Blog Heap o'Transport Links 24 February 2015

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Blog-Heap links regarding transportation and related infrastructure,
also energy, because it takes energy to transport,
and virtuality, because telepresence saves on transpresence.


Turban O
The Fight Finally is Taken to the Oval Office
Dan Butcher, Pundit Press Tue 2015 Feb 24, 6:24pm

President Obama said on Tuesday that he vetoed the Keystone pipeline legislation because it “attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest.”

They misspelled "because he wants America destroyed."

Digital Convergence

High Schoolers Lend a Hand
Sarah Zagorski, Life News Tue 2015 Feb 24, 2:20pm

"…Remarkably, the computer science class at Brenham High School used a design on the Internet and a $1500 3D printer to build Kaedon a new hand. …"

Pancake Portraiture
Kinneir Dufort Tue 2015 Feb 24, 2:15pm

"Combining CNC (Computer Numerical Control) technology with embedded face recognition and tracking software, the system dispenses layers of batter directly onto a hot plate allowing the creation of detailed and complex images within the pancake surfaces. As the conventional pancake batter is applied it immediately starts to cook and change colour and as subsequent layers are added the different tonal qualities of the image build up. …"