Joshua Ott's Blog – February 2013 Archive (2)

Shunned technologies from the past

Machine Trashing (1812)

I've been doing some research on the history of technologies that, in spite of their benefits, have been misunderstood or vilified. 

A search for "shunned technology" turned up this interesting story -- about the zipper's struggle to find a place in the market during the early twentieth century:…


Added by Joshua Ott on February 7, 2013 at 8:55pm — 4 Comments

T-Motor is looking for our help to develop UAV specific motors

First look at these monsters coming soon!

My dream of an airbot-hammock might just come true after all...

Here is the request for input on developing a new line of motors "tailored for UAV applications"…


Added by Joshua Ott on February 3, 2013 at 12:00pm — 38 Comments


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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