Tuesday, October 14, 2008


What in the World is Black Silicon?

Question: What happens when you push silicon with a little sulfur hexafluoride and a high-powered laser?

Answer: You get a new material called Black Silicon that's 100 and 500 times more sensitive to light--including, believe it or not, infrared. The people that found it accidentally has formed a company called SiOnyx with $11 million in venture financing. Uses: night vision and digital cameras and medical imaging and maybe even solar cells.

The Whole Story:

----------------------------------------------------------------PIX: Edelweiss ALP Smart Phone

Edelweiss to launch first ALP-powered smartphone?

ALP means: Access Linux Platform.

Link: http://www.engadget.com/2008/10/14/edelweiss-to-launch-first-alp-powered-smartphone/

Who Watches the Watchers?
The Wingman
That's Who.

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