A couple of the medium sized articles interested me a lot: one described a silicone sphere just 5 mm in diameter with a capillary tube stuck into it on either side. Rat heart cells are grown around it and the whole thing pulses 'in syn' pumping fluid in and out of the sphere - a micropump.
The other article was a phone for illiterate populations. Motorola have eliminated layer upon layer of menu lists - finding that people rarely use most of them - and have resorted to a menu of simple icons. Sounds good for this literate phone-user too.
Ah well, time for bed. I was going to keep blogging all through the night but when I told Hodmandod Minor my intention he reminded me that I had to be up early tomorrow to take HS to the station. 'And we'll just keep quiet about that idea of yours, shall we, mother?' he said, pityingly.
According to Hodmandod Minor the act of blogging in itself is tragically sad and embarrassing - but this experiment of mine today has, to be frank (and he always is), plumbed new depths.
'No offence.' He says. Finally.