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This beautiful quote by Ben Pieratt (Svpply.com) pretty much sums up why you should join a startup….and why this is the time and why the internet is there to help you make it happen!

Check out the original post over at SwissMiss HERE!

“The internet, at this time in history, is the greatest client assignment of all time. The Western world is porting itself over to the web in mind and deed and is looking to make itself comfortable and productive. It’s every person in the world, connected to every other person in the world, and no one fully understands how to make best use of this new reality because no one has seen anything like it before. The internet wants to hire you to build stuff for it because its trying to figure out what it can do. It’s offering you a blank check and asking you to come up with something fascinating and useful that it can embrace en masse, to the benefit of everyone.” – Ben Pieratt

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Daisy Disk is a pretty visualization of what’s taking up space on your Mac…

Check it out HERE!

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Go Germany? So Im not quite sure what to make of this yet, but I do know I want SOMEONE to make me a German sausage breakfast right now!

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Apparently, Scientists at the Technical University Munich in Germany recently got a pair of “robotic roommates” to prepare a traditional bavarian breakfast from scratch…

Check out this video of the two robots, TUM-James and TUM-Rosie preparing breakfast and serving it to a group of observers.

“Rosie and James rely on some of the latest sensing and processing technologies used to model human multitasking behaviors with artificial intelligence. The footage released by the lab is edited to show the robots’ successful moments with their mistakes cut out (the German techno was added in later as well). When the robots fail at a task, they can record their error and improve. While their execution of the Bavarian meal is already impressive enough, these “personal robots” (or PRs in robotics lingo) aren’t one-trick ponies. In the past they’ve made pancakes and fetched beer from a fridge. “

Alright, I am sold. Check out the full story over at GOOD HERE!

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Finally….I have wanted this to exist for SO long y’all!!!! Check it out – Google just introduced Google image search.

Check it out HERE

 

You can now search images by:

1. Drag and drop: Drag and drop an image from the web or your computer into the search box on images.google.com.

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2. Upload an image: On images.google.com, click the camera icon, then select “Upload an image.” Select the image you want to use to start your search.

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3. Copy and paste the URL for an image: Found an image on the web you’re curious about? Right-click the image to copy the URL. On images.google.com, click the camera icon, and “Paste image URL”.

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I’ve seen different uses of technology and especially LEDs incorporated in clothing and fashion…but this is an interesting idea: The Crystal Method ‘Divided By Night’ LED Shirt reacts to sound!

See over at Quipsologies, check it out HERE!

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ROME: “WebGL: The Technology Behind ’3 Dreams of Black’”

May 13, 2011 //

Dang…

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@mickeymcmanus on what nature???s design patterns can teach us about computing! via MAYA Design

May 1, 2011 //
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Wow. Fascinating talk by Mickey McManus, President / Chief Executive Officer at MAYA (If you haven’t heard of them, check them out HERE! They work on some incredible stuff!)

At TEDx CMU, he talks about what nature’s design patterns can teach us about computing…Containerization, liquid currency, and the possibilities of a trillion node world all packed into 20 minutes of TED….watch it HERE!

 

And although I don’t understand even close to all the stuff he touches on, it is incredibly inspiring and makes me feel like a kid, like anything is possible and the future is something exciting, like I just cant wait for tomorrow, to explore and make things!

Read the whole post over on MAYA’s site HERE!!!

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Dot. The world’s smallest stop-motion animation character shot on a Nokia N8

April 21, 2011 //

What an incredible project….Professor Fletcher’s invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment, was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. It stars a 9mm girl called Dot as she struggles through a microscopic world. All the minuscule detail was shot using CellScope technology and a Nokia N8, with its 12 megapixel camera and Carl Zeiss optics.

The making-of video is SO worth a watch, so make sure to check it out HERE!

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iFridge via Shoebox Dwelling

April 18, 2011 //

Computer + refrigerator = one awesome item?

Check out the iCool project by Belarusian designer Alexey Dmitriev. He suggests replacing magnets, notes and other typical fridge clutter with the functional touchscreen display. The screen comes in different sizes (even door-length) and incorporates Apple or Android widgets. And yes, I would buy this. Check it out HERE!

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