Posts tagged “intelligence”

WiTricity

Apparently I actually won’t be making any millions after all. A group of students from MIT’s Department of Physics, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (is it just me, or is that a deeply disturbing name for an institute?) have achieved exactly what I was theorising: Realizing their recent […]

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How I’ll Make My Millions

How would a marketing pro say it? “The modern mobile lifestyle.” I’m no hardcore early adopter (I always let the fools with a “mine’s bigger” attitude and too much cash get the bugs out) but I live that lifestyle, more or less. The modern mobility sales pitch hangs on words like “freedom” and “flexibility”–the idea […]

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The Argument for Analogue

As someone who works in a web agency, makes thousands of digital photos every year, listens to MP3s every day and writes on this here blog, I sometimes forget what a stupidly simple and sensible storage medium analogue is. I needed a serial number for Photoshop the other day. I asked our office manager if […]

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Where’s My Bag of Holding?

In the frolicksome days of my youth, I played too much Dungeons & Dragons. The one have-to-have-it item in the game was the Bag of Holding. What appeared to be a simple leather sack on the outside was capable of holding anything you could get into it, and as much of anything as you wanted. […]

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