Sound Wave Chair

Sound Wave Chair 

 Sound Chair

Although this chair looks like it’s made from LEGO, designer Matthew Plummer Fernandez actually used a much more geeky material in building it: sound waves. The Sound/Chair has contours that precisely match sound waves mapped on a 3D graph of volume (height), frequency (depth), and time (width).  We love the purple color, too (but then again, we would).

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EU Reserves a Frequency For Talking Cars

EU Reserves a Frequency For Talking Cars

 If cars can talk, exactly what will they say to each other?

The European Commission has recently decided to reserve, across Europe, part of the radio spectrum for smart vehicle communications systems. The decision is part of the Commission’s overall fight against road accidents and traffic jams, and the hope is that vehicles’ developers will create wireless communication technology that will allow cars to ‘talk’ to other cars and to the road infrastructure providers.

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Growing Up Online

Growing Up Online

Nearly all teens in the US have grown up using the Internet

Nearly all US teens ages 12 to 17 use the Internet, according to a September-November 2007 Pew Internet & American Life study.

The 94% of teen respondents who reported accessing the Internet are doing so frequently. Two-thirds of teenage Internet users (63%) reported going online daily, while 35% use the Internet multiple times per day.

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