Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

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NIF Completed, 192 Lazers Set To Create A Miniature Star

May 6, 2009

NIF Lazers Picture

Wired recently posted a mind blowing article about the possible creation of a miniature star when 192 seperate lazers at NIF (Lawrence Livermore’s National Ignition Facility) fire at Read the rest of this entry ?

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President Obama Pledges 3% GDP On Scientific Research And Development

April 27, 2009

President Obama

President Obama today announced that he would invest 3% of the countries GDP (Gross Domestic Product) on scientific research, development, and education. What’s 3% of 13.84 trillion Read the rest of this entry ?

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Technology Breakthrough For Instant On Computers

April 22, 2009

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No one likes waiting for their computer to turn on, but a technological breakthrough could make instant on computers a near future reality. The process deals with adding ferroelectric capability to silicon. Yea, it boggles my mind too. Wired has more.

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Did You See Tesla’s Amazing New Model S?

March 27, 2009

Tesla Model S

Yesterday, Tesla Motors (the guys that brought you the Tesla Roadster) unveiled the new Model S. A 4 door, 7 passenger sedan that is set to compete with the BMW 5 series of the world. Why all the buzz? The Model S is an EV able to achieve 300 miles on a single 45 minute charge. The Tesla Model S should land Read the rest of this entry ?

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Apple Shuffle Goes 4GB, Adds VoiceOver Technology

March 11, 2009

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Another Apple rumor, confirmed. Apple just bumped the capacity of the Ipod Shuffle to 4GB and scrapped the control wheel entirely. They also added a new feature called VoiceOver. With the click of a button, the Shuffle tells you Read the rest of this entry ?

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Playstation 3 Price Cut Imminent

February 25, 2009

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That’s according to Mike Hickey, an analyst at Janco. He’s saying that Sony may be cutting the price of the PS3 by $100 in order to get it moving off retail shelves again. The price cut should come as soon as a few days, April/March at the latest. With impressive Xbox 360 and Wii sales during the holiday season and not so hot PS3 numbers, Sony needs to Read the rest of this entry ?