Articles about about Science and Technology topics, but excluding articles about Information Technology, which have their own index.
- 6th, Calendar Technology: A look at Calendar systems as a technological tool: what makes up a calendar system, what are the design features of our current calendar, and what other calendar systems are possible.
- 6th, It came from outer space! – New year’s meteor in NJ: A news item about a family home being struck by a meteorite on Jan 2, 2007, plus a discussion of similar past impacts.
- 15th, Transforming our senses: How we might use current “off the shelf” technology, or easily developed technology, to alter how we perceive the world around us, and some possible uses that we might have for such transformed senses.
- 17th, Appropriate technology: Some thoughts on how to evaluate new technological solutions, some questions on whether “convenience at all costs” is really a good thing, and some examples of bad, yet widespread, solutions to everyday problems.