Storage technology over years

All of us use many different types of storage devices over years to store our personal photos, articles, movies, emails and important records. Interesting to see how these technologies have changed over years.

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States of matter

While studying in school (few decades back), I learned about the states of matter – Solid, liquid and gas. Our understanding of simple facts like these also seems to have evolved over years!

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Heat changing cups

This was a new concept few years back, and was interesting to see how the gift shops took to customizing this for friends and families. A recent variation of the same seemed to capture my interest!

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Perseverance (NASA rover) landing on Mars

NASA rover – Perseverance is expected to land on Mars today at 3:55 pm (February 18th, 2021) extending our horizons. Amazing milestone to witness!

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Pink pineapples are now available

Yes… Pink pineapples seem to be available for purchase online and are available in some grocery stores. How different is it? Is it safe to consume? How does it look?

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DIY projects around the house are worth learning

Given that most of us around the world are working remotely, the amount of time we spend at home has increased. Use and wear & tear of home appliances and services have also increased. It seems to be worthwhile to learn how to do some of the home projects in a DIY (Do It Yourself) mode.

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Necessity driven Innovation – Cooking on a truck

My mother forwarded a video today that was truly inspirational! The simplicity of the idea and ease of implementation was amazing! A simple scientific concept with a good implementation supporting thousands of people eat meals everyday!

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Wood burning – Pyrography

An interesting art form perfect for holiday gifts. The house smells of burnt wood, so it is mandatory that one wears a strong mask while attempting this!

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Local entrepreneurs series #5 – Vintage pens

I had the opportunity to interact with William Plum during a local craft fair. Was inspired by his vintage pens and writing this post to request support! During the pandemic, we can support local small businesses and entrepreneurs in some way we can! Every bit counts!

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Sewing machines across generations

Sewing machine used to remind me of my childhood days, and after COVID-19 my memories include the masks made to support the community as well! The technology and innovation around it is impressive – making it easier to scale!

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Smartphone tips for daily users

Many of us these days seem to use smart phones and sometimes we adapt with our phones. The way my kids seem to be used their smart phones made me write this!

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Protect your electrical appliances during a storm

All our homes are filled with electrical appliances and with the stormy weather, it helps to take some precautions to keep them safe.

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Stonehenge and simple machines

Stonehenge built in the Neolithic age used simple machines. Where did they learn these techniques and how advanced was their knowledge of science?

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Geeta Stupa at Arkansas

Interesting to see the way architecture and religion come together in a different perspective. Not as a temple, but as a way to share the scriptures.

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How to clear your online browsing history

We browse a lot of websites and our computers and mobile phones are used to collecting a lot of data about us. One of my friends asked me how do we clear the history and thought I would write this post to help!

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Growing Microgreens – simple and healthy

This seems to be easily doable at home requiring very less space and extremely healthy! While it can be constant source of inspiration, lively hobby, it can also add on as a source of income..!

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Anthill art

This is the season where gardeners are used to seeing anthills and many varieties of ants moving around. Interestingly, some have gotten rid of their anthills by making them into collectible art valued at over $3600 per piece!

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PAV – Personal Air Vehicles

How wonderful would it be to travel in a flying car (not necessarily time travel) like in the movies… was looking at the feasibility and was surprised to see a few organizations already working on prototypes during the past decade.

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Ideas from Back to the Future movie

This weekend we watched Back to the Future trilogy. It was amazing to see the improvements that were imagined in 1985.. some of which have not yet come true.. 🙂 So, if you are an entrepreneur or looking out for ideas to build something cool, some of these ideas can lead you to one!

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Photography – Levon Biss

I got interested in microsculptures and learned about paintings on rice, and wondered how artists try to keep their hands steady. Started looking into it and found an artist called Levon Biss who uses technology to help him photograph…

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Microsculptures – Art form 3

There were so many varieties and niche areas that I could uncover in this space. This seems to be a niche area that very few artists who have an interest in microsculpting get into.

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Planting & Nourishing calendar for your zone

For those who garden, growing seasonal vegetables and fruits and knowing what to grow when comes naturally! A novice tries to look for supporting information, tools and technology to get there! Sharing what I have learned during my gardening ventures..!

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Role of technology during a crisis

In the past few years, across the world we have faced many crisis situations. Whether it is a flood zone and the cities or state is cutoff, or tsunami effect and aftermath, or earthquakes and taking stock of people who are alive. Think of the many incidents and the number of technologies, and our communication challenges that have been occurred in the past decade or so! There are so many aspects we get to learn from one incident to the other! Sharing some of what I have observed and grown to respect over the years!

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Tesla, Chladni and Yantras

“If you want to learn the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration – Nikola Tesla”. This statement piqued my curiosity and I started looking at whether it was actually possible to scientifically exhibit a connection.. was amazed at what I found!

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Singapore – Aero farming or Hydroponics

For the past few weeks, have been reading up about Aero farming and Hydroponics. Being a foodie, while doing a project on special foods at Singapore, got to see that Singapore imports more than 90% of its vegetables. Only about 8% of the vegetables and eggs seem to be locally produced. Got me thinking..

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Smart farms

When I wrote about the technology innovations like Bee BOTS, I wondered if these AI and Robotics sensors were only for Bees and whether they can or are being used to monitor the patterns of other animals. Felt like I had opened a Pandora box (Internet of things). Sharing what I have learned thus far..!

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Nasal blockages and breathing trouble

One of my friends was an asthma patient for a long time and everyone in her household knew what meds to give her and how to treat when she had an attack. One day, she was finding it hard to breathe and within minutes she passed away. Somehow, this incident got etched in my mind and I used to fear nasal blockages & breathing troubles after that.

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