Dec 24, 2007

New 3D Desktop

Anand Agarawala presents BumpTop, a fresh user interface that takes the usual desktop metaphor to a glorious, 3D extreme. In this physics-driven universe, important files finally get the weight they deserve via an oddly satisfying resizing feature, and the drudgery of file organization becomes a freewheeling playground full of crumpled documents and clipping-covered "walls." Worried your laptop's desktop will descend into the same disorder as its coffee-mug-strewn real-life equivalent? Fear not: BumpTop has a snappy solution for that messy problem, too.

Dec 19, 2007

Add 'em Up - Puzzle Game

The goal is to eliminate all number tiles from the board

Dec 15, 2007

Solar Tower

Solar Towers operate on the simple principle hot air rises; the movement of rising hot air is utilized to drive turbines to generate electricity.

The solar tower can produce electrical generation in large-scale quantities and be a competitive alternative to coal and gas based electricity generation. Current development and design of the World’s first commercial Solar Tower in Australian will have the capacity to produce up to 200MW of electricity from a single unit. A power station of this size produces enough power for an estimated 200,000 households.

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