Random Thoughts

My thoughts about life, coding, science, technology and other stuff

Carbon nanotube TV trials on horizon

Applied Nanotech has signed a letter of intent to enter negotiations for a trial on carbon nanotube TVs with Da Ling, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer.

Under the proposed terms, Da Ling will invest $10 million on a pilot manufacturing facility to make carbon nanotube TVs based on Applied’s technology. In these TVs, nanotubes shoot electrons at a screen to create a picture. Functionally, they are similar to traditional CRT (cathode-ray tube) televisions, which still provide the best picture, but are slim, like LCD (liquid crystal display) televisions.

Full Story


March 20, 2006 Posted by | Technology | Leave a comment

Indoor Gardening with AeroGarden Aeroponics

“Grow vegetables, greens, herbs and the like in your kitchen (or just about anywhere indoors) by suspending plant roots in the air, rather than soil or water. The suspended plants derive their nutrients from the air; with the help of the “smart” lighting and nutrient-cycling that comes with the garden, the company claims accelerated growth and increased yields over hydroponics and traditional outdoor gardening.”

Full story

March 20, 2006 Posted by | Technology | 1 Comment

14 Hour Fuel Cell for Laptops

A start-up called UltraCell is showing a 2.2-pound fuel cell prototype at the Intel Developer Forum that can power a laptop computer for 14 hours. Production models will be available in 2007 and cost less than $500…

read more | digg story

March 9, 2006 Posted by | Technology | Leave a comment

Sopranos Sudoku Puzzle

Just like a regular sudoku puzzle but instead of numbers it uses pictures of the Sopranos.

read more | digg story

March 9, 2006 Posted by | Gaming | 22 Comments

Pope Benedict: Stealing Songs?

This raises an interesting point. If true, is the Pope above the law and will the RIAA sue him?

read more | digg story

March 8, 2006 Posted by | Music | Leave a comment

Visions of Snatch

Get your mind out of the gutter. I’m refering to the movie

read more | digg story

March 7, 2006 Posted by | Other | Leave a comment