Sunday, March 25, 2007

Tech Nomads roam San Francisco

SF Gate has an article about San Francisco technology workers who work from coffee shops using wi-fi. Calling themselves "bedouins" they wander from cafe to cafe holding meetings and sending email.

If you are interested in the bedouin lifestyle, Computer World has an article with tips on what you need to succeed.

Cooler Soldiers

Wired has an article on experiments to improve the performance of soldiers by cooling their blood. Interestingly the cooling is done by a handheld device nicknamed "The Glove".

A second article talks about use of the device by athletes and includes a picture of it.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Lego: Go

A Lego vignette featuring the game of Go.

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Send your Robot to work

This article describes a spin on telecommuting where you stay at home but you send a robot to your office and control it remotely. Could be handy if you spend a lot of time traveling to different work sites.

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Build your own Steampunk keyboard

It looks like a lot of work but this article shows how you can build a Steampunk style keyboard for you computer.

via Slashdot

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Regrowing Fingers

Yahoo has an article about medical advances that can allow people to regrow fingers. Eventually they hope to be able to regrow entire limbs.

They also have a related article on growing teeth.

via slashdot

Follow up: the first link seems to be broken but this one looks like the same article.