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Ending Poverty w Open Hardware

Ending Poverty w Open Hardware

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Tuesday Performances "The" Lloyd Davis is well-known in London circles for creating, with his 200 best friends, the Tuttle Club which was pretty much the closest thing London has ever seen to Silicon Valley tech culture. But it’s only one of about fifty three fascinating facets of this mercurial master of mysteries. Lloyd will tell us stories. He may show us some pictures. There may even be some thinking about the nature of community and, dare I say it, society. How To Make Japanese Paper Dolls Last Sunday, I had a ball teaching the Brisbane Brown Owls group how to make "Ningyogami" - Japanese paper dolls. I think everyone was surpised at how easy they were to do. What you need * “Kimono” paper (I prefer Japanese Yuzen or chiyogami) about 5.5 x 12.5 cm * “Obi” and “collar” paper about 1.5 cm wide, the length doesn’t matter too much.

ABC News: Tornadoes Caused by Military? Recent Events Fuel Conspiracy Theories +42 more posted on Jun, 2 2011 @ 04:03 AM well... lets see then. We are on the internet 10 to 12 hours a day, we dont read newspapers, dont watch the news, we're crazy, we only get the news from crazy websites... 10 European Startups To Watch in 2011 When you hear Silicon Valley discuss the European startup scene it’s often negatively. Some say that the investors aren’t brave enough, some say the entrepreneurs aren’t bold enough. Whether there’s any truth in these accusations or not, the fact is that there are startups across Europe that are brimming with original ideas and creativity. Following on from our 10 Exciting European Startups from 2010, here are 10 startups to look out for in 2011. Pearltrees

Introduction to Rigging! The video is in three parts. Part 1 is above and Part 2 and 3 are below. In this Part 1 you will discover how to: Create a skeletonMake it deform a characterAdd/modify vertex weight groups It is with great pleasure that I present to you this special guest tutorial from Lee Salvemini! "Ladies please, there's enough Lee to go around!" Soft Development Paths (Poverty) A tangible solution to global poverty and environmental degradation Sustainable development means different things to different people. This is a plan for making sustainable development completely tangible and real for the poorest half of the human race by creating a "soft development path" akin to the "soft energy path" presented by Amory Lovins et al. in the 1970s. The soft development path starts by facing real, tangible limits to growth.

Origami Rose in Bloom (Part 1) Explore Publish Login|Sign Up share what you make With Instructables you can share what you make with the world, and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts. Dwight Howard pictures: Dwight Howard aids Alabama tornado cleanup Pro wrestlers no longer with us Former professional wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died Tuesday night at the age of 54, becoming the third pro wrestler to pass away this year. The Ultimate Warrior, who legally changed his name to Warrior but was born Jim Hellwig, joins Big Daddy V... The Ultimate Warrior dead at 54 One of the most iconic and best known wrestlers of the past 25 years The Ultimate Warrior — who legally changed him name to Warrior and was born Jim Hellwig — passed away on Tuesday night.

Black macaque takes self-portrait: Monkey borrows photographer's camera By Daily Mail Reporter Created: 10:08 GMT, 4 July 2011 To capture the perfect wildlife image, you usually have to be in exactly the right place at precisely the right time. But in this instance, David Slater wasn’t there at all and he still got a result. Rendering an Interior Scene with Cycles In this tutorial you will discover: How to light an interior scene effectivelyHow to use of various types of shadersPost processing tips to improve a final image Thanks to the release of Cycles, it’s now possible to create realistic interior scenes right from within Blender. In this tutorial I will walk you through lighting and texturing a scene for rendering with Cycles. We’ll use this reference image and these textures:

State Failure On the stability doctrine side, my proposal is a system called State In A Box (SIAB.) SIAB revolves around an analysis of what the essential functions of the State are, and a systematic approach to migrate power to the best level for each essential function. Basically, in practice, this means three things.

Six paper flowers It got into my head that I needed to make some paper flowers. I don’t know why. But I figured it wouldn’t be a big deal because the Internet is a veritable smörgåsbord of craft tutorials, and all I had to do was fire up Lappy 5000 and pick one out. About 300,000 search results later, I was no longer any more confident in my ability to make a paper flower than I was in my cat’s ability to retrieve his stupid mouse instead of staring at my hand after I throw it. There were just too many choices and although I could compare the photos, they didn’t reflect (1) how good each tutorial was, (2) how closely my flower would resemble the picture, or (3) which flowers would look nice together. It was terribly overwhelming.

Massachusetts tornado survivors grieve losses Tina Susman AP Photo/Elise AmendolaJoe Yarbrough, 12, right, tosses a jacket to his mom, Laura, as they salvage belongings from their home in Monson, Mass. Thursday, June 2, 2011, one day after it was leveled by a tornado. Springfield, Mass.

Todays IT ubiquity throws us into a pit of meaninglessness and insignificance. Therefor education needs to move beyond absorption learning and critical thinking towards developing learner creativity by dsp.pearls Dec 30

Stephen Downes talks about PLENK. A meta presentation about this online course if you will. A long presentation but worth watching if you want to know what this is all about. by cpjobling Nov 5

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