or why the future of Biology is exciting, computational, and in my closet.. Ten extinct beasts that could walk the Earth again “Tigers and Lions and Bears” or maybe “SaberTooths, Woolly Mammoths, and Dodos”. Could a charismatic megafaunal reality show Continue reading 3 links for the Biology and Medicine types
Via CBC we have the sad news that visionary Arthur C. Clarke has passed away at age 90. Best known as a Science fiction writer for the novel of the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”, he wrote many, many, other Continue reading Arthur C. Clarke has gone to the great geostationary obrit in the sky.
Via Mark Evan’s discussion of Newspapers Aren’t Doomed; It’s Their Business Models, (which is huge and juicy topic all by itself, I can across this TED video demo of Seadragon and Photosynth, by Blaise Aguera y Arcas. It is Seadragon Continue reading The Meta Photo Album
A vision of cheap space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles essentially balloons built specifically to carry light payloads to the stratosphere, from which a larger space-going vehicle could be launched.- first stage would use a lighter-than-air ascent vehicle to reach a Continue reading Recent Links for August 9th : space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles ; Japanese Mottainai Furoshiki wrapping
4 scenario’s for transport in Britain up to 2055 Continue reading ForeSight looks at Transportation Scenario’s upto 2050