6 Aug 2012
NASA's most high-tech Mars rover on Sunday zeroed in on the red planet where it will attempt a tricky celestial gymnastics routine during a "seven minutes of terror" plummet through the atmosphere. Curiosity, the car-size, one-ton rover is bound for arrival on Mars at 1:31 a.m., EDT on Monday, Aug. 6. The landing will mark the beginning of a two-year prime mission to investigate one of the most intriguing places on Mars.
21 Jul 2012
The V Motion Project is an interactive music and video performance system that translates a performer’s gestures to music and motion graphics using Xbox 360's Kinect motion sensor. The performer’s movements are captured by two Kinect motion sensors and projected on stage in the form of a computer generated avatar. The music system works by connecting the Kinect to Ableton Live, a music sequencing software used by Djs and musicians during live performances, so when the performer hits certain hot spots, different music samples and notes are played. Below is a video showing the full device in action. Very very cool.....
20 Jun 2012
Watch the video below and see how beautiful the graphic design is. I desperately want one. I don't know what I am going to use it for yet. But I still want one. I MUST HAVE ONE.....
16 Jun 2012
Here's another fun thing to do if you are ever in Switzerland. Go to an Amphibious Car Gathering. Every August, people drive their amphibious vehicles to Saint Blaise to showcase their dual function vehicles. Check out the video. Looks like a fun way to spend a sunny day........
15 Jun 2012
Conveniently built in two old suitcases, Melvin the Mini Machine is a Rube Goldberg machine specifically designed to travel the world. Each time Melvin fully completes a run, he ‘signs’ a postcard and sticks a stamp to it - making it ready to be sent.
Like its bigger brother, Melvin the Mini Machine also has an online non-physical side which he uses to connect to the people he meets. To keep things truly mobile Melvin uses a smartphone for his online identity.
25 May 2012
According to a survey conducted in 2010 about the spending power of Hong Kong’s gay community, 95% of respondents said that when the subject brand, product or service is discriminating, they will distrust the brand and boycott all products and services with 84% of respondents stating they were more likely to try the product or service if the advertising reflects the attitude of the gay community. Some of our community has encountered unpleasant experiences or even discrimination during their shopping expeditions in the SAR. The results of the aforementioned survey can be viewed here.
Paul Ramscar is a high profile entrepreneur and markets commentator based in Hong Kong. He previously worked for investment banks in Europe before relocating to Asia in 2007 to pursue further interests. Ramscar began his early life in Hertfordshire in Great Britain and spent most of his personal and working life in London.