US Women Out-Geeking Men

US Women Out-Geeking Men

Female US Internet users are now leading males in the use of social networking, DVRs, online network TV shows, and PC gaming, according to Solutions Research Group.

Based on surveys conducted in February 2008 and between October 2006 and November 2007, more women than men—42% of online women versus 41% of online men—had visited a social networking site in the past month.

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Liquid Computer Speeds Things Up


You’ve heard of liquid cooled computers. Often times these are the ultra tricked-out gaming rigs that run multiple of the latest video cards, the fastest CPUs (overclocked), and an enormous power supply to ensure everything receives its required amount of juice. But odds are that you haven’t heard of a computer made at least partially from liquid. Neither had John Campbell, a senior political science major at Texas Christian University, until he created the first one in 2005.

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Shadow Reaching


Shadow Reaching is a new kind of user interface for large touch screen displays developed by Garth Shoemaker, Anthony Tang, and Kellogg S. Booth from the University of British Columbia. It creates a rather unusual way of interacting with very large displays.

According to information from the video, Shadow Reaching “supports natural interaction over the entire large display surface and provides strong user embodiment”.


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Electronic Tattoo Display Runs On blood


Jim Mielke’s wireless blood-fueled display is a true merging of technology and body art. At the recent Greener Gadgets Design Competition, the engineer demonstrated a subcutaneously implanted touch-screen that operates as a cell phone display, with the potential for 3G video calls that are visible just underneath the skin.

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