Simplification and availability of information enables us to do bigger/better things. “(Scientists should) take their scientific studies, market them better and make them readily accessible to the world. That way, the world might have a better chance at solving problems like energy consumption, poverty and global climate change.”
How do you feel about an innovative UI experiment, one with no clicks? Slick or Ugh?
Researchers have built and tested for the military a portable machine that efficiently turns waste into electricity.
Rather than spray ink over paper, have the ink embedded in the paper and selectively highlight tiny points on the paper – neat!
Researchers at University of California have developed retinal implants creating a bionic eye, enabling the blind people to retore their visual capabilities. The resolution is poor due to early days, but has great potential.
With the hot standards battle for document formats, which one is your fav.? I’m betting on PDF since it is well understood, supported by tools like LaTeX and LyX; and ODF for new docs, which in turn can easily be converted to PDF. No more .doc, .xls, .ppt, .lwp, .123, .prz, .swx, .sxc, .sxi etc. Nice! Pervasiveness of MS tools may mean OpenXML + XPS is the new standard, but replacing PDF will be tough!
Wow, an excellent essay – only read it when you’re calm and free-minded, otherwise, it will be a boring lengthy nonsense.
Curve, Split, New, Limits, Recipes and Different.