We all know that 3D printing, or additive printing as some would call it, is the new in thing. For many of us who have seen the promo videos of the various brands and start ups that are rapidly filling up this space, the idea is both novel as it is borne out of common sense. But it is just the beginning. At the moment the 3D printer is merely an arm that sequentially lays heated plastic in layers.
Between carbon dioxide, dust, and sulfur dioxide, the air around us can get pretty polluted. In New York we emit as much as 149,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide in a day. What about dust? We know there's a lot of that too. What about sulfur dioxide, well there's about 60,000 tons of that a year in New York.
We all have dogs that need attention and playtime more than we have time to share. It is unfair to them, and in many ways unhealthy as well. Most dogs can remain healthy, physically and psychologically, if they are allowed to exercise everyday and allowed to run about and play. This is in addition to the daily walks that they must have to facilitate better gastrointestinal health.
Intoxication affects individuals differently. Some people can hold their alcohol better than others. However, on the issue of legality, differentiating states of intoxication is not done by how a person feels. There is a legal standard to determine that and breaching that threshold is grounds for serious legal consequences.
Energy is a case of "water, water everywhere, not a drop to drink." The sun light that is all around us is energy in its purest form, yet we go about stumbling on archaic technologies that use fuels with dirty and polluting byproducts. Until now. The folks at Waka Waka Power decided to tap in to the sun's rays during daylight hours and extract the energy we need to power some of our most common mobile devices. For once, we do not need to go hunting for a socket somewhere just so we can plug in our "mobile" device.
The mouse has been with us for almost three decades. If you're thinking that the time has come to take it to the next level, you're right and that's exactly what Nick Mastandrea thought. Unlike most people who have had a million, million-dollar ideas, Nick decided to do something about it. He got down and designed Mycestro. What is it? Well, Mycestro is little device which you strap on to the intermediate phalange of your index finger - in fact, it's about the size of your intermediate phalange too. It has some pressure sensitive buttons on its side that you can access with your thumb.
Whoever invented the alarm clock that was designed to jar a person from slumber had an evil streak running through them. But for better or worse, the method of using a ringing alarm clock stuck for quite some time, so much so that even when electronic sounds in midi and wav formats entered the scene, there was still a ringing bell option.
To call the Internet, by its old name almost seems inadequate. The term still infers the old websites and emails and static desktop environments. Data that points to an increasingly connected world is abundant. But what it doesn't tell us is how we manage all that information. At the moment we do it rather clumsily. We keep checking our smartphones to see if we've been mentioned in a tweet or someone has commented on our Facebook wall, or whatever social media we are in tune with.
The advent of 3D is upon us, and it's not just movies where we don weird glass. This 3D is true three dimension and it appears one layer at a time from a printer connected via WiFi to our device of choice/ Yes, folks we are one step away from printing up food or replicating a pizza that is fabricated right before our very eyes.