Archive for March 7th, 2010

Temple Grandin Trailer

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Watched this last night on HBO; it’s a pretty remarkable story. Temple Grandin paints a picture of a young womans perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism. Grandin became a successful doctor in animal science through her unique connection to animals and is now a world-renowned consultant in the field.¬†Found at YouTube from americanhumane.

The Four Tasks Of Danger Mouse

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Penfold has been captured by Baron Silas Greenback. Can Danger Mouse save his friend? Danger House was a British children’s television series from the 1980s. Found at YouTube from slaveleia.

Part two found at YouTube.

Nimble Pancake Picking Robot

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Look at this thing fly. No humans needed, just raw robotic speed and accuracy. The Flexpicker takes randomly distributed pancakes from a conveyor and stacks them to a predefined (selectable) stack pattern on a central conveyor and transports the stacks to a flow wrapper for outer wrapping. Found at YouTube from RGLumaAutomation via Singularity Hub.

How To Hook Your Laptop Up To Your HDTV

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

If you want to watch on your full size HDTV instead of your laptop’s 13 or 14 inch screen (and of course you do), you’re going to need a way to hook your computer up to your TV. Wired magazine tells you how.