Since this blog is becoming more and more something I want to hand over to my son Archie one day I figured I’d start sharing more what he and I do together and this is a fun project thatI’ve been archiving as we went along, so here goes. As a lad I got well into […]
I am still absolutely aghast and amazed at this incredible high def 360 degree panorama of Mars and the Milky Way filled night sky taken by the Mars Rover. It’s almost certainly the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen. Simply the most humbling and beautiful experience. As if being there. One of the current furthest […]
Google have stolen the spotlight back from Apple with 2 new developments in recent weeks. First and most importantly is there move into the space most commonly dominated by Apple since it’s conception of Airplay. Chromecast is a cheap new, small plug in device that works with any TV with an HDMI jack and allows […]
The Crunchies happened over in the US – Techcrunch’s annual awards ceremony. Here’s the list of winners. No real surprises, except maybe that Zuckerberg won it again. Surely there are some more progressive CEO’s worthy of note. Great to see the developers social network Github winning best startup.
I know – you are probably as fed up as I am with people saying stupid things like “it’ll be the year of mobile” (it will be honest!) but here is my favourite of the bunch as it is by far the most useful resource from a strategic planning point of view (IMHO). View more […]
JAPAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Here is a short footage on our recent work on quantum levitation. We were inspired by the game Wipe’out to do our work. With this new technology, we hope to revolutionize the world of motor transport; Maybe in a near future we could assist to a real Wipe’out race. […]
NASA artists impression of Konstantin’s cable Surprisingly it was not a science fiction writer who came up with the idea of tethering a space station at a point on the equator via a hugely long cable, but a Russian rocket scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky in 1895. A real stretch for anyone’s imagination the idea has lasted, […]