• What's the point

    What’s the point?

    13th August 2015

    Whilst looking through the news last month I saw the miraculous feat of the New Horizons spacecraft reaching its destination, Pluto. A largely unknown entity, Pluto is 7.5 Billion Kilometres from Earth, that’s billion with a B, and it’s a big B in this instance. It took the spacecraft over 9 years to reach its […]

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    WiFi in the Sky?

    14th July 2015

    What is there to do on a flight? Not much right? Sit back and ‘enjoy’ the in flight entertainment that looks to have been installed in the early bronze age? Not anymore. Virgin America is launching improved WiFi on their planes as early as this year. Not primitive, 5 minutes to log into Facebook WiFi […]

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  • scooter

    Re-charging? That’s yesterdays news

    19th June 2015

    Fed up of fuelling your scooter? Move to Taiwan and get yourself a Gogoro. Created by two former HTC executives with $150m investment, Gogoro is producing the world’s first scooter with interchangeable batteries. The idea is that you have two rechargeable batteries in your scooter, when these are nearly empty you nip to a nearby […]

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  • 3d turtle

    Akut-3 – The 3D printed turtle

    20th May 2015

    When can I get myself a 3D printed bone?  Well if you’re a sea turtle, the answer is, right now: Whilst taking a leisurely swim in a Turkish ocean, a propeller from a boat caught this turtles’ jaw. Without human interference, the turtle could not eat and would either bleed or starve to death. The […]

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  • autonomous truck

    A lorry that drives itself – Ready now

    7th May 2015

    Remember the Top Gear episode a few years back when Lexus claimed their LS could park itself? It was subsequently tested in the studio and seemingly had a mind of its own, trying to attack several boxes and audience members like a rather large, metal Sumo. Things seem to have come along a bit since […]

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