Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Smart glasses switch focus in an instant

I can't wait until somthing like this is done for contacts.

Researchers created a prototype pair of glasses that use liquid crystals to change focus in a fraction of a second -- from distance vision to reading glasses and back again.

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Microsoft Says Recovery from Malware Becoming Impossible

Oy! I have this crap, when will Microsoft figure out that not only do they have to cut lose the legacy users but also stop letting every Tom, Dick, and Harry from getting ring 0 access! Fucking 'tards...

From TFA: "In a rare discussion on the severity of the Windows malware scourge, a Microsoft security official said businesses should consider investing in an automated process to wipe hard drives and reinstall malware-infested operating systems."

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Thursday, March 30, 2006

US military plans to detonate a 700 tonne explosive

It's not a tech thing, but its cool!

The US military plans to detonate a 700 tonne explosive charge in a test called "Divine Strake" that will send a mushroom cloud over Las Vegas, a senior defense official said.

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Friday, January 06, 2006

New WD Hard Drive Aimed At Modders

Western Digital on Thursday announced the Raptor X hard drive, a new product line geared for the modding community.

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Saturday, December 24, 2005

Photography on a geranium leaf

Very cool! Plant + iodine = Photo!

"This may be one of the oldest methods of photography, it uses a geranium leaf as the film which gets exposed to light and chemicaly treated to reveal the image."

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

DIY Line Following Robot2

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Make your own stereo digital camera for under $25

Instructions for hacking a couple of $11 Dakota digital cameras into a stereo digital camera rig. You'll need a couple of Dakotas, two male USB ports (salvaged from mice) and some Lego.

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Thursday, November 24, 2005

Good to the Last Drop