$2.5k for a drone? Take my money!

Updated on April 21st, 2019 We’ve all seen drones. We read about them every day. Drone violations, drone strikes on enemy targets, the next-door kid’s drone has landed in your backyard again. But pay attention ‘coz there’s new tech in town: the Skydio R1. And it’s not your everyday drone; it’s a fully autonomous flying […]

Opening your home office door to your kids

Setting the ground-rules is the key if you decide to work from home

Committing to work from home is a big decision for most of us. The ultimate question we all face – probably from others as well as ourselves, is whether or not we can focus and be productive. Sure there are lots of potential distractions, but they soon fade into the background. What doesn’t, of course, […]

Space Is The Place

The iconic Curiousity exploring the surface of Mars

As human beings, when we put aside all the petty crap, we are capable of achieving some very spectacular things. http://boingboing.net/2012/08/06/mars-curiosity-moment-of-joy.html  

Getting the plan right – design software review

Google Sketchup allows for very sophisticated output

It’s in your head… you know what you want… you just need to be able to get it ‘visual’ so others can see it too.  Been there?  Tried the pencil and paper and discovered you still don’t have the da Vinci gene? Never fear!  Help is at hand: Since the time computers shrank from the […]

Don’t like the weather? Change it…

CoeLUX is bringing sunshine to the darkest rooms

From now forward, the food that you’ll eat and the clothes you’ll wear aren’t the only things you can get to decide on at the start of your day – you can now also choose your weather! Well, inside at least :) Is it raining for the fourth day in a row? Would you like […]

The digital world mapped!

Digital cartography by the Oxford Internet Institute

We’ve all seen how Mercator maps distort the real size of land masses as they approach the poles. For example, Mercator shows Greenland as being larger than Australia whereas, in reality, Australia is more than 3.5 times larger than Greenland! And we’ve seen political maps that try to divide the goodies from the baddies while […]