Category Archives: CoolStuff

Speed of Technology

Are we moving from LifeCycle thing to FastCycle thing? The race is ON.  Trains running at 575km/h in China. China’s Tianhe-1A super computer can perform over 2.5 thousand trillion floating point operations per second.  How fast is your life running these days? Is that a right question? Continue reading

Web based Operating Systems: Modular, Social and Personal

Jolicloud Do you need all those applications which come with orthodox operating systems? If all you need to do is to use online social media, web 2.0 and browsing then web 2.0 based OS is the best choice.

Jolicloud is currently at closed alpha testing stage and only offer download on an invitation basis.

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Espresso Book Machine, Books on demand, and Google.

Welcome to brand new ways of publishing, distributing and consuming books.

It seems Google is here to dominate Online Open Book Market, Recently Google acquired reCAPTCHA, Now On Demand Books, makers of the Espresso Book Machine, are saying that they have been granted access to Google’s library of public domain digital books for use with their product. Continue reading

Never Lose your cell phone again

Nio

www.bluenio.com

You have used bluetooth, you have moved out of range and some have even lost a few minutes to find where their cell phone is? Now you have a alarm system based on bluetooth which tells you that you are going out of range. It may also make it easy to spot a potential theft.

This device Nio can be set to go off anywhere between two and 25 meters, and it can emit a police siren, a whoop or a Catchphrase buzzer sound. The device is currently available on their website www.bluenio.com. They have also approached government and health authorities with the advice that their innovation may prove helpful in preventing personal data and devices. Continue reading

Wonders of Augmented Reality

Can you fix that BMW yourself? Yes you can, with augmented reality. In future labs, for all service staff, all skillful tasks will be done with online data and instructions given to your senses.  Virtual reality,which is close to what computer simulation has to show to your senses. Augmented reality is closer to the real world.  Augmented reality is the future, we are going to see it everywhere in all aspects of our lives. Continue reading

How to get pregnant, remove dark circles & Linux, and install window xp? Funny Google Auto Suggestion

It was quite amusing to see Auto Suggestion in Google Search last week when i was trying to remove one of Linux Operating System from my home computer. I had multiple operating systems installed,  i wanted to make sure that i am not hurting other operating systems in order to remove  one linux. So my purpose was to type How to remove Linux on Google Search and see if i get some relevant information, but it was an amusing observation which i had, which later turned in to the Title of this Article. Enjoy…

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Marketing the moon, Google and NASA

There is a lot of interest Google is showing in the space research.

This is a perfect and open way to market a space project. If you can successfully land a privately funded craft on the lunar surface and survive long enough to complete the mission goals of roaming about the lunar surface for at least 500 meters and sending a defined data package, called a “Mooncast”, back to Earth. You win the Google Lunar X PRIZE which is $30 million (USD). Continue reading