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SpaceX Roadster - Perth

Quite simply, because he can. WATCH: Highlights from SpaceX's successful launch of the Falcon Heavy from Florida. See the full launch and rocket landing here: https://t.co/0OsiG8TFbB pic.twitter.com/RFiikvOR0L— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) February 7, 2018 In an age of "likes", "friends", virtual business, "disruption" and automation, it appears there is still room for the genuine steel-bending industrialist with a bold vision,…

Volvo EV

The Volvo motor-car company confirmed in 2017 the strategic decoupling of their vehicles from the internal combustion engine, supplementing all vehicles from 2019 with electric motors. We are committed to electrification, so from 2019 all new Volvo car models will include an electric motor. [ Hakan Samuelsson - President & CEO ] It will launch five fully electric cars between…

Planning

Urban Planning, but not as we know it.   http://imgur.com/gallery/MVrJu

iPhone Mosaic 10 Years

Innovation, creativity, productivity, ubiquity. Perhaps best defined by events that occurred ten years ago today. A single decade, a BILLION + units, 13 models, 395 sold every minute, 101 million users in the US alone, Still hard to fathom... Steve Jobs and Apple launched the iPhone on January 9th 2007. As Apple says: At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve…

A film created by Carl Schlesinger and David Loeb Weiss documenting the last day of hot metal typesetting at The New York Times.

Part of the problem or part of the solution? Things really have improved. Perfect? Not by a long-shot. Could you imagine the largest manufacturer in the world, even a decade ago, investing capital and recurrent resources in this level of innovation to recycle the products they produce? http://www.apple.com/recycling/ The cynical amongst us [I count myself as one] have always looked…

Stentrode

  From the University of Melbourne [@UniMelb] A group of paralysed patients will soon undergo a revolutionary procedure that could allow them to walk with the power of thought. The key to returning mobility is a tiny, matchstick-sized device called a stentrode. It will be implanted into a blood vessel next to the motor cortex, the brain’s control centre –…

Innovation The term "innovation" has been embedded in Australian public policy discussions for many decades, in many domains of activity, from Education, to Science, Health, Manufacturing, Agriculture and yes, even Mining. We hear this term a lot... Unfortunately, we seem to conflate genuine innovation, [which in my view requires the interdisciplinary approach of many groups, supplemented by visionary legislative and…

Can Apple still change the world?

60 Minutes USA looks at Apple Computer, the world's largest Company [for the third year]. Insights in to design, innovation and modern business practices, including labour-practices, skills and education.  Yes the tax questions were asked. Encryption is worth considering.  #keepitlockedtim What's next for Apple? 60 Minutes [USA] Apple Inc    

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