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Smart Fabric Conducts Electricity At National Physical Laboratory in Middlesex, UK, a group of researchers is using nano silver to develop conductive textiles into which electronics can be integrated-- creating “smart” material for apparel, medicine, recreation and security. How could you use "smart", high-performing textiles in the built environment? (NVBUILT, 21Aug13)


Woodhouse Supplies designed an integrated signage system for the Cabot Circle shopping centre in Bristol, UK. Click image for details and visit the Slow Ottawa Wayfinding board for more great urban signage.


Microchip's PICkit 3 allows debugging and programming of PIC and dsPIC Flash microcontrollers at a most affordable price point using the powerful graphical user interface of the MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE).It is connected to the design engineer's PC using a full speed USB interface and can be connected to the target via an Microchip debug (RJ-11) connector.

ARTIST: LAURA KATHERINE MCMILLAN 'Fibre', 2013, Textiles. Bacteria and other organisms have also developed and evolved through time and often grow using life of other organisms or during decay. Laura Katherine McMillan uses both machine and hand embroidery to recreate the colours and textures typically found in these types of bacteria.


Google launches App Maker

Google today announced the launch of App Maker, the newest entry in the low-code, drag-and-drop app building market. Like its competitors from Microsoft and numerous startups, #Googlelaunches #AppMaker #Google