Author Archives: Kidmat Eden

About Kidmat Eden

Science/tech/space and sci-fi connections; the human experience in the 4th age.

What Would You Take With You to the Past?

This is a time machine (ok, it’s not real, small detail): And this is the house where Steve Jobs grew up: What do they have to do with each other? The town of Los Altos in Silicon Valley, northern California, … Continue reading

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I Dream Of 3-D Printing

“Tea, Earl Grey, hot!” These famous words identify Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the fictional star-ship Enterprise. As he speaks these words to a ‘replicator’ installed on a wall in his room, a steaming-hot glass cup of tea appears to his satisfaction. These words have … Continue reading

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Flying Over Class Charlie

It is not everyday that you fly over class ‘B’ (Bravo) or ‘C’ (Charlie) with a small aircraft. Private pilots usually try to avoid the busy airspace of international airports. But every once in a while you might get to … Continue reading

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Hardware is Hard

The month of May marks every year a very cool/artsy/geeky event to attend in the Bay Area in Nor Cal: Maker Faire Bay Area. Similar events take place around the country spring-through-fall. Robots, home-made machines, metallic kick-nacks, inventions, wearables and … Continue reading

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Apple CarPlay: Just the Tip of the Car-Apps Iceberg

Some call it: In-Vehicle Experience of the Future. I call it Helga. Say ‘Hello’ to Helga, my car’s AI. Helga: “Good morning, girl! Are we going to work? I’m 96% charged so I’m good to go. I sense you got … Continue reading

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2013: 13th of 13 Things I Want to Know: What’s The Deal With Frogs In Space?

Sept 11th, 2013 – NASA carries out the much anticipated LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) launch to the moon on an unmanned mission. The liftoff took place from Pad 0B at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. On the … Continue reading

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2013: 12th of 13 Things I Want to Know: How to Deal With Rejection?

I didn’t write this. I have no idea who did, it just amuses me a great deal. –——————– Professor Hombre Chair – Search Committee Department of Biochemistry University of Towanda Health Sciences Center, Towanda, IA Dear Professor Hombre, Thank you … Continue reading

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