September 29, 2009

Previously unknown Goddess of Love?

Konica Minolta used a laser to gather Venus de Milo statue and re-imagine with 3D Non-Contact Digitizing Instruments technology to let user experience what it would be like if the Goddess of Love have arms! Watch video here.

September 28, 2009

Who will win $25 million in the Google Lunar X Prize?

Astrobotic Technology?

Many issue must be resolved prior to May 2011 launch date. Such as, how robots will overcome Noon temperature? At noon the equator is hotter than boiling water: 270 degrees F?
And how the robots will overcome Night temperature? At night, the temperature is minus 240 degree F! Almost as cold as liquid nitrogen!
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September 25, 2009

Augmented reality + iPhone = Bionic Eye?

New iPhone 3GS Apps will let user use augmented reality to interact with the real world from McDonald's to Pizza to Starbucks and to Hotels! Learn More. Bionic Eye

September 24, 2009

Certified LEGO Professional?

Not getting paid enough? Don't like your boss? Don't like your job? Well now you can become a Certified LEGO Professional!!! In 2005, Sean Kenney became the first of only nine LEGO Certifed Professionals in the world, officially licensed by the LEGO Group as a trusted business partner.

Sean has about 1.25 million LEGO pieces.
The biggest LEGO sculpture Sean ever made weighed 400 pounds.
His favorite piece is the "1x1 headlight brick". (You can use it three ways!)
Growing up, the LEGO set Sean wanted most was the Cargo Center. (He never got it.)
Sean tells people he is really only 12 years old. (But his bald spot is starting to give him away.)

Explore More. Sean Kenney

Healthcare US : Pay most and Die youngest?

With all the news about Heathcare Reform in America. One could only wonder what other countries such as UK, France, and Singapore stack up in terms of expenditure on health % GDP, expenditure on health per capita US$, expenditure from private sector, infant mortality per 1,000 live births, and life expectancy at birth? Why American paid the most and have the shortest life expectancy?

September 22, 2009

80 High performance cores and 1TB memory?

SGI returning from the dead? Yes! they just released a personal super computer Octane III for $8,000!!! A typical workstation has only eight cores and moderate memory capacity, the superior design of the Octane III permits up to 80 high-performance cores and nearly 1TB of memory for unparalleled performance. Learn More SGI Octane III

September 21, 2009

Apple Keynote 2009 in 25 words?

  1. great
  2. wonderful
  3. remarkable
  4. really nice
  5. really well
  6. really easy
  7. better
  8. and better
  9. smarter
  10. and smarter
  11. awsome
  12. really wonderful
  13. really fast
  14. really cool
  15. amazing
  16. really outstanding
  17. is that easy
  18. just as easy
  19. fantastic
  20. priceless
  21. so beautiful
  22. absolute incredible
  23. unbelievable
  24. absolute gorgeous
  25. stunning

September 20, 2009

25 Feet Hopping Robot?

Boston Dynamics is awarded to develop the 25 feet hopper robot with a 12-month design phase followed by a six-month build phase, with testing and delivery planned for late 2010.
The hopper is a shoebox-sized, GPS-guided, unmanned ground robots. Many application can be apply for the hopper such as used in law enforcement, homeland security, search and rescue applications in challenging terrain and in planetary exploration. Learn more. Sandia National Labs

September 17, 2009

Mobile + Social + Games = Toybots?

Toybots recently introduced a platform for connected toys with full 3G, WiFi, GPS and accelerometer capabilities tied to online and mobile games. Here is the technology behind it...

+ GPS to refresh content based on location
+ 3G and GPRS to accept new content and send reactions back to virtual world
+ Touch sensors on head, neck and back to react to play
+ Accelerometer which allows toy to become controller
+ Animatronic eyes and mouth that move with content

watch the SGN demo below...

September 15, 2009

How crop circle are made?

Even Google got a crop circle!!! Ever wonder how crop circle are made?
Well wonder no more, because the National Geographic News posted a few videos to explain the mysterious art and alien form depend on your perspective.

September 14, 2009

Light and Shadow or Measurable and Unmeasurable?

"A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable." -Lou Kahn

Here is a breathless CG Shortfilm about Louis Kahn's Phillips Exeter Academy Library by Alex Roman.

Footage from "The Third & The Seventh" project for illustrating Mundos Digitales 2009 conference.

Done with 3dsmax, Vray, AE and Premiere.

September 12, 2009

Store your life, forever?

Got too much Data? Now anyone can store their movies, music, photos, and important digital document with the Swiss DNA Bank for a small fee. They claim your Data will be store in Swiss nuclear-proof shelters! Learn more Swiss DNA Bank

September 10, 2009


Tony Quan

To write is normal for everyone unless you hit with ALS or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a form of motor neuro disease. Anyone with ALS can be completely physically paralyze. In the case of Tony Quan a graffiti writer was diagnosed with ALS in 2003. Tony was very fortunate to have members of the GRL, FAT, OF and TEG communities from Los Angeles, Caifornia to developed the "EyeWriter". Now Tony can go back to what he like best to Write with his eye!

tempt writes tempt from thesystemis on Vimeo.

September 9, 2009

Pedal Power?

With the increase of mobile and portable device usage all around the globe soon or later we all wish we can have unlimited power for all devices. Dahon will introduce the BioLogic FreeCharge, a device that connects to any dyno hub on the market to charge your iPod, iPhone, GPS unit, or other small electronic item through a USB port. Mark your calander will be available March 2010 for $99!

Learn more. BioLogic FreeCharge

September 7, 2009

Why you should grow your own FOOD?

What you eat is not always what you get! When was the last time you think about the food you and your families eat everyday? How was it grown? How much chemical is in it? How will it affect us 50 years from now? What is Aspartame? Why did the FDA ignore the most widespread neurotoxin? Below is a new films documentary "Here We Grow" hoping to help change the way people think about food and wellness. Check it out!
Read and Learn More HereWeGrow

September 5, 2009

Flowcharts for Troubleshooting?

From Sony to IBM to eMachines to Gateway to Dell to HP, Morris Rosenthal series of Flowcharts will be extremely helpful for troubleshooting your tech world! Check it out some sample below!

Motherboard, CPU, RAM Diagnostics

Network Troubleshooting Flowchart

Boot Failure Troubleshooting Flowchart

September 1, 2009

Who will prevail Mickey Mouse vs. Wolverine?

Mickey Mouse is now Mouserine, Micyclops, and Iron Mouse thanks to Disney recent $4 Billons Dollar offer to Mr. Stan Lee for Marvel! Read More

Mouserine by Khary Randolph

Micyclops by Raheight

Iron Mouse by RadioMaestra

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