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Sci Tech

  • Self-driving prototypes

    Peter Carey (right) talks during a driving demonstration in a prototype Acura RLX sedan in Detroit, Tuesday. The car has cameras that monitor lane marking and multiple radar sensors on the front and sides. On top is a beacon that uses laser beams to continually scan the car’s surroundings, similar to self-driving prototypes already introduced by Google, Ford and Toyota. GPS also helps the car stay on a previously mapped course and follow the speed limit.

  • mygadget: Okky Madasari: Gadgets for basic needs

    Author Okky Madasari claims she is not a gadget freak, ensuring only that all of her electronic devices meet her basic needs.

  • My Gadget: Technology for an easier life

    Model and actor Bertrand Antolin is very thankful that the development of technology has made his life easier.

  • Drowning the sound of illegal music downloads

    Music streaming is indeed the future of music distribution.

  • A blast from the past

    If it was not for eggs, Bang & Olufsen (B&O)might not have survived this long.

  • A Bang & Olufsen experience

    You don’t know what great actually is until you experience it firsthand.

  • MY GADGET: Lenny Agustin: social media enthusiast

    Designer Lenny Agustin is known for her colorful designs featuring various Indonesian textiles. The 40-year-old rose to fame in the fashion world when she won an international bridal design competition in 2003.

  • MY GADGET: Marischka Prudence: And away we go…

    Travel blogger Marischka Prudence fell in love with traveling when she was working as a journalist for a news station.

  • Wroclaw, where heritage and technology meet

    The only difficulty faced by Indonesian journalists and bloggers recently invited by Opera Software to visit its office in the fourth largest city in Poland was how to say “Wroclaw”.

  • Look, no hands: Google making its own self-driving cars

    Google has started building its own self-driving car that it hopes to begin testing as early as this year.

  • MY GADGET: Mario Irwinsyah: ‘A long-running smartphone is all I need’

    Actor and TV host Mario Irwinsyah, 31, likes to follow digital trends.

  • Nusantaranger.com: Calling all superheroes of the Archipelago

    The 1990s generation’s perception of the suling sakti, or magic flute, differs from that of the younger generation.

  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

    NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that the moon-orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned.

  • Total eclipse: Part one

    This pictures shows the moon before (left) during (center) and after (right) a total eclipse over southern California as seen from Korea town (west of downtown) Los Angeles, in the US early on Tuesday. The moon turned into a burnt reddish orange color during the eclipse, the first in a series of four total eclipses taking place at regular six month intervals. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon is full and passes through part or all of the Earth’s shadow. Total lunar eclipses happen when the moon is totally enveloped by Earth’s shadow, darkening the face of the moon. (AFP/Joe Klamar)

  • T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

    A Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a 3,000-mile (4,830-kilometer) journey from Montana.

  • Building robots, Building pride

    Robotics was considered a foreign subject in Indonesia a decade ago.

  • Google to sell Glass to bigger pool of consumers

    A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion.

  • My Gadget: Jono Armstrong: Looking for functionality in gadgets

    Jonathan “Jono” Armstrong, the bassist of the band Gugun Blues Shelter, prefers to keep his gadgets simple and functional to assist him as he goes about his daily life.

  • ‘Jomblo.com’: Start up your love life

    An online platform — jomblo.com — helps singles out there stay positive and passionate about life, despite their status.

  • Facebook launches lab to bring Internet everywhere

    Facebook is giving more details about its effort to connect remote parts of the world to the Internet — and it involves drones, lasers and satellites.