BANNER IMAGE CREDIT: ANDREW GOMBERT/EPA-EFE/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK This is not a post about guns. This is about our future. When I was in middle school, I didn’t have to worry about being shot. I clearly remember the day we had an armed … Continue reading To the Youth on National Walkout Day
As technology advances, we inch closer to the hybrid reality envisioned by sci-fi authors in the last century, a reality in which technological augmentations are as expected and accepted as our phones and laptops today. Augmented reality is becoming increasingly … Continue reading The 3 Pillars of Augmented Reality
Last night I dreamt that I took off a virtual reality headset and “woke up” in a VR arcade. Suddenly I found myself sitting on the floor in a small dark room, with a rack of different virtual reality rigs … Continue reading Are We Living in a Virtual Reality?
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 … Continue reading Top 5 Smart Gadgets to Spice Up Your Kitchen
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. Continue reading Exploring the Future through “The Next Familiar”
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 … Continue reading Startup Spotlight: VNTANA Holographics
Are cyborgs the next evolution of man? Do we have any way to evolve further without integrating technology into our physical makeup? Continue reading Will Your Grandchildren be Cyborgs?