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3D Breakthrough: Printed Tiny Cameras

August 11th, 2016 at 7:13 am » Comments Off

Another breakthrough has been made in the world of 3D printing as new tiny cameras have now been developed using this technology that is small enough to be injected into the human body with just a standard syringe.  That is pretty impressive!  These tiny, microscopic cameras are the size of a grain of salt, but […]



Double Robotics turns its robot into a VR rig

June 8th, 2016 at 5:28 pm » Comments Off

There’s one big problem with trying to capture virtual reality video while moving – humans. Even if you have stabilizing gear, the person carrying the camera will still limit what and how you shoot. Double Robotics has an answer to that: its newly-launched 360 Camera Dolly robot transforms the company’s telepresence bot into a remotely controlled, silent VR camera rig. If […]



World’s first ultrasonic tractor beam can lift and transport objects

October 28th, 2015 at 4:16 pm » Comments Off

Holograms are images that seem to jump out of a flat surface, full of depth that you can experience through perspective changes and parallax cues. The three-dimensional effect that a hologram creates comes from the three dimensional light field that’s created when photons diffract through the interference pattern on a holographic plate. It’s essentially a structure made […]



Mexico City to turn 10-lane highway into a park

September 25th, 2015 at 12:11 pm » Comments Off

Chapultepec Avenue slices through Mexico City splitting part of the city in two. With 10 lanes of chaotic traffic, it’s hard to cross the street, hard to bike, and generally not a place where people want to spend time. (Video)



An illustrated history of wearable technology

July 24th, 2015 at 6:15 pm » Comments Off

What is wearable technology? Who invented wearable technology? What is the future of wearable technology? These are just a few questions that are asked every day about wearable tecnhnology.. “Wearable technology” makes most people imagine a fitness tracker, a smartwatch or google glasses.  



10 odd jobs that do not exist today

January 29th, 2015 at 3:20 pm » Comments Off

Pre-radar Listener for Enemy Aircraft Jobs are constantly being replaced by new technology.  Here is a list and pictures of 10 jobs that have become obsolete…



Nasa releases 1.5 billion pixel image

January 26th, 2015 at 1:04 pm » Comments Off

A sweeping bird’s-eye view of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31) is the largest NASA Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, it is also the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor.



Top 14 Photos of the Week

December 20th, 2014 at 4:21 pm » Comments Off

What he lacks in muscle and leg strength, he makes up for in wires …or whatever that is! Quote of the Day:  “All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.” — H. L. Mencken



Instagram surpasses Twitter: What does it tell about Us?

December 12th, 2014 at 5:54 am » Comments Off

Avik Kumar Si - Instagram overtook Twitter this week in terms of monthly active users. 300 million people are active on Instagram each week. This is a striking figure, coming so early in Instagram’s lifecycle. So, what does this inflection tell us about Instagram, Twitter and more importantly: about us?



Slovakia’s AeroMobil unveils a flying car

November 15th, 2014 at 8:46 am » Comments Off

AreoMobil At the Pioneers Festival in Vienna last month, AeroMobil, a Slovakian startup, unveiled the thing that we have all been dreaming about since we saw that first episode of the Jetsons while still wearing diapers: The flying car. (Pics and video)    



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