Tag Archives: communication

Mind Reading Rodents: Rats Wired to Communicate From Afar

Think of the possibilities! Think of all of the wonderful feats we could accomplish, only if rats could read each other’s minds! Think of all of the lost crumbs of cheese we could recover with all of the world’s rats working in tandem! Researchers at Duke University have developed a brain-to-brain interface which allows rats to communicate using only their ...

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Guy Creates a Telegraph Using Only Natural Materials Found in the Woods

Using only natural materials found on the ground of New Jersey’s woods, and with no modern tools, Jamie OShea created a functioning telegraph. O’Shea had set out to prove that modern day electronic communication methods could have been discovered by early man. His conclusion? They could have, but they didn’t. With the Immaculate Telegraphy project, O’Shea used natural materials to ...

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Telenoid R1 Robot: Part Amputee, Part Hutt, All Creepy

With the tail of Jabba and the arms of a Somalian land mine victim, the Telenoid R1 Robot is surprisingly not the most terrifying robot we’ve ever seen. Not by a long shot. But it certainly does rank high on the Gearfuse Scale of Creepiness (patent pending). This teleoperated communication bot was designed to add a does of realism to ...

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How The Internet Works (Infographic)

We use it for hours everyday. It changed the world and international culture. It set to work an era of communication which previously had only been the stuff of science-fiction. The Internet. While many of us have a rudimentary knowledge of how the net actually works, this infographic gives all of us digital laymen a better idea of just how ...

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Sidekick LX 2009 Sports 3G, Upgrades

Another year, another Sidekick from T-Mobile. The uber-popular communication device will be available to existing T-Mobile customers starting April 17th, with the rest of the world getting to purchase it on my birthday, May 13th. Want to know what you’re in store for? Of course you do.

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Scientists Now Able To Memory Wipe Mice

I knew this day would come. The day I attempt to go on a beautiful vacation to Mars, only to realize that I’m really a secret agent fighting against an evil and corrupt Mars administrator. Yes, Total Recall. Dr. Joe Z. Tsien, a brain scientist and co-director of the Brain & Behavior Discovery Institute at the Medical College of Georgia ...

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Ring Ring Ring – Beer Bottle Phone

Hamburger phones, sandwich phones, pig phones, are all edible, or at least look edible. Breaking the edible theme of telecommunication comes the Beer Bottle phone. Both drinkable and breakable (to an extent) it even has a last number redial button just in case you want to call back your girlfriend who was done talking to you the moment she hung ...

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Optical Tone Room Is A Trip

Japanese artist Mutoh Tsutomu has created the raver’s wet dream room. The Optical Tone installation is a combination of art, technology and science. Clad with LED light spectrums in conjunction with sensors that interact with inhabitants of the room, Tsutomu uses a special algorithm to display RGB colors. This interactively examines the problems in human perception and the recognition of ...

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Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication

Maggie Macnab is a woman who cares about presentation. Her new book Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication is a look into common corporate logos and designs that contain hidden meanings. Even the relevance of basic shapes, numbers and symbols in communication is a strong subject matter throughout the book. For designers looking for symbolism around every ...

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Handphone Not As Tasty As A Bananaphone

When I was a kid I must have subconsciously wanted to become a businessman or something along those lines. At least I knew I wanted to use the phone a lot. I remember playing with my fake phone for hours, and then when I wasn’t playing with my fake phone, I’d be holding two fingers up to the side ...

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