As part of their Big Idea
series, Salon asked me to describe several tech developments that I find intriguing. I had a lot of fun writing the article, but of course the real credit goes to the amazing people who are actually doing the research! The Big Ideas I cover include:
1. Robugs: Swarms of tiny robotic insects.
Link (Thanks, Jeanne Carstensen!)
2. Hacking DNA: Creating life one BioBrick at a time
3. Location, location, location: The GeoWeb
4. Maker mindset: DIY technology
5. Biology as art: Genetic creativity
6. Desktop manufacturing: 3D printing and inkjet electronics
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