Amar, Bose of sound, is dead at 83

Unlike the last name of Satyendra, Amar’s never prompted the frenzy of nationalist appropriation that gripped many when talking about their work. That’s perhaps because, even though Amar Bose’s connection to India was meagre at best, he made a global name for himself and his iconic brand, Bose Corp., through such enviable traits as an …

Most of the principles of the MIT Media Lab I think can be adopted by young professionals looking to make it big. It’s not safe, it’s not sure either, but it definitely re-establishes the connection with intuitive thought ("compasses") instead of the process-entombed one ("maps") that’s driving many good ideas and initiatives - like the newspaper - …

Dance there upon the shore; What need have you to care For wind or waters road? And tumble out your hair That the salt drops have wet; Being young you have not known The fools' triumph, nor yet Love lost as soon as won Nor the best labourer dead And all the sheaves to bind. …

Star Wars posters

"Lucasfilm and Mondo commissioned me to create a new set of screen-printed posters for the original Star Wars trilogy." - Olly Moss

Better batteries from rice husk

Research in lithium-ion batteries (LIB) is booming because the industries that use it widely are growing in number and expanding in scale. There’s been a steady march toward increasing the charge-capacity of LIBs, and apart from uniquely innovative solutions, the prevalent tendency has been toward replacing graphite anodes with nanoparticulate or nanoporous silicon ones, increasing …