Why putt golf balls
into a paper cup when you can have your own variable-terrain putting green? This
course designed by Mark Giannasi, Aaron Gaylord, Brody Collins, Thomas Boileau
and Maiki Vlahinos offers players three cups and three skill levels. The most
advanced level raises two platforms that change the terrain of the course - and
the challenge that golfers face. But even with only three "cups," you
can still shout "Fore!"
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.