Tag Archives: Technology

Designed by Apple in California


Designed by Apple in California chronicles 20 years of Apple design through 450 photographs of products and the processes used to make them. A visual history spanning iMac to Apple Pencil, this hardcover volume is both a testament and a tribute to the meticulous processes of design, engineering, and manufacturing that are singularly Apple

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State of Surveillance


The full episode of VICE on HBO’s ‘State of Surveillance’

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DJI: Phantom 4 Pro


The Phantom 4 Pro redefines the iconic Phantom series, bringing imaging and intelligence to new heights. Its new camera equipped with a larger 1-inch sensor and the ability to capture 4K video at 60fps and while its FlightAutonomy system adds dual rear vision sensors and two infrared sensors for a total of 5 directions of obstacle sensing and greater protection. Creators are also further empowered with a new suite of ActiveTrack and TapFly functions that makes complicated shots easier than ever

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The New MacBook Pro


With an incredibly thin new design, the best Mac display ever, all-new speakers, and the revolutionary Touch Bar for instant access to the tools you want when you want them, the new MacBook Pro marks a milestone in the evolution of the notebook

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Advanced Materials from Formlabs


Formlabs Engineering Resins simulate the full spectrum of injection-molded plastics, covering the versatility of properties required to confidently conceptualize, prototype, test, and produce successful final products

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Hacking your Office


You think about securing your laptop, but what about your desk phone, monitor, or printer? In this Motherboard episode, white hat hacker Ang Cui demonstrates hacks on “embedded devices”—objects that contain computing systems but that you wouldn’t necessarily think of as computers. At his office in New York, Cui shows us how he can turn an office phone or printer into a bugging device using a piece of malware he calls “funtenna.” This exploit makes the equipment transmit data over radio frequencies so it can be picked up by an antenna—without the hacker ever having to go near the device. It’s a pretty high-level hack, but as Cui says, if he’s thought of it, you can imagine someone else has

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Applied Minds: KiraVan


The KiraVan is meant to be the ultimate exploration vehicle—a ’Swiss army knife on wheels.’ A pet project for designer Bran Ferren, who named the van after his daughter Kira, the KiraVan also acts as a test bed for travel tech and vehicle engineering

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ABB & YuMi: Functional Prototypes


The YuMi collaborative industrial robot, developed by ABB Robotics, uses task-specific fingers to manipulate objects. By using an Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer to prototype their finger designs for new customers, they sped up the development process from weeks to just a few days

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Work at CERN


A video from CERN showcasing technical student opportunities!

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