Monthly Archives: March 2011
I remember one of the arguments against the illegal downloading of music was “You wouldn’t download a car would you?” Since then I’ve always dreamt about the possibility…what if you could download a car, then print it? Well now the team at Aston Martin have developed a racing car from scratch using the aid of … Continue reading
Bristol engineers have come up with an amazing nylon powder that’s been used to produce high tech parts for satellites and airplanes! However, the engineers have gotten frustrated that only specialists had access to this technology. So they’ve created a bicycle using the new process called, Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) that combines 3D printing with … Continue reading
Wow, I just came across a video of a guitar being CNC-machined out of a block of wood! Normally I lose interest in anything longer than 3 minutes, but I couldn’t bring myself to turn off this 10-minute video!
So after a long night of Riverdancing and green apple juice, an Irish friend of mine angrily replied to a text message I sent wishing him a “Happy St. Patty’s Day!” “It’s St. Paddy’s Day, not St. Patty’s Day!” He was a bit crankier than usual this morning for some reason, but I trust his … Continue reading
I just saw this video of the Tsunami in Japan. I’ve never really seen one before. I’ve always pictured the giant wall of water from “The Perfect Storm” or “White Squall” just towering over the city and crashing down and wiping everything out in an instant. The reality of it is a bit less dramatic, … Continue reading
Wow, sorting through my pictures from the year sure reminds me of all the fun adventures I had in 2010. I went on some crazy trips, tackled some hot issues, and had lots of fun doing it all! I got a chance to voice my opinion on the topic of Net Neutrality, snuggled up with … Continue reading
I recently came across a blog post that disturbed me a bit. A man was visiting Seoul, Korea and decided to test and see how fast the internet was. He got a whopping 77.63 Mb/s down! If those numbers don’t mean anything for you, here’s a speed comparison from my cube here in Atlanta. Now … Continue reading