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Ilmari Heikkinen
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Art by code, brush and pen.
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Electrostatic fluid accelerator
Imagine a fan with no moving parts. Instead of using spinning blades to push air molecules around, you use ions accelerated by an electric field. This, in a nutshell, is an electrostatic fluid accelerator . (Thinking of the Dyson fans that create a thin hig...

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Engineering antibiotic-suspectible strains of bacteria
Make antibiotic resistance into a detriment. Petri dish with antibiotic gradient. Radiation steriliser at the high antibiotic section. Microbes that survive in the antibiotic get killed by the radiation. Microbes without resistance survive and supplant the ...

I don't really get the goal of these "facts don't work", "kaleidoscope of blatant lies" political campaigners. How does that help people to deal with reality better? Is it some sort of marketing campaign for the tech? "We can destroy developed countries! Buy now!"

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Things are not bad. Pretty fine actually.

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Latest Nokia 8 rumors
Nokia 8 is going to have three cameras on the back. One with 16-35 mm equivalent lens, one with a 35-70 mm lens, and a third one with a 70-200 mm lens. Nokia 8 uses the input from each of the lenses to stabilize images. The images you see on the Nokia 8 scr...

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Healthcare spending
Healthcare is like food: both have a known average lifetime usage. For food, that's the nutrition required by a person over their lifetime. For healthcare, it's the preventive care and restorative care a person needs over their lifetime. Both have pretty cl...

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Performance metrics for Trump
Here's how we'll judge the Entrepreneur-In-Chief. A simple list of measurable goals. Double the median income in the US. Bring the share of the top 1% back to 1970s levels. That is: the top 1% should take home 9% of the total. Building businesses! Increase ...

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Real-time screenies 2016, part 2


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Real-time screenies 2016, part 1


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Some 2016 paintings
     
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