Ben Dunselman

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Retina Implant - Your Expert for retinitis pigmentosa - Retina Implant

News<p>Externe Meldung<p>Supporting research with the PRO RETINA Deutschland e.V. Patient Database<p>Already in 2016 the project „Patient Database for Retinal …

Arduino.cc partners with Intel for Curie-Based Genuino 101

Intel and Arduino.cc have announced the first maker-oriented development board to feature the chip-maker's Curie, a microprocessor designed for …

Twentse nanotechnologie maakt printbare elektronica mogelijk | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Dit vertellen onderzoekers van MESA+, een instituut van de Universiteit Twente.<p>Een nieuwe methode voor vloeistofdepositie, waarbij een vloeibare …

Sensing bionic limbs are here - and they work - ExtremeTech

Sensing bionic limbs are here — and they work<p>By on September 15, 2015 at 11:28 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Johns Hopkins University

Why do blind cave fish have shrunken brains? - ExtremeTech

By on September 16, 2015 at 2:46 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The Mexican cave fish (code …

Scientists set new record teleporting quantum data - 60 miles - ExtremeTech

Scientists set new record teleporting quantum data — 60 miles<p>By on September 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

US government releases new design standards so its websites can stop being ugly

You’d think the United States, a country that hosts many of the world’s most powerful tech companies, would show off some strong design chops on its official websites. Alas, that is rarely the case; just look at the FBI’s page, which looks like it was pulled out of 2005.<p>Thankfully, that should be …

Simple Collections of Gold Nanoparticles Can Develop Computational Abilities

We’re used to thinking of silicon as being the go-to material in computer architecture. But now a team of scientists has shown that a random assembly …

Particles

The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks

<i>Pioneering neurologist and author Oliver Sacks died Sunday, August 30 at age 82. In his writings about patients' sometimes bizarre case studies—which</i> …

The Unexpected Science of Manipulating Neurons With Light

The first time I learned that scientists could control neurons with light, I definitely did not keep my cool. My response was something like, “Holy …

Hacking the Inner Ear for VR—And for Science

Virtual reality, as it exists now, works because humans trust their eyes above all else. And in a VR headset, the possibilities of what you can see …

A Raincoat That Will Actually Keep You Dry

Without drowning you in sweat<p>PROBLEM<p>Waterproof jackets aren’t good multitaskers. Sure, vinyl or PVC slickers are impenetrable, but while they keep rain out, they lock sweat in--making you feel clammy. One fix is the waterproof breathable jacket. The key to its success is a delicate membrane …

Organic ‘computers’ made of DNA could process data inside our bodies

We invariably imagine electronic devices to be made from silicon chips, with which computers store and process information as binary digits (zeros and ones) represented by tiny electrical charges. But it need not be this way: among the alternatives to silicon are organic mediums such as DNA.<p>DNA …

Say goodbye to words: The emoji keyboard is real

Sometimes words are just unnecessary, especially when there’s emoji to convey every emotion imaginable.<p>And while swiping through your phone’s keyboard to find the perfect one is fine, an attempt at making a life-size emoji keyboard just made things a little more interesting.<p>Impractical as it is, …

Ferrofluid Clock Moves Like Elegant Little Caterpillars

It squiggles, collects, and disperses. Amalgamous fluid blobs zip along what appears to be a predetermined path. This substance is magical and uncanny, behaving almost like a living creature. In short, this clock is mesmerizing. So how does it work?<p>Created by designer Zelf Koelman, Ferrolic is a …

Now on Sale: The Official Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen

The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced today the launch of the official Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display. It is the first, and only, display to use the DSI (Display Serial Interface) port on the Raspberry Pi.<p>The display is <b>on sale right now</b> at a very attractive price: It’s only ​$60, or roughly …

Kickstarter is legally obliged to give back to society

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is reincorporating as a "public benefit corporation" (PBC). What does that mean? Well, it's a confusing term, and one that's defined differently depending on which state you're in. Loosely speaking, it's supposed to mean that a company operates both for profit and …

The bathroom of the future: Robots clean for you and doctors do checkups via the mirror

Recently, Ikea debuted its version of the kitchen of the future — grey-water systems, open storage, and a smart table were all part of the vision. …

Light Therapy Earbuds Shine a Light...In Your Ears

May the good Lord shine a light on you, make every song you sing your favorite tune. With a pair of Light Therapy Earbuds you can hear your favorite …

Gear & Gadgets

Urinal Splashback Danger Meter

You in danger! It’s a common problem in all men’s restrooms- splashback. Combined with rampant poor aim (we can’t help it, it’s in our DNA), …

Solar Panels

Tetris 3D Cushions: Where Did I Leave that Straight One?

Have you hugged a tetrimino today? Well you can with these snuggable Tetris 3D Cushions. Each set comes with 5 different Tetris shapes including the …

Living Rooms

Selfie Toaster Puts Your Face on Toast

Brand your face onto a piece of toast with the Selfie Toaster. It’s the best way to avoid breakfast thievery. Most pieces of toast look the same- not …

Breakfast

Dropbox simplifies collaboration with new teams feature

Dropbox is about to become a lot more useful for teams. The company today announced a new collaboration feature for both its Basic and Pro users that allows small teams to organize their files more easily.<p>A new ‘Team’ option will appear on the left-hand menu of the Web interface. When you create a …

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will 3D map the universe

The quest to better understand our known universe took a step in the right direction today with the U.S. Department of Energy approving "Critical Decision 2," authorizing the building of components for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI). Previous efforts to create Dark Energy maps will …

Samsung Honored for Ingenious Use of Screens

Samsung and their ad agency Leo Burnett have won AdWeek’s top honor—the Gravity Award—for their ingenious idea to use Samsung’s technology to solve one of Argentina’s deadliest problems: traffic accidents on two-lane roadways. The duo mounted four monitors to the backs of cargo trucks to display …

Ordinary Foods Get Rearranged Into Psychedelic Pits and Pyramids

Photographer Sam Kaplan has designed a series that will catch your eye and make your mouth water at the same time. Using various cookies, candies, tea cakes, and sandwiches, the artist has built a collection of remarkable pits and pyramids. These edible structures may be made out of simple items …

Psychedelia

Impossible Typography by Manel Portomeñe

Manel Portomeñe is an art director, designer and typographer from Barcelona, Spain. He has shared some super cool work on his website and Behance …

Typography

Encryption might be the reason we've never heard from aliens, says Snowden

Edward Snowden thinks he might have an answer to the Fermi paradox — the cosmological puzzle of why, given that the universe is so very old and so very big, we haven't heard from any aliens yet. Speaking with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the astrophysicist's <i>StarTalk</i> podcast (the relevant section starts …