Category Archives: tools

Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Chronicle Herald

We’re pleased to have received more coverage from Canada – this time from The Chronicle Herald, Canada’s largest independently-owned newspaper. It’s based in Halifax, which is also home of NSCAD where I did my design degree. Happy to have Haligonian… Continue reading

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Education and Public Speaking

We believe in sharing knowledge. In addition to organizing the PechaKucha Night series for Hong Kong, we look for ways to help the next generation of thinkers and creators. Here are some of the universities and design organizations who have… Continue reading

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Non-stick nanotech for everyone!

Ultra-Ever Dry. LiquiGlide. Two non-stick coatings use nanotechnology to make short work of common frustrations. The names say it all, but to really believe it, you need to watch the demo videos. The mercury-like look of water beading up and… Continue reading

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3Doodler: pen that lets you draw in 3D

3D printers bring computer renderings to life. Now there’s a 3D pen called “3Doodler” that can do the same for your sketches. No computer needed! >> 3Doodler Kickstarter campaign It reminds me of Sketch Furniture by the Swedish design studio… Continue reading

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The quick list: playing catch-up

Long stretch since the last post… For expediency’s sake, a quick list of articles worth reading (most recent on the top). SCIENCE >> National Geographic: The Bite that Heals. Scientists are unlocking the medical potential of venom / Jennifer S.… Continue reading

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The public service announcement: Dumb Ways to Die

A 3-minute public service announcement video for Metro Trains Melbourne. The endearingly silly cute graphics and sticky indie folk sound made me watch it immediately a second time. An effective and unexpected take on the standard warnings which makes the… Continue reading

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The answer to “Why blog?”

>> Seth Godin

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The new training for robotic surgery

Note to gamers: all those hours of training your visual motor skills with a joystick could make you a fine candidate for robotic surgeon. >> via ArsTechnica / WIRED UK: Gamers prove equal to surgeons in operating robotic surgery tools… Continue reading

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The elegant way to separate eggs

Surprisingly clean and simple. Fast too. Watch the video, then compare with this other tutorial…

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