Technology

TED Talk Tuesday

Now this is just cool …

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 3

This TED Talk is a little mindblowing. Embrace your inner nerd (even if you don’t think you have one) and marvel at where technology could be headed. Then consider that this technology is being developed by the government, and wonder what we don’t know about the real cutting edge, and worry about the unintended consequences […]

TED Talk Tuesday

This idea might change the world …

Not Sure Why You Would Want to …

But apparently, you can now plant seeds on a vertical wall by basically “painting” them on. This is oddly intriguing. HT: John Chase via Google+

The Future of Cars?

I wonder if someday we’ll be along for the automated ride like this. Of course, real world roads aren’t as linear. (HT: Gene Rohrbaugh)

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 3

I’ve commented before on the science behind fracking, and the lack of media acknowledgement of the improvement in techniques over the 50+ years of the technology. In this TED talk, T. Boone Pickens discusses the possibility that natural gas could be one way to cut America’s dependence on foreign oil. Not sure I agree with […]

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

In light of all of the debate over the SOPA/PIPA controversy, I was delighted to see this lighthearted talk that takes a look at the math behind the claims that the music/movie industry makes about their losses due to copyright infringement. TED Talk Tuesday part 3 coming around 6:00 today.