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2018 Chicago Auto show

I was fortunate to be able to attend the Chicago auto show media preview days. With that, photographers were able to walk through the floors and take pictures of the vehicles without fighting through crowds or taking dozens of attempts to capture a photo without a person walking through the frame.  One of the best […]

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Bridging the Gap: Bridgewater Studio Brings Fantasy to Reality

Let me just start by saying, this place is awesome! Selfishly, I had wanted to set up a tour to play with their awesome BB8 replica as the nerdery is strong with me, but when I visited Bridgewater Studios I got much more than I had expected. They even have their own real-life robot! Three […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

Carpet Cloak for Invisibility

“For generations, the topic of invisibility has been of great interest. Although it was once dismissed as science fiction, it has now become reality on a small scale. Physics textbooks around the world must be rewritten and scientists must admit that they were wrong” (Michio Kaku). In 2011, two independent research teams, one from MIT […]

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Top Down Design: And its History

  Brief History of Top Down Design It all starts with Mil Spec standards. “MilSpecs”, are used to help achieve standardization objectives by the U.S. Department of Defense.  Part of  that specification basically states that if you don’t own the oceans during war time that you can’t get replacement parts for your war logistics if […]

Industry News

ThingWorx, Augmented Reality, and IoT in the workplace

AR/VR, along with the Internet of Things (IoT), has been talked about for a few years now as the next big thing. To help get it straight, Techcrunch explained it like this: Virtual Reality (AR): places users inside the virtual world, immersing them. Augmented Reality (VR):Overlays virtual objects on the user’s real world, augmenting it. […]

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Saab Electrified

Not very long ago the idea of a Sino-Japanese consortium in-and-of itself may have been an anomaly (recent sabre rattling from China and Japan over some small islands illustrates the still fragile state of relations between th...
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The Flying Car: Getting Closer to Takeoff

Two distinctly different approaches to a decades-old dream will soon become a reality. One of the biggest disappointments for an entire generation of us who grew up reading the likes of Popular Science or Popular Mechanics was ...
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RipSurfer X Lets You Surf On The Spot

There’s no doubt that paddling a surfboard out to the breakers is a good source of upper body exercise. What a lot of non-surfers might not realize, however, is that balancing on a constantly-shifting board is also a great wo...
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BodyFloat

Written for Kickstarter A fresh approach to bicycle seat post suspension that maximizes rider comfort, overall performance and style. BodyFloat™ is a patent pending compact and light weight dual spring parallelogram bicycle s...
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Apple iPhone 5 Review

Apple may not know it, but it has a lot to prove with the iPhone 5. Though it created the modern smartphone market with the original iPhone five years ago, the last year has seen its lead diminish. Serious competitors have begu...
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Kickstarting: A Portable Printer That Turns Phone Pics Into Polaroids – Impossible Instant Lab

By: Kyle VanHemert The Impossible Project’s Instant Lab photo printer is just wacky enough to make sense. In 2008, at the closing of a Polaroid factory in Enschede, The Netherlands, Dr. Florian Kaps, an enthusiast of all thin...
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