~e; EM week in review
human being <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sat, 31 Aug 2002 14:45:15 -0500
*** // top story -- radio as biological organism...
Radio emerges from the electronic soup
"A self-organising electronic circuit has stunned engineers
by turning itself into a radio receiver."
1 // the title alludes to a dictation machine for the steering wheel.
Honda Unveils New Voice-Operated Navigation System
"Japan's second-largest automaker said its new navigation system,
called InterNavi Premium Club, offers regularly updated traffic
reports, news, maintenance and other information as well as the
ability to e-mail."
2 // great car, they should sell think! back to another developer.
// plus, good to know that hybrids and hydrogen is in the works,
// as agenda. ford or GM just invested in a supercomputer, also...
Ford Says Pulling Plug on Think Electric Car
3 // Jedi religion popular until it actually becomes religious.
Bad Movie Hurts Jedi Down Under
4 // more on hydrogen
Sweet step to hydrogen revolution
Platinum extracts green fuel from glucose.
Hydrogen Powered BMW Turns Heads at World Summit
5 // electromagnetic data archaeology and archiving systems.
A Universal Tool to Rescue Old Files From Obsolescence
6 // heard of some of PowerLight 's developments in cheap-solar
// roofing that can be deployed very fast, setup like a kit.
California Deploys Largest State-Owned Solar Electric Rooftop
7 // more on grid computing... as EM-spacetime-machines...
Computer grids promise leap in computing power
"Gentzsch likens it to "time machines" such as the internal
combustion and steam engines, which sped up the world when they were
8 // war section. seems drones could be more vulnerable to humans,
// should em-warfare techniques be deployed. and, also may have
// seen the portable translator at a public .mil expo, impressive.
The Drone Armies Are Coming
US Army tests portable translator
9 // electromagnetism and health...
Sleep Aid: It's All in Your Head
Good legs 'control' paralysed partners
"In Yu's system, muscle sensors monitor signals from the patient's
able leg. These are used to trigger pre-programmed electrical
impulses in 11 electrodes implanted near nerves in the paralysed leg.
This lets the paralysed leg do what the patient wants it to do - by
taking its cue from the good leg."
10 // em-related issues....
U.S. Says No To WEO (world environmental .org)
11 // next generation digital tape challenges HDTV
Digital VHS teams with HDTV for a picture that comes alive
12 // some thoughts on a soft-energy path, and US energy policy...
BEYOND FOSSIL FUELS
What happens when energy executives sit down with environmentalists?
They come up with a plan for the future that leaves fossil fuels to
"We didn't only talk to environmentalists. We also invited the head
of a multinational oil company, a labor leader, an architect, a state
policymaker, and a utility executive."
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