The "Nerd Alert" Report...

by Rachelle Hruska · March 17, 2009

    Forget SXSW, what else are all of the nerds talking about today?

    The iPhone OS 3.0 is being reviewed RIGHT NOW! Head over to Gizmodo to get the scoop from their Live Blog. So far some things learned from Scott Forstall, SVP of iPhone Software: 100s of new accessories, new support for Peer to Peer connectivity, free apps will remain free, new apps including subscriptions to magazines and ebooks, ways to preserve battery life, and 3.0 brings 1,000s new API's

    Japan just unveiled its new humanoid robot "HRP-4C." which is 62 inches tall and weighs 92 pounds.  The demonstration showed the robot's human-like motions at the AIST (Japan's government-sponsored research laboratory) in Tsukuba city.

    The Sound Advice Project. Ground Zero teamed up with The Sound Advice Project to get parents to talk to their kids about drugs with the help of interactive wizardry.  Parents go to the website, record a personal message for their child. The audio is then visualized as a sound wave and converted into a 3D bracelet.

    MakerBot Industries. Introduced by Jakob Lodwick. "A printer prints things, a maker makes things. MakerBot makes robots that make things." Confused? Go here to hear all about it from the top Nerd himself and look foward to seeing "the Cupcake" in action soon.