29 08, 2013

Arduino desk lamp with “personality”

From Mashable: "A Canadian design company called Fabule has developed Clyde, an LED desk lamp that can be programmed with personality modules in its "brain." It's compatible with Arduino, an open-source electronics program. For example, [...]

21 08, 2013

Open-source scientific datasets

Nature (nature.com) will be introducing Scientific Data, an open-access, online-only publication for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets, starting in 2014. From the Nature post: Scientific Data, " introduces a new type of content called the Data Descriptor, [...]

16 08, 2013

Internet controlled light bulb

The Insteon LED light bulb is being billed as the World's First remote or internet controlled light bulb. There are currently others out there on the market, for instance the Philips Hue, but this one [...]

10 08, 2013

Laser beam communications system

Love the title of this article about an interesting alternative to WiFi or wireless communications: A wireless network with frickin’ laser beams on the ceiling http://youtu.be/xiTZGA_-slA A new product called Beamcaster distributes beams of light [...]

5 08, 2013

Tracking your circadian cycle?

Looking for a more effective way to track your circadian rhythms, based on your core body temperature? From Singularity Hub . com: "Ingestible sensor chips are an idea a little easier for most people to swallow. [...]

1 08, 2013

Livinus Licht

The photo below is from an interesting article called "Livinus en het Licht" (Livinus and the Light) which can be found at the Mediamatic.nl website.               The article talks [...]