Monthly Archives: January 2012

Do you remember the sketch-o-graph?

This came up on a social networking site. Firstly as a question, do you remember the real name for the gadget for copying drawings/diagrams and scaling up or down. This was an invaluable tool to me in my school days … Continue reading

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3D Printing a disruption to manufacturing or the next industrial revolution?

I have been a fan of 3D printing ever since I saw my first demo of light sensitive resins and powder/super glue hacks of HP printers. It was brought to the fore last year when I saw the keynote address … Continue reading

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Multi Tasking is a Myth

I often see people open mutliple design files or emails or word docs. When you query them about this they say they are working on all of them. Now apart from a computer performance hit, the anti social behaviour of … Continue reading

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The Innovation Curve

When do you get on the innovation ladder/curve? When it’s Impossible? When it is merely Impractical? When it is newly Possible? When it’s expected? When it is now required? If you pick the wrong time you become a follower but … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots by 2015

“Trends suggested that by the year 2015, desktop computers as we know them today, will be relics of the past. Rapid advances in screen technology and the diminishing size of microprocessors will make it possible to invent new archetypes for … Continue reading

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Preview of M-SIX’s VEO™ Platform

One to watch http://www.architecture-tech.com/2012/01/preview-of-m-six-veo-platform.html

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Robotic Construction

I thought I had already blogged about this but it appears I am mistaken. This is a fascinating exercise in robotic construction, even more impressive that the robots are flying! flying-robots-build-20-foot-tower-in-france But then when you track it back to the … Continue reading

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