Asus EeePC Preview

November 8, 2007 at 11:44 pm | Posted in engineering, mobile internet | Leave a comment
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Ok, I am really starting to fixate on this tiny laptop.  The small size and low price are fascinating.  While many mainstream pubs are lumping this in with other gadgets targted at the tween or education market I think that would have value to many users.  Join me in my temporary obsession.


Rider’s life saved by airbag jacket

October 16, 2007 at 10:09 pm | Posted in engineering | Leave a comment

Wearable Computers

October 14, 2007 at 8:59 pm | Posted in engineering | Leave a comment

We just missed the 11th annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers.  Eleventh?  Who knew?

Sputnik Turns 50

October 2, 2007 at 3:35 pm | Posted in engineering, flight, history, space | Leave a comment

Actually, Sputnik burned up in the atmosphere.  But the Russian satellite’s legacy endures, launching not only the spaceSputnik! race between the US and USSR but also serving a key moment in the Cold War.  Sputnik orbited the Earth every 90 minutes crossing borders without regard for treaties or defenses.  If “they” could launch a satellite what would be next?  A bomb?

Read more about the backstory of Sputnik right here. 

RC Mig 29

September 30, 2007 at 11:55 pm | Posted in engineering, flight | Leave a comment

1/5 Scaled Mig 29 – First Flight – video powered by Metacafe

Save Your Cardboard

July 30, 2007 at 5:13 pm | Posted in engineering | Leave a comment
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Forget putting those cardboard tubes out for the recycle truck- build a bridge instead.2007cardboardbridge.jpg

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