I still enjoy my DLP Bigscreen, but what other cool things can we do with DLP now that the technology isn’t as mainstream in TVs? Check out http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1322765&_mc=NL_EET_EDT_EET_daily_20140617&cid=NL_EET_EDT_EET_daily_20140617&elq=e89e72eff8d2432380b43b3bee390acd&elqCampaignId=17597
Canonical wants to raise $32 million to build a Linux based phone for the masses. The article below is interesting from a number of perspectives.
Gadget Freak is a Design News program that features DIY projects by inventors and hackers from across the net. Sometimes the projects are very polished, sometimes they look pretty cobbled together. That’s the beauty of it.
My only complaint is submissions have to be full disclosure. The following is an email I sent Design News to open their open source policy up a bit.
To the Gadget Freak Editor,
I love your Gadget Freak column. It seems like a pretty unique thing on the net, which is saying a lot these days.
I like Gadget Freak because I can see what other DIYers are building. It inspires me to do better, and gets me excited about the efforts we experimenters are doing collectively. You can see some of my projects at techbloginator.wordpress.com.
I’d like to recommend you create another category of Gadget Freak submission that doesn’t require complete disclosure. I’d love to read about Gadgets even without being able to recreate them. I value and participate in the Open Source movement, but it doesn’t apply to everything. I’m sure people would still submit projects without the $500 reward if they could have it appear on your site for all to adore.
A good UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) is an important part of any reliable computer system, but they’re expensive. When I found one of mine with four legs in the air one morning, I decided to give it a shot of Liquamycin instead of taking it to the slaughter-house. Fixing the UPS seemed “greener” and I hoped I could make it better-than-new without giving too much money to the vet. Read more…