Posts Tagged ‘computers’

Star Wars Imperial March…On Floppy Disks

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Imperial march played by two floppy disk drives. Found at YouTube from sh4dowww90.

What’s Up With Cyborgs?

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Cyborgs may be strictly sci-fi, but brain-computer interfacing is real. Jorge Ribas finds out how this technology is helping people. Found at Discovery News.

How Hard Drives Work

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Bill the Engineering Guy opens up a computer hard drive to show how it is engineered. Found at YouTube from engineerguyvideo.

iPad Gives Disabled Boy A New Taste Of Life

Monday, November 15th, 2010

The New York Times offers a moving glimpse into how the iPad breaks boundaries for those with disabilities—including this 7-year-old boy with a debilitating motor-neuron disease. Found at New York Times.

Robots At Work

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

New technology is allowing robots to make telecommuting easier. Water cooler chatter, hallway bump-ins, and desk swing-bys are all made possible for telecommuters. Mobile robots are equipped with wheels, a computer monitor (for seeing someone’s face), and a computer camera. Now folks can roam the building and attend meetings while sitting at desks miles away from HQ. Found at New York Times.

The iPad Orchestra

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

“Sweet Dream” performed live for audience on 08/20/2010 by “The iPad Orchestra” on 4 iPads. Composed by Ilya Plavunov. Found at Vimeo from Alex Shpil.