Monthly Archives: January 2013

Reinventing the Motorcycle

In 2001, Dean Kamen introduced the world to the Segway – a breakthrough invention that seemed to defy gravity as it propelled drivers on just two wheels using an internal gyroscope and software to keep it upright. It’s really a … Continue reading

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"Jack" Simulates Human Action

Image from Business Insider – article.wn.com I’m back teaching Ergonomics & Design at the Cleveland Institute of Art to a fresh group of sophomores. Today I discovered that the “Jack” system from Siemens has some good improvements. It’s a software … Continue reading

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Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2013: 
PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald

The start of a new year means the start of a new color forecast for 2013 from Pantone. This year the pick is Emerald. Emerald, a vivid, verdant green, enhances our sense of well-being further by inspiring insight, as well … Continue reading

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PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald

Meet Shine, a High-tech Activity Tracker

The new year is upon us and that means many of us are trying to lose those extra pounds gained over the holidays. Here is a new activity tracker designed by Misfit Wearaables whose co-founder is Apple’s former CEO, John … Continue reading

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