TECHNOLOGY - 5 Everyday Products Developed from NASA Technology – The Countdown, Episode 41
NASA is known for hi-tech wizardry when it comes to spacecraft, but some of its technology has floated back down to earth and made it into products we use everyday. .. ...
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/the-countdown/2014/02/07


TECHNOLOGY - Crowdfunding site Experiment lets you support cutting-edge science
With government funding for science dropping to a shocking new low, scientists and researchers are looking to the public to support their work. After all, if Rob Thomas can get the Veronica Mars movie made with crowdfunding dollars, why shouldn't good science do the same? Enter Experiment, the scientist's crowdfunding portal.Read more...    .. ...
Crowdfunding site Experiment lets you support cutting-edge science
http://io9.com/crowdfunding-site-experiment-lets-you-support


TECHNOLOGY - Does it make you feel safer to know the NYPD will have Google Glass?
The NYPD is getting Google Glasses — for a test run, at least. And it could just be the first police department of many. Does this make you feel safer?Read more...    .. ...
Does it make you feel safer to know the NYPD will have Google Glass?
http://io9.com/does-it-make-you-feel-safer-to-know-the-nypd-


TECHNOLOGY - Experimental, digitally fabricated pavilion built upon tensegrity principles
Combining computer-aided parametric design and the design principles of tensegrity (tensional integrity), this experimental pavilion tests the boundaries of building a stronger structure with less material .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/ninety-nine-fai


TECHNOLOGY - GridBridge: A New Contender in Grid Power Electronics?
There’s been a lot of news lately around the emergence of a new class of grid power electronics -- devices meant to replace today’s electromechanical gear with semiconductor-based, digitally enabled control of the distribution grid. Some noteworthy startups in this field include Varentec and Gridco Systems, both of which have brought technologies to market and onto the grid in real-world utility trials. Add GridBridge to the list of startups to ...
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/gridbridge-a-new


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