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Yes, you may soon download a house. And that would be terrible

Question: “What if you could download and print a house in 24 hours for half the cost?” My answer: it would probably be a terrible thing, something to avoid, for you and everybody around, sooner or later.

Open Source home appliances!

If you can only fund one project this year, please put this in your short list:

The Really Smart Home vs the Internet of Stupid Things

Internet of Things. Smart homes. Smart appliances. Smart everything. How smart is the result?

Microelectronics makes all YOUR world work

Microelectronics and, to a much greater extent, software, are two strategic, immensely powerful technologies. Here I try to explain, in the simplest possible way, why this happens and the basic characteristics of some modern integrated circuits.

What is resilience and why it is good for you today

The adjective resilient means (among other things) “tending to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change”. That’s an excellent capability to have in though times like these, isn’t it?