I really hope this is real. There’s no reason why it shouldn’t be, but a few months ago there was a video going around that was pretty awesome, and we all got very excited, only to find out it was fake (still a cool video though).

Anyway, thinking about all the applications for e-paper is making me giddy. I really hope this becomes affordable in the near future. Also, if you aren’t familiar with how e-ink/e-paper works Wikipedia has a really good article.

My Robot is Better Than Your Robot

Ok, I’m kind of a sucker for sappy, uplifting, motivational things. And when Hollywood’s involved? Game over. This short video definitely made me happy, and proud to be an engineer. My favorite quote from this vid: “Not everybody’s going to be a basketball player. So if there’s a basketball court in every single elementary school, then there should be science programs.”