Posts Tagged ‘ Technology ’

SMS used to warn shepherds of wolf attacks in Switzerland

Aug 6th, 2012 | By

Another useful application of SMS http://m.phys.org/news/2012-08-swiss-sheep-shepherds-wolf-sms.html




NanoBriefing 13 April 2012

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Wonders added to wonders!

This weekend be “up” and inspired – this is 18 minutes of inspiring techno-art-energy-speak with Jason Silva And then…you can say Thank You if so inspired




NanoBriefing 25 January 2012

Jan 25th, 2012 | By

Jason Silva – always a welcome fountain of energy – waxes lyrical or rather, explosiveley delivers his glance across technology…progress and what is as far as I am concerned (and it seems he is too!), certainly an assembly, a composite of great things to come…..let it roll! His video is just over 3 great minutes
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Amazon, Apple, markets and Tablets of desire

Sep 30th, 2011 | By

I have only seen basic stuff on the Fire, Amazon’s newly launched tablet) I say Fire away – because I am sure it will be good and yes I do think both will go forward and both will build sales I believe also that Apple will not have been resting on its laurels and will
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Scarcity vs Abundance

Jan 21st, 2011 | By

We are having our heating system repaired today, so it had to be shut down for a few hours. Result? It’s now freezing in our house. Struggling to keep myself warm, I ponder the value of some of the wonderful technological solutions that take care of our needs: to be warm and protected from harsh
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Flawed climate data, Filtering reality

Oct 15th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Flawed climate data Steve and I showed that the mathematics behind the Mann Hockey Stick were badly flawed, such that its shape was determined by suspect bristlecone tree ring data. Controversies quickly piled up: Two expert panels involving the U.S. National Academy of Sciences were asked
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RF ID chips privacy concerns

Jul 15th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Chips in official IDs raise privacy fears Embedding identity documents – passports, drivers licenses, and the like – with RFID chips is a no-brainer to government officials. Increasingly, they are promoting it as a 21st century application of technology that will help speed border crossings, safeguard
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Amazon goes like Apple (?), Is “Free” possible?

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Amazon Taps Its Inner Apple Jeff Bezos is trying to do to book publishers what Steve Jobs of Apple did to the music industry. With its iPod and iTunes Store, Apple carved out a largely virgin market so fast that it was able to wrest control
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Get Smarter…and honest

Jun 26th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Get Smarter, by James Cascio Pandemics. Global warming. Food shortages. No more fossil fuels. What are humans to do? The same thing the species has done before: evolve to meet the challenge. But this time we don’t have to rely on natural evolution to make us
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US Innovation, Food trucks

Jun 10th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. The Failed Promise of Innovation in the U.S., by Michael Mandel During the past decade, innovation has stumbled. And that may help explain America’s economic woes If the reality of innovation was less than the perception, that helps explain why America’s apparent boom was built on
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