The pic is BS.
"Graphene, along with carbon nanotubes, offers a promising solution to getting a space elevator in place"
What a joke, the picture is an obvious hoax, I don't see TSA lanes or metal detectors of any kind on the deck.
The EU has awarded a €1bn ($1.35bn) grant to the Graphene Flagship consortium in a ten-year project bringing academics and industrialists together to commercialize graphene, and hopefully spur economic growth. The grant comes from the EU's Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) program, which seeks to boost the introduction of …
Arthur C Clarke:
Though being himself, the author's afterword does does discuss the the current state of material technology, gives credit to those who originally conceived of the idea, and admits he used poetic licence in shifting the location of Sri Lanka to the equator.
Feersum Enjin is a fun (non Culture) sci fi novel by Ian M Banks set around a 'space elevator'.
. a IPS LCD WXGA screen what is better than Apple's Retina display in their Lumina 920
. touchscreen that also can be used with the gloves worn by the user
. pervasive NFC technology
. wireless charging
. optical image stabilization
. phase change memory in their Asha Phones
... and now graphene
. Nokia was recognised as the greenest technology equipment manufacturer in Newsweek’s 2012 Green Rankings.
Looks to me Nokia is really agressively pursuing innovation - where is Apple? Where is Samsung?
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/galleries/2012/10/22/newsweek-green-rankings-2012-world-s-greenest-companies-photos.html#74a6cfe8-c9c4-480b-a6ce-b7f7d5744ada ; http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/12/17/micron_pcm_asha/ ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_Lumia_920