Thursday, August 14, 2008

Clippings for Thursday 14th August 2008

Not so good with computers at the Olympics. Microsoft Windows displays its characteristic blue error message, while the fireworks are faked:

The European Commission reserves a slice of the radio spectrum for smart vehicle communication systems, warning of hazards etc.:

A very glitzy keyboard with a customisable RGB LED under each key making for some awesome effects:

Kevin Warwick uses neuron networks from rat brains to operate a robot. Things learned may help our understanding of brain diseases:

And finally. The latest US airbourne laser is touted as having the advantage of "plausible deniability" in case of a screw-up:

News collated from various sources by Vik Olliver for Diamond Age Solutions Ltd. The views presented in this document are the personal opinion of the collator, and should not be taken as any more than that.

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