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May 15th, 2019 No comments

I usually do not get political on my blog, but I have see an anti-science tendency in the USA and it is getting worse……. I think this says it all:

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Pi Mini Laptop that We Want

May 15th, 2019 No comments

A friend sent me a link to Hackaday’s article “This is the Raspberry Pi Mini Laptop that We Want” and it made me miss my old HP 200LX Palmtop. Take a look side by side:

The one on the left is the Pi and the one on the right is the HP.

Funny what is old is new again!

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Masters of procrastinators

April 19th, 2019 No comments

My department chair suggested this video for all students and I totally agree….

Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

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Check out this TED Talk

April 17th, 2019 No comments

I watched this TED Talk and thought you would find it interesting.

Christoph Keplinger: The artificial muscles that will power robots of the future:

Learn more about watching TED Talks on all of your favorite platforms: https://www.ted.com/about/programs-initiatives/ted-talks/ways-to-get-ted-talks

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High school robotics students build power wheelchair for 2-year-old

April 16th, 2019 No comments
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Study maps ‘extensive Russian GPS spoofing’

April 16th, 2019 No comments

This is really really scary. This BBC report states that Russians are using strong radio [GPS] signals to drown out reliable navigation data.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47786248

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Handle Robot Reimagined for Logistics

March 29th, 2019 No comments

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Closing the gender gap in the tech industry – 60 Minutes – CBS News

March 26th, 2019 No comments
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Apollo 11 – New Documentary

March 2nd, 2019 No comments

Just saw a story on the new Apollo 11 documentary out today. They dug into the NASA archives for never before seen footage shot it large format film (so it looks like HD).

I’ve got to see this…I hope it comes to the Pink Palace in Memphis!

Related Stories:

http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-021419a-apollo-11-documentary-imax-release.html


https://variety.com/2019/film/news/apollo-11-documentary-imax-release-1203138469/

Trailers:

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Capitalism Versus Climate Change: The Case Of Carbon Engineering

February 5th, 2019 No comments
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