samzenpus from the harness-the-wind dept.
MikeChino writes "After two years of work, celebrated super-designer Philippe Starck has just unveiled two 'Revolutionair' wind turbines. Available in a 400W quadrangular turbine and a 1KW helicoidal version, each is designed so that anyone can put them in their yards, gardens or on roofs to generate power for their home. Starck has become a household name for his product designs, which raises the question — are the days of the designer wind turbine before us?"
One has to look out for engineers -- they begin with sewing machines
and end up with the atomic bomb.
-- Marcel Pagnol