WAKE UP PARENTS

Saw this nice post "Wake up Parents" and couldn't restrict myself from sharing it. Years back, poor illiterate parents produced ♦ Doctors, ♦ Engineers, ♦ Scientists, ♦ Accountants, ♦ Lawyers, ♦ Architects, ♦ Professors.., whom I will refer to as Group 'A'. These Group 'A' Children struggled on their own after Primary 6 or Grade 12, to become notable personalities. Most of them ♦ trekked to school barefooted ♦ went to farms ♦ fetched water a

Multiplying teeth | EurekAlert! Science News

Researchers have found a way to -- literally -- multiply teeth. In mice, they were able to extract teeth germs -- groups of cells formed early in life that later develop into teeth, split them into two, and then implant the teeth into the mice's jaws, where they developed into two fully functional teeth. Source: Multiplying teeth | EurekAlert! Science News

EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates | PCWorld

A new organization supported by Mozilla, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others is working to set up a new certificate authority (CA) that will provide website owners with free SSL/TLS certificates. The new CA will be called Let’s Encrypt and is expected to become operational in the second quarter of next year. It will be run by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), a new California public-benefit corporation. The goal of this effort is to g...

8 Common Habits That Destroy Your Success

I came across an excellent article by William Arruda on forbes.com Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. We do things intentionally or subconsciously that impede rather than advance our success. The first step in eliminating these destructive behaviors is acknowledging them. Here are eight of the most egregious: 1. Confusing busy with productive “Don’t mistake activity for achievement.”—John Wooden 2. Seeking perfection “If you look for perfection,

Minibuilders – printing big 3d structures with small robots

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/97976677]   Minibuilders is a family of three robots, each robot linked to sensors and local positioning system. These feed live data into custom software allowing control over the robots movement and deposition of material, an fast setting artificial marble. Current research focuses on 3D printing for the FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling). Which means that three dimensional objects may be produced by depositing repeated layer...

PROGRESSION OF A MAKER

PROGRESSION OF A MAKER
There’s a natural path for the education of a maker that takes place within the techshops and makerspaces. It begins in the world of tools you may already know, like handheld tools or power tools, and quickly creeps into an unknown world of machines suited to bring any desire to fruition. At first, taking any classes may seem like a huge investment, but the payback you receive from the knowledge is priceless.   Please click below to continue to the ...