The Economist has an interesting and informative article about the lack of reproducability of scientific papers and the implications for scientific research .
Regina Dugan gave an interesting TED talk about some of the amazing DARPA projects .
Chris Anderson interviewed Elon Musk about the Tesla cars, SpaceX, and his new venture Solar City . [...]
This morning I noticed some parking bays reserved for car charging in a car park at the corner of Sydney Rd and Glenlyon St in Brunswick (near Aldi). One of the parking spots was occupied by a Plug-in Prius from GoGet . I didn’t even realise that you could get a plug-in Prius in [...]
Dustin Kirkland wrote an interesting post about fingerprint authentication . He suggests using fingerprints for identifying users (NOT authentication) and gives an example of a married couple sharing a tablet and using fingerprints to determine who’s apps are loaded.
In response Tollef Fog Heen suggests using fingerprints for lightweight authentication, such as resuming a session [...]
In 2012 I wrote about my jeans from Rivers that fit the largest available phones (and the smaller tablets) in their pockets . Those jeans are still working well for me, I can add the fact that they don’t wear out quickly to the list of positive attributes.
Recently my sister asked for advice on [...]