Tag Archives: passion

Mission to Mars

As you may have gathered from my persuasive essay, space has always been a fascination of mine.  As with many space enthusiasts, the prospect of one day establishing a colony on the Red Planet has always captivated my dreams.  Many … Continue reading

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Preventing another Newtown

Sometimes, out of tragedy, hope can emerge.  Although the shooting in Newtown Connecticut was obviously a reprehensible act that nothing could possibly justify, it has inspired one inventor,Kamal Sarabandi, to create a device that may prevent another such tragedy from … Continue reading

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The future of fighting fires

It may not look as pristine or imposing as NS-5 from the movie I-Robot, but Octavian, a firefighting robot, certainly invokes memories of Sonny, the charming AI from the esteemed sci-fi film.  This amazing robot, while presently only a prototype, … Continue reading

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GPS… shoes?

Have you ever been lost?  Have you ever gone on a hike, and found yourself disoriented by the monotony of the forest?  I certainly know I have.  Now that the future has arrived, we will no longer have to worry … Continue reading

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Gaming treadmill?

I don’t know if any of you are into video games, but if you are, then like me, you’ve probably fantasized about some sort of virtual reality system that would actually immerse you in the game.  There is no longer … Continue reading

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Bionic eyes and smart highways

Despite the increasing complexity of the areas of mathematics and science that we have delved into, our understanding of the universe continues to progress at an ever accelerating pace.  Technological progressing ofttimes seems exponential; the science fiction of one generation … Continue reading

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Smart-Ice

With State Patty’s day approaching, I thought that a technology that may protect against getting dangerously intoxicated would be appropriate.  A student at MIT recently created a new ice cube, called Cheers, that has several interesting features.  First of all, it lights … Continue reading

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Artificial Photosynthesis Machine

If you have ever scrolled down my blog a bit, you will have seen the topic of my passion blog last semester: environmentalism.  As this topic is obviously of significance to me, the technology that I have chosen today is … Continue reading

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3D printing

I have always had a sense of amazement for 3D printers – machines that transform an image on a computer screen into a physical, functional model.  One of my favorite memories from last semester was my first experience with a … Continue reading

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Google X

It would be difficult for a blog discussing the technology to not discuss the tech giant Google.  I’m sure that anyone reading this knows of Google (after all, you are reading this on the internet), but many people are probably … Continue reading

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