New technologies are ready to make NFL refs more accurate.  But don’t hold your breath waiting for them to be implemented.

New technologies are ready to make NFL refs more accurate. ┬áBut don’t hold your breath waiting for them to be implemented.

Scientist’s game helps map the brain 
MIT professor Sebastian Seung and his team launched EyeWire, an online game that invites volunteer “scientists” to build 3-D maps of the cell networks that are crucial for vision.
(JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF)

Scientist’s game helps map the brain

MIT professor Sebastian Seung and his team launched EyeWire, an online game that invites volunteer “scientists” to build 3-D maps of the cell networks that are crucial for vision.

(JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF)

TECH LAB
TiVo Premiere isn’t the ultimate, but it’s in the running 
The impressive set-top box delivers cable, Internet entertainment, and more in one package.

TECH LAB

TiVo Premiere isn’t the ultimate, but it’s in the running

The impressive set-top box delivers cable, Internet entertainment, and more in one package.

Software company wants all workers to know code 
Hoping to narrow the tech divide between workers, FreeCause is requiring all of their employees to learn the programming language JavaScript.
(PAT GREENHOUSE/GLOBE STAFF)

Software company wants all workers to know code

Hoping to narrow the tech divide between workers, FreeCause is requiring all of their employees to learn the programming language JavaScript.

(PAT GREENHOUSE/GLOBE STAFF)

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Samsung serves up a worthy iPhone rival 
The Galaxy S III is the best-selling smartphone in the world right now, and that’s no surprise. It’s a sleek, gorgeous little powerhouse.

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Samsung serves up a worthy iPhone rival

The Galaxy S III is the best-selling smartphone in the world right now, and that’s no surprise. It’s a sleek, gorgeous little powerhouse.

IDEAS
When computers listen to music, what do they hear? 
A new generation of scholars is turning music into data - and uncovering truths beyond human ears.
(Globe Staff Digital Illustration)

IDEAS

When computers listen to music, what do they hear?

A new generation of scholars is turning music into data - and uncovering truths beyond human ears.

(Globe Staff Digital Illustration)

Tags #music    #computers    #data    #technology    #art    #Shazam    #iPhone   

TECH LAB
Google Nexus tablet shakes up the market and comes out on top 
Google’s 7-inch Nexus tablet is built to dominate, and it’s set to shake up a tablet market that had become calcified around Apple’s popular iPad.
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Google Nexus tablet shakes up the market and comes out on top

Google’s 7-inch Nexus tablet is built to dominate, and it’s set to shake up a tablet market that had become calcified around Apple’s popular iPad.

(BLOOMBERG)

TECH LAB PLUS
Satellite radio lets you text from the wilderness 
Maine-based mapping company DeLorme offers the inReach, which keeps users connected via satellite.

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Satellite radio lets you text from the wilderness

Maine-based mapping company DeLorme offers the inReach, which keeps users connected via satellite.

Raytheon marks 90 years, with challenges ahead 
To survive the coming era of big cuts in military spending, the Waltham defense contractor will have to rely on its legacy of innovation.
(PHOTO BY PAUL POPPER/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES)

Raytheon marks 90 years, with challenges ahead

To survive the coming era of big cuts in military spending, the Waltham defense contractor will have to rely on its legacy of innovation.

(PHOTO BY PAUL POPPER/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES)

Eyeglass-embeded computers coming soon, Google says 
Google will sell eyeglass computers to consumers by 2014 after incorporating feedback from developers.
(DAVID PAUL MORRIS/BLOOMBERG)

Eyeglass-embeded computers coming soon, Google says

Google will sell eyeglass computers to consumers by 2014 after incorporating feedback from developers.

(DAVID PAUL MORRIS/BLOOMBERG)