Monthly Archives: October 2012

Rubber speakers give good bass and open up the possibility of singing chairs!

Rubber speakers give good bass and open up the possibility of singing chairs! Mic See: http://www.technologyreview.com/view/429729/thats-a-stretch-all-rubber-speakers/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-daily-all&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20121023 Advertisements

Posted in Miscellaneous, Random but interesting, Technology (& Science)

Finding Company Information

Here is the presentation about how to find Company Information: Finding Company Info Oct 2012 Annotated

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A useful and rigerous source: NHS “Behind the Headlines”

The NHS Choices pages contain a section where broadcast and print media reports are subject to critical analysis to determine the accuracy/veracity of the report and the original research.  [Strap line: “the facts without the fiction”] You can find this … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Random but interesting, Things seen and/or heard

Orville Gibson – sometime before 1910

October 10, 1902 Orville Gibson founds his business Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Mfg. Co., Ltd. but soon sells out.  The Image free from copyright due to age (made sometime befor 1910 – bigger versions on Gibson’s own site and Wikipedia.

Posted in Random but interesting, Upon This Day

Building, filling and recyling the “Tetra Pak”!

Tetra Pak – these two videos show the complexity of creating the ubiquitous tetra pak then fill it and ultimately deconstruct ready for recycling. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vaLeNHD_8A&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=S1N908YmahI So now you know how they give your long life juice a long life! Mic

Posted in Supplementary, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard

Bendable microchips

A report of a technological advance (from the reputable source that is MIT) that might be useful to you… http://www.technologyreview.com/news/429344/bendable-microchips-could-make-smarter-sensors/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-daily-all&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20121010 Mic

Posted in Random but interesting, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard

Image orientation

You might be wondering about the picture orientation – landscape or portrait.  I take without setting a display orientation – but it was added later.  The reason is the possible slowing of the camera and the quality loss that can … Continue reading

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