Elon Musk Can’t Save Us from the Singularity

Elon Musk Can’t Save Us from the Singularity

Elon Musk's latest venture, Neuralink, aims to augment our minds with brain-computer interfaces. But what are the implications for the future of humanity?

VR and Games for Empathy and Identity

VR and Games for Empathy and Identity

Author: VyVy Ngo (@SleepyVyVy) New Shoes - What if I could feel what someone else is living through? Imagine a world where you can put on special glasses, and you’d be able to feel, see, maybe even taste what someone else is living through. Maybe we’d understand more easily why someone’s feeling down or share [...]

Strategies for Startup Success with Angel Investor Uri Levine – VR Interview

Strategies for Startup Success with Angel Investor Uri Levine – VR Interview

Serial entrepreneur and angel investor Uri Levine is an expert in building successful companies. You may recognize him as the man who sold Waze to Google for $1.3 billion - as a co-founder and board member of over half a dozen startups, Uri is well-versed in what makes tech companies tick, and he has some tips for where, when, why, and how to make your startups stick.

Top 5 Smart Gadgets to Spice Up Your Kitchen

Top 5 Smart Gadgets to Spice Up Your Kitchen

When the countertop microwave was invented in 1967, our kitchens were forever revolutionized. Now, the dawn of the Internet of Things has catapulted us into a new era of personal and home automation, making our everyday appliances talk to one another. Here are five smart gadgets for your kitchen - which one do you think [...]

Exploring the Future through “The Next Familiar”

Exploring the Future through “The Next Familiar”

Body mods, memotech, cybernetics - what seemingly futuristic technologies will become reality in years to come? The Next Familiar, a collaborative project by Karen Maxwell and Shannah Segal, gives us a glimpse at the status quo of 2044.

Digital Drugs Are Here: NERVANA E-Stimulation

Digital Drugs Are Here: NERVANA E-Stimulation

Pick your poison: drugs, alcohol, or...electrical stimulation? NERVANA stimulates your brain's pleasure center to the beat of your favourite songs.

Startup Spotlight: VNTANA Holographics

Startup Spotlight: VNTANA Holographics

Holograms have, for decades, been a vision of the future. With applications in communication, entertainment, and productivity, holograms have the potential to make the globe more connected than ever. Microsoft's Hololens has already shown us that it's possible with a head-mounted holographic computer (see my post on Hololens if you aren't familiar with its epicness), but [...]