Here’s a Kickstarter project I not only recommend, but I’m also a backer. The project comes from Caltech physicist Sameer Walavalkar; he is looking to raise $50,000 to create silicon nanostructures that can represent portraits, pictures, text and are all etched into a variety of objects. The etchings can be done on silicon, gold, sapphire, metals, which can then be mounted and framed as one of a kind art, or given as gifts.
I hope this project gets fully funded, I plan on having a picture of my cats etched and it’ll be a gift for my wife.
STRUGGLING to make your smartphone battery last the whole day? Paying for your apps might help. Up to 75 per cent of the energy used by free versions of Android apps is spent serving up ads or tracking and uploading user data: running just one app could drain your battery in around 90 minutes.
I’ve heard of one smartphone platform’s “free” apps making http calls every minute for the advert, and god forbid if it needs your location for the advert as well.
This video shows experiments performed with a team of nano quadrotors at the GRASP Lab (General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception), University of Pennsylvania. Vehicles developed by KMel Robotics.
The possibilities here are endless: carry a small explosive payload, surveillance, clear out rooms for SWAT, suicide drone…
If you were, or are, into wrestling, then this video is for you. It comes from justJesman’s Youtube channel. There’s a tribute here to many of the old-school wrestlers from the 70’s and 80’s around the time I was really into the sport. Seeing some of these guys again brings back fond memories, like rowdy Roddy Piper, The British Bulldog, Ted Dibiase, and many more.
This is a shout-out to one my favorite web services and mobile apps MyFitnessPal . It's helped me on a path to losing a lot of weight and getting more fit. I'm 55 pounds lighter in the last 9 months on my fitness journey and have another 30 pounds to go. If you use the service, you can add me: andy_geek
May all beings achieve #bunniness and freedom from non-bunniness. Bunny Buddhism