This story from Coolest Gadgets is way too cool. Two MIT students capture images of Earth from space for under $150 It gives hope to every student on a budget. Although you have to admit that they had some fairly cool stuff “just laying around” in order to do this…
This from Tech-On in Japan – Zero-Standby-Power ICs to Enter Practical Use . a very cool way to make chips that consume no power until an input changes state.
New Scientist is reporting on a new type of electronic component called memristors that promise to change the way we build things, and maybe even open up artificial intelligence
Read more at Memristor minds: The future of artificial intelligence .
Now where can I get an arduino that uses these things?
Today the netbook, tomorrow the world. Having just had 12 hours of internet outage at home (again) I’m not sure the infrastructure is ready for a net-only computer, but it will come. Google is getting started: Official Google Blog: Introducing the Google Chrome OS.
I only wish I was surprised. I guess this is what happens after googles docs et al come out of beta…
We’ve read about augmented reality (virtual reality overlaid on real life). Now with the combination of the iphone GS camera, GPS, tilt sensor and compass we can try it for ourselves…
…and with the camera showing what’s in front of us we won’t even bump into things, which is my usual complaint against mobile video.
This is seriously cool.