Give a Treat and Canine Speaks

Have you ever wanted to have a relationship with your dog like Scooby-Doo and Shaggy? Me too. Unfortunately, we still are a long way from that happening. So, we are just going to have to settle for the next best thing: the Internet Canine Communication System (ICCS). Thanks to the advances of the internet and… Read more »

Tech Devices Use Discrimination to Identify Users

It seems every device has a touch screen today.  People use touch screen devices for many different purposes. These touch screen devices are intelligent; they can track user’s movements and make intelligent decisions regarding those movements. Hell, if your device took a love language test today it would get physical touch with words of affirmation… Read more »

Clustering Devices in an Internet of Things (‘IoT’)

I used to make pomegranate juice for Emily. Ah, she loved pomegranate juice. It is a great fruit; it is a fun fruit. However, to Emily, it was the fruit of her nightmares. You see, the thing about Emily is that she also had trypophobia–a fear of clusters of holes. She never actually cut open… Read more »

Robot Skips Med School and Becomes Top Surgeon

Inventors Gregory Hager and Nicolas Padoy discovered an artificial way to get robots and their operators to collaborate by changing their mode of interaction. This has to be the greatest collaboration since eggs met bacon. They called their apparatus the Human Machine Collaborative (HMC) system. How  Does the HMC System Work? Robotic systems can perform… Read more »

Virtual Cyborgs and Machine Relationships

When I was in high school I attended a philosophy seminar. In that seminar we spoke about many things and one topic I still remember is about humans slowly becoming cyborgs–part human and part machine. It starts with little things: a pair of glasses, a watch, a bluetooth headset. Then it slowly evolves to other… Read more »

Virtual Universe Teleportation Suggestion Service

Second Life client program, designed and developed by Lindenlab is a 3D software program that allows millions of people to interact, have fun, and transact billions of dollars of business among users in its economy.[1] They are among the pioneers of business in the virtual universe. A virtual universe allows multiple users to interact online… Read more »

Saving Face to Personalize User Interface

Home appliances are becoming increasingly complex as more processor-based controllers are used that permit the offering of more functions to a user to improve the performance and convenience of the home appliance. Most manufactures provide home appliances with a user interface to program and operate the functions. Manufacturers also program the groups of functions and… Read more »

Social Networks Capture Emotions and Share Them

Emotions have a greater influence on the human thinking process than logic. Simply put: one can process information emotionally in a fraction of the time it takes them to process the information logically. Social network’s data collection and Facebook social experiments have revealed that desires, writings and decisions reveal emotional states. The biggest discovery was… Read more »

Head of the Snake: Preventing Contagions on Planes

Are you tired of contracting contagious diseases on a plane? Although, air travel remains the safest and fastest way to travel, passengers may be transmit infectious diseases during travel. It is no wonder why more people choose to travel by air. Unfortunately, with that comes the potential for transmission of diseases between passengers before, during and after… Read more »

Touch Transfer Technology Future of Secret Messaging

Before text messaging and when I was a kid, my classmates and I would write secret messages on paper and pass it around the class until it reached its destination. Teachers got wise and secrets got exposed. Then came the sidekick and text messaging.  Concealing sidekicks and phones while texting required more stealth. However, the… Read more »

  • Stacking A Perfect Sandwich

    Sometimes you have to forget the fancy stuff and take it back to the basics of making a sandwich.  If you have no idea how to make a sandwich, no worries. I know sandwich making is a complex task and even the experts know that it’s hard to keep the filling of sandwich from falling… Read more »

  • Health Experts Say Having Clean Skin Is A ‘Survival Technique’

    Explaining that with the likely reemergence of the coal industry, it is matter survival to keep clean skin say experts at the Occupation Safety and Health Administration. “We are on the brink of a health crisis that will likely see people needing to take two, maybe even three, showers a day” says OSHA researcher Chris T…. Read more »

  • Candy Making Machine Influences Trade Policy

    In an effort to crackdown on competitors in trade, China promotes candy making machine in time for the holiday season. Trading candy is a skill that the US has perfected and, with the ability to produce candy at a steady rate, China may have more leverage in future trade deals. Of course, with Patent CN203457741U… Read more »