November 2000 Archives

Sony's two-legged robot

Another bipedal robot prototype, this time from Sony.

3D projection without the glasses

At Comdex, Dimensional Media demonstrate a system that projects a 3D image of an object into mid-air. Viewers do not need to wear any special equipment to view the image which they can walk around. (via Haddock)

Some are claiming that the concentration of gays in a city (or, more broadly perhaps, the level of acceptance of alternative cultures) could be a leading indicator of future economic booms. Cities with the highest concentrations of gays are currently experiencing tech booms. Tenuous, but possible. (via Telecom-Cities)