April 30, 2009

Countries Affected? Influenza History? How Swine Flu Spread?

Countries Affected:


Influenza History:


How Swine Flu Spread:


Follow the link below to see more and trace the H1N1 all the way back to March 28, 2009.

source: news-press

April 28, 2009

Google + Statistics = Unemployment Visualizations?



Google is using public data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population to charts the data so anyone can easily compare and visualize. And soon we can use
statistics from CO2 emissions, asthma frequency, high school graduation rates, bakers’ salaries, number of wildfires, and even for prices of cookies!

Explore Here

April 26, 2009

Swine Flu Map?


Map as of April 26, 2009

Swine Flu Map

  1. Developed by Google map user niman
  2. 20 confirmed cases of H1N1 flu as of April 26, 2009
  3. Purple flag is confirmed instance
  4. Pink flag is unverified
  5. Black dot is non-fatal instance
  6. Other tracking options include the Health Map and Google Flu Trends




April 25, 2009

King of Robots?



Naoki Maru is an engineer and president of a casting company, who enjoy building robots as his hobby. With his two sons, 13 year old Kenta and 10 year old Ryoma enter into Robots Competition in 2005. Now the Maru family became the first ever triple crown winner of the ROBO-ONE games in 2007!

Explore More ROBO-ONE



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April 23, 2009

Mars Rover for your Home?




No more static cam to secure your home! Boys and Girls meet SRV-1 the wifi Mobile Robot!
You can control your robot from anywhere around the world via internet connection!
The SRV-1 can roam almost everywhere around your house within a few mouse click! All you need is about 475$US, some basic networking and some command line.

Buy here.

April 22, 2009

Human-powered washing machine?

For EARTH DAY everyone should get a Bicilavadora!

Bicycle + Washing Machine = Bicilavadora

Graduate student Radu Raduta from MIT have engineered Bicilavadora.
Now the concept is put to use in developing countries such as Peru. All you need is an oil drum, plastic sheets and an old bike.

What's the benefit?
  • save money.
  • help you and your families stay in shape.
  • no pollution.
  • is GREENtech!
Read More

April 21, 2009

60 times faster than today internet?



Yes, it's possible thanks to the University of Sydney scientists : Professor Ben Eggleton, student Neil Baker and researcher Snjezana Tomljenovic-Hanic. The team spent four years in R&D to bring us the new Photonic Integrated Circuit Technology which will provide instantaneous, error free and unlimited access to the Internet anywhere in the world.
Comcast now what?

Read More

April 18, 2009

Videoconferencing on the iPhone?


Apple just recently filed new patents for future iPhone.
Looking at the patents diagram above, one can only conclude that Videoconferencing on the iPhone is just around the corner! Also, the future iPhone will be able to detect if you are using the iPhone while in motion such as jogging or standing still while engaging the iPhone. As such, Apple new patent technology "motion and gesture user interfaces" will put into place. The iPhone interface will automatic switch so user can adjust the music volume or answering a call while in motion with less visual senses.


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April 15, 2009

"I Dreamed A Dream" or "I Dreamed A Dream"?

By now just about everyone on virtual world know about 47 Year old Susan Boyle. 
If not you can check out why 10,157,411 views her performance in the auditions for Britains Got Talent, singing "I dreamed a dream" from Les Miserables.

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April 14, 2009

"Where is everybody going right now?"

Eating? Shopping? or Partying?
Soon anyone from any city will be able to see "live intelligent data" showing where most popular restaurants, popular retails, or popular bars. By using cellphone data, Sense
led by the 35-year-old Skibiski, will be able to pin point "HOT" activities in any city around the world. Others application in the future include track transit systems, study the spread of crime or disease, and even monitor and optimize the movements of workers.
See an example below by Sense Network.

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Learn More : Sense Networks

April 12, 2009

Facebook 200 millionth active user, "profitable"?

In less than five years Social Media Facebook reached 200 millionth active user as of April 8, 2009! From U.S. President Barack Obama to French President Nicholas Sarkozy to Company to Organization and most importantly individual who seek to share and connect among each other. The question still remain is Facebook "profitable"?  Read what Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg think...

April 11, 2009

Where U.S. Workers Come From?


NYT posted a visual interactive map of "Where U.S. Workers Come From".
Below is two data set. Explore NYT for more details.

Top 10 Countries
Top tenNumber of workers (+/- Margin of error)
1.Mexico5,286,400+/- 1%
2.Philippines848,800+/- 2%
3.India746,200+/- 2%
4.China653,000+/- 2%
5.El Salvador580,100+/- 2%
6.Vietnam526,000+/- 2%
7.Germany476,100+/- 2%
8.South Korea408,400+/- 2%
9.Cuba399,300+/- 2%
10.Canada364,900+/- 2%

Top 20 occupations for those born in all countries

Only occupations with at least 500 workers are shown.

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OccupationNumber of workers (+/- Margin of error)
1. Clerical and administrative staff1,655,200+/- 1%
2. Sales-related occupations1,464,900+/- 1%
3. Managers and administrators1,337,300+/- 1%
4. Skilled construction workers1,180,300+/- 1%
5. Industrial equipment operators1,025,100+/- 1%
6. Cooks and other food preparers990,900+/- 1%
7. Drivers and other transportation workers722,200+/- 2%
8. Mechanics and equipment repairers589,500+/- 2%
9. Teachers516,200+/- 2%
10. Construction laborers500,200+/- 2%
11. Scientists and quantitative analysts473,900+/- 2%
12. Other manual laborers455,300+/- 2%
13. Janitors446,500+/- 2%
14. Assembly line workers390,000+/- 2%
15. Accountants and other financial specialists377,200+/- 2%
16. Nursing aides, orderlies and attendants372,900+/- 2%
17. Computer software developers368,600+/- 2%
18. Household service staff357,400+/- 2%
19. Engineers and architects351,000+/- 3%
20. Gardeners and groundskeepers339,000+/- 3%




April 9, 2009

132 Miles without human driving?


By using artifical intelligence, laser-guided vision, GPS navigation, and 3-D mapping systems about 23 unman vehicles compete for the 2 Million Dollars DARPA Grand Challenge. As a result MDV won the first robot car to navigate a 132-mile course with no human intervention.



Learn More MDV 

April 8, 2009

3D Social Network?


by Nurien

Nurien demo a new ways to...
share videos, pictures, blogs, and more.
meet friends, make new friends, and interact.
chill out to your favorite tunes, watch movies with friends, and surf the internet together via integrated 3D browser.

_Create
_Connect
_Play

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April 7, 2009

I think, therefore you do?



Yes! In the near future you will be able to use your thoughts to have multiple robots do your tasks. Honda just demo their BMI or Brain Machine Interface. READ MORE Also check out ASIMO


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April 5, 2009

What's SoundCloud?

SoundCloud is a new ways for  musicians, labels and music producers to receive, send, and distribute music. "the Flickr for music"



Explore : SoundCloud

April 3, 2009

Everything is FREE except the VIDEO? NSFW.

What do you get when you put Josh Harris and Ondi Timoner together?
"WE LIVE IN PUBLIC" a fully functioning artificial society where over a hundred people lived in pods under 24 hour electronic surveillance. This is a Micro of the Macro of our present reality. Just look around. Check it out!

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WE LIVE IN PUBLIC is the Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner!
Ondi Timoner is the only two time top prize winner in Sundance history!
My congrat to Ondi Timoner! Can't wait to see it! Look for it in the city near you!

April 1, 2009

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