Monthly Archives: November 2012

A computer that can be screwed into a light socket

You clever guys should be able to do something with this technology now that it has been shown to work… A computer that can be screwed into a light socket can project interactive images onto any nearby surface; the Augmented … Continue reading

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

Protected: Bio-mimicy (Ergonomics) assignment 2012

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Posted in 2nd Year, Assignments, Ergonomics

Introduction to Anthropometrics

Attached is the introduction to anthropometrics handout that so many of you missed this morning.  Essential reading – ability to use is a necessary skill for all your creations!  You cannot be a designer without the ability to design for … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Handouts

“Start the week” – 19/11/12

Well worth giving c40 minutes to – “Start the Week” (19/11) – BBC Radio 4. This edition had Andrew Marr with Antony Gormley, Ron Arad, Christopher Frayling and Sarah Teasley talking about how Britain trains and should train the artists and designers … Continue reading

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

Fridge Zoo!

A little something to save you energy … perhaps, according to a Which? recommendation!Fridgezoo – http://www.japantrendshop.com/fridgeezoo-talking-animal-milk-cartons-p-942.html Further descriptions and sales at:  http://www.firebox.com/product/4399/Fridgeezoo-Fridge-Pets Are such bizarre robots worthy of me?  Should I really be bringing this daftness to your attention? Well should I? … Continue reading

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

Battery power for buildings

Year ago when I was a lad batteries were either massive lead/acid secondary designs.  These had limited storage density and peak flows plus there was always the dangers associated with these heavy vats of sulphuric acid – but they did … Continue reading

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