Archive for February, 2011

GPS Technology Helps Guide the Wired Traveller

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Afew weeks ago, I travelled to Chicago to deliver a speech. Upon arrival at O’Hare Airport, I hopped in the cab and told the driver where I wanted to go. My hotel was located about 15 minutes to the north of O’Hare, but I immediately figured out that the driver was going the wrong way.

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Jet Car Challenge

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

What you’ll need:
See “Jet Car” description. Provide a variety of body and wheel materials (boxes, tubes, egg cartons, plastic and metal lids), enough for each individual or small team.

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The Automobile and the PC 2

Monday, February 7th, 2011

It’s a pattern that is occurring worldwide. Since 1991, Mexico has seen an increase of some 30% in the number of automobiles on its roads. Until the Asian flu affected the economy, Bangkok was seeing some 300 new automobiles appear on the roads each and every day. South Korea has seen a doubling in the number of cards on its road in less than five years. In Europe, 1/3 of all major cities have an average in-town speed of 15km an hour – or less.

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