New Polaroid Camera Will Prevent Society from Losing Cherished Memories in the Digital Ether
When Arx Pax unveiled its "hoverboard" last year, we had a hunch that this was but the first demonstration of the company's new magnetic field technology. Why was Arx Pax really messing around with magnets? For one, to build a tractor beam.
It's not just because Wi-Fi routers are unattractive (though most are). We hide them away because where there's a router there's also a nest of cords and aggressively blinking lights.
The mechanical button or switch is that most simple of user interfaces. So simple that just about every electrical device in the home, from lights to coffee machines, will have one.
The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.
IF FIELDWORK BE your folly, then specimens be your burden. Hiking, stooping, bottling, bagging, cataloging, and then lugging back to the laboratory is a time honored tradition dating back to the earliest days of microscope-endowed natural philosophy.
Mention Shenzhen to most people, and they'll probably think of the vast Foxconn manufacturing plant that churns out high-end phones, tablets, laptops, and gaming consoles for the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Dell, and Sony.