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Bravo Sheila Kennedy, bravo. You might just save us from our gadget-obsessed selves if the Soft House you've designed can pump the 16,000 watt-hours you predict. The design features thin photovoltaic films woven into semi-transparent curtains. The idea is similar to the solar power ski-suits (seriou...

June 12th 2008 at 6:56am 0 Comments
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While Ermenegildo Zegna made the plunge into high-end, electronic savvy outerwear last Fall, its newest piece ups the ante by allowing gadgetry that you keep on your person to be charged up whilst out and about -- sans batteries. The Solar JKT is based around Interactive Wear AG's iSolarX technolog...

June 22nd 2007 at 4:53pm 0 Comments
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It looks like the zany engineers at Philips are at it again, cranking out yet another patent application for an outlandish method of revamping the modern day fitting room. Rather than taking five or so sizes of the same shirt into a room, only to eventually forget which iteration actually worked, Ph...

March 21st 2007 at 6:51am 0 Comments
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Speaking of text (and when am I speaking of anything else?) Giles over that the MacDevCenter has served up a heaping pile of text tips. These tips cover everything from Markdown, to vi, to Textmate. I love plain text, myself, and I was happy to learn a few things (though one of my favorite text to H...

October 12th 2006 at 7:00pm 0 Comments