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My Hardware & Operating Essentials class for extra class. Camera Technology
“The Black Swan” by Nassim Taleb is based on a philosophical interpretation of how reality portrays in a complex and meaningful world. A variety of occurrences and improbable events justify the meanings of life and build upon the hidden black swan that seems unnoticeable to the visible eye. These rare events seem to appear […]
Today is a world filled with wonder and limitations. Whether you want to take one idea and go for it, is a lot more difficult than it may seem. It might be because I reached 25 or maybe it’s because life just seems to be tied down.
How Vibration Could Power Our Wearables by, David Meyer http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-19/how-vibration-could-power-our-wearables In this article, it describes how power can be restored from practical to the experimental. For instance, Perpetuum’s Vibration Energy Harvester (VEH), “is a wireless sensor that attaches to rotating components, such as wheel bearings, on trains.” This is a device measures the temperature and […]
When Your Data Wanders to Places You’ve Never Been by, Natasha Singer http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/technology/personal-data-takes-a-winding-path-into-marketers-hands.html?src=un&feedurl=http%3A%2F%2Fjson8.nytimes.com%2Fpages%2Ftechnology%2Findex.jsonp This article seems to address the concerns about data being exposed to the wrong audience. It expressed problems in data being drained out to companies that collect information about the user and perceive the wrong impression about the user. For instance, this […]
“The Good (and Scary) Possibilities of Monitoring Your Personal Space” by, Ashlee Vance http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-18/the-good-and-scary-possibilities-of-monitoring-your-personal-space This unique technological quantified-self gadget, Lapka, monitors your personal space surrounding the environment. It is more than a regular pedometer, that tracks the footsteps and stair climbs from each movement you make, but rather proceeds in a different, scientific direction. […]
What I’ve learned from the resúmé critique exercise was to format each of my sections differently and include other areas that will stand out more, even if I don’t have much work experience. Receiving feedback from my group, helped me rethink my resume and how it should present itself. For instance, someone listed having objective, […]