Someday our bodies are going to break down and we’ll die. Our brain will decay and disappear forever.But, what if it didn’t have to? Right now there are scientists around the world working on technology that could one day take your brain, and possibly your consciousness, and upload it onto a computer. This would be […]

Swing Off The Edge Of The World? — Mind Blow #75

This autonomous car showcased at the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show has a built-in fish tank. And Javier Lloret created an interface called Puzzle Facade that turned an entire building into a giant interactive rubik’s cube. Vsauce! Kevin here, this is Mind Blow. Researchers have discovered that male Koalas have a specialized sound-producing organ never before […]

Map of Computer Science

We built computers to expand our brains. Originally scientists build computers to solve arithmetic, but they turned out to be incredibly useful for many other things as well: running the entire internet, lifelike graphics, artificial brains or simulating the Universe, but amazingly all of it boils down to just flipping zeros and ones. Computers have […]

Life Changing Inventions of the 20th Century!

From things you use every day to technology you couldn’t live without…stay tuned to number 1 to find out the most important inventions of the 20th century! Number 10: The Radio. Long before there was the Internet, long before there was television, there was the radio. And, despite superior technologies being around today, it’s something […]

How These Self-Aware Robots Are Redefining Consciousness

I think there’s a valid concern that maybe we’re giving machines too much power. Maybe we don’t want machines to be self-aware. In my opinion, everybody should understand that this technology is around the corner. Your children, your grandchildren are going to be living in a world where there are machines  that are on par and possibly […]