Matt from the Library of Congress writes, "Have you ever sent out a 'tweet' on the popular Twitter social media service? Congratulations: Your 140 characters or less will now be housed in the Library of Congress. That's right. Every public tweet, ever, since Twitter's inception in March 2006, will be archived digitally at the Library of Congress. That's a LOT of tweets, by the way: Twitter processes more than 50 million tweets every day, with the total numbering in the billions."
DogPhone, who dis? University of Glasgow computer scientist Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas, who specializes in animal-computer interaction, her labrador Zack, and colleagues have developed a videophone system for dogs. It consists of a ball containing a motion-sensitive switch and wireless radio. When the dog shakes the ball, it triggers a nearby laptop to initiate a call. And… READ THE REST
Technology virtuoso Fran Blanche restored this 16-minute, 16-mm film about lasers and after watching it, I finally have a basic overview of how lasers work. The video was produced in 1968 by Handel Film Corporation with the assistance of the Army Pictorial Center, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Hughes Aircraft Company, and American Telephone and… READ THE REST
While many people use 3D printers to spew out useless tchotchkes, this person demonstrates the actual utility of such advanced technology. I'm surprised these HDMI to garden hose adapters aren't readily available but I congratulate maddy_deee on their maker spirit and ingenuity. Here's a video demonstration of this remarkable innovation: (Thanks, Lux Sparks-Pescovitz!) READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Have you always wished you could be more productive? It's hard enough to find the hours in a day to accomplish everything we need to, but losing time to inefficiency and… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As December rears its head, your time to find the perfect gifts to put under the tree is dwindling. And while you may think your kids have everything, they'll likely beg… READ THE REST