June 20, 2012
Video Source: Comedy Central
AirHarp is the result of a weekend hacking session with a Leap Motion dev board. Leap Motion is a highly precise and responsive motion tracking device, making it a perfect tool for expressive musical interactions. AirHarp is being developed in C++ using my audio processing toolkit, MusKit.
Video Source: Leap Motion
Microsoft | January 6, 2000 — The Microsoft Home®, located on the company’s Redmond, WA, campus is a concept family home designed to showcase the company’s vision of the role new software will play in improving people’s quality of life. The Microsoft Home brings together under one roof a broad range of technologies, products and services that work together to… read more
This video features a series of time lapse sequences photographed by the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station. Set to the song “Walking in the Air,” by Howard Blake, the video takes viewers around the world, through auroras, and over dazzling lightning displays.
We’re walking in the air
We’re floating in the moonlit sky
The people far below are sleeping as we fly… read more
Video Source: NASA
Walking On Air
BEARTek gloves allow users to control phone calls and music apps — including built in music apps, Pandora, and Spotify — without removing their gloves. If funded, the gloves will cost $175 to $200.
Video Source: Mashable
Imagine a day when all of your gadgets can talk to each other. Your phone will control your television and your computer can run your gaming device. At the annual Consumer Electronics Show going on now in Las Vegas, that vision is becoming more of a reality.
Video Source: CNET
Titant the Robot entertains spectators at the Dubia Gitex 2009 conference.
Video Source: Cyberstein Robots Ltd.
Titan the Robot website
Thug Notes | Thug Notes is your main hookup for classical literature summary and analysis, original gangster. I’m your host, Sparky Sweets, PhD.
You may have seen my ass on MTV, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Independent, and The Daily Dot. Educate yo self, son. Join me as I drop some of da illest classical literature you ever heard.
A hilarious,… read more
Morph is a concept demonstrating some of the possibilities nanotechnologies might enable in future communication devices. Morph is a flexible two-piece device that can adapt its shape to different use modes. Morph can sense its environment, is energy-harvesting and self cleaning. Nanotechnology enables Morph to have adaptive materials yet rigid forms on demand. It is featured in the MoMA online exhibition “Design and the Elastic Mind.” Morph has been a… read more
Video Source: Nokia
The BBC explores how industrial 3-D printers can go from a nylon plastic powder to any conceivable shape. At this U.K. factory, engineers try to produce a ready-to-ride.bicycle in one go.
Video Source: BBC
Google | The Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students 13 to 18 years old. What do you love? What are you good at? What do you want to change? Learn more and start your project.
Wikipedia | The Google Science Fair is sponsored by Google, Lego, CERN, National Geographic and Scientific American. The competition is open to kids around the… read more
Japanese scientists have unveiled a new humanoid walking robot, northeast of Tokyo. Demands are growing for socially useful robots, such as those for caring for the elderly and the sick.
Video Source: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
The HRP-4C humanoid robot