Category: technology

Jun 28 2010

Decorking in an emergency

Opening wine with a shoe… and opening Champagne with a sword.

Jun 04 2010

Apple’s HTML5 demo page

Flash? We don’t need no stinkin’ Flash. – Steve Jobs (more or less)

Apr 08 2010

Found this image on the NASA App

In a very unique setting over Earth’s colorful horizon, the silhouette of the space shuttle Endeavour is featured in this photo by an Expedition 22 crew member on board the International Space Station, as the shuttle approached for its docking on Feb. 9 during the STS-130 mission.

Jul 28 2009

Swedes miss Capri after GPS gaffe

Yes, they drove to Carpi. 400 miles away. To the north. Not an island. No blonde joke here. So now literacy is fundamental to even going where you’re going. This means that 14% of Americans are going to get lost a lot.

May 09 2009

Roomba’s pathways

Apr 29 2009

Google’s tracking of search queries on flu in Mexico

Using Google search activity in Mexico to help track human swine flu levels.

Apr 27 2009

The world’s most super-designed data center

We can dream, can’t we?

Apr 23 2009

A cyber-attack on an American city

Just after midnight on Thursday, April 9, unidentified attackers climbed down four manholes serving the Northern California city of Morgan Hill and cut eight fiber cables in what appears to have been an organized attack on the electronic infrastructure of an American city. via Bruce Perens – A Cyber-Attack on an American City.

Apr 23 2009

Frog eats Christmas light, gets illuminated

© Boing Boing

Apr 19 2009

Apple’s new weapon

iPods on the battlefield. Making sense of the reams of data from satellites, drones and ground sensors cries out for a handheld device that is both versatile and easy to use. With their intuitive interfaces, Apple devices—the iPod Touch and, to a lesser extent, the iPhone—are becoming the handhelds of choice.  

Apr 13 2009


Feb 27 2009

Fun with magnets – Creation: Magnetic self-assembly in slow motion

Jan 10 2009

Wireless electricity is here (seriously)

We both shift our gaze to an unplugged Toshiba television set sitting 5 feet away on a folding table. He’s got to be kidding: There is no power cord attached to it. It’s off. Dark. Silent. “You ready?” he asks. via Wireless Electricity Is Here (Seriously) | Fast Company.  

Sep 30 2008

The ‘thinking cap’ that could unlock your inner genius

There is a theory that the spark of genius lurks hidden within all of us. Now scientists are developing a ‘thinking cap’ that could turn that theory into practice and unlock the amazing potential of the human brain. The device uses tiny magnetic pulses to change the way the brain works and has produced remarkable …

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Sep 13 2008

Could there be more to Google, Android, Chrome, & Gears than meets the eye?

By offering mobile developers an alternative way for making their mobile applications run on handsets, even when no wireless connection exists, Google is paving the way for developers to build browser-based applications that can run on any mobile platform, as opposed to having to build separate versions of their applications in order to support those …

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Sep 08 2008

Apple looks to take multi-touch beyond the touch-screen

Apple’s got more up its sleeve than touch alone. How about “gaze vector fusion”?

Aug 13 2008


If you haven’t discovered this site yet, there’s still hope.

Jun 30 2008

Apple’s Science Productivity Lab

Apple’s Science Productivity Lab is designed to provide scientists with practical and useful tips and techniques to accelerate productivity in the scientific workflow using Apple Technologies.

Jun 23 2008

Northrop Grumman to develop brain-wave binoculars

What do you think you see? You only think you see it.

May 02 2008

Electronics’ ‘missing link’ found

A new device called a memristor “remembers” whether it’s on or off whether or not it has power…