Anti-Taxi Campaign Shows Uber Can’t Afford to Play Nice

Famously pugnacious Uber CEO Travis Kalanick almost sounded contrite during an onstage interview at Techcrunch‘s Disrupt conference earlier this week. At one point, Michael Arrington, the founder of Techcrunch, asked Kalanick how he felt about being compared to Darth Vader. “I’m a Star Wars fan,” Kalanick replied, “but that’s a little intense.” He went on… Read More »

3D Printed Shoes: A Step in the Right Direction

Having new shoes that you need to “break in” because they hurt your feet (or dealing with shoes that always feel uncomfortable no matter how long you wear them) will soon be a thing of the past thanks to 3D Printing. Several shoe companies, including Nike, Feetz, and United Nude, are now using 3D Printing… Read More »

Testing the Accuracy of the FLIR One

In my review of the FLIR One, I mentioned that this would be an excellent device for a physics lab. So, here is my first “lab”, hopefully there will be more posts like this. The FLIR One Tech Specs states the camera can detect temperature differences down to 0.1°C. However, detecting temperature differences and measuring… Read More »

Context hacks Canon IoT printer

Security researchers have hacked into a Canon printer used by many small businesses, raising fresh concerns about IoT security