Recent reading (5 links for Feb 25)

Bright Future Mixtape


Irregularly, I post noteworthy articles I recently read. Enjoy!


I used Google Glass: the future, but with monthly updates
Joshua Topolsky of The Verge took Google Glass out for a spin. Good take on the whole thing. Curious to see how people are going to use them. – by Joshua Topolsky (link)  


Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule
“There are two types of schedule, which I’ll call the manager’s schedule and the maker’s schedule.” It’s a classic post (from 2009?), but helpful to be aware what kind of schedule you operate on, and why. (link)  


Monkey mentally controls robot 7,000 miles away
“Monkeys are controlling bipedal, walking robots thousands of miles away using only their minds.” There’s monkeys & robots & remote controls. What’s not to love about this story? – by Jeff Blagdon (link)  


3D Printing Revolution: the Complex Reality
Important stuff as we’re headed quickly through the hype cycle with 3D printing. The early adopters have been headed for the Through of Disillusionment for awhile – here are some issues we’ll need to work out before emerging on the other side of it. – by Michal Zalewski (link)  


Former Obama campaign staffers parlay innovations into start-ups
Always interesting to see where the tech stuff that’s evolved in the pressure cooker that is an election campaign will be used once the elections are over. – by Matea Gold (link)  

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