Category Archives: Science / Technology

And there was light…

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Space Shuttle’s last blast July 2011

Space shuttle Atlantis takes off for the last time as NASA closes its 30 year old shuttle program. http://www.smh.com.au/world/emotions-high-for-shuttles-last-blast-20110709-1h7r3.html

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Gameduino – a great little shield for the Arduino

http://gameduino.com OR http://excamera.com/sphinx/gameduino/ Gameduino is a game adapter for Arduino – built as a single shield that stacks up on top of the Arduino and has plugs for a VGA monitor and stereo speakers. The sound and graphics are definitely … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax

Hello guys, The Carbon tax topic is a hot topic! Lots of irrational fears and lots of denials. I always thought it was obvious that human activities are having an impact on the environment through farming, transportation and mining for … Continue reading

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Human Brain Mapping

Brain mapping is a set of neuroscience techniques predicated on the mapping of (biological) quantities or properties onto spatial representations of the (human or non-human) brain resulting in maps. www.brain-map.org Funded by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.

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A good article on interdependence

http://cloud81.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/84/ Stephen R. Covey, in his book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, points out that human beings evolve from dependence to independence and ultimately, if they are to fulfil their potential, they evolve beyond independence to a state of … Continue reading

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