On This Day in 1856, Nikola Tesla Was Born
Nikola Tesla (July 10, 1856 - January 7, 1943) was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. [Wiki]
Scan from Real Heroes #16, “Prophet of Science”
MIT Finger Device Reads to the Blind in Real Time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
The so-called FingerReader, a prototype produced by a 3-D printer, fits like a ring on the user’s finger, equipped with a small camera that scans text. A synthesized voice reads words aloud, quickly translating books, restaurant menus and other needed materials for daily living, especially away from home or office.”
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Sometimes the perfect person for you is the one you least expect.
I forgot to tell her how much she means to me.
Still hangin’ with the folks and the meat party continues today with some ribs and sirloins…marinating now whilst my brain marinates in some Kush.