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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…

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…

iPhone 2007

The nature of true innovation is such that any unique activity is at once, both ignored as irrelevant and recognised [by some] as the future... The difficult part is knowing which one... We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare Given current policy debates regarding "industries of the future" and the need to be "agile"…

Boston Dynamics

Early last month W I R E D magazine published a piece called: The Creepy Collective Behavior of Boston Dynamics’ New Robot Dog Author NEEL V. PATEL notes the "creepy" part: around the 1:20 mark, when a pair of Spots begin trekking up a hill. Spot Number One starts repeatedly colliding into Spot Number Two—and neither loses balance. After a few seconds and…

Monash - 3D Jet Engine

There are moments in history that require capability, vision, skills and will. Amaero Engineering recently demonstrated an additive manufacturing process at the Avalon Airshow that gives us [Australia] the capability to manufacture complex metallic components by laser-based additive manufacturing - 3D printing. In a global-first, they have created a Jet-Engine using a 3-D printer. This is a partnership between Monash University…

Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948 pic.twitter.com/2FfMXwnM2T — Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) June 21, 2014 and Today...  

Designed for Urban Mobility http://youtu.be/1tfYN3lKheo Links: Clean Technica

The notion of originality, innovation and the oft-used "paradigm-shift" challenges all of us. None more-so than the "experts" within an industry. Not unlike those Generals and the last war… or those Teachers that have "seen it all before" As we move in to the "Apple rumour season", It seems appropriate to look back at some expert reviews and consider what…

Yes, a spectacularly interesting concept, I have become pre-order 2503.... http://youtu.be/jUO7Qnmc8vE Nymi uses your unique cardiac rhythm [ECG] to authenticate your identity, allowing  wireless control of computers, smartphones, car entry and a myriad of other applications. Nymi is from the Canadian-based [Toronto] Bionym. Those working with or interested in authentication, security, wearable identity technology or simply "Jetson's" technology, will be interested…

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