Glenn McDonald writes about culture and technology from his home in lovely Chapel Hill, NC. He’s a regular contributor to NPR, the Raleigh News & Observer, Indy Week and many quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore. You can say hello virtually at glenn-mcdonald.com.
Sophisticated and sneaky cyberespionage system, dubbed Regin, has been in circulation since 2008. Continue reading â†’
A new portable electric bike uses radical design to minimize size and weight. Continue reading â†’
Design company envisions a future of self-driving cars, trucks and even offices.
Impressively detailed sculptures of the human form can only be viewed by electron microscope.
Partially deaf writer and sound artist collaborate on a system to make Wi-Fi signals audible. Continue reading â†’
An engineering team wants to build huge, paintball-flinging exoskeletons suitable for tournaments. Continue reading
The four-day event featured restored antiques, crazy prototypes and the very latest in high-tech two-wheeled engineering.
Signaling device rises 150 feet in the air and stays aloft for a week. Continue reading â†’
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