29 09, 2014

Great RadioLab piece on colors and color vision

I posted about this two years ago on this blog, and I'm posting again because this Radio Lab piece is so interesting: Our world is saturated in color, from soft hues to violent stains. [...]

26 09, 2014

Maker Faire in the Hague (Tomorrow Sept 27, 2014)

Come see me tomorrow at the Haagsemakers! I will be appearing in the upcoming (first ever) Maker Faire in the Hague, Netherlands --> see Website The Haagsemakers will be Tomorrow September 27th 2014, from 10hr till [...]

25 09, 2014

Secret Societies/ Restoration of vision

Secret Societies And The Restoration Of Vision This article by Noah Shachtman in Wired’s Danger Room documents the discovery of a 250 year old code complete with secret society.  Its interesting reading from a variety [...]

16 09, 2014

Long term thinking

The 10000 year clock From 99U: "If everything you do needs to work on a three-year time horizon, then you're competing against a lot of people," Bezos told Wired in 2011. "But if you're willing [...]

12 09, 2014

Maker Faire in the Hague (Sept 27, 2014)

Hello all! I will be appearing in the upcoming (first ever) Maker Faire in the Hague, Netherlands --> see Website The Haagsemakers will be on September 27th 2014, from 10hr till 17hr at Prins27 (Het [...]

10 09, 2014

The Story of Stuff (video)

The Story of Stuff (video) From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story [...]

6 09, 2014

Lighting tuned to human vision: flicker

It is well known that faster flicker rates will result in reduced perception of flicker. In a study described in this article in Science Daily, the researchers claim that , "there is a range of [...]