Tag Archives Technology

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…

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 –…

http://youtu.be/cRTNvWcx9Oo Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of their research, they built a vehicle and traveled to Queensland for some test flights. Interesting tech but..... Yes, the obligatory comments will come......

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...  

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…

Google has posted an interesting [and fun] run-down of the energy pathway of an email through a well crafted online animation/cartoon. The environmental impact on growing data centres is very real and the question of sustainability is a strategic and governance challenge that cannot be ignored. The context of the current debate about carbon-pricing and mechanisms for capture and/or attenuation…

Some more wonderful musings by Kevin Kelly on specialisation and the growth of long-tail niches. These trends do have profound impacts for markets, education and most notably, Government policy; in fact the impact is and will be felt in all walks of life.  I hope to write more about this later. Evolution moves from the general to the specific. The first…

Close