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One of the Coolest Inventions Ever

By Coach Phatty, published on Jul 29, 2013

... what was stated…”While instantly gratifying, buying ice cream from a vending machine isn't quite as much fun as it could be. Which is why SapientNitro and Unilever created the world's first smile-activated ice cream vending machine as part of Unilever's "share happy" campaign.

The technology behind it is sophisticated, but the concept is simple: consumers walk up to the machine, smile and are rewarded with a frozen treat. When its motion detectors sense someone is near, the machine beckons them to come closer and interact. Using facial recognition technology, it can then... (more)

Tags: technology, invention, inventions, cool stuff

We Have Come A Long Way!

By Coach Phatty, published on Jul 20, 2013

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ATM’s

Hybrid Cars

Doppler Radar

Camcorders

Smart Phones

Google (and other Search Engines)

Electronic Word Processing

Caller ID

Blog Pages

And much, much more!

Today’s world is a fascinating place. Technology and life styles are developing at incredible rates. It is mind-boggling to think about what things may be around in another 40 years from now. Some things, such as cell phones which screens will be able to be rolled up like scrolls (while still being able to read the screen), totally... (more)

Tags: technology, historical, moon day, astronauts, technology during the past 40 years

Oops!

By melanie jean juneau, published on Apr 17, 2013

After years of struggling against my basic intellectual wiring, I have finally accepted that there are large black holes in my brain that deal with technology and even simple mechanics. I am content to manage our large home, renovate, garden and landscape and write. I do not care one whit that the kids laugh in disbelief because I cannot figure out the T.V. or cell phone.

Case in point.

I am a woman who has done little travelling. After 12 hours of travelling across three-time zones, on three different airplanes, connecting with a shuttle service and making it to my parents condominium... (more)

Tags: technology, brain defects, hilarious mishaps

Blogging for Smarties by Yvonne Wu

By Yvonne Wu, published on Dec 25, 2012

Since the mid 1990s, the Internet has been a powerful way to advertise your products or services to a global market.The Internet is often the first place that people turn to for information about anything and anyone. Company addresses, information about a person, and reviews about a product are viewed before the visitor decides to purchase. Authors are looking for tools that teach them how to get create a presence on the internet.I started blogging using Wordpress in 2008. I noticed at that time there was not a lot of material for beginners who are new to the internet and may feel overwhelmed.... (more)

Tags: blogging, books, technology, authors and speakers

How to create the ultimate writer's app toolkit

By darinlhammond, published on Oct 23, 2012

...my stress managed.Many inexpensive and free computer apps are designed with writers in mind, but putting together the ultimate collection might feel daunting. Although I use a MacBook Pro, many apps have PC versions as well. Below, I share the tools, links, and descriptions, and if you feel technology-savy deficient, take on one at a time in building your set.

Dropbox - if you're not using it already, Dropbox is a cloud tool that integrates with many other apps, providing useful icons for toolbars and menus to quickly save documents. The design is seamless, and allows you to create... (more)

Tags: writing, technology, productivity, apps, tools

5 Reasons why social media are increasing intelligence

By darinlhammond, published on Oct 17, 2012

Although the question of whether the internet affects our brains did not originate with Nicholas Carr, his July 2008 article in The Atlantic Monthly titled "Is Google Making Us Stupid?"certainly brought the issue into the mainstream media. He contends that Internet use in general, not just Google, changes the brain. The statement is obvious, as all things we experience, especially those over an extended period of time, change or brains, neural pathways, and cognition. However, what agitated people was his assertion that extensive use of the web makes us think in a less complex, in-depth manner.Carr... (more)

Tags: mind, internet, social media, technology, brain

Apple introduces iPhone 5 and new iPod

By EagleNews, published on Sep 12, 2012

Apple introduces iPhone 5 and new iPod

The all new iPhone 5 has been introduced by Apple CEO, Tim Cook earlier today. The keynote presentation started at 7.00pm, when an optimistic Tim Cook appeared on stage and hundreds of people inside the hall started cheering. "We've got some great things to show you", said Cook. He then introduced Apple marketing guru Phil Schiller for the actual introduction of the "most beautiful device we've ever made", said Schiller. The new iPhone has a 4 inch retina screen and is 18% lighter than the iPhone 4s. It's not an all glass case, but an all metal... (more)

Tags: iphone, usa, economy, world, jobs, news, apple, technology, 2012, itunes, mac, cook, ios, steve, tim, app, store, macintosh

Warning, you have been visiting illegal websites

By Anastasia , published on Jun 26, 2012

My last Letter from Ana was an amusing reflection on a putative zombie apocalypse. Now I want to warn people about a genuine contagion, a potential threat to all computer users. I can speak personally about this because it hit me last week, causing an hour or two of anxiety. My remarks are specifically addressed to people outside Europe, where the threat, I believe, has not yet appeared. North America looks likely to be the next target.

Anyway, it’s a virus that came to England recently from the Continent, where it first appeared in Germany, affecting Windows users. It purports... (more)

Tags: computers, viruses, crime, technology, malware

Firewall to a Farewell

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 29, 2012

...handkerchief. There would be no hope of a hoisting of anchors for a departure, not now. (There could have been no escape from whatever the day had brought, even with their unmatched weapons of choice)

They came in a distant second, it seems, with [digital online ultraviolet birthing technology="doubt"], passing monster slumbers of treeless roots, and then, believing in the ghosts of a damned amnesty.

The stinky, the aging, must have deemed this an advanced position, and now, a biobot advances, alone, with her own brand of beauty, herbal underbelly. She wonders. Is it true?... (more)

Tags: environment, fiction, health, green, death, society, culture, adventure, event, science fiction, technology, mystery, diet, sci fi, drama, online, digital, revenge, anonymous, ecology, ultraviolet

Angels of Entanglement

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 20, 2012

...of neuroscience for bright futures with theHumans on playgrounds?

Her scout laser sets afire the haunted shields of biology-physics in theJungle--lost links between Schrodinger and Darwin, where the historical and the scientific mimic each other.

She codes a [culture anonymous technology="cat"] for curiosity.

Does harmony exist or, is it a simple singularity of lore such as tributary Indians once dealt with on the deltas. With her level of whistle and technology, she surely should rise up to care, right?

She dons the honor of the exemplary, never seeing herself... (more)

Tags: religion, environment, politics, health, green, angels, death, business, society, culture, women, adventure, motherhood, science fiction, technology, history, sci fi, android, quantum, ecology, biobot

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