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Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Nonprofits

On the heels of acquiring satellite startup Skybox in August, Google and Skybox have announced the Skybox for Good program, which will provide real-time satellite imagery to organizations and programs that save lives, protect the environment, promote education and positively impact humanity, …

GIS

How 21 Big Tech Companies Got Their Names

Tech company names<p>The expression ‘what’s in a name’ – or the slightly more poetic ‘a rose by any other name’ – means, essentially, that a name doesn’t matter. It suggests that it’s the attributes of a person or object that will dictate what it truly is and how it is seen by the world.<p>However, in …

CHART OF THE DAY: Cell Phone Bills Are Up 50% Since The iPhone Was Invented

Despite some recent company efforts to help pay for customers' phone bills through promotions and subscription programs, the telecommunication industry largely relies on customers using more phone data each year — through new applications and innovations — to keep its sales growing, according to …

Mobile

This 3D Printer Will Print With Your Old Plastic Bottles

Recycling is awesome. Duh. Sure, it’s gratifying to know that all those plastic water bottles are getting put to good use somehow. But wouldn’t it be cool to know exactly how? And wouldn’t it be even cooler to be able to do it all yourself? Well, it looks like you might be able to soon.<p>Web …

3D Printing

You can travel the stars with this 3D printed telescope and a Lumia 1020 phone

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>Just the other day we experienced a lunar eclipse and I was thinking of dragging out the old telescope to try …

3D Printing

3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.<p>The life of a baby boy, born in July with a congenital heart defect, was saved when his surgeons made use of a 3D-printed heart. Not, however, an organ 3D printed from tissue, …

A Japanese Man Just Became the First Person to Get Prison Time for 3D-Printed Guns

Yoshitomo Imura, was arrested in May after posting a video of himself assembling his very illegal firearm to YouTube.<p><i>Motherboard's documentary</i> Click, Print, Gun: The Inside Story of the 3D-Printed Gun<p>Yesterday, a Japanese man was sentenced to two years in prison for manufacturing 3D-printed guns. …

Guns

Reflections at Milford Sound

Five Days of New Tips/Tricks Videos on the Blog! Day Five!<p>Let me know if you have any questions… happy to answer!<p>Here’s some footage taken with …

Integrated 3D Visualization: Drones, Photogrammétry Tied To 3D Printing - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

France-based company Drones Imaging integrates UAV imagery with 3D printer technology. Based on photogrammetric approaches, the integration of drone …