The founders of start-up company Onak wanted to use a canoe in the city. Transporting it was the challenge though, so they came up with the idea of a foldable, origami-style gadget that’s a canoe in a case. They successfully raised the money required on crowd-funding website Kickstarter and now ship these urban-use canoes around the world.
One of our favourite companies on the Gadget Buzz this season were London based Bleep Bleeps. Each of their devices connects to the BleepBleeps app and gives access to simple tools, guidance and content to make parenting easier. In this episode of the Gadget Buzz, we looked specifically, at Sammy Screamer.
"What hath God wrought[" : Samuel Morse : Numbers (23:23) And so with those words, following the toil of Dyar, Cooke & Wheatstone, Morse set free the telegraph, and ignited the greatest revolution in mass communication in 400 years. In his 1998 book, The Victorian Internet Tom Standage draws the most fascinating parallells between the 19th century and our own.