Posts Tagged 'scan'

100+ Years of National Geographic Fits on a Pocket Hard Drive

I firmly believe in digital formats, and as such, I actually haven’t had a TV in a decade. I’ve had plenty of high-resolution computer monitors though, and I guess they will be great to read all of the National Geographic issues that have been printed from 1888 through 2009.

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Brain Scans Help Scientists Read Dreams

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A: functional subdivision of rostral PFC according to an earlier meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies, B: regions of activation for contrasts related to attention, Image by Oxford University Press.

A team of Japanese researchers have been working on using neuroimaging techniques to decode the dreams of people while they sleep. The researchers were led by Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratory in Kyoto, Japan and they used functional neuroimaging to scan the brains of patients.

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Evernote Moleskine Smart Notebook Makes Digitizing Notes Easy

While you can take plenty of notes with laptops and tablets, it’s still convenient to be able to note stuff down in a notebook with a pen. If you’ve ever wanted to easily digitize everything that you jot down, take a look at the Evernote Moleskine Smart Notebook. It’s been designed so that you can easily transfer it to your smartphone.

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QR Codes in Fashion & Art: Perfect for the Holidays

120911_rg_QRCodeArt_01.jpgWhile not everyone has jumped on the QR code bandwagon, the codes themselves are strangely alluring, since they allow smartphone cameras to capture information quickly and easily. That being said, there are quite a few different ways that QR codes have been used over the last few years that make them unique. Here are some that we noticed recently.

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QR Code Island Should Be Renamed SCAN-danvia

The QR-Code Island is a collaborative project between Mat Barnes and Eddie Blake, and is actually a scale-model of an island that can be scanned by smartphones as a QR code when viewed from above. You’d imagine that something like this would pop up in Dubai, but at least for now, it’s only a model.

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After Latte Printer Comes Toaster Printer

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A few weeks ago, we reported about a latte printer that printed images on foam. Now you can print things on your toasts as well. The Scan Toaster printer is the brainchild of South Korean designer Sung Bae Chang.

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